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Budget/Fiscal Coordinator

Apply now Department: 3670010010 Ag Deans Office & Dir AES
Job no: 514360
Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Term)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Worksite: On-site requirement
Categories: Administrative / Professional, Agriculture, Business / Accounting / Finance, Office / Clerical
Pay Grade: 08A


About This Role:


The Budget/Fiscal Coordinator is responsible for overseeing all accounting, budget and fiscal operations for Extension Programs, including 4-H Youth Development.  This position will also provide accounting support to the USAID Post Harvest Loss Innovation Lab (PHLIL) until grant work is complete.  Duties will include:


  • Manage all aspects of the day-to-day fiscal operations; including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, grants, and 4-H Foundation accounts ensuring compliance with established accounting principles and Kansas regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Perform all financial management, post award accounting, travel planning, and procurement for 4-H Youth Development, Extension Programs and PHLIL.
  • Supervise other accounting and fiscal management personnel.
  • Assist HR Analyst with recruitment, on-boarding, time and leave, payroll transfers and funding updates.
  • Fill in for other office personnel during peak times or while they are away during Extension events.

Why Join Us:

K-State Research and Extension improves Kansans' lives, livelihoods and communities through education, research, engagement and leadership. With scientists, educators and volunteers in each of the state's 105 counties, our professionals strive to make the university's research and scientific accomplishments accessible and relevant to every household.

We accomplish this through programming and educational resources designed to address the state’s Grand Challenges. We focus on issues such as conserving Kansas’ water and natural resources, advancing agriculture and food systems, developing the state’s future leaders and helping Kansans thrive through economic, health and community enriching efforts.

However, what we do is not contained only within state borders. Our work with regional, national and international organizations helps create positive impacts for millions of people through many different program areas.

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Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit:

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.


What You’ll Need to Succeed:


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and one to three years of relevant experience. This position may use an educational equivalency as determined relevant by a hiring manager.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, business, finance or related discipline
  • Knowledge of budget/accounting and procurement practices, procedures and principles
  • Experience in compilation, analysis, and interpretation of financial reports
  • Experience in positions requiring attention to detail and applying independent judgment with a high degree of accuracy and accountability
  • Proven organizational skills with ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Proven initiative and ability to work independently
  • Inquisitive and comfortable performing in-depth research
  • University post-award grant experience
  • Experience complying with federal, state, and university regulations and policies
  • Experience responding to needs and requests of a wide range of clients in a friendly manner and with an effective communication style
  • Supervisory experience
  • Experience working on a successful team and commitment to expanding and fostering diversity


Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment
  • Successfully complete supervisory training within six months of hire

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Letter of interest
  2. Resume
  3. Names, emails, and phone numbers for three professional references

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled.  For best consideration, apply by January 8, 2023.

Anticipated Hiring Pay Range:

$20.68 - $26.45 ($43,000 - $55,000/annual)

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

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