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Senior Accounting Technician

Miami University (Ohio)
Oxford, Ohio
$19.10 hr/ G2
Posted Date
Jul 22, 2022

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Employment Type
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Performs a variety of complex to advanced administrative tasks involving some discretion and requiring moderate amounts of independent judgment related to the oversight of the daily operations of Accounting, Accounts Payable, Bursar or Purchasing.


Duties/Physical Demands:

Monitors and reviews operations of Accounting, Accounts Payable, Bursar or Purchasing; ensures smooth work flow; ensures work product meets professional standards.

Serves as informational resource to students, university departments, and vendors; investigates and resolves problems or difficulties related to Accounting, Accounts Payable, Bursar or Purchasing. Interprets policies and procedures.

Performs a variety of complex to advanced administrative tasks which may include, monitor and review financial transactions, reconcile and audit accounts, perform various financial and budgetary tasks.

Oversees staff; assists in the enforcement of policies and procedures; establishes schedules and reviews performance.

Gathers and analyzes statistical information regarding department's programs and activities; produces reports.

Exercises judgment in providing guidelines; advises staff regarding accounting, accounts payable, bursar or purchasing objectives.


Minimum Qualifications:

Requires eighteen months of coursework or training beyond high school and three years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


Desired Qualifications:

Strong communication and customer service skills, critical thinking skills, ability to adapt to changing environment.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of unit's operations, policies, and procedures

Knowledge of computer and office applications

Knowledge of accounting/bookkeeping procedures

Business math skills, oral and written communication skills

Ability to work with people with diverse backgrounds

May require supervisory, clerical and/or research skills


Working Conditions/Physical Demands:

Generally typical office environment. May require considerable walking, standing, or bending. May have periodic assignments which entail dealing with modestly unpleasant conditions.


Special Instructions to Applicants:  Pre-employment drug testing may be required for this position.


Diversity Statement:

Miami University is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all.


For more information on Miami University’s diversity initiatives, please visit the Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion webpage. For more information on Miami University’s mission and core values, please visit the Mission and Core Values webpage.


EO/AA Statement/Clery Act: Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.

As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at:, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223.


Labor Law Posters for Applicants: Miami University is committed to providing up-to-date information from the Department of Labor to our applicants for employment. Here, you will find links to the current information regarding the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), and the Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA).


Benefits Eligible: Yes

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