Accounting Technician II

Colorado Springs, CO
Jun 16, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Applications will be accepted until Tuesday, June 20, 2017 or until 40 qualified candidates have applied. This is a PART-TIME, (20 hours a week) position.

Colorado law requires that candidates for state government jobs be residents of Colorado at the time of application.

Accounting Technician II/H8B2XX

FLSA Non-Exempt (Eligible for overtime)

Starting Salary: $1518.50/month

In an effort to deliver accurate and timely finance and accounting services within the Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences, the candidate will perform assigned accounting and related clerical support functions including data entry; record retention; journal entries; creating invoices; processing and tracking deposits; and processing purchase requisitions. Assist with researching, tracking, and resolving accounting, budget and supplier related issues. Establish and sustain effective communication and coordination between Finance and Budget offices; College faculty and staff; and Dean's Office.

Specific duties include:
  • Maintain accounting records and files.
  • Establish and maintain financial information database, processes and procedures, and internal controls.
  • Ensures financial integrity by tracking and keeping history of financial information.
  • Prepares various types of financial reports including monthly, quarterly, and annually.
  • Books travel, accommodations and makes reservations for non-employee faculty and staff candidates.
  • Other administrative and accounting duties as assigned.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Two years technical accounting experience.

Substitutions: Two years of bookkeeping or technical accounting experience other than that listed may substitute for the required experience.

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.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Associates or Bachelor's degree and one year of accounting experience preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Experience with automated accounting systems and general office equipment

• Advanced knowledge in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook) and web-based applications

• PeopleSoft Financial Management System (FMS) and Human Capital Management (HCM) knowledge a plus

• Knowledge of general accounting policies and procedures

• Analyzing and interpreting fiscal and accounting reports

• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and management

• Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing

Core Competencies: Accountability, Collaboration, Communication,Diversity and Inclusion. Ethics and Integrity, Relationship Building, and Job Competency

Special Instructions to Applicants:Classified Staff positions have specific application requirements: Submit all required documents indicated in this posting. Include a current email address as communication is electronic-based. Failure to complete a timely application may result in the rejection of your application. Applications MUST be completed in their entirety, including job title, duties, months and years employed, and hours per week worked as minimum experience is calculated on a 40 hour/week basis. Address qualifications, competencies and preferred qualifications in your application, as these along with previous work experience will be used to assess competencies. Answers will be verified against your application and may be checked with references. False information could lead to your removal from the hiring process. Click here to view Veteran and other General Information regarding Classified Staff positions.

Part of, if not the entire, comparative analysis process for this position will involve a review of the information you submit in your application materials; Therefore, it is essential that in the experience portion of your application, you describe the extent to which you possess the education, experience, and competencies outlined in the job announcement as well as the required and/or preferred qualifications/competencies. Failure to include adequate information or follow instructions may affect your status and prevent you from being considered in subsequent measures used to arrive at a top group of applicants. Do not substitute the resume and "see resume" statements in lieu of a complete application form.

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References, Classified Staff Application Form

Application Materials Instructions:Colorado law requires that applicants for Classified Staff positions be current residents of the State of Colorado at the time of applying. **APPLICATIONS ARE NOT COMPLETE AND MAY NOT BE CONSIDERED UNLESS ALL THE APPLICATION MATERIAL, INCLUDING THE CLASSIFIED STAFF APPLICATIONI FORM, IS COMPLETED AND ATTACHED TO THE PROFILE SUBMISSION. THE APPLICATION IS ACCESSED AT, or on the UCCS HR website, Forms & Templates, Classified Staff Application Form. RESUMES WILL NOT SUBSTITUTE FOR THIS APPLICATION FORM.

Job Category: Finance and Accounting

Primary Location: Colorado Springs

Department: C0001 -- Colorado Springs Campus - 40086 - Beth-El Admin

Schedule: Part-time

Posting Date: Jun 14, 2017

Closing Date: Jun 23, 2017

Posting Contact Name: Cindy Corwin

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00734497


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