Accounting Technician

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Posting Information
Posting Information

Department Med Ad – Finance Service Ctr-420109
Career Area Accounting/Finance/Auditing
Is this an internal only recruitment? No
Posting Open Date 07/19/2023
Application Deadline 08/01/2023
Position Type Permanent Staff (SHRA)
Position Title Accounting Technician – Advanced
Salary Grade Equivalent GN09
Working Title Accounting Technician
Position Number 00055194
Vacancy ID P017847
Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited Full-Time Permanent
If time-limited, estimated duration of appointment
Hours per week 40
Work Schedule Monday – Friday 830am – 430pm
Weekends when necessary
Work Location Chapel Hill, NC
Position Location North Carolina, US
Hiring Range $43,000 – $50,766
Pay Band Information To learn more about the pay band for this branch and role, please see the Career Banding rates spreadsheet .

Position Summary Information

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit The UNC School of Medicine has a rich tradition of excellence and care. Our mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of North Carolinians, and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research. We strive to promote faculty, staff, and learner development in a diverse, respectful environment where our colleagues demonstrate professionalism, enhance learning, and create personal and professional sustainability. We optimize our partnership with the UNC Health System through close collaboration and commitment to service. 
Our vision is to be the nation’s leading public school of medicine. We are ranked 2nd in primary care education among all US schools of medicine and 5th among public peers in NIH research funding. Our Allied Health Department is home to five top-ranked divisions, and we are home to 18 top-ranked clinical and basic science departments in NIH research funding.
Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of North Carolinians and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research.
Patient Care: We will promote health and provide superb clinical care while maintaining our strong tradition of reaching underserved populations and reducing health disparities across North Carolina and beyond.
Education: We will prepare tomorrow’s health care professionals and biomedical researchers by facilitating learning within innovative curricula and team-oriented interprofessional education. We will cultivate outstanding teaching and research faculty, and we will recruit outstanding students and trainees from highly diverse backgrounds to create a socially responsible, highly skilled workforce.
Research: We will develop and support a rich array of outstanding health sciences research programs, centers, and resources. We will provide infrastructure and opportunities for collaboration among disciplines throughout and beyond our University to support outstanding research. We will foster programs in the areas of basic, translational, mechanistic, and population research.
Position Summary The Accounting Technician is responsible for managing and overseeing departmental core facilities’ funds for the FBO Service Center. The position completes monthly account reconciliation and billing, manages receivables, performs collection activities, oversees travel and supply expenditures, and provides support for various projects and reporting responsibilities as needed. Duties include:
-Preparation and review of monthly reconciliation reports to verify appropriateness of expenditures and ensuring compliance with university policy
-Managing invoice collections and preparing accounts receivable aging reports to facilitate collection activities
-Overseeing administrative duties needed by the core facility including ordering supplies and overseeing maintenance contracts for equipment
-Developing action plans to address deficiencies and facilitate improvement to promote effective and efficient processes
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.
Required Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience Proficiency with Microsoft Office, especially Word and Excel. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Excellent organizational skills.
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience Demonstrated experience with monitoring and managing financial accounts for completeness, accuracy, and compliance with accounting standards and regulations and/or program laws and regulations. Demonstrated ability to manage reporting of complex financial area or program(s), including preparation and analysis of financial statements and reports. Ability to justify and defend financial information. Demonstrated ability to resolve programmatic and financial problems of considerable complexity requiring research, analysis, and implementation of change. Ability to develop and implement procedure changes. Ability to train, assign, supervise, and review the work of others.
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Campus Security Authority Responsibilities Not Applicable.
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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 (919) 843-2300 or send an email to [email protected]
Please note: The Office of Human Resources will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.
Equal Opportunity Employer Statement 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.

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