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Fiscal Specialist 1

This position works independently and under general supervision to provide fiscal, administrative, and back up for general office support duties for the Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health, including independently planning, organizing and prioritizing work, providing services to faculty, staff, students, and visitors of the Allen School for Global Animal Health. Duties include Payroll processing, domestic & international travel planning, budget reconciliation, fiscal tracking and posting. Prepare personnel documents. Purchasing, purchasing card reconciliation, CTA card reconciliation, processing shipping and receiving, answering main phone line, greeting guests, and other fiscal & administrative support.

Additional Information

View the Benefits Overview for information regarding competitive benefits available.

Appointment Status Permanent Job Appointment (FTE%)


Position Term in Months 12 Monthly Salary $2,834.00
Position Qualifications
Required Qualifications

Three years of fiscal record keeping experience; OR equivalent education/experience.

Additional Requirements

Understanding of and physical eligibility required for working in a BSL-2 environment. See the following link for more information:

Experience and proficiency working with computers and computer software, including spreadsheets.

Demonstrated organizational skills.

Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Demonstrated ability to work collegially and collaboratively with diverse internal and external individuals and groups.

Ability to multi-task and work with frequent interruptions.

Preferred Qualifications

Professional work experience in an higher education environment.

Professional work experience in day to day financial administration including, but not limited to, purchasing, budgeting and revenue.

Experience working with databases.

Knowledge of Filemaker Pro, Microsoft Office suite and Business Objects.

Experience working at WSU, including familiarity with Business Policies and Procedures and with WSU systems,including AIS applications such as PAPR, BALANCES, PROPERTY.

Will this position require a background check?
This position has been designated by the department to require a background check

Posting Detail Information
Open Date

Close Date

Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter. Applicants are required to include contact information for at least three (3) professional references in the application.
Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.

EEO Statement

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
Optional Documents