Fiscal Technician

University of Alaska

Fiscal Technician


University of Alaska System


Discover an exciting opportunity to join the esteemed Alaska INBRE team as a Fiscal Technician. In this pivotal role, you'll collaborate closely with researchers and staff, ensuring adherence to procurement and travel guidelines. Your meticulous attention to detail and organizational skills will contribute to streamlining fiscal processes, vital for supporting our research endeavors. Reporting directly to the INBRE Fiscal Officer, you'll also liaise with EPSCoR and the Institute of Arctic Biology Business Office. In this role you will be a new addtion to the administrative core support and coordination of programs within the AK INBRE network, and supporting its annual research retreats and summits, oversight and advisory committees, tracking, reporting and outreach, and internal and external evaluation. AK INBRE 4 activities will facilitate the overall coordination and sharing of resources among all IDeA and other NIH and University of Alaska programs with similar goals of enhancing capacity for biomedical research and growing and diversifying the pipeline of students seeking careers in biomedical research and health in Alaska. Join us at Alaska INBRE and embark on a rewarding journey where your contributions will directly impact the advancement of biomedical research in Alaska. We offer a supportive and collaborative work environment, where professional development and growth opportunities abound. We encourage career growth and professional development. This is a position that offers hands-on training and growth - an excellent development position at the university!


The Fiscal Technician will coordinate a broad spectrum of procurement and financial operations within the organization, aimed at ensuring efficient, compliant, and effective handling of purchases, invoice processing, and financial documentation. This role encompasses the comprehensive funtion of the procurement process, from the initial review of purchase requests for completeness and accuracy to tracking the delivery and approval of goods and services. The role will also work on coordination for travel and event planning and logistics. The position demands meticulous attention to detail in routing purchase requests through appropriate approval processes, conducting both formal and informal solicitations, and maintaining precise purchasing records in accordance with compliance standards.


To thrive in this role, you'll need to possess a diverse skill set and a commitment to excellence. A solid understanding of fiscal and purchasing policies, coupled with intermediate fiscal skills and analytical abilities, will be essential for success. Additionally, your capacity to establish effective working relationships, coupled with excellent communication skills, will enable you to collaborate seamlessly with colleagues and stakeholders across the organization.

Furthermore, your ability to work with intermittent supervision and manage multiple tasks with interruptions will be crucial in this fast-paced environment. Demonstrated experience in Banner Finance and proficiency in Microsoft Office, Google Suite, and Zoom will further bolster your suitability for this role. In this dynamic position, your meticulous attention to detail will be paramount as you navigate the intricacies of fiscal management within our organization. Working closely with our dedicated team to optimize resource allocation. Your ability to interpret and analyze financial documents, coupled with your proficiency in accounting systems and electronic spreadsheets, will be instrumental in facilitating smooth and accurate transactions.

Your proactive approach and analytical mindset will be welcomed as you identify areas for enhancement and implement solutions to enhance overall efficiency and effectiveness.


At Alaska INBRE, we pride ourselves on fostering a dynamic and inclusive work environment where innovation, collaboration, and excellence are celebrated. As a leading biomedical research program, we are dedicated to advancing scientific discovery and research capacity in Alaska and beyond. Find out more about us on our website -


Minimum Qualifications:


One year of college coursework in Accounting or related field and two years of mid-level accounting experience or equivalent experience. 4 or more years of high level customer service experience.


Experience within a University setting is preferred.


Position Details:


This position is located on the Troth Yeddha' campus in Fairbanks, and flexible on-site/hybrid work arrangements may be considered in accordance with UA regulations. This is a part-time, non-exempt staff position complete with both a competitive salary and UA provides a generous compensation package that includes retirement options, annual leave, 12 paid holidays per year, tuition waivers for employees and family members, and affordable medical, dental and vision care coverage. New hires will be placed on the, Grade 77, based on education and experience.


Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until a successful candidate is identified.


This position is a term-funded position and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.


*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction. Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.


The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.


UA is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, educational institution and provider and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:


The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.


Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.


If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Sarah Garcia, INBRE Fiscal Officer, at


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Fairbanks, AK

8 day(s) ago

Closing Date 2025-05-10