Accountant I/II/III

Alabama, United States
Salary Not Specified
Feb 19, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Details

Requisition Number


Home Org Name

Engineering Administration

Division Name

Samuel Ginn Col of Engineering

Position Title

Accountant I/II/III

Job Class Code


Appointment Status


Part-time FTE

Limited Term


Limited Term Length

Job Summary

This position will act as accounting liaison with Central Business and Finance areas to perform routine to complex professional accounting duties for the College of Engineering

Essential Functions

Prepares, reviews, and oversees expense vouchers, invoices, purchase requisitions, purchasing cards, or other transactions for the college in compliance with approved budgets and Auburn University’s policies and procedures.

Determines proper handling of financial transactions in accordance with accounting principles and approves within designated limits, policies or contracts.

Prepares budget reports, department allocation reports or other specialized reports or analysis on a regular or ad hoc

Reviews, investigates and corrects errors in financial entries, documents and reports.

Maintains operational communication with various central departments concerning accounting and financial information.

May perform duties related to payroll, personnel actions or similar procedures.

Assists faculty with post award financial analysis related to contract or grants.

Education Level

Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution

Field of Study

Accounting, Finance, or a Bachelor’s degree in another field plus a CPA

Years of Experience

Level I no experience; Level II 2 years experience; Level III 4 years experience

Area of Experience

Experience in accounting services

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Education Level

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

Candidate must have the ability to organize, prioritize work, and handle multiple tasks. Having interpersonal communication skills, demonstrated knowledge of financial management, the ability to successfully work both independently and in a team environment, and proficiency in Excel are critical. Must be able to build and maintain positive relationships with others in administrative offices across campus.

Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

Desired Qualifications

Higher Education experience
Experience with Banner and/or Kronos
Master’s degree in Business Administration or in Accounting; knowledge of college/university accounting practices
CPA license

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

provide 3 references

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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 in Accounting/Finance, OR a degree in another field PLUS a CPA credential?
    • Yes
    • No

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