The primary purpose of this position is to function as the accounting technician in the Department of Social Medicine business office, supporting department faculty and staff and affiliated Centers. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, processing vouchers, travel, journal entries, and other financial transactions; posting to and reconciling funds, reviewing and approving P-cards transactions and campus billing reports ensuring accuracy and accountability; and maintaining all transaction backup, ensuring completeness of records. Funds the position work with include State, F&A, Trust, Revenue, and Contracts. Incumbent must be able to work independently to research and resolve inconsistencies, errors and inaccurate application of accounting policies/procedures.
Education and Experience:
High school diploma or equivalency and one year of experience in accounting work; or equivalent combination of training and experience.
Candidates must have the following skills to be considered for the position:
Accounting and budgeting experience.
Detail oriented, strong communication skills, ability to understand complex accounting issues, and ability to learn and interface with various online accounting systems.
Experience with Microsoft Excel.
Commitment to outstanding customer service and the ability to communicate effectively within a team environment and with a variety of stakeholders using tact and diplomacy.
Ability to provide timely response and follow-up with faculty and staff requiring services and information is of the upmost importance.
Must be proactive in establishing collaborative business relationships.
Prefer candidates with a Bachelor's degree in business or public administration, accounting, or other related discipline. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
One year of accounting experience preferred.
Prior experience with UNC accounting systems (InfoPorte, Connect Carolina, and RAMSeS) strongly preferred.
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.
Internal Number: 170867
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