Accounting Technician

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Position Type Permanent Staff (SHRA) Is this an internal only recruitment? Yes Position Title Accounting Technician - Advanced Working Title Accounting Technician Position Number 00035704 Vacancy ID P009815 Budgeted Hiring Range $40,500 - $59,000 Pay Band Information

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Salary Grade Equivalent 67/ GN07 Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited Full-Time Permanent If time-limited, estimated duration of appointment Hours per week 40 Work Schedule

M-F, 8-5

Department Name and Number Collab Studies Coord Ctr-462002 Date First Posted 03/13/2019 Closing Date 03/25/2019 Position Location Chapel Hill, NC Position Posting Category Accounting/Finance/Auditing Position Summary Information

Department Description

The Collaborative Studies Coordinating Center (CSCC) is a division within the Department of Biostatistics of the School of Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC (UNC). As the coordinating center for numerous multi-center clinical trials and epidemiology studies, the CSCC provides study design, data management, statistical analysis, quality assurance, and study management services to a broad array of projects funded primarily by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The organization includes faculty from the departments of Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Medicine and research staff with training and experience in biostatistics, epidemiology, computer science/data management, and project management. Total employees currently number between 85 and 94.

The CSCC began in 1971 as the Lipid Research Clinics (LRC) Coordinating Center and has operated continually since that time. To reflect the addition of new studies and expansion into new research areas, the LRC Coordinating Center changed its name to the Collaborative Studies Coordinating Center (CSCC) in 1984. Major research programs currently include the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study (ARIC), Adolescent Medicine Trials Network for HIV/AIDS Interventions (ATN), Medical Optimization and Management of Pregnancies with Overt Type 2 Diabetes (MOMPOD), Periodontal Treatment to Eliminate Minority Inequality and Rural Disparities in Stroke (PREMIERS) , SubPopulations and InteRmediate Outcome Measures In COPD Study (SPIROMICS), , Precision Interventions for Severe and/or Exacerbation-Prone Asthma Network (PreCISE) and the Hispanic Community Health Study (HCHS) as well as others that can be found at

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Position Description

This position provides sponsored award account management for contract and grants activity associated with research in the Collaborative Studies Coordinating Center (CSCC). This position will assist the CSCC Business Manager with annual and specialized reports for the Center’s Fiscal State of Affairs. Duties include working independently creating research project invoices and payment tracking, processing Connect Carolina funding actions, effort reporting processes, and sponsor project close-out.

This is an important and key position in the CSCC. CSCC employees depend on this position to provide accurate, professional responses to their questions, concerns, and administrative needs.

INTERNAL ONLY: Internal posting for current permanent, time-limited and layoff priority employees of UNC-Chapel Hill only.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

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

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

Accounting and budgeting experience. Detail oriented, strong communication skills, ability to understand complex accounting issues, and ability to learn and interface with various online accounting systems. Experience with Microsoft Excel.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in business or public administration or a related discipline; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions. Three or more years of accounting experience.

Required Licenses/Certifications Special Physical and Mental Requirements Position/Schedule Requirements Position Attributes Stimulus/ARRA Funded No Quick Link Contact Information

Office of Human Resources Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (919) 843-2300 or send an email to [email protected]

Please note: The Office of Human Resources will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents
    Posting Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    1. * Please select the response below that best describes your experience/education for the Accounting Technician position.
      • High school diploma/GED and at least one year of accounting experience
      • Associate's, Bachelor's, Master's, or Doctorate in any field
      • Combination of post high school education and/or experience in accounting to equal at least 1 year
      • Did not complete high school but have a combination of high school education and accounting experience to equal 5 years (ex. 3 years of high school and 2 years experience)
      • None of the above
    2. * Please describe your experience working in research administration.

      (Open Ended Question)

    3. * Please describe your experience with university financial and accounting systems.

      (Open Ended Question)

    4. * How would you rate your experience using Microsoft Excel?
      • No experience
      • Basic: creating basic formulas, move and copy data, formatting
      • Intermediate: basic + functions and formulas, filtering/sorting
      • Advanced: intermediate + creating charts, graphs, pivot tables, lookup tables, macros
    5. * Are you a current permanent, time-limited or layoff priority employee of UNC-Chapel Hill?
      • Yes
      • No




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    Posted: 3/14/2019
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