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Accounting Technician III

University of Colorado Boulder
Colorado, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 26, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Financial Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Summary

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Colorado Boulder encourages applications for an Accounting Technician III! This position provides accounting, budgeting, and payroll support and coordinates all financial operations for the department.

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are

The College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder is the intellectual core of the university, conducting research, scholarship, creative work and education in more than 60 fields. Our research generates new knowledge, solving some of the world’s most critical problems.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be
  • Create contracts and perform data entry to ensure that all students and faculty are paid accurately. Check payroll rosters, verify pay, and complete payroll transfers. Initiate, revise and maintain procedures for personnel to report issues affecting payroll. Provide and explain budget information and account balances including providing a list of all account balances to the Chair each month.
  • Coordinate all aspects of financial service to the department, following campus procedures and policies that will ensure sound fiscal management. Initiate requisitions and purchasing, and maintain 104 general fund accounts, 5 auxiliary accounts, 8 grant accounts, 13 gift accounts and 2 plant fund accounts. Establish a monthly financial meeting with the department chair and office manager to discuss balances, transfers, and deficits.
  • Review monthly and year end statements, authorize payment of accounts payable vouchers, purchase orders, travel expense vouchers, page charge costs, and transfer of funds forms. Coordinate all faculty computer purchases and track capital equipment as the Capital Equipment Liaison. Coordinate travel for visitors ensuring sufficient funds are available.
What You Should Know

This position works in a hybrid capacity with 3 days per week remote and 2 days per week in-person.

All University of Colorado Boulder employees are required to align with the campus COVID-19 vaccine requirement . New employees must provide proof of vaccination or receive a medical or religious exemption within 30 days of employment.

What We Can Offer
  • The salary for this position is $46,572 annually.
  • This full-time, on-site position is eligible for the following benefits:
    • EcoPass for free RTD rides.
    • Paid days off: 22 vacation days, 15 sick leave days, and 10 holidays.
    • Access to medical, vision, dental, and life insurance.
    • Tuition reimbursement.
    • A 10% employer contribution retirement plan.
    • Opportunity for career growth!


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits , including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder .

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Be engaged. Be proactive. Be Boulder.

What We Require
  • Three years of experience in an occupational field related to the work assigned to the position. Appropriate education will substitute for the required experience on a year-for-year basis.
What You Will Need
  • Demonstrated ability to thrive independently and assume responsibility for initiating and completing critical functions.
  • Proficiency with Adobe Acrobat and MS Office applications, especially Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of professionals, administrators, and students.
  • Capability to work optimally in a team and within collaborative work situations.
What We Would Like You To Have
  • Associate's Degree or higher.
  • 3+ years of experience in accounting, business administration, finance, or a closely related field.
Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:
  1. A current resume. Must include date ranges and whether full time or part time work.
  2. A cover letter that specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications.
  3. DD-214 for veteran applicants.
    • Qualified veterans are eligible for veteran’s preference points within the State classified system. If you are a veteran and would like to have your DD214 evaluated to determine your eligibility for preference points, please attach a copy of your DD214 to this posting. If you do not wish to upload a DD214, please email a copy to or send via fax at 303-492-4693 and reference the job to which you are applying.
  4. If using the educational substitution for experience: proof of degree or transcripts.

You will not be asked to upload references at this time.

Please apply by October 30th, 2022 for consideration.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs .

Select here for additional information regarding Classified Staff positions:

Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

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