General Accounting Specialist

Job description

Vacancy Number: S00756

Working Title: General Accounting Specialist

Career Band Title: Accounting Tech/Specialist

Location of Workplace: Main UNCW Campus

Competency Level: Advanced

Brief Summary of Work for this Position:

Ensures all general ledger activity is processed timely and accurately including cash management activities, journal entries, wire transfers, chart of accounts maintenance, petty cash review, bank reconciliations, and monthly and annual closing activities. Assists with Finance Training classes and maintenance of the departmental website.

N.C. Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

High school diploma or equivalency and one year of experience in accounting work; or equivalent combination of training and experience.

Additional knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the essential functions of the position:

Thorough knowledge of general accepted accounting theories and principles

Knowledge and understanding of business, financial and general administrative processes in a business setting

Excellent organizational and time management skills

Excellent customer service skills

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Ability to communicate at all organizational levels

Ability to work independently with written or verbal instructions.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office

Requires technical knowledge to understand and operate systems and subsystems and various in house and proprietary software applications and Microsoft Office

Apply thorough knowledge of government accounting methods, procedures and accounting practices

Possess strong knowledge of the principles of a specialized accounting system

Preferred education, professional skills and experience:

Four year degree in Accounting or Business Administration

Knowledge of general accounting procedures in an educational environment

Ability to perform financial analyses as well as interpretation of financial data and reports

Thorough knowledge of application of governmental accounting and business operations

Recruitment Range: $41,500 - $45,356

NC Salary Grade Equivalency: 67

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: 1930

Job Posting Date: 05/16/2018

Posting Close Date: 06/01/2018

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 Advanced 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 persons from all racial, ethnic or other minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.




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Job No: S00756
Posted: 5/17/2018
Application Due: 6/1/2018
Work Type:
Salary: $41,500 - $45,356