The Travel and Credit Card Analyst is responsible for overseeing, analyzing and continuous improvement of Travel related operations and Credit Cards program of the University.
This is advanced specialized work in coordinating, implementing and administering certain aspects of the University Procurement Card (P-Card) program and Travel related opeartions. Independent judgment is exercised within general guidelines and established policies of the Controller’s Office and the Finance and Business Services division.
Duties/Physical Demands: Acts as a functional expert for the Credit Cards program and Travel expenses processing ensuring all related processes run accurately, recorded timely and in compliance with policies and regulation. Acts as first point of escalation for issues or questions from our internal and external customers including employees of Accounts Payables and University Departments. Reviews and updates PCards and Travel expenses related policies and procedures and recommends changes based upon changes to applicable laws, technology (upgraded functionality or implementing previously unused functionality), and use of LEAN principles to reduce waste. Facilitates communication across supported business units to build relationships and ensures that business needs and goals are met. Provides superior customer service to the University community in resolving Pcard and Travel expense reports issues. Leads continuous improvement initiatives, aiming to deliver efficiencies in operations. Leads standardization and documentation efforts across supported processes. Researches system and processes issues, collaborate with other departments as needed to identify cause of the issues or errors. Ensures that internal controls related to Credit Cards transactions and Travel related expenses are executed/ improved to support best internal control practices. Provides training to new and existing employees.
Minimum Qualifications: 3 to 5 years of Accounting / Finance / Audit experience Bachelor Degree in Accounting or related field Strong analytical and problem solving skills required Ability to interpret and enforce policies and procedures required Proven experience in identifying and quantifying complex problems and providing creative resolutions Excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to convey information to internal and external customers in a clear, focused, and concise manner Strong customer service and support skills, ability to work collaboratively in a dynamic environment Proficiency in MS Office products
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3 to 5 years of Accounting / Finance / Audit experience
Bachelor Degree in Accounting or related field
Strong analytical and problem solving skills required
Ability to interpret and enforce policies and procedures required
Proven experience in identifying and quantifying complex problems and providing creative resolutions
Excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to convey information to internal and external customers in a clear, focused, and concise manner
Strong customer service and support skills, ability to work collaboratively in a dynamic environment
Proficiency in MS Office products
Internal Number: 6111
About Miami University
“Miami University, a student-centered public university founded in 1809, has built its success through an unwavering commitment to liberal arts undergraduate education, with complementary quality graduate programs, and the active engagement of its students in both curricular and co-curricular life. With a student body of 16,000, Miami effectively combines a wide range of strong academic programs with faculty who love to teach and the personal attention ordinarily found only at much smaller institutions. Faculty and staff are highly valued for their contributions toward the Miami experience. Employees enjoy a competitive benefits package and stable work environment as they work to support the university’s educational mission.
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