Senior Travel Fiscal Technician

Position Information

Position Information

Department Purchasing and Accounts Payable
Alternate Department Description
Criminal Background Check Standard Background Check, Financial Background Check
Motor Vehicle Background Check No
Restricted Position? No, is eligible for layoff or severance benefits.
Job Category Classified Staff
Role (State) Job Title Administrative and Office Specialist III
Working Title Senior Travel Fiscal Technician
Job Type Full-Time
Position Number 01652z
Recruit Number Staff - 8444
Working Hours Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Location Fairfax, VA
Other Location
Pay Band Payband 3
Salary Commensurate with education and experience.
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Senior Travel Fiscal Technician

The George Mason University Purchasing and Accounts Payable Office is searching for a Senior Travel Fiscal Technician to assist in administering the university travel program. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.


The Senior Travel Fiscal Technician will ensure that travel reimbursement operations are conducted in a timely basis in accordance with commonwealth and university policy. Duties include:

  • Analyzing travel and moving and relocation vouchers to determine compliance with commonwealth and university regulations, adjusting for improper claims and notifying travelers where necessary, and assigning proper expenditure object codes to vouchers;
  • Assisting Mason employees and non-employees regarding travel/reimbursement policies and procedures, and guiding employees in completion of reimbursement requests;
  • Answering and assisting travelers regarding the Travel Request System (TRS) software and completion of travel reimbursement requests;
  • Assisting departmental leadership in completing various seasonal tasks;
  • Ensuring compliance with internal policies, agency rules and regulations, and generally accepted accounting principles;
  • Handling travel exception requests; and
  • Performing other duties as assigned or required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience using a travel reimbursement or management system such as Concur or Chrome River;
  • Prior experience handling travel reimbursement processing in a high-volume department;
  • Experience applying travel voucher processing against a wide variety of complex travel rules and regulations that apply to local, state and federal laws; and
  • Ability to perform data entry tasks with a low error rate at a high rate of speed.
Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, applicants may apply for position number 01652z at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

For Full Consideration, Apply by: January 5, 2017
Posting Date 11/17/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled? Yes
Telework Friendly? Yes
Mason Ad Statement

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Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason’s diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

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Equity Statement

George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * The salary range for this position is $42,000-$44,500 plus benefits. The actual salary offered will be subject to consideration of actual relevant work experience. With this understanding, do you still want to be considered for this position?
    • Yes
    • No (You will be excluded from further consideration)

Supplemental Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of Professional References
Optional Documents