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Accountant II

University of Florida
Florida, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 17, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Accounting & Finance, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Financial Affairs, Technology Administration/Other, Chief Technology & Information Officers
Employment Type
Full Time
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Classification Title:

Accountant II

Job Description:

This Accountant II serves as an intermediate level position in the Business Center, a unit within UF Information Technology (UFIT), and will support the university’s success through service and operational excellence. This position serves as subject matter expert in transactional reconciliation, solves accounting and/or financial problems, and coordinates the implementation and interpretation of financial procedures within University of Florida Information Technology (UFIT) units. This position also plans, manages, and reviews financial functions for all seven (7) UFIT units, with special focus on non-auxiliary-based operations, but may also include auxiliary-based operations. The Accountant II provides support for and assists with financial reporting for all UFIT units and integrates financial management with the information technology (IT) mission and strategic direction.

Some key responsibilities and characteristics of this position are:

  • Review and analyze accounting transactions related to accounts payable, property, payroll, projects, and sales. Create journal entries and budget transfers (as needed). Responsible for assisting with the monitoring and making of recommendations for available funds balances for all fund types.
  • Monitor and reconcile all monthly financial reports for each UFIT unit. Aid in the training of senior staff on reconciliation process and ensuring monthly processes are completed in a timely manner.
  • Responsible for financial activities necessary to operate UFIT non-auxiliary and auxiliary operations in compliance with accounting policies and rules, including (including, but not limited to) assisting with fund management, budgeting, and variance analysis.
  • Provide grant and contract management support.

Responsible for internal auditing for all UFIT units by providing guidance to staff members and reviewing internal records and transactions, working with external auditors (as needed), and formulating and recommending policies, procedures, and control systems.

About UF Information Technology

The UF Information Technology division is comprised of seven departments reporting to the Vice President & Chief Information Officer. The departments reporting directly to the VP & CIO are: Academic Technology, Research Computing, Infrastructure & Communication Technology, Enterprise Systems, Information Security Office, and the UFIT Business Center. With established governance advisory committees and a set of well-defined, transparent processes aiding decision-making, UFIT strives to provide exceptional IT services in support of UF’s mission. For more information about UFIT and its goals and governance, visit: .

Learn more about UFIT at and @GoGatorsUFIT.

About the University of Florida

UF is one of the nation’s top-5 universities and a dynamic and rewarding place to work. The University seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of its commitment to serve a diverse global community. Plus, UF is in Gainesville, one of Florida’s most livable cities. Known for its natural attractions (wetlands, forests, springs, wildlife) and cultural offerings (music, theater, visual arts, and historic districts), the area also is gaining a reputation as a thriving hub for high-tech start-ups, as well as invention and research collaborations. We are excited about what’s happening here and know you will want to be a part of it.

UF Information Technology is committed to attracting, hiring, and retaining a diverse workforce and values diversity of thoughts, background, and experience. Achieving a top-5 public university ranking means we make it a priority to employ and work with people with different backgrounds, cultures, abilities, and ethnicities to discover new ways to leverage technology for teaching, learning, research, and the business needs of a comprehensive land-grant institution. We welcome applications from individuals who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s vision and mission.

Expected Salary:

Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area and two years of relevant experience.

Appropriate college coursework or vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience but does not negate the minimum degree requirement(s).

This position is open to current UF employees only. Preferred Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will possess the following education, experience, and skills:

  • myUFL
  • Enterprise Analytics
  • Cherwell or other ticketing system
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants are required to submit with their application:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume or CV
  • Professional References (Minimum of 3)

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required: No

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