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Financial Assistant

Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 11/20/2017
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 01/20/2018
Working Title Financial Assistant
Job Classification Financial I
Department Name 39074-Clinical and Translational Science Institute
Job Type Staff
Position Number 0135879
Hiring Range TBD based on qualifications
Position Description

The Financial Assistant will support finance related tasks for the Clinical and Translational Science Institute and the PA Cares for Us Research Program working with enrollment center team leads to identify and order clinic and office supplies, marketing materials, new enrollment center furniture and equipment, manage contracts (bio hazard management, Comcast, etc.), support participant payment card distribution and audit procedures. The Financial Assistant will assure proper invoice processing and management of all required supporting documentation. The Incumbent will manage travel planning and process expense reimbursements.

Proficiency with PC software and applications is required. Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills are essential. Must be detail oriented and possess the ability to organize, prioritize, and meet deadlines. The ability to exercise confidentiality, discretion, and a professional demeanor are essential.

Education Required Baccalaureate
Minimum Related Experience Level Required 1-2 years experience
Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position

Bachelors degree with 1-2 years professional relevant experience OR an Associate’s degree with 3-4 years professional relevant experience OR a High School diploma with 5-6 years professional relevant experience are the requirements for this position.

Required Licenses/Certifications
Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Background Check For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check.
Assignment Category Regular, Full-Time
Percent Effort 100
Scheduled Work Hours 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
If Varied Work Schedule, Please Specify
If Part Time, Actual Standard Weekly Hours
Campus Pittsburgh
University Benefits

The University offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package for all full-time and part-time regular employees including:

• Education benefits and a retirement plan with employer match

• Group medical insurance, life insurance, and optional vision and dental insurance

• Free transit service within Allegheny County for employees of the Oakland campus (Port Authority Transit)

• Time off benefits including vacation, sick and personal time

For more information regarding the University’s benefits package, please visit

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear of this position at the University of Pittsburgh?
    • Career Development Center (CDC)
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Commonwealth Workforce Development System (Formerly PA CareerLink)
    • Currently a University Employee
    • Pitt Career Services
    • Pittsburgh Post Gazette
    • Pittsburgh Technology Council
    • PittSource Search
    • Referral (Friend, University Employee, etc.), please specify below
    • Internet Search
    • Other: (Please specify below)
  2. Please specify from above (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents