Financial Assistant 4

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
04 – F – Non-exempt
Work Unit:
Eberly College of Science
Finance Office
Full/Part Time:


The Eberly College of Science is seeking a Financial Assistant 4 to serve as a team member of the College’s Finance Office. This position will act as the first point of contact between the Finance Office and assigned departments providing financial guidance and problem resolution. Primary duties are to verify, process and approve electronic financial documents in ERS, eBuy+ and IBIS, while ensuring compliance with University and College policies and procedures for general, miscellaneous and restricted accounts. Prepare and initiate budget amendments. Review direct bills and distribute charges. Create/maintain financial account files for assigned budgets. Monitor assigned budgets to verify, reconcile and resolve errors. Audit purchasing card transactions for assigned departments, as well as manage auto-post process for the College. Maintain the facility charge-out rate sheet and oversee the payroll voucher process. Post salary distributions for fixed-term and graduate assistantships to Pay and Effort system. Serve as backup for coworkers. The ideal candidate will have excellent organizational and time management skills. Proficiency in IBIS, ERS, eBuy+, Microsoft Office, eDDS, FIT and University financial policies and procedures are preferred. Typically requires a High School diploma or higher plus five years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088