University of Alaska Labor Relations and HR Accounting Fiscal Technician in Fairbanks, Alaska

Labor Relations and HR Accounting Fiscal Technician

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Classification:Fiscal Technician 3

Grade:Grade 77

Work type:Staff Full-time

Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Statewide

School/Business unit:Human Resources



Position Summary:We are looking for a critical team member to join a dynamic, collaborative team at Statewide Office of Human Resources. We are looking for someone that shows initiative, looks for ways to improve things and is willing to learn new skills.


10HR Accounting: Cross train to cover essential HR accounting functions such as IRS payments, garnishment and child support orders, pension and retirement vendor payments and eligibility, etc.Essential

25Labor Relations: Provide administrative support for Labor Relations functions including: Monitor Labor Relations email account answering basic questions and forwarding emails to appropriate persons, arranging travel and procurement for LR events essential to union contract negotiations and other functions, create memos for non-compliance to union members, and prepare monthly union membership reports. Resolve administrative questions or issues from LR Director, Union Representatives and other administrators. Assess needs and create reports to resolve questions from union representatives. This position monitors, prepares and projects expenses for the operations budget.Essential

25Labor Relations: Provide fiscal technician support for Labor Relations functions including: Prepare summary and statistical reports of system-wide employee grievances and settlements, prepare payments for union dues, faculty development funds, legal trust funds, faculty buy-outs, drug and alcohol testing vendor, etc. Create periodic reports for union leave banks and assure that appropriate journal vouchers and leave adjustments occur as specified in the CBA.Essential

40HR Accounting: Provide fiscal technician support for HR Accounting department including: preparation of bi-weekly and monthly vendor payments including the review and resolution of account reconciliations, prepare bi-weekly geographic and new hire reports, and reconcile Procards for department. Research and resolve vendor issues and questions that impact employees'' benefits. Responsible for identifying, reviewing and resolving errors and issues with Staff Benefit funds for the entire UA system.Essential

Additional position details

This position is an integral part of the accounting team that supports the HR accounting functions of the university system. Initiative, independence, and strict adherence to deadlines while exercising sound fiscal judgment and problem-solving skills is essential to the successful candidate. This position works with a wide variety of people which make good written and oral communication skills essential.

Applicant Instructions

To ensure consideration, please apply prior to 11:55 pm Alaska Standard Time of the review date.

Review Date: September 22, 2017

Submit a cover letter, resume and three (3) professional references.

Education and/or training required for this position (including licenses)

Minimum one year of college course work in accounting or related field.

Type and length of experience required for this position

Two years of relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Knowledge, skills and abilities required for this position

Knowledge of the existing Collective Bargaining Agreements especially those associated with items impacting payment to members or union organization. Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Able to express ideas clearly, effectively, and persuasively, orally and in writing. Able to establish/maintain effective working relationships with team members, Labor Relations Director, campus HR offices and labor representatives. Able to handle multiple tasks, adapting to change as necessary. Able to meet deadlines/ objectives. Advanced skills in MS Office (Access, Excel, Word, PowerPoint). Excellent verbal, written and oral presentation skills. Demonstrated experience in using an automated accounting or HR software systems.

Background Check:

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

Probationary Period:

Pursuant to University Regulation 04.07.020, new employees of the University are employed in an at-will probationary status for the first six months of employment. During the probationary period, employment may be terminated for no reason or any reason. Promoted employees also serve a probationary period with limited rights of retreat.

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska Fairbanks that all employees are required to attend training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period of time to remain employed at UAF. The policy can be located at:

Tobacco-Free Campus:

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Notice of Nondiscrimination:

The University of Alaska is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educational institution. The University of Alaska does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, physical or mental disability, status as a protected veteran, marital status, changes in marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, parenthood, sexual orientation, gender identity, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, or other legally protected status. The University's commitment to nondiscrimination, including against sex discrimination, applies to students, employees, and applicants for admission and employment. Contact information, applicable laws, and complaint procedures are included on UA's statement of nondiscrimination available at

Advertised:14 Sep 2017Alaskan Daylight Time

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