Posting Description: *Department Information:* The Department of Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering (ECEE) is the place to be if you are interested in making a difference with students on the cusp of their successful careers and with faculty who are solving the worlds' most complex current and future energy issues and needs. We are dedicated to preparing our students for a competitive marketplace by providing them with a distinguished and world-class curriculum. The Department offers Bachelors degrees in Electrical Engineering and Electrical and Computer Engineering, graduate Masters degrees and PhDs in Science and Engineering as well as several Professional Certificates. Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering Faculty bring in over $17 million in annual research. They are turning ideas into reality in the fields of energy storage, sustainability and advancement. *Job Responsibilities:* The responsibilities of this position include, but are limited to: _Accounting:_ Processes journal entries at the direction of the ECEE Research Grant Support Professional. Checks availability of funds in speedtypes before making purchases, processing reimbursements, and/or setting up biweekly hourly and research faculty appointments. Prints financial statements for research funds and enters month-end balances into the accounts spreadsheet. _Department Travel Liaison:¬_ This incumbent implements state and university policies and procedures for travel. This position trains department faculty, graduate students, and visitors on the intricacies of the travel policies and reimbursement procedures. Upon completion of travel, this incumbent processes and approves travel reimbursements. _Payroll:_ Gathers information for and processes payroll appointments for research faculty, graduate research assistants, classified temporary aides, and biweekly student hourly employees. Initiates offer letters after the appropriate documentation has been received. Determines if funding is available for appointments by reviewing financial statements. Solicits leave records for time taken off by research faculty on a monthly basis and enters Time Collection in PeopleSoft HRMS for research faculty and student hourly employees on a bi-weekly basis. Maintains compensating controls for such appointments and employment-related records. Enters graduate research assistant tuition waivers. _Purchasing:_ Authorizes transactions and places orders for purchases requested by faculty and graduate students, verifying that the speedtype to be charged has sufficient funds and are available for intended purchase(s). Determines the best method for procuring items. Maintains file copies on all transactions and processes receiving when the order is received via CU Market Place. Reallocates all purchases made with the procurement card. *Salary and Benefits:* The salary range for this position is $2,890-$3,034 per month, commensurate with skills and experience. Pay Grade: T08 The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment, learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder. --- *The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans.* In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting human resources at email@example.com or (303) 492-6475. --- *Important Notes:* _Application materials will be reviewed to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. Applications MUST be completed in their entirety, including job title, duties, months and years employed from and employed to, and hours per week worked. (Minimum experience requirements are calculated on a full time 40 hour a week equivalent.) Resumes will not be accepted in place of the official Classified Staff Online Application. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. Please, specifically address the qualifications, competencies and preferred qualifications on your application. There may be questions at the end of this application related to these qualifications and competencies, your answers to these questions will be verified against your application materials and may be checked with references. False information could lead to your removal from the hiring process._ If your application is rejected, you will be notified. Contact the HR Consultant within five days of notice to discuss the rejection. If you receive notice that you have been eliminated from consideration for the position, you may protest the action by filing an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the date you receive notice of the elimination. Also, if you wish to challenge the comparative analysis process, including conduct or content of an examination, you may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the receipt of notice of elimination from consideration or knowledge of the action you are challenging. Scores and ranks are NOT appealable. Please see the information about your appeal rights and forms at the following link: http://www.colorado.gov/cs/Satellite/DPA-SPB/SPB/1232721347216 The ten-day deadline and these appeal procedures also apply to all charges of discrimination. *Veterans:* _Qualified veterans and surviving spouses are eligible for veteran's preference. If you were honorably discharged and served during one of the periods for which the federal government awards veteran's preference, please attach your DD214 to this posting._ _Appointment to this vacancy, or vacancies, represented by this announcement is (are) expected to be from the eligible list created. However, there is a possibility that the appointment(s) may be filled by another method of appointment due to valid articulated business reasons._ _The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To achieve this goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history. Further, all employees must submit to the self-disclosure requirements outlined in the campus background check policy available at http://www.colorado.edu/policies/background-check-policy._ _The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work._
Minimum Qualifications: - *Must be a current Colorado resident in order to apply.* - Two years of technical accounting experience. - SUBSTITUTION: Two years of college, university or non-correspondence business school which included eighteen (18) semester credit hours of accounting or bookkeeping can substitute for the required experience.
Required Competencies/Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Demonstrates strong customer service skills with the ability to communicate efficiently and effectively - Ability to handle multiple interruptions and personalities - Motivated, proactive, and self-starting - Planning and organization skills - Problem solving skills - Proficient in Microsoft Office (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Desired Qualifications: _Preferred qualifications may be used to further reduce the pool of applicants to those who are most highly qualified._ - The ideal candidate will have experience using CU Business Applications, such as HRMS, PeopleSoft Finance, Concur, Jobs@CU, CUMarketplace, and/or Cognos - Previous experience with payroll and human resources - Excellent customer service skills - Ability to learn and respond quickly to situations that arise on a day-to-day basis - General understanding of the rules and regulations that drive university processes (e.g. Fiscal Code of Ethics, procurement rules, hiring processes)