Financial Assistant 3

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
03 – E – Non-exempt
Work Unit:
Student Affairs
University Health Services
Full/Part Time:


University Health Services is seeking a Financial Assistant to initiate and process all purchasing forms, screen all purchase requests and purchasing card activity for compliance with University policies, and verify invoices. Must be able to reconcile purchasing cards in a timely manner, prepare and monitor purchase orders, standing orders, interdepartmental charges, and Special Request for Checks. Monitor standing order levels and communicate with department heads regarding status of standing orders. Prepare and submit employee reimbursement travel requests. Reconcile all UHS expenses including office and medical supplies, professional development courses, advertising, document services. Prepare cash reports for Checkout and Pharmacy including credit cards and checks. Provide support for business office staff as needed, including opening, sorting and posting payments by check to Penn State employee/retiree accounts, prepare and post invoices, and process report of cash receipts. File correspondence, assist with answering phone calls regarding patient bills, and data entry as needed. Typically requires a High School diploma or higher plus three years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience with Penn State’s financial systems (IBIS, ERS, FIT, eBuy, Pinnacle) preferred. Experience in a medical business office preferred.

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