Accounting Technician

Location
Raleigh
Posted
Mar 15, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Number: 00105813

Primary Function of Organization Unit: Research Management provides financial and administrative assistance to faculty and staff from the point of initial award of a sponsored project through the life of the project. It also provides financial and administrative guidance to ensure compliance with applicable federal, state, university and sponsor regulations specific to each project awarded to the College.

Essential Job Duties: The Accounting Technician will provide financial support for the Research Management Office in the College of Education. Duties for this position include but are not limited to: -Working with financial accounts of moderate variety and complexity. Providing account guidance to others and determines allocability and allowability of charges. -Monitors and verifies project budgets. -Interpreting policies, rules and regulations related to research and sponsored funding compliance. -Responsible for employee time sheets. This includes working with Human Resources to clear exceptions in time management system, printing of time sheets and obtaining signature of employee and supervisor. Individual will monitor labor ensuring funding is not over-expended. -Reviewing travel authorization compliance and reimbursements for all employees. Inputting all travel for non-employees traveling on grant funded projects, including blanket travel authorizations/mileage. -Coordinating vendor set up in financial management system. -Responsible for Purchase Card reconciling reviewing receipts, uploading any additional documentation ensuring compliance. -Placing orders for grant funded expenditures to include books, grant-related supplies, and supplies for schools (NELA grant). -Maintains grant files to include set up and destroy list.

Minimum Education/Experience:

Department Required Skills: Strong organizational skills. Ability to independently review financial information and make routine decisions on cost allowability. Efficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word or similar software. Strong interpersonal, computer, and organizational skills. Strong writing and oral communication skills with a focus on providing excellent customer service. Ability to work cooperatively with others.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: Bachelor's degree is preferred. University post award experience and/or experience in a University research environment preferred. Experience with financial and travel management systems, such as PeopleSoft or similar software Demonstrated proficiency using Excel in a financial management capacity.

Necessary Licenses and Certifications: n/a

AA/EOE: NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148. Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at "www.wes.org":http//wes.org. Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

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