Accounting Technician

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 12 Jun 2024

Posting Information
Posting Information

Department SW-School of Social Work-380100
Career Area Accounting/Finance/Auditing
Is this an internal only recruitment? Yes
Posting Open Date 06/03/2024
Application Deadline 06/12/2024
Position Type Permanent Staff (SHRA)
Position Title Accounting Technician - Journey
Salary Grade Equivalent GN07
Working Title Accounting Technician
Position Number 20061048
Vacancy ID P019168
Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited Full-Time Permanent
If time-limited, estimated duration of appointment
Hours per week 40
Work Schedule
40 hours a week with flexibility.
This position is a 100% remote work arrangement, consistent with System Office policy. UNC Chapel Hill employees are generally required to reside in North Carolina, within a reasonable commuting distance of their assigned duty station. If business needs change, an individual employee’s designation may be adjusted with a required minimum of ten (10) business days’ notice unless employee conduct or safety issues necessitate otherwise at the discretion of management.
Work Location Chapel Hill, NC
Position Location North Carolina, US
Hiring Range $41,175-$52,288
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Position Summary Information

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A global higher education leader in innovative teaching, research and public service, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill consistently ranks as one of the nation’s top public universities . Known for its beautiful campus, world-class medical care, commitment to the arts and top athletic programs, Carolina is an ideal place to teach, work and learn.
One of the best college towns and best places to live in the United States, Chapel Hill has diverse social, cultural, recreation and professional opportunities that span the campus and community.
University employees can choose from a wide range of professional training opportunities for career growth, skill development and lifelong learning and enjoy exclusive perks for numerous retail, restaurant and performing arts discounts, savings on local child care centers and special rates on select campus events. UNC-Chapel Hill offers full-time employees a comprehensive benefits package , paid leave, and a variety of health, life and retirement plans and additional programs that support a healthy work/life balance.
Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit
The mission of the School of Social Work is to advance equity, transform systems, improve lives. The School’s curriculum supports the mission and recognizes the uniqueness of the region served, including concerns for disadvantaged, vulnerable, and oppressed individuals, families and communities. Classes provide rigorous and evidence-based content, and give students the opportunity to explore theory, learn intervention skills and engage in challenging dialogue with colleagues.
Position Summary
INTERNAL ONLY: Internal Posting for Current UNC-Chapel Hill Permanent Employees, Time-Limited Employees, Temporary Employees (Directly Hired by UNC-Chapel Hill – Not Employed by a Third-Party Staffing Agency), University Temporary Services (UTS) Employees (Employed by UNC-Chapel Hill) and Layoff Priority Candidates of UNC-Chapel Hill.
The School of Social Work seeks an Accounting Technician who will be responsible for contract and grant administration experience in a university research environment. The Accounting Technician role will include research administration and financial management.
Research Administration- Pre-award budget and budget development, proposal development and processing, monitoring and preparation of personnel actions, post-award reconciliation of expenditures, preparation of financial reports for PI’s, interpreting allowable expenses, monitoring, and approving account transactions, monitoring project closeout and processing personnel and non-personnel cost transfers.
Financial Management- Projection of salary and fringe benefits as determined by approved award budget, processing salary source changes and lump sum payments, establish and maintain internal account ledgers, reconciliation of monthly reports for each account, taking necessary measures to correct errors and changes such as budget revisions, budget amendments, and account adjustments, maintain calendar schedule of agency’s required reporting deadlines, meet with Assistant Dean and/or Research Manager as needed, meet with Principal Investigators and/or Project Managers regularly and as needed to ensure projects are on track, work closely with administrative support staff to assist with questions or problems related to processing transactions.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
High school diploma or equivalency and one year of experience in accounting work; or equivalent combination of training and experience.
Required Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
* Ability to organize, prioritize and work under deadline pressure.
* Must be team oriented with strong oral and written communication skills and excellent customer service skills.
* Experience with contracts and grants.
* Experience with Excel, and familiarity with Adobe PDF documents.
* Strong computer skills.
* The candidate must have a sound knowledge of accounting fundamentals and excellent analytical skills. This position requires extreme attention to detail, excellent organization skills, and ability to problem-solve.
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
* Experience with UNC internal systems like ConnectCarolina and RAMSeS preferred.
* All Microsoft Office 365 programs.
Required Licenses/Certifications
Special Physical/Mental Requirements
Campus Security Authority Responsibilities
Not Applicable.
Position/Schedule Requirements
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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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