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University of Washington
Seattle, WA Full-time
Posted on October 14, 2019
Req #: 171698
Department: BURKE MUSEUM
Job Location: Seattle Campus
Posting Date: 09/13/2019 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: $16.50/hr 
Union Position: Yes
Shift: First Shift 

As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world.

UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a “Great College to Work For” for five consecutive years.

Reporting to the Director of Finance, this position is a key support player on the Burke Museum’s fiscal team. This team provides timely and accurate service to all Burke staff and external constituents. This position works in a collaborative environment geared towards improving and streamlining processes, taking advantage of technological tools and supporting coworkers. The position is part of the fiscal office that ensures the Burke Museum is adhering to UW financial policies and governmental accounting standards.

  • Collect and process cash deposits for admissions, gift store sales, donation boxes, public and education programs, event rental and other departments as needed.  Cash transfers processed as required.
  • Assist with MyFD reconciliation process for Burke budgets. Elements include requesting and storing documents needed from generating department, or from available online systems. Follow through as necessary with journal vouchers to transfer expenses as necessary. Prepare on-line and hard copy journal voucher requests.
  • Assist with maintenance of Access database program by researching missing project cost codes.

  • Annually send files to archives to make space for new fiscal year budget files.
  • May meet with Burke staff as needed to assist in training around fiscal process/procedure.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • High school diploma, or GED certificate; AND fifteen quarter hours or ten semester hours of college-level accounting or bookkeeping. Eighteen months of equivalent experience may substitute for required college-level course work. Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
  • Must be proficient with Excel and Word.
  • Must be exceptionally detail-oriented.
  • Must have proven experience following clear direction, and completing tasks given in a timely manner.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

  • Familiarity with Access and MyFD
  • Ability to work 4-5 days per week during a morning shift

  • Able to work in an environment visible to the public with visual and audible distractions
  • Wear required credentials at all times and work attire/uniforms and name tags as required by position
  • Position will work 15-19 hours per week

    Application Process:
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  • Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

    The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

    The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 / 206-543-6452 (tty) or