Finance Specialist #S_220637

University of Nebraska-Lincoln   North Platte, NE   Full-time     Finance
Posted on June 11, 2022
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Working Title Finance Specialist (Scottsbluff or North Platte, NE)
Department Greater NE Business Center-0888
Requisition Number S_220637
Posting Open Date 06/07/2022
Application Review Date: (To ensure consideration, please submit all application materials before review date) 06/22/2022
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes

Description of Work
The Finance Specialist serves in a consultative role and is responsible for providing finance support in a timely and accurate manner and in compliance with all applicable institutional, UNL, State, and Federal regulations, policies, and guidelines. The Finance Specialist primarily executes and reviews routine and complex finance transactions. The Finance Specialist will work closely with employees within the departments served, as well as functional office staff, providing a high level of customer service and professionalism in all interactions. This position functions under limited supervision and is expected to utilize technology to provide professional services.

This position can be located in either North Platte or Scottsbluff, NE.

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See:

Minimum Required Qualifications
• Bachelor's degree plus 4 years of related finance management work experience; equivalent education/experience considered.
• Experience with SAP or large integrated finance system.
• A willingness and demonstrated ability to learn new hardware and software systems
• Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality in compliance with rules and regulations, including HIPAA and FERPA guidelines on the disclosure of information
• Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in written and verbal formats
• Demonstrated ability to build and maintain positive relationships within and outside of reporting lines
• Demonstrated ability to establish priorities and meet deadlines

Preferred Qualifications
• Experience performing project or cost accounting
• Experience conducting training
• Experience serving multiple units as part of a service team
•Knowledge of federal and state laws and guidelines related to business practices
•Demonstrated ability to coach and mentor others

Pre-Placement Driving Record Review Required No

Physical Required No

Commercial Driver's License (CDL) required. Subject to DOT approved pre-employment & random testing for alcohol and controlled substances. No

Criminal History Background Check Required Yes

Posted Salary $50,448 Minimum

Job Category (old) Managerial/Professional

Job Type Full-Time