In this role, you will support the accounting functions for MSU Extension’s Health and Nutrition Institute (HNI). You will review and process MSU travel and other reimbursement vouchers, utilizing the Kuali Financial System (KFS) and the Concur Travel System.
Working within KFS, you will review and approve purchasing card (p-card) transactions for appropriate documentation and completeness, as well as disbursement vouchers, etc., and you will review expenditures for accuracy, process purchase requisitions in KFS on behalf of MSU Extension, and facilitate p-card applications for new employees, including responsibility for deactivation of p-cards.
Through the Concur Travel System, you will process HNI blanket travel authorizations and perform general corrections on travel.
You may provide support to other areas of the MSU Extension Business Office, as needed.
Minimum Qualifications (see full description for complete list of requirements)
· Knowledge normally acquired through a high school education.
· One to three years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in accounting, bookkeeping, records maintenance and/or experience in spreadsheet, word processing, and/or database software.
· A service-oriented self-starter whose strengths include problem solving skills, and the ability to work on several projects simultaneously, preferably in an academic environment.
· Experience with other university units such as Office of Sponsored Programs and Contract and Grant Administration.
To view the full position description and required qualifications, please visit the applicable Michigan State University careers page at careers.msu.edu. Search for posting number 681658 using the Job Search field.
Applicants are asked to provide a current resume, cover letter and four (4) professional references (at least two prior supervisors) including email addresses.
Application deadline is November 24, 2020.
MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer, committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce and inclusive culture that encourages all people to reach their full potential. Michigan State University Extension employment opportunities are open to eligible/qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, religion, age, height, weight, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, marital status, family status or veteran status. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. Persons with disabilities have the right to request and receive reasonable accommodations.
The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.