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:
PACE Finance and Admin
Full/Part Time:


Outreach’s Penn State Professional and Community Engagement (PACE) Finance Office is searching for a Financial Assistant. In this position, you will be responsible for various central financial tasks such as; reviewing/resolving financial transactions, recording/tracking financial information, processing financial documents in Penn State’s Accounting system and reconciling/processing travel reports (in ERS). Beyond these day-to-day activities, you will advise on policy and procedures; resolve issues for the diverse PACE units, and perform other administrative/financial responsibilities. Typically requires a High School diploma or higher plus three years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in the following is preferred: Financial or Accounting background and proficiency in Microsoft Office. You should be experienced in dealing with a variety of customers, both internal and external to the organization. You should demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work with diverse audiences. What does it take to succeed in this position? It takes extraordinary accuracy, a remarkable attention to detail, the ability to work in a fast paced and team-based environment. In addition, you must be able provide exceptional customer service to our variety of diverse units. If this sounds like you, then we encourage you to apply. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding.

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