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Sr Accounting Technician

Apply now Job no: 496329
Department: Accounts Payable
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Hourly Staff
Categories: Finance, Budget, Accounting
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No

Job Title:

Accounting Technician, Senior


$16.90 hr/G2

Job Summary:

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:



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.

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 sex/gender (including sexual harassment, sexual violence, sexual misconduct, domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking), race, color, religion, national origin (ancestry), disability, age (40 years or older), sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, status as a parent or foster parent, military status, or veteran status in its recruitment, selection, and employment practices. Requests for all 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.
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A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.

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