Accounting Technician-Senior Processor

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Position TypePermanent Staff (SHRA)Is this an internal only recruitment?NoPosition TitleAccounting Technician - JourneyWorking TitleAccounting Technician-Senior ProcessorPosition Number00004840 & 20037194Vacancy IDP011985Budgeted Hiring Range$38,304-$44,000Pay Band Information

To learn more about the pay band for this branch and role, please see the Career Banding rates spreadsheet.

Salary Grade EquivalentGN07Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-LimitedFull-Time Time-LimitedIf time-limited, estimated duration of appointmentOne yearHours per week40Work Schedule

Knowledge of University systems and procedures. Team lead or supervisory experience.

Department Name and NumberMed Ad - Finance Service Ctr-420109Date First Posted09/23/2020Closing Date10/22/2020Position LocationChapel Hill, NCPosition Posting CategoryAccounting/Finance/AuditingDepartment Description

The Office of Finance and Business Operations (FBO) serves as the School of Medicine’s (SOM) chief financial officer by providing leadership and direction in a multitude of areas. The office is directly responsible for accounting and overall financial operations for the SOM; this includes planning and directing daily accounting activities, as well as development and implementation of procedures to ensure compliance with State regulations, providing for operational checks and balances.

A primary task of the Office is comprehensive financial planning, which includes development of “all-funds” budgeting models for the entire School. The Office analyzes trends at both the School and departmental levels, making recommendations to the Dean regarding strategies to ensure financial soundness. Seven-year forecasts are prepared to guide investment decisions in new businesses and support of missions. The Office counsels users in appropriate use of funds based upon analysis of fund authorities, with a goal of conserving gift trusts and other sources of flexible funding.

FBO serves as a consultant to the 60+ departments and 25+ Dean’s Office units regarding operational processes and provides advice relating to exceptional problems that have no specific policy or precedent. Through outreach and training, FBO sets direction and guides all departments and units within SOM. The Office’s goal is to develop and train the School’s administrative managers. FBO is further tasked with providing timely access to information as is required for business decisions; focus is upon development of new databases and reports. The Office serves as advisor to University community regarding design and implementation of new systems. FBO is the primary interface for the SOM with the Medical Foundation of NC, UNC Physicians and Associates, the UNC Healthcare System, and University administrators in the Provost’s Office and Finance and Administration.

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


The Office of Finance and Business Operations (FBO) is recruiting for two Accounting Technician – Journey (Accounting Technician-Senior Processor) positions (20037194 and 00004840
). By applying to this posting you will be considered for both.

The Senior Processor will serve in a leadership capacity for the Accounting Tech – Contributing (Processor) positions within the FBO Service Center. The Senior Processor will facilitate training and onboarding of new Processors, including SHRA permanent, SHRA temporary, and UTS employees. As a lead, this position will mentor and oversee the work product of the junior Processing staff for the Service Center.

This position will manage and oversee multiple departmental funds for the FBO Service Center. This includes monthly account reconciliation; preparing billing and processing payments; maintaining and controlling general ledger accounts and reports; managing account receivables; and performing collections activities. This position provides financial information to management by researching and analyzing accounting data, recommends financial actions and provides account guidance to others. The position also interprets policies, rules and regulations ensuring integrity of functions and provides support for various projects and reporting responsibilities as needed. This position will work in collaboration with other departmental accounting offices and University finance departments.

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

Proficiency with Microsoft Office, especially Word and Excel. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Excellent organizational skills. Ability to effectively work with all levels of employee in a collaborative, cooperative manner.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of University systems and procedures. Team lead or supervisory experience.

Required Licenses/Certifications Special Physical and Mental RequirementsPosition/Schedule RequirementsOvertime occasionallyPosition AttributesStimulus/ARRA FundedNoQuick Link 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 DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. List of References
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. * How many years of accounting experience do you have?
    • None
    • Less than 2
    • 2-5
    • 5+
  3. * Do you have previous experience working with university financial and accounting systems?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * If yes, then please describe your accounting experience and name the software used.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Please describe any leadership or supervisory experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Are you proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel?
    • Yes
    • No




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Posted: 10/18/2020
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