Accounting Technician

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Deadline: 29 Apr 2019

Posting Information

Position Information

Position Type Permanent Staff (SHRA)
Is this an internal only recruitment? No
Position Title Accounting Technician - Advanced
Working Title Accounting Technician
Position Number 00061910
Vacancy ID P010027
Budgeted Hiring Range $45,000 - $52,000
Pay Band Information

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Salary Grade Equivalent 67/GN09
Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited Full-Time Permanent
If time-limited, estimated duration of appointment
Hours per week 40
Work Schedule

Monday – Friday, 8am-5pm

Department Name and Number Med Ad-Fin and Bus Operations-420102
Date First Posted 04/22/2019
Closing Date 04/29/2019
Position Location Chapel Hill, NC
Position Posting Category Accounting/Finance/Auditing

Position Summary Information

Department Description

The Finance and Business Operations (FBO) office serves as the School of Medicine’s (SOM) chief financial office by providing leadership and direction in a multitude of areas. The office is directly responsible for accounting and overall financial operations for the SOM; this includes planning and directing daily accounting activities, as well as development and implementation of procedures to ensure compliance with State regulations, and providing for operational checks and balances. This position will work with the UNC Faculty Physicians finance services group.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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.

Position Description

The Accounting Technician is responsible for managing and overseeing funds for the UNC Faculty Physicians financial services group. This position completes monthly account reconciliation and billing, manages receivables, performs collection activities, oversees travel and supply expenditures, and provides support for various projects and reporting responsibilities as needed. Duties include:
-Preparation and review of monthly reconciliation reports to verify appropriateness of expenditures and ensuring compliance with university policy
-Managing invoice collections and preparing accounts receivable aging reports to facilitate collection activities
-Developing action plans to address deficiencies and facilitate improvement to promote effective and efficient processes

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.

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

Proficiency with Microsoft Office, especially Word and Excel. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Excellent organizational skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or Accounting or Associate’s degree in Business Administration or Accounting and one year of experience. Knowledge of University systems and procedures. Demonstrated experience with monitoring and managing financial accounts for completeness, accuracy, and compliance with accounting standards and regulations and/or program laws and regulations. Demonstrated ability to manage reporting of complex financial area or program(s), including preparation and analysis of financial statements and reports. Ability to justify and defend financial information. Demonstrated ability to resolve programmatic and financial problems of considerable complexity requiring research, analysis, and implementation of change. Ability to develop and implement procedure changes. Ability to train, assign, supervise, and review the work of others.

Required Licenses/Certifications
Special Physical and Mental Requirements
Position/Schedule Requirements Overtime occasionally
Position Attributes
Stimulus/ARRA Funded No
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