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Financial Associate 2 - CAPS Outreach Center

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville, TN
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Jul 28, 2021

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Financial Associate 2 - College Access and Persistence Services (CAPS) Outreach Center

Regular, Full-time, Market Range 05

This position coordinates and performs accounting of financial records in the CAPS Outreach Center under the general direction of the Business Manager. Responsibilities include compiling budgetary data, setting up account books and posting expenditures to account ledgers. Maintaining records of procurement card, preparing reports for each project monthly and at the end of the budget cycle, paying invoices, processing transfers, entering cash deposits, processing petty cash reimbursements, processing contracts, managing records for equipment inventories, and reconciling expenditure ledgers monthly, etc.

Position Requirements

Required Qualifications:

High School diploma or GED, 4 to 5 years of experience in a position that requires accounting skills.

Knowledge and mastery of standard accounting principles.

Effective organizational, prioritization, problem-solving and communication skills (both oral and written).

Ability to work independently and as a team player.

The ability to adapt to changes that might occur in the office environment and meet deadlines.

The ability to expand knowledge in needed areas such as learning new software programs.

Highly proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and Access Database). Proficient with spreadsheets.

Ability to compile data and generate reports.

Ability to take initiative.  


Associate or Bachelor’s Degree in Business, accounting or related field.

Knowledge of IRIS (SAP), UT fiscal and human resources policies and Uniform Guidance,

Previous University experience.

Job: Other Admin Asst/Secr/Clerical
Primary Location: US-Tennessee-knoxville
Organization: Caps Outreach Center
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Jul 13, 2021, 6:17:15 PM


Working at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Founded in 1794, the University of Tennessee is one of the nation’s oldest and most storied public universities. Based in Knoxville, Tennessee’s flagship land-grant institution includes the statewide Institute of Agriculture and the Space Institute in Tullahoma. The university embodies excellence in teaching, discovery, scholarship, research, creative activity, outreach, and engagement. Known as the Volunteers, we lead with a spirit of selflessness, empathy, and courage, and strive to be champions for diversity, equity, and inclusion

UT Knoxville is a Research 1 university with 11 academic colleges and more than 900 programs of study. With an enrollment of more than 30,000 students, our academic programs are repeatedly ranked top in their class. The university co-manages Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the country’s most prominent national lab, driving innovation in advanced manufacturing and materials, national security, and more. We are closely connected with our communities through outreach and extension efforts across Tennessee and through partnerships with non-profits, corporations, and industries—regionally, nationally, and around the globe.

The city of Knoxville is nestled in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. The modern, thriving community is surrounded by gorgeous lakes and hundreds of miles of walking, hiking, and biking trails. Situated along the banks of the Tennessee River, our beautiful features an eclectic music scene, internationally recognized festivals, unique restaurants, and a robust offering of diverse cultural activities. Knoxville is located within a day’s drive of Atlanta, Nashville, Asheville, Charlotte, Louisville, Cincinnati, Memphis, Chicago, and Washington D.C.

Knoxville and the surrounding counties have a population of more than 850,000 people. The region houses many leading corporations and organizations, including Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Pilot/Flying J, the Tennessee Valley Authority, and Regal Cinemas, along with HGTV, Food Network, and other networks owned by Discovery Inc.

As a member of the UT family, you will be surrounded by top-notch faculty, staff, and students from around the world. You will be part of a diverse campus community that is passionate about changing the world and cheering for the Vols on game day.

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