Job Details

Position Details

Req ID:


Position Title:

Financial Assistant I- Senior Finance Assistant

Position Type:

Staff Full-Time

Position Number:


OSU Campus:



Fire Protection Publications

Location Address:

Stillwater, OK USA

Hiring Supervisor:

Nilamba Chudasama

Hiring Range:
(Contingent upon available funding):

10.45 - 16.30, Hourly

Work Schedule:

Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Faculty Appt Period:

Job Summary:

Fire Protection Publications is a mission-driven, values-based organization dedicated to the production of high-quality educational content for the international community of firefighters and first responders.

Process purchase requisitions and purchase card transactions, orders supplies, tracks inventory tagged equipment. Monthly reconcile data entry of FPP system to OSU system, inventory receipt to stock, campus vendors, purchasing cards. Cross trains with co-workers. Prepares and edits reports, correspondence, and other documents for management. Assists front FPP reception desk, on as needed basis, by greeting guests, answering phones and general office duties as needed.

Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration you must attach a cover letter, complete resume and three professional references with a phone number where they can be reached.

Education & Experience

Position Qualifications:

Required Qualifications:

High school diploma or GED and one year work related experience in accounting, general business, or related field.

Two years experience with Microsoft Excel and accounting software. Basic typing and/or data entry (no testing required). Basic calculator, ten key by touch preferred. Some familiarity with OSU accounting. The ability to learn OSU systems, policies, and procedures governing vendor activity. Ability to work on multiple projects at the same time. Excellent oral and written communications skill. Ability to work independently and in teams.

Demonstrated understanding and application of FPP's organizational values: Service, Safety, Quality, Integrity, Excellence, Professionalism, Accuracy, Collaboration, Credibility, Innovativeness, Accountability.

Highly organized, ability to set and maintain schedules, excellent writing skills, excellent communication skills, strategic thinking, attention to details, planner, time management, respectful, confident, empathy, action/solution-oriented, productive/results-oriented, continuous learner.

This position will require the incumbent to have documented proof of full Covid-19 vaccination status or an approved accommodation through the OSU Office of Equal Opportunity upon hire.

Preferred Qualifications:

Five years' experience with Microsoft Office and various accounting software packages. Two years' experience with OSU accounting functions.

Oklahoma State University (OSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, OSU conducts pre-employment background checks on final candidates. Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

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