Accounting Associate

Job description

Job ID: 43865

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


Controller's Office, Travel Services


This position is responsible for the audit, settlement and prompt payment of all items related to University travel, purchase orders, vendor invoices, credit card charges, prepaid cards, cash advances and other invoicing and payment methods in accordance with applicable laws and policies and procedures of Florida State University; processes credits and accounting entries ensuring all financial activity generated is reflected accurately and completely in the University's accounting and all relevant subsystems; communicates with University departments, vendors, Procurement Services, travelers and any other necessary individuals, departments or establishments concerning issue(s) until accurate resolution is reached; monitors email accounts, telephone messages and reports as they relate to any and all University payments, invoices, charges, etc. including travel items.


High School diploma or equivalency and four years' appropriate experience, or a combination of post high school education and experience equal to four years.
Must have proficient experience in customer service, as well as verbal and written communication.
Must have basic computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office products.
Must have experience reviewing and reconciling data for accuracy, completeness and compliance.

Pay Plan

This is an USPS (University Support Personnel System) position.

Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service. Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.

Veterans' Preference

Certain service members and veterans, and the spouses and family members of the service members and veterans, will receive preference and priority in employment and are encouraged to apply for the positions being filled. For information on who may be eligible for Veterans' Preference, go to, or call FSU Human Resources at (850) 644-6034.

IMPORTANT: In order to claim Veterans' Preference, applicants must upload a DD-214 (and other documentation, as applicable) with their online application prior to the closing date of the job opening.

Tobacco Free Campus

Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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Posted: 7/12/2018
Application Due: 7/18/2018
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