Accounting Technician

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Position Type:

Permanent Staff (SHRA)

Is this an internal only recruitment?:


Position Title:

Accounting Technician - Contributing

Working Title:

Accounting Technician

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Budgeted Hiring Range:

$32,164 - $42,558

Pay Band Information:

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

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Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited:

Full-Time Permanent

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Work Schedule:

M-F, 8am – 5pm

Department Name and Number:

Information Technology-SOM-420401

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Position Location:

Chapel Hill, NC

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Department Description:

The School of Medicine Information Technology (IT) Office provides centralized computer support and information system support for the School of Medicine community, from medical students to faculty to administrative staff. Services include central help desk and desktop support; administrative and clinical application support; novel application development and database hosting; research IT and data science initiatives; infrastructure services including physical, virtual, and cloud provisioning; physical networking installation and management; and web development. Additional services include managing the School of Medicine official web presence; classroom video recording and streaming systems; video production and editing; video conferencing; and digital signage.

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 carries out financial duties and functions as assigned by the Business officer. The person in this position will monitor departmental purchases and expenses. They will prepare expense reports per supervisor’s instruction and must be able to utilize reporting software and programs such as MS Excel to prepare the reports.

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:

Knowledge of general technical accounting, including the maintenance and reporting of financial accounting data. Ability to remain current in developments and trends in the areas of AR/AP as associated with a recharge type operation in the University environment.
Ability to observe, monitor, collect, and record fiscal data. Ability to assess the accuracy, validity, and integrity of data. Ability to manage resources, monitor activities, and assess risks and quality control associated with IT operations. Ability to prepare documents and create bills, statements, and other financial reports.
Ability to identify problems, determines possible solutions, and actively work to resolve issues.
Ability to communicate information to individuals or groups and clearly and concisely convey information orally and in writing.

Preferred Qualifications:

Prefer candidates with previous experience at state-supported higher education institution.

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Job No:
Posted: 4/9/2021
Application Due: 4/25/2021
Work Type: Full Time