Fiscal Tech

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DescriptionUniversity of Colorado | CU Anschutz Medical Campus
Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care Medicine 
Accounting Technician II (Fiscal Tech)
Position #00761347 – Requisition 19567

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The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care Medicine has an opening for a full-time University Staff (unclassified) Accounting Technician II (Fiscal Tech) position.

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a public education, clinical and research facility serving 4,500 students, and a world-class medical destination at the forefront of life-changing science, medicine, and healthcare. CU Anschutz offers more than 42 highly rated degree programs through 6 schools and colleges, and receives over $500 million in research awards each year. We are the single largest health professions education provider in Colorado, awarding nearly 1,450 degrees annually. Powered by our award-winning faculty, renowned researchers and a reputation for academic excellence, the CU Anschutz Medical Campus drives innovation from the classroom to the laboratory to the delivery of unparalleled patient care. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here. 

Nature of Work
The Division of Pulmonary Sciences has an exciting opportunity to join our administrative team. 
This full-time, University Staff (non-classified) position will work under the direction of our Accountant and will assist in maintaining fiscal records, subcontract invoicing, and other basic accounting functions. 

Examples of Work Performed

  • Prepares and submits journal entries and funding distribution entries 
  • Assists with Purchase Order requisitions, vendor set up and payment tracking
  • Maintains accounting records and files
  • Handles procurement for administrative team
  • Oversees sponsored project subcontract activity (set up, invoicing, tracking, and payment processing)
  • Advisor to faculty regarding EPER submissions
  • Assists with payroll transactions, including time entry and leave reporting
  • Calculates and processes incentive payments
  • Responds to a range of inquiries regarding financial transactions; researches and resolves problems
  • May assist in audit activities
  • Handles Annual Space Inventory Survey
  • Administrative support activities such travel planning and reimbursements, setting up complex meetings, assist with credentialing and licensing. 
  • Serves as back up for expense reimbursement processing
  • Assists in monthly preparation and distribution of financial reports
  • Reviews and approves Marketplace shopping carts
  • May assist with the creation of expense reports and assistance of expense report reconciliation
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned
Salary and Benefits:
The salary for this position has been established at $38,760 and is commiserate with experience

Optional: This position is eligible for overtime compensation.

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.
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Diversity and Equity:
The University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the employment application process. To request an accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Human Resources ADA Coordinator at [email protected] 

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees. 

QualificationsMinimum Qualifications:

  • Two years of experience in general accounting, bookkeeping, accounts payable, and or budget preparation.
    • Substitution: Appropriate education will substitute for the required experience on a year-for-year basis
Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in field related to business, finance or accounting.
  • Experience with University of Colorado systems, such as PeopleSoft HCM or Concur.
  • Previous experience working in a higher education or medical environment.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to interpret and apply contract terms and condition to spending within the University system and policy.
  • Ability to calculate numbers, correct entries, and post to records.
  • Ability to perform simple accounting procedures. 
  • Knowledge of cash management principles and/or procedures. 
  • Knowledge of general accounting principles. 
  • Flexibility, e.g., ability to work with shifting priorities and deadline pressure; ability to work independently and as a team member with diverse faculty, staff, and student populations. 
  • Intermediate knowledge of the regulatory issues associated with the administration of federal, state and private foundation grants (e.g. HIPAA and human subjects' protection, Conflict of Interest, Office of Grants and Contracts, and university policies and procedures).
  • Knowledge of and experience with the application and implementation of Federal policy including but not limited to OMB Circular A-21 and OMB Circular A-110.
  • Ability to multi-task and remain detail-oriented.
This description is a summary only and is describing the general level of work being performed, it is not intended to be all-inclusive. The duties of this position may change from time to time and/or based on business need. We reserve the right to add or delete duties and responsibilities at the discretion of the supervisor and/or hiring authority.

Job Category: Finance and Accounting
Primary Location: Aurora
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: Nov 13, 2020
Unposting Date: Nov 18, 2020, 12:59:00 AM




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Posted: 11/15/2020
Application Due: 12/23/2020
Work Type: Full Time