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Financial Technician (Requisition 170344)

Financial Technician

Boise State University

Open for Recruitment: April 11, 2017 - April 24, 2017
Announcement # 04248037991
Salary Range: $11.70 per hour -Plus Competitive Benefits!

Location(s): Boise


Office of the Vice President

Finance & Administration


Monitor incoming and outgoing funds, prepare annual budget submissions, review transactional records, ensure compliance with laws, regulations, and policies.  


Monitor incoming and outgoing funds: Review and analyze financial reports including budget and cash balances. Forecast expenditures and revenue.  Identify and correct errors and discrepancies; determine cost allocations; maintain logs, ledgers, journals; and develop ad hoc reports, work/spreadsheets, and other financial documents.

Prepare annual budget submissions: Submit to Budget Office for appropriated and local operating budgets for University Financial Services (UFS) (Admin Accounting, Accounts Payable, Treasury, Purchasing, S&PI, Payroll, Student Financial Services. Solicit budget needs from UFS departments and integrate requests into budget submission.

Transactional records: Reviews invoices and authorize payments, budget
transfers and journal entries, process purchase requisitions and any other ad hoc payments. Approve P-Card transactions for VPFA office as well as some for UFS.

Financial Compliance: Review, complete, and process financial documents and ensure their compliance with laws, regulations, and policies for approval or recommended approval.



  • Good knowledge of financial record keeping methods.
  • Experience: researching and compiling financial information and preparing summaries and reports; using personal computers to enter, retrieve, and edit financial data.


  • Strong skills in using computer systems to develop and maintain records, documents, and financial data.
  • Able to work effectively with all levels and all personality types
  • Knowledge and experience using Microsoft Office products (Excel and Word)
  • Proactive person with excellent communication and organization skills.
  • Able to work independently and handle confidential and high level financial assignments.
  • Understanding of state and university policies & procedures related to finances.


Checklist/Education/Experience - You will receive a score based on your answers.  Your resume or work history must support the answers you provide.  Selecting answers that are not supported by your resume or work history may result in your removal from the hiring register.

You must receive a minimum rating of 100 to pass this examination.  Exam results will be available online when the review process is complete.  To preview the examination click on Preview Exam below. You will not be able to take the exam from this screen.  If you wish to take the exam please click on the Apply Online  button to the left and follow the instructions provided. 

Prove It exams may be required as part of the hiring process. 


Click on the Apply Online button to the left and follow the instructions provided to complete the Application Checklist and Exam for this position.  Your resume or work history must support the answers you provide.  Selecting answers that are not supported by your resume or work history may result in your removal from the hiring register.

When updating your online application information, please select: Boise State University under "Agencies"; Boise under "Cities"; and Full-Time work under "Job Type/Shift".  Without this information, your name cannot be referred to the hiring agency.

Background Investigations - Any offer of employment at Boise State University will be contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background investigation and may require a credit and/or motor vehicle background investigation depending on the position. To view the University's full Background Investigations policy, click here.

Drug-Free Workplace - It is the policy of Boise State University to maintain a drug-free workplace and campus. For more information about this policy, please click here.

Boise State University is a SMOKE FREE campus. For more information please click here

Notice of Availability of Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

The Boise State University 2016 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is provided to students, faculty, staff, and the public as part of the University’s commitment to safety and security on campus, and in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act. Copies of the report may also be requested through the Campus Security and Police Services located at 2245 University Drive, Boise, Idaho 83706, by calling (208) 426-6911, or sending an email to

The 2016 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report for Boise State University is now available online at:

The report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on-campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Boise State; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. It also includes the annual fire safety report and institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies for sexual assault, drug and alcohol use, and other matters.

Boise State University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Boise State University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans. As a federal contractor, the University will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. View Boise State's complete Pay Transparency Policy Statement.

If you require an accommodation to complete this application, please contact Human Resources at 208-426-1616.

Thank you for your interest in employment with Boise State University!


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At the discretion of the appointing authority, compensatory time off may be provided in lieu of overtime cash compensation.

Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. In addition, preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations. If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements, please contact the Division of Human Resources.