Accountant I/II/III

Alabama, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jan 14, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Details

Requisition Number


Home Org Name

Schl Fisheries Aquac Aquat Sci

Division Name

College of Agriculture

Position Title

Accountant I/II/III

Job Class Code

KA01 A/B/C

Appointment Status


Part-time FTE

Limited Term


Limited Term Length

Job Summary

This is a full-time, benefit-eligible position. The successful candidate will perform financial management consisting of state, federal, and contract & grant funding for the School of Fisheries, Aquaculture, & Aquatic Sciences.

Essential Functions

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following: manage the day-to-day financial operations for the school; advise the Director and faculty on a variety of financial matters related to teaching, research, and outreach activities; prepare and/or assist with the development of annual budgets; prepare, review, and oversee expense vouchers, invoices, and purchases in compliance with Auburn University’s policies and procedures; maintain effective interaction, communication, and act as a liaison with various administrative and business units across campus; manage the financial activities of departmental service centers; advise faculty of account balances and applicable charges to grant and gift accounts; and assist in submission of grant proposals along with budget development and management.

Education Level

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Accounting, Finance, or a degree plus a CPA.

Field of Study

Accounting, Finance, or a Degree plus a CPA

Years of Experience

No experience required for entry level I; Salary range: $28,000 - $46,700

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Level II: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Accounting, Finance, or a degree plus a CPA ; 2 years of experience in accounting services.
Salary range: $31,300 – $52,100

Level III : Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Accounting, Finance, or a degree plus a CPA ; 4 years of experience in accounting services.
Salary range: $35,000 – $58,400

Education Level

Indicated education is required; no substitutions allowed.

Field of Study

Years of Experience

When a candidate has the required education, but lacks the required experience, they may normally apply additional appropriate education toward the experience requirement, at a rate of one (1) year relevant education per year of required experience.

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Minimum Skills and Abilities

*Excellent interpersonal communication skills, ability to organize, prioritize work, and handle multiple tasks.
*Demonstrated knowledge of financial management.
*Ability to successfully work both independently and in a team environment.
In addition, the candidate must be able to build and maintain positive relationships with others in administrative offices across campus.

Minimum Technology Skills

Advanced technical skills in Excel.

Minimum License and Certifications

Desired Qualifications

*CPA and/or Masters of Accountancy.

Salary Grade


Salary Range

$28,000 - $58,400

Job Category


Working Hours if Non-Traditional

List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position

Posting Date


Closing Date

EEO Statement

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Special Instructions to Applicants

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Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional DocumentsSupplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How were you made aware of this opportunity?
    • AU Employment website
    • Employment websites (Indeed, HigherEd Jobs, etc.)
    • Veterans Assistance Services
    • Disability Assistance Services
    • Newspaper
    • Professional Journal
    • Listserv
    • HR email
    • Social Media
    • State Employment Service
    • Walk-in
    • Other
  2. * Please select the answer that best describes your current employment relationship with Auburn University.
    • Not a current Auburn employee
    • Current Auburn employee in position less than one year
    • Current Auburn employee in position more than one year
  3. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited institution in Accounting, Finance, or a Degree plus a CPA?
    • Yes
    • No
    • Degree plus CPA
  4. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 1-3
    • 3-5
    • 5-7
    • 7+
  5. * Please describe your related experience in detail and provide the job titles of the positions in which you obtained it. 'Please see resume' is not a valid answer.

    (Open Ended Question)

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