Accountant/Fiscal Analyst III

  • Position Title: Accountant/Fiscal Analyst III
  • Name of Institution: Clemson University
  • Campus Location: Clemson, SC
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  • Job Close Date: December 15, 2017
  • Salary Range: $52,067-$64,233

Job Summary

Location: 1250 Supply St. North Charlest

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Temporary - Time Limited

Responsible for leading the business office, financial strategy and planning, accounting and purchasing at the Clemson University Restoration Institute (CURI). Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Duties

Budget Strategy: 25% - Essential

Initiates, plans and manages budget performance and long-range planning meetings with leadership on a regular basis to discuss strategic initiatives and capital project needs. Ensures that investments and commitments are reflected, as appropriate, in planning documents. Monitors and analyzes accounts and projects as part of budget planning processes.

Resource Planning: 25% - Essential

Supports the Associate Vice President and his/her staff in providing sound decision support and executive leadership by evaluating and analyzing the economic and financial viability of strategies and initiatives by using management strategies, financial accounting and management, complex financial modeling, economic indicators, variance analysis, human resource planning, customer relations, and implementation of new technologies.

Decision Support: 25% - Essential

Develops and maintains common data sets required to support comprehensive planning, strategy and decision support. Participates in efforts to plan, design, develop and provide complex and relevant information to the Associate Vice President, planning teams, department chairs, etc. Develops and proposes new policies as appropriate.

Planning: 25% - Essential

Directs and consults efforts to develop financial models, analysis and business research support for initiatives and ongoing operational planning in conjunction with university officials. Develops both short-range and long-term financial and resource allocation plans and strategies in support of operations, programs, capital plans, projects, and other initiatives.

Minimum Requirements

A bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business or related field and professional experience directly related, such as accounting, auditing, finance or commercial lending.


Firm Job Knowledge - Firm working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures and ability to use in varied situations.

No Supervisory Duties - Not responsible for supervising employees.

Develops Department Budgets - Responsible for developing one or more departmental budget(s). Estimated amount of budgetary responsibility in dollar amount must be added.

Physical Requirements

Sit (stationary position) for prolonged period Walk or move about Communicate, converse, give direction, express oneself Recognize or inspect visually Perceive, observe, clarity of vision.

Preferred Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related field.
  • 2+ years professional experience directly related to accounting, auditing or finance.

Working Conditions

Overnight Travel.

Work Schedule

Standard Hrs: 37.5; Band: 06; the salary range for this position is $52,067 - $64,233

Application Deadline

December 15, 2017.

Job Location

Clemson University Restoration Institute

Closing Statement

Clemson University Restoration Institute CLOSING STATEMENT: Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.