HR/Finance Specialist

The University of Vermont

Location: Burlington, Vermont

Type: Full Time

Education: Associate's Degree

Experience: 1 - 2 Years

The University of Vermont is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. Applicants are encouraged to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.

Posting Summary            

Provide HR, finance, and operational support within the department of Finance and Facilities Administration. Initiate, verify and process HR/financial transactions, including credit card payments, purchase orders, invoices, and training/travel requests and reimbursement. Review, analyze, reconcile accounts and resolve discrepancies. Maintain and monitor HR and financial records, generate documents and specialized reports. Provide guidance to staff on University HR and finance policies and procedures. Respond to routine and complex inquiries from internal and external customers; resolve exceptions, discrepancies and errors. Serve as a point of contact for building/business operations matters such as phones, supplies, deliveries, key/card access, safety/logistics, etc. Provide support to the Business Operations team and actively engage in learning and practicing principles of social justice and inclusion, environmental sustainability and delivering great customer service.

Minimum Qualifications (or equivalent combination of education and experience)        

Associate’s degree in Accounting, Business, Human Resources or related field and one to three years of related experience required. Demonstrated commitment to customer service required. Effective communication, analytical, and team-collaboration skills required. Proficient in spreadsheet, database and word-processing applications. Attention to detail and effective organizational skills required. Ability to effectively perform duties within deadline-driven environment, with frequently changing customer demands, required.

Desirable Qualifications              

Knowledge of Microsoft Office software highly desirable Knowledge of PeopleSoft and PeopleAdmin desirable

Knowledge of Kronos and Planon desirable

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