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Fiscal Technician

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

The University will make a reasonable effort to accommodate persons with disabilities in the application and/or interview process. Persons with disabilities who require accommodation should contact the Office of Human Resources by calling (757) 594-7145 or email hr@cnu.edu. Christopher Newport University (CNU) will accept only online applications for all CNU employment opportunities (www.cnu.edu). Online applications must be received by midnight on the closing date indicated in a job announcement. Faxed, emailed, hand-delivered or mailed applications and attachments will NOT be accepted. Christopher Newport University does not accept "See Resume" as a response to any question. Information on the application is the primary source used for screening the position. Failure to complete any section of the application may disqualify the application for further consideration. Applications should include complete work history, including periods of unemployment if applicable. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Applicants are welcome to use computers located in the CNU Human Resources Office to complete an application. The CNU Resource Room is located in the Office of Human Resources, 1st floor, CNU SunTrust Building at 301 Hiden Boulevard, Suite 101, Newport News, VA 23606. Computers are also available at public libraries and the Virginia Employment Commission. State employees who have been affected by Policy 1.3 Layoff and possess a valid Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Card) or a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Card) must submit the card BEFORE the closing date for this position. The card may be scanned and attached to the application or faxed to (757) 594-7236. Please include your name and the position title and number on the fax cover sheet. Search finalists are required to complete a CNU sponsored background check. After accepting employment, new hires are required to complete Form I-9 (Employment Eligibility Verification) and present documentation of their identity and eligibility to work in the United States which will be verified through the E-Verify system. Christopher Newport University, an EO Employer, is fully Committed to Access and Opportunity.

Posting Details

Position Information

Working Title Fiscal Technician
Role Title Administrative Office Specialist III
Position Number 00107
FLSA Non Exempt
Pay Band 3
Appointment Type Full Time
Type of Posting General Public
Is Sensitive Position? No
Designated Personnel No
Statement of Economic Interest No
Is this a restricted position subject to availability of funding? Yes
Departmental Objective

Process financial transactions in accordance with State and University policies and procedures.

Purpose of the Position

Responsible for performing accounts payable functions, processing all university disbursements in accordance with state and university policies, and entering data into the financial accounting system.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities (KSA's) and/or Competencies required and preferred

Knowledge of basic bookkeeping principles and procedures

Ability to analyze fiscal transactions for conformity with procedures and regulations

Ability to accurately perform detailed work with numerical data

Good oral and written communication skills

Knowledge using interactive accounting systems and interpreting financial accounting reports

Proficiency in use of office equipment (calculator, personal computer, computer terminal, etc.)

Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification Required

Education Required: High school diploma or equivalent

Experience Required: Experience working in a high volume accounts payable office. Experience using an interactive accounting system and interpreting output reports. Experience analyzing fiscal transactions for conformity with procedures and regulations. Experience working with internal and external customers to discuss financial processes or issues.

Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification Preferred

Education Preferred: Some business courses at business school or college level.

Experience Preferred: Experience using Banner software. Experience working in a government accounting office.

Role Code 19013
Salary Range $27,500 - $31,158

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number PS082P
Number of Vacancies
Posting Date 09/01/2017
Closing Date 10/02/2017
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicants

The University will make a reasonable effort to accommodate persons with disabilities in the application and/or interview process. Persons with disabilities who require accommodation should contact the Office of Human Resources by calling (757) 594-7145 or email hr@cnu.edu.

Christopher Newport University (CNU) will accept only online applications for all CNU employment opportunities (www.cnu.edu). Online applications must be received by midnight on the closing date indicated in a job announcement. Faxed, emailed, hand-delivered or mailed applications and attachments will NOT be accepted.

Christopher Newport University does not accept “See Resume” as a response to any question. Information on the application is the primary source used for screening the position. Failure to complete any section of the application may disqualify the application for further consideration. Applications should include complete work history, including periods of unemployment if applicable. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

Applicants are welcome to use computers located in the CNU Human Resources Office to complete an application. The CNU Resource Room is located in the Office of Human Resources, 1st floor, CNU SunTrust Building at 301 Hiden Boulevard, Suite 101, Newport News, VA 23606. Computers are also available at public libraries and the Virginia Employment Commission.

State employees who have been affected by Policy 1.3 Layoff and possess a valid Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Card) or a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Card) must submit the card BEFORE the closing date for this position. The card may be scanned and attached to the application or faxed to (757) 594-7236. Please include your name and the position title and number on the fax cover sheet.

Search finalists are required to complete a CNU sponsored background check. After accepting employment, new hires are required to complete Form I-9 (Employment Eligibility Verification) and present documentation of their identity and eligibility to work in the United States which will be verified through the E-Verify system.

Christopher Newport University, an EO Employer, is fully Committed to Access and Opportunity.

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Christopher Newport University, an EO Employer, is fully Committed to Access and Opportunity.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a high school diploma or the equivalent?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have experience working in a high volume accounts payable office?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have experience using an interactive accounting system and interpreting output reports?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have experience analyzing fiscal transactions for conformity with procedures and regulations?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have experience working with internal and external customers to discuss financial processes or issues?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. Do you have some business courses at business school or college level?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. Do you have experience using Banner software.
    • Yes
    • No
  8. Do you have experience working in a government accounting office?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Application Materials