Accounting Technician - Advanced

Job description

Job Title:

Accounting Technician - Advanced

Position Number:


Vacancy Open to:

All Candidates



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Administration & Finance

Classification Title:

10750 Accounting Technician

Competency Level:

3 - Advanced

Working Title:

Accounting Technician - Advanced

Number of Vacancies:


Full Time Equivalent (FTE):


Full Time or Part Time:

Full Time

Recruitment Range:

$31,200 - $56,351

Anticipated Hiring Range:

$43,151 - $50,766

Salary Grade Equivalency:


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Work Hours:


Position Location (City):


Job Category:

Staff - Professional

Organizational Unit Overview:

The Division of Finance and Administration Services is ultimately responsible for all financial and administrative activities of East Carolina University and its affiliated Foundations. The Division consists of Financial Services, Facility Services, Human Resources, Environmental and Health Services, Business Services, Campus Planning, and various support activities related to the ECU affiliated Foundations. The Division is led by the Executive Vice Chancellor of Finance and Administration. The Vice-Chancellor is responsible for oversight of the policies, personnel, budgets, and administrative activities of all operations at East Carolina University and its affiliated Foundations. Within the Division, Financial Services is responsible for all budget and financial activities of East Carolina University and its affiliated Foundations. The mission of Financial Services is: To provide for the financial needs of the University and its Foundations in a customer-oriented, friendly environment while assuring the proper stewardship of all fiscal resources.

Job Duties :

The Accounting Technician is primarily responsible for accounting for equipment assets in a timely and accurate manner and ensuring the University maintains compliance with both the UNC Business Process Compliance Standards for Capital Assets and NC General Statute 143-3A – State Surplus Property Agency. This includes monthly and annual reconciliations of additions, disposals, transfers, donations, and depreciation. Primary tasks include identifying equipment acquisitions, coding assets, tagging assets, data entry into the fixed asset subledger, applying for and maintaining titles, entering disposals, processing transfers of assets, annual inventory of equipment, and financial reporting/reconciliation related to equipment assets. ECU maintains approximately 9,000 equipment assets totaling $190 million.

This is an active position that is forward facing to ECU departments and frequently interacts with internal department contacts face to face, involves significant walking, climbing, bending, and crouching. Frequent visits to campus for tagging and spot checks of equipment inventories, and frequent visits to the local DMV for titling vehicles/trailers.

Minimum Education/Experience:

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

License or Certification required by statute or regulation:


Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education:

An Associate’s degree in accounting or business administration and three years of related accounting experience or a Bachelor’s degree in accounting or business administration and two years of related accounting experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions. Experience with Fixed Assets, Banner, and/or demonstrated proficiency in excel.

License or Certification required by the Department:


Special Instructions to Applicant:

  • Please ensure your full range of knowledge, skills, abilities, experience and education are listed on your application. Do not write ‘see resume’ on your application when completing the job duties section.
  • If you answer the questions at the end of the application, please ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills, abilities and experiences to support your answers (see job duties section of previous employment).
  • Failure to answer the questions at the end of the application will not preclude your application from being considered but may result in your application not receiving full consideration of your knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Job Open Date:


Job Close Date - Positions will be posted until 11:59 p.m. EST on this date; If no closing date is indicated, the position will be posted until filled and may close at any time after the recruitment has been completed. :


Open Until Filled:


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Alternate option:

If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.


East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or [email protected].

Eligibility for Employment:

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. If highest degree earned is from an institution outside of the U.S. and its territories, final candidates are required to have their degree validated as equivalent to the degree conferred by a regionally accredited college or university in the U.S.

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 (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to [email protected] Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.




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Job No:
Posted: 4/24/2021
Application Due: 5/5/2021
Work Type: Full Time