Essential Job Duties:
The Accounting Technician position is primarily responsible for processing financial transactions within the CBO. Essential duties of the position include, but are not limited to: * Review, audit, and/or approve financial transactions to ensure compliance of all federal, state, and grant accounts. * Ensure financial transactions are charged to the appropriate project phase numbers and accounts. * Remain knowledgeable of federal, state, and, university policy as it relates to allowable and non-allowable expenditures on state and federal appropriations; academic programs, overhead receipts, sales and service, foundations, gifts, and trust funds projects. * Enters journal voucher to correct charges. * Maintain use of spreadsheets, organization email, and other documentation related to processing activities. * Independently resolve problems using existing policies and procedures as a guide and additionally provide suggestions that improve efficiency and quality.
Work closely with supervisor to monitor program performance and assist with day-to-day program management activities. The position is now responsible for monitoring program progress, and maintaining program documentation to ensure program deadlines are met.
High School Diploma or equivalency and one year of experience in accounting work; or equivalent combination of training and experience.
Departmental Required Skills:
* Understanding and experience with payment/credit card reconciliations, basic accounting principles and functions. * Moderate to strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Google Sheets. * Must have the ability to make decisions, manage time and workflow, and effectively communicate with individuals and groups to ensure understanding. * Demonstrate proficiency in compliance management for contracts and grants, knowledge of state and federal spending guidelines and gifts and foundations accounting.
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education:
* Four year degree in business administration or accounting and one year experience; two year degree in business administration or accounting and three years of experience; or an equivalent level of combination of training and experience. * Experience with PeopleSoft Financials, including WOLF Reports. Microsoft Excel and Google Sheets.
Necessary Licenses or Certifications:
About the Department/Unit:
The CALS Business Operations (CBO) is an administrative unit within the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) and has oversight of the College’s financial and research administration services including, Accounting Services, Budgets and Planning, Business Liaison Services, Research Administration, and Operational Support. This position operates within the Accounting Services unit. Accounting Services centrally processes financial transactions for the College’s twelve departments, 101 County Extensions Service offices across the state, the NC Agricultural Research Services (NCARS) Office and its eighteen agricultural research stations, as well as, the NC Agricultural and Tobacco Foundations. Financial transactions include: voucher payments, journal vouchers ( JV’s), interdepartmental transfers (IDT’s), requisitions, marketplace approval, PCard reconciliation, personal reimbursements, travel reimbursements, receipts, check deposits, gift deposits, and university invoices. The majority of all transactions are submitted and approved within our Business Operation. The CBO is committed to providing exemplary and responsive customer care, to serving as subject matter expert regarding applicable state, university and federal policies, procedures, rules and regulations, and to achieving and maintaining operational excellence.
NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
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