UTS - Temporary Advanced Accounting Technician at UNC-Chapel Hill

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 20 Nov 2023

Posting Information
Posting Information

Department HR UTS Partnership
Career Area Administrative/Clerical Support
Posting Open Date 11/13/2023
Application Deadline 11/20/2023
Position Type Temporary Staff (SHRA)
Position Title UTS - Temporary Advanced Accounting Technician at UNC-Chapel Hill
Position Number
Vacancy ID S022305
Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Temporary
Hours per week
Work Schedule
Monday-Friday, 40 hours a week, variation of 8:00am-5:00pm
3 days on site
2 days remote 
Position Location
Hiring Range $25.00/hour
Proposed Start Date
Estimated Duration of Appointment 6 months not to exceed 11 months

Position Information

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit
Position Summary
The primary purpose of the position:
This position will report directly to the Accountant and is expected to independently perform a full range of technical accounting work which may include responsibility for maintaining accounting records of considerable complexity. This position will routinely perform higher-level duties required to effectively manage the fiscal operations of the department and is intended to provide skilled assistance to the Accountant, the Director of Administration, the Grants Manager, the PIs, the Department Chair, and outside stakeholders. This position independently analyzes work for accuracy and is expected to be able to solve complex problems or issues. This position will be responsible for testing new processes and coordinating and implementing system changes. There will be multiple circumstances when this position will interface with areas serving sensitive populations via the work of the Center, department labs, and other departmental areas.
This position supports a Hybrid schedule: hybrid (in office 3 days; remote 2 days)
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or subject related to job description
  • One year of experience working with the Accounting software system ConnectCarolina
  • 2-3 years of accounting/administrative
  • Experience in an academic/higher education setting
  • Experience in project-based accounting

Required Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
This position will be expected to serve as an expert in processing financial transactions which includes the aforementioned programs, labs, and centers. The duties performed by the position will be diverse and complex which enables the incumbent to exercise initiative and judgment as decisions are made consistent with standard practice and established guidelines. This position will act as the primary lead in conducting meetings with faculty and PIs to review budgets, assist with planning expenses, and make projections.
This position will be responsible for the department’s day-to-day financial processing functions which include the following activities:Procurement of Equipment and Services,Accounts Payable,Account Reconciliation,Travel Accounting,post-award activities,grant closeout;financial budgeting, analysis, projections, and reporting
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
Experience in grant management or grant writing
Special Physical/Mental Requirements
Campus Security Authority Responsibilities
Special Instructions
UNC-Chapel Hill and NC State University are collaborating to extend NC State’s internal temporary staffing function as a shared service for both institutions. Under this partnership, UTS provides exclusive temporary staffing services to UNC-Chapel Hill and NC State, employing candidates to work as temporary employees in a variety of jobs on both campuses. If you are interested in applying to this position please click on the following link:
Quick Link https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/269612
Temporary Employment Policies

Posting Contact Information

Office of Human Resources Contact Information
If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (919) 843-2300 or send an email to [email protected]
Please note: The Office of Human Resources will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.
Equal Opportunity Employer Statement
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, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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