Accounting Technician

Accounting Technician

  • 527533
  • Fairbanks, Alaska, United States
  • On Campus
  • Staff Full-time
  • Grade 76
  • UAF Facilities Services

The UAF Facilities Services Finance and Business Services team is looking for an enthusiastic and organized accounting specialist to serve our diverse user groups and aid in the development and execution of internal process improvement.

We contribute to the UAF Vice Chancellor for Administrative Services units achieving their primary goal of providing safe and effective operations by diligently crafting and dispensing budget and accounting services. A day in this position will have you supporting a team of fiscal and business professionals by acting as an expert resource on financial transactions while coordinating with departments and external agencies.

To thrive in this role, you need to be self-motivated, detail-oriented, and be able to work independently on numerous projects with competing deadlines. You will need excellent communication skills, the ability to conduct in-depth research, and to use the Microsoft Office suite effectively. Familiarity with accounting theory and inter-relational database maintenance/management is needed.

The minimum technical qualification for this position is college coursework in accounting or a related field and one year of entry-level accounting experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Minimum Qualifications:

College coursework in accounting or related field and one year entry-level accounting experience or equivalent combination of training and experience.

Position Details:

This is a full-time, non-exempt staff position with a competitive salary and full employee benefits package. UA provides a generous compensation package that includes retirement options, annual leave, 12 paid holidays per year, tuition waivers for employees and family members, and affordable medical, dental and vision care coverage. New hires will be placed on the UA staff salary schedule, Grade 76, based on education and experience.

Must have a valid Alaska Driver's License or the ability to obtain one within 60 days.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until a successful candidate is identified. 

*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.  Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

UA is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, educational institution and provider and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.


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