Accountant

Location
Chapel Hill, NC
Posted
Dec 18, 2018
Jobs Outside Higher Education
Government Agencies
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Type:

Department: Accounting Services - 213420

Appointment Type:

Vacancy ID: P009474

Position Summary: The primary purpose of the position is to provide Capital Improvements-Construction (CI) related accounting services to the university. These services include establishing PeopleSoft Funds and CI Budget Codes, maintaining and updating capital construction records for the CI projects, changes in debt and other self-liquidating funding sources, and reconcile to UNC-GA System (CAPSTAT), and PeopleSoft. Submit timely requisition of funds in accordance with various regulations of the Office of the State Controller (OSC), and other CI Financing agreements. Update ledgers for the three state budget codes and over 30 major CI budget codes with disbursements and cash receipts to accurately reflect the cash position on a daily basis. The 30 CI budget codes translate into approximately 200 projects due to multiple items under each code. This position will review, analyze, and approve the transfer of funds between CI budget Codes and items submitted by the Facilities Planning and Constructions, and after approval submit those transfers using on-line system of Office of the State Budget and Management. Monitor the OSC Cash Management Control System (CMCS) to ensure university transactions submitted on-line are accurate and promptly processed by OSC. Research and resolve items rejected by OSC-CMCS, OSBM and overdrafts, if any. In addition, this position will reconcile monthly reports with the OSC by the second workday of the month, prepare and submit various reports to OSC, NC Fiscal Research Division, and the Office of State Budget and Management. Prepare requisitions for State operating funds. The position will perform tasks at month-end and year-end to close both state budget codes and CI budget codes. The year-end closing of CI budget codes are scheduled earlier than the university cash basis year end close, and requires coordination with ITS and OSC to meet year-end deadlines. The position performs monthly reconciliation of University disbursement account and the Institutional Trust Funds (ITF) on deposit with State Treasurer bank account with an average balance of $600 to $800 million, including university debt service funds (Central bank), pool funds deposited for short term investments, and Foundation moneys pending investment in the long term pool. The CI Accountant is responsible to administer the University's Money Market System (MMK). This includes implementing University policies and procedures for money market participation, distribution of approved money market monthly interest income, review monthly reports for exception and approve posting interest income, posting year end accrual for reporting in accordance with GAAP.

Application Deadline: 01/07/2019

Education Requirements:

Qualification and Experience: Bachelor's degree with 12 credit hours of accounting coursework; or Associate's degree in accounting; or Associate's degree in business or related discipline with 12 credit hours of accounting coursework; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

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