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CIO-VP IT and IT Administration

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CIO Information Technology

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Part-time FTE

Limited Term

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Job Summary

Unique opportunity to join T he Office of Information Technology at Auburn University as an Accountant! This individual will serve as the accounting liaison with OIT, Auburn’s central business & finance areas, and business units across campus with respect to journal entries, reporting, analysis and audit/reconciliation of accounts. The ideal candidate is detail oriented, possesses advanced interpersonal and written communication skills, is self-motivated, and is a life-long learner.

Working onsite is a requirement of the job. After the completion of probationary period, may work up to 1 day hybrid remote in local area with supervisor’s approval.

7 Reasons You’ll Love Being an OIT Accountant at AUBURN :
  • Work/life balance is a priority! No travel is required.
  • Careers in Higher Education are reliably stable.
  • Competitive retirement plan and benefits.
  • Generous leave (including two weeks off during the holidays!)
  • Paid parental leave.
  • Tuition assistance for yourself and dependents.
  • Being a part of the life-changing work and research our students, faculty, and staff perform.
Auburn was named by Forbes Magazine as one of the state of Alabama’s best employers, with employees staying an average of ten years! Learn more about Auburn’s impact, generous employee benefits, and thriving community by visiting .

It’s a Lifestyle: The Auburn/Opelika area is a page right out of Southern Living magazine with an idyllic small-town feel, perfecting a unique balance between a close-knit community and driving consistent growth and development. Paralleling the exponential growth of Auburn University, the Auburn/Opelika area boasts services and amenities that cater to any interest. We’re proud of our top school systems, city services, award-winning restaurants, and the infectious spirit of life in a college town. You can find us nestled halfway between the beach and the mountains in a lower-cost-of-living area, two hours outside of Atlanta or Birmingham. If you’re new to Auburn, we’d love to introduce you. If you’re already acquainted with Auburn, we’ll keep it simple: it’s time to come home!

Our Commitment: Auburn University is committed to a diverse and inclusive campus environment. Visit to learn more about our commitment to expanding equity and inclusion for all.

Essential Functions
  • Administers the computer purchase model; including coordination of purchases, charges, database administration, and rate calculation.
  • Reviews and prepares documents including budget transfers, journal vouchers, fixed asset transfers, expense vouchers, invoices, and purchase requisitions.
  • OIT Connect Billing system administration and monthly billing coordination. Administers billing system by working with Connect and OIT technical staffers for any problems and change control items. Trains new users on the system and communicates any system updates. Coordinates billing functions with OIT Admin, Service Desk, Telecom team, ServiceNow team and others to ensure timely and accurate billing for our unit. Prepares year-end Tenant Accounts Receivable schedules for Financial Reporting. Makes annual changes for software and Data charges, updating billing accounts and rate changes. Coordinates all phone change activity with Telecom staff to ensure correct call information is updated into system for billing.
  • Performs monthly reconciliation of purchasing card, ensuring timely submission and in accordance to Auburn policy. Obtains supporting documentation and follows up on any billing errors. Responds to any audit inquiries. Assigns correct account to transactions.
  • Works closely with the Director of Administrative Services to reconcile OIT Project Manager project files. Updates files, reconciling to Banner and Facilities. Reviews information in ServiceNow and makes notes in files for the Project Managers.
  • Coordinates work with the ServiceNow team as the system is rolled out to more campus areas. Stays current on ServiceNow updates. Provides input into the Software intake form development, and other possible ServiceNow billing opportunities to facilitate data transmission to Connect billing system.
  • Provides accounting services within the BANNER Finance system for the various service centers, auxiliary operations, and budgeted operations within the Office of Information Technology.
Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Level II:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a Degree plus a CPA
  • 2 years of experience in accounting services
  • Typical salaries are between $54,000 – 63,000
  • The salary grade for this level is $45,000 – $72,000
Level III :
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a Degree plus a CPA
  • 4 years of experience in accounting services
  • Typical salaries are between $60,000 – 71,400
  • The salary grade for this level is $48,700 – $82,800
Substitutions allowed for Experience:
Graduate degrees accepted in lieu of experience, at a rate of one year of relevant education per year of required experience

Minimum Skills, License, and Certifications

Minimum Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to become proficient in Auburn University financial policies and practices
  • Ability to analyze data and present information in an organized manner
  • Possess excellent written and interpersonal skills
  • Must be well organized and detailed orientated with the ability to multi-task to meet deadlines
Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

Desired Qualifications

Desired Qualifications
  • Advanced knowledge of financial management, generally accepted accounting standards, and state and federal agency procedures
  • Knowledge of college/university accounting practices
  • Experience with Banner Finance
  • Working knowledge of billing software
  • Extensive skills in Microsoft Office products, such as Excel, Word and Access
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EEO Statement

Auburn University is committed to an inclusive and diverse campus environment. Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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.

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Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation
  2. Other
Supplemental Questions

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  1. * Please select how you first became aware of this opportunity. Your response helps us determine how we can more effectively reach our candidates.
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    • DiversityJobs
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    • HERC (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
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    • Professional organization or journal
    • Veterans Assistance Services
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    • Other
  2. * Please select the answer that best describes your current employment relationship with Auburn University:
    • Current full-time Auburn or AUM employee within probationary period
    • Current full-time Auburn or AUM employee outside of probationary period
    • Current part-time Auburn or AUM employee
    • Not an Auburn or AUM employee
  3. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance from an accredited institution, OR a degree in any other field PLUS a CPA?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have 2 years of experience in accounting services OR a graduate degree to use in lieu of experience?
    • Yes
    • No

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