Business Support Specialist

Wilmington, North Carolina
$40,718 - $41,105
Apr 27, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Vacancy Number: S00518
Working Title: Business Support Specialist
Career Band Title: Business Services Coordinator
Location of Workplace: Main UNCW Campus
Competency Level: Journey

Essential functions of this position:
The Business Support Specialist assists with the general accounting duties for Auxiliary Services operations. This position applies a strong working knowledge of fund accounting and university/state financial systems; ensures that all accounting, reporting, and reconciliation functions are performed in accordance with applicable policy while at the same time providing the highest possible level of service to the campus community.
Reporting to the Auxiliary Services Financial Business Officer, position monitors and maintains a wide variety of financial transactions and records for multiple budgets and services. In addition, this position helps prepare the quarterly, mid-year, and fiscal year financial review of all Auxiliary budgets including supporting documents and provides Auxiliary Services managers with analytical analysis to identify budget variances and comparative results to prior periods.
Position will also assist with the day-to-day accounting for financial and business related services including reconciliation of meal plan, parking and transportation related fee revenues along with expenditures and fund balances. Works with Auxiliary operating units to resolve issues that arise from general ledger review and completes journal entries as needed. Additionally, position has responsibility for administering “Revenue Vision” a cloud-based contract and operational software management system designed specifically for the administration and management of higher education auxiliary contracts and self-operated facilities.

N.C. Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
Bachelor’s degree in business administration or a related discipline; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Additional knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the essential functions of the position:
Proficiency in Excel required
Ability and specialized skills to: review financial documents for accuracy, completeness and validity
Ability to analyze and interpret accounting data and prepare clear and accurate financial statements and reports
Ability to work independently and make sound decisions and recommendations regarding activities
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and communicate effectively within the campus community and working partners, businesses, and agencies outside the unit

Preferred education, professional skills and experience:
Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university in a job-related field with
three years of full-¬time, progressively responsible financial record¬keeping experience that has provided the knowledge and abilities listed and thorough knowledge of financial record-keeping, mathematical and general office methods, procedures, and practices
Thorough knowledge of financial record¬keeping methods, procedures, and practices; and general office procedures. Experience using BANNER and Revenue Vision desirable
Prefer Banner/Blackboard Transact/SSRS experience along with finance and accounting background

Recruitment Range: $40,718 - $41,105
NC Salary Grade Equivalency: 65
Hours Per Week: 1.0 (40 hours per week)
Months Per Year: 12 Months
Work Days: Monday - Friday
Work Hours: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Position Number: 7991
Job Posting Date: 04/27/2017
Job Closing Date: 05/19/2017

Special Instructions:
PLEASE NOTE: To receive full consideration, please be sure you have fully completed the entire application before you apply for this position. Failure to answer all required questions will cause the system to disqualify your application. Due to the high interest in positions at UNCW, we are happy to answer any questions you may have regarding the position if selected for an interview. Thank you in advance for your understanding.

You will be required to attach a cover letter and resume to successfully apply for this position. To receive full consideration, please be sure you have completed the ‘Work History’ section of the application before you apply for this position.

For more info/to apply visit Applications must be submitted through the online application system to be considered.

This position is being recruited at the Journey level. If no applicants apply who meet the required competency and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.

EEO Statement:
UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic or other minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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