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Vendor Specialist

Employer
University of North Carolina, Wilmington
Location
North Carolina, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jul 29, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Accounting & Finance, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Financial Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time
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Posting Details

Vacancy Number

S01431

Position Title

Accounting Tech/Specialist

Working Title

Vendor Specialist

Competency Level

Journey

Dept/School

Controller - 35100

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit

The Finance team within the Division of Business Affairs supports the University’s mission, strategic vision, goals, and objectives by providing key financial services efficiently and effectively. The Finance team provides financial services directly to students and the campus community.

The Accounts Payable unit within the Controller’s Office is responsible for the timely and accurate payments of university obligations, collection of applicable tax information, set up and maintenance of the vendor file, and support and maintenance of the AP module within Banner Finance (Oracle ERP system). Accounts Payable is also responsible for maintaining the integrity of the Chart of Accounts and general ledger; management reporting of trend analysis and metrics; compliance Federal and State regulations; policies and guidelines; training programs for campus and a high level of customer service.

College

Finance - 35150 College

College/School Information

University Information

The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to the integration of teaching, mentoring, research and service. Widely acknowledged for its world-class faculty and staff and continuously recognized at a national level for scholarly excellence and affordability, UNCW offers a powerful academic experience that stimulates creative inquiry and critical thinking and a community rich in diversity, inclusion and global perspectives.

A public institution with nearly 18,000 students, UNCW offers a full range of baccalaureate- and graduate-level programs, as well as doctoral degrees in educational leadership, marine biology, nursing practice and psychology; and many distance learning options, including clinical research, an accelerated RN-to- BSN program, an Executive M.B.A. program structured for working professionals, and the nation’s only bachelor’s degree program focused on coastal engineering.

The university’s efforts to advance research and scholarly activities have earned UNCW the elevated designation of “Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity” institution (R2 University) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

UNCW has been part of the University of North Carolina System since 1969.

Location of Workplace

Main UNCW Campus

Brief Summary of Work for this Position

The Vendor Specialist position is primarily responsible for the following duties:

*Set up and maintenance of the vendor records in the Finance module of Banner (Oracle ERP system)
*Review and maintenance of W-9, W-8, and W-8BEN tax documents and direct deposit information submitted by vendors
*Research and resolve discrepancies related to vendor information
*State and federal tax compliance
*1099 tax withholding review
*Assistance with fiscal and calendar year end reporting

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

Preferred education, professional skills and experience

* Associate or Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration or related field
* Strong knowledge of business, financial and general administrative processes in a business setting
* 2-5 years of Disbursements, Accounts Payable or general ledger experience
* Knowledge and understanding of generally accepted accounting principles
* Excellent organizational and time management skills
* Excellent customer service skills
* Excellent oral and written communication skills
* Ability to communicate at all organizational levels
* Proficiency in Microsoft Office
* Experience with Banner Finance or similar ERP or Oracle application
* Experience with Jaggaer or other E-procurement system
* Experience in higher education or state agency disbursement processes

Required Certifications or licensure

N/A

Recruitment Range

$35,738-$39,000

FTE

1.0 (40 hours per week)

Months Per Year

12 Months

Work Days

Monday - Friday

Work Hours

8:00AM - 5:00PM

Type of Position

Permanent

Anticipated Ending Date if Time-Limited

Position Number

1815

Job Posting Date

07/29/2021

Posting Close Date

08/12/2021

Number of Openings

Special Notes to Applicants

PLEASE NOTE : This posting will close at 11:59PM (Eastern time) on the posted closing date. To receive full consideration, please be sure you have fully completed the entire application before you apply for this position. Failure to answer all required questions will cause the system to disqualify your application.

For more info/to apply visit http://jobs.uncw.edu. Applications must be submitted through the online application system to be considered.

You will be required to attach a cover letter and resume to successfully apply for this position. To receive full consideration, please be sure you have completed the ‘Work History’ section of the application before you apply for this position.

This position is being recruited at the Journey level. If no applicants apply who meet the required competency and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.

EEO Statement

At the University of North Carolina at Wilmington ( UNCW ), our culture reflects our values of inclusion, diversity, globalization, ethics and integrity and innovation and we are committed to providing equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs. UNCW believes that embracing the unique contributions of our faculty, staff and students is critical to our success and paramount in being recognized for our global mindset.

Eligibility for Employment

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. UNC Wilmington participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

External Link to Posting

https://jobs.uncw.edu/postings/21407
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of 3 Professional References
Optional Documents Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn of this opportunity with UNC Wilmington (2021)?
    • UNCW Website
    • UNCW Facebook Page
    • UNCW Linkedin Page
    • UNCW Twitter Account
    • UNCW Employee Referral
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Craigslist
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Glassdoor
    • Higher Ed Jobs
    • Hispanic Outlook
    • Indeed
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • North Carolina Job Network
    • Women In Higher Education
    • Other


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