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University at Albany Graduate Assistant: Financial Assistant

Time Commitment: 20 hours per week; end of August 2016 to mid-May 2017.
Stipend and Tuition Waiver: $9,385 stipend; plus a graduate tuition waiver not to exceed 9 credit hours per semester.

General Description:
Under the supervision of the Office of Student Involvement’s Financial Manager, the Financial Graduate Assistant will support the following areas:
Budget tracking and maintenance for OSI and UAlbany Programming Board
Monthly Reconciliations
Support set-up of new campus ticketing software  
Assist with grant administration
Provide financial advisement to all UAlbany recognized student groups including: Student Association, Graduate Student Association, Fraternity & Sorority Affairs and recognized departmental student groups.
Facilitate student group budget workshops     
Periodically attend student government budget/financial meetings

GA Requirements:
Holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or similar financial area
Pursuing a Graduate Degree in Accounting or similar financial area
Proficient in Excel
Working knowledge of financial software and best practices
Detail oriented, well-organized, thorough follow-up and flexible