The Pre-Audit Technician performs the following duties:
Pre-audit review and process of sponsored project expenditures, cash advance payment requests, and non-payroll cost transfers submitted through vouchers, journals, and requisitions in the University's financial system (PeopleSoft / ConnectCarolina).
Coordinate Conflict of Interest (COI) process for consultant expenditure requests.
Serve as a back-up for other Pre-Audit Technicians.
This position must ensure that all work is completed with a high degree of accuracy. Errors resulting from failure to exercise required accuracy could have a negative financial impact on the University, including audit disallowances and impact on future awards. Errors could also result in loss of credibility of the Office of Sponsored Research.
Education and Experience:
High school diploma or equivalency and one year of experience in accounting work; or equivalent combination of training and experience.
Demonstrated knowledge of accounting, budget, and business practices.
Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills.
Demonstrated strong organizational and prioritization skills.
Demonstrated ability to perform work with a high degree of accuracy, efficiency, and timeliness.
Demonstrated ability to understand, interpret, and apply the various terms and conditions required by sponsors when issuing research awards to the University.
Demonstrated ability to understand, interpret, and apply the financial requirements of the many sponsoring agencies issuing research awards to the University.
Demonstrated ability to operate within and analyze financial data from financial systems.
Demonstrated ability to work well with others in a professional, diplomatic, courteous, and tactful manner.
Bachelor’s degree in business administration or accounting; or Associate’s degree in business administration or accounting and one year of experience.
Previous experience entering or reviewing expenses charged to sponsored projects.
Demonstrated knowledge of PeopleSoft financial systems or similar financial systems.
Demonstrated knowledge of Uniform Guidance, Federal, and non-federal sponsor guidelines.
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: 168962
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