Financial Specialist

University of Oklahoma

Oklahoma, OK

ID: 7108525 (Ref.No. ta222264)
Posted: August 19, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Description

The Shared Business Services Center (SBSC) is seeking highly motivated individuals to join its team of specialists! Our office offers a hybrid remote work environment in which you will work from campus at least one day per week, while working from home the remainder of the week. SBSC is a center of excellence focused on the following core values:
  • Excellent customer service
  • Effective communication
  • Efficient operations
  • Flexibility and innovation
  • Integrity and transparency
Financial Specialists are responsible for daily financial support within the Shared Business Services Center. Financial support includes but is not limited to payment processing, tracking payments, maintaining financial documentation, cash handling, etc. Payment processing ranges from inputting invoices and submitting requisitions into Peoplesoft, allocating expenses to the correct chartfield, processing transfers and budget revisions, processing OU Foundation transfers, scholarships, payment requests, and awards.

Job Requirements


Required Education:   High School Diploma or GED, AND:

  • 36 months experience in accounting/bookkeeping or related field


  • Work experience to include data analysis and/or critical thinking
  • Able to understand a chart of accounts and code entries to proper account
  • Detail oriented for accuracy of data and information
  • Highly organized and able to handle multiple projects and deadlines
  • Able to communicate well and build rapport quickly with students, faculty and staff
  • Able to produce reports and complete work within deadlines
  • Able to work well with interdepartmental teams and initiatives
  • Aptitude for excellent customer service


  • N/A

Advertised Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to effectively communicate verbally or in writing in order to successfully perform the essential tasks that have been identified in the above section of this form.
  • Must be able to follow written and oral directions, hand/finger dexterity to operate computer.

Departmental Preferences:

  • University experience
  • Associate or bachelor degree

Supervision: No Supervisory Duties

Special Instructions:

Diversity Statement

  • The University of Oklahoma is committed to achieving a diverse, equitable, and inclusive university community by recognizing each person's unique contributions, background, and perspectives. The University of Oklahoma strives to cultivate a sense of belonging and emotional support for all, recognizing that fostering an inclusive environment for all is vital in the pursuit of academic and inclusive excellence in all aspects of our institutional mission.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

  • The University of Oklahoma, in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations, does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to, admissions, employment, financial aid, housing, services in educational programs or activities, and health care services that the University operates or provides.