The NRI and this position are in Kannapolis, NC, in the Charlotte region.

Position Summary

As part of the Grants and Finance team, the primary purpose of the position is to perform a variety of accounting functions and serve as the primary point of contact for all travel related functions. In particular, the Accounting Technician will perform accounting functions including monthly reconciliations of state, overhead, foundation, trust, recharge, and contracts/grant accounts using the general ledger system; process and track financial transactions including but not limited to invoices, travel expense vouchers, credit card/check revenue transactions, purchase orders, and journal entries; recommend financial actions by analyzing accounting options; assist in preparing financial reports for PIs; and maintain financial reports and records in accordance with standard operating procedures. In addition, the position will coordinate travel logistics, process travel reimbursements, and provide technical support related to the Concur travel system. The position will ensure compliance with policies and procedures of GASB, Office of State Controller, and UNC Chapel Hill. The position will be responsible for other duties as assigned.

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

•High school diploma or equivalency and one year of experience accounting work; or equivalent combination of training and experience.
• Knowledge of government accounting methods, procedures, and accounting practices
• Knowledge of University travel policies and procedures
• Ability to monitor, collect, and record fiscal data
• Ability to coordinate and administer fiscal program activities
• Ability to manage resources, monitor activity, and assess risk and quality control associated with oversight of departmental accounts.
• Ability to verify and ensure accuracy and validity of moderately complex transactions
• Ability to examine accounting records to assure adherence to accounting standards and regulations
• Ability to explain and interpret financial information
• Ability to make suggestions for and/or implement process improvements in the work unit
• Ability to identify problems, propose solutions, and work to resolve problems of moderate complexity with the guidance of the Business Manager
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated commitment to a being a team-player
• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
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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.