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Job Posting #614916: Office Assistant III

Office Assistant III

WKAR within the College of Communication Arts and Sciences at Michigan State University is seeking a motivated, detail-orientated and energetic Office Assistant III to join WKAR’s business office. This position serves as point-person for accounting transactions organization-wide.

As Office Assistant III with WKAR, this position will work closely with the business office to initiate and process accounting transactions for WKAR. Additional responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to: process all Pcard purchases for the business office using supporting documentation in compliance with the manual of business procedures; reconcile monthly operating statements for organization by reviewing account activity and working closely with fiscal officer to make corrections, as needed; process all credit card deposits; set-up new vendors in Kuali Financial Systems (KFS); manage keys for organization; process travel; and apply all incoming payments for internal and external underwriting and production services billing.

This position supports WKAR’s business goals while enjoying the spectacular benefits that Michigan State University has to offer. In addition to salary, Michigan State University provides its staff with a variety of benefits, which are among the best in the profession. Among the most important are a retirement program (10% matching), health, prescription drug, dental, and life coverage.

East Lansing, Michigan continuously ranks as a ‘best place to live’ for its affordable living, small town charm, vibrant arts and local activities – not to mention it’s only short drive to Michigan’s captivating great lakes and beautiful scenic views.


  • Knowledge normally acquired through a high school education
  • Three to five years of office experience (word processing, spreadsheet, database and/or desktop publishing, presentation software, maintaining account ledgers, etc.)

Desired Qualifications:

  • High attention to detail
  • Proven experience with Kuali Financial Systems (KFS)
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Experience with accounting procedures and policies, travel reimbursements
  • Strong communication skills

Application deadline is November 5, 2019. Qualified applicants can apply online by
visiting careers.msu.edu and refer to job posting #614916.

MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university
actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans
and persons with disabilities.

MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.