Research Associate - Fiscal Analysis

Department of Higher Education



Responsibilities: This position reviews, analyzes and evaluates accounts, reports, procedural instructions, source documents, financial information systems, records of transactions and internal control systems for adequacy and effectiveness.  This position performs audit functions to ensure accuracy in the posting of revenues and expenditures to the proper account classifications and makes recommendations for corrections. Work also involves reviewing and updating procedures and forms; preparing complex fiscal reports for management, preparing monthly and annual federal reports, and preparing annual financial statements for state and federal auditing purposes. Performs internal control reviews on procedures. Performs other duties as assigned. 


Qualifications: Three years of professional experience in accounting or auditing and graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with specialization in accounting or a related field. A Master’s degree in accounting or fiscal management or successful completion of the Certified Public Accountant examination is preferred


Compensation: $44,352-$49,116


Please submit (1) resume, (2) unofficial transcripts, and (3) cover letter, and (4) encouraged but not required, a completed Affirmative Action Survey by email (preferred) or hard copy to:




Mail: Human Resources

Department of Higher Education

P.O. Box 1469

Jefferson City, MO  65102-1469


If special accommodations are needed to participate in the application process please, notify the human resource office at (573) 751-2361.