Accounting Technician

Job description

Position Number: 00043520

Primary Function of Organization Unit: The department of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences (MEAS) is an academic department within the College of Sciences. As such it is engaged in undergraduate and graduate education, extramurally funded research, and outreach and service, in marine sciences, including physical, biological, chemical and geological oceanography, Earth sciences, including geology, geochemistry, paleontology, and hydrology, and atmospheric sciences, including weather, climate, atmospheric physics and chemistry, and air quality. The department has more than 200 undergraduate students in five major programs and about 100 graduate students evenly divided between masters and doctoral programs.

Essential Job Duties: The Accounting Technician is responsible for the financial management of grant accounts in the department and provides advanced technical support to Pls with pre and post award administration including no-cost extensions, re-budgets, budget justifications, summer salary, salary release and all compliance issues within the University, Federal Government, and Agency guidelines. The position reports directly to the Business Officer, but provides reports to the Department Head and works directly with faculty to manage the sponsor projects portfolio of the department. The department operates in the College of Sciences.

Minimum Education/Experience:

Department Required Skills: - Knowledge of Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) - Knowledge of Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circulars A-21, A-110, and A-133 - Knowledge of Uniform Guidance (i.e. Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards) - Knowledge of Generally Accepted Privacy Principles (GAPP) - Knowledge of University Spending guidelines - Ability to interpret, apply, and explain policies and regulations of funding agencies. - Knowledge of accounting principles and their application in regard to management of grants. - Experience with Excel to create and update spreadsheets and use of formulas to maintain accurate balances. - Experience with PeopleSoft HR for Time & Labor functions, salary redistribution, summer salary, salary release, etc. or a comparable system. - Experience with PeopleSoft Financial for WolfReports, or a comparable system.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: - Bachelor's Degree or equivalency and one year of experience in accounting work; or equivalent combination of training and experience. - Previous financial management experience and the ability to effectively manage budget and related financial matters. - Knowledge of University Spending guidelines and research administration (pre and post award). - Experience working with NIH and NSF sponsored projects. - Certified Research Administrator (CRA).

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 "":http// Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

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Posted: 12/1/2018
Application Due: 2/8/2019
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