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Accounting Technician

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Job no: 499395
Department: The Office of Strategic Procurement
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Hourly Staff
Categories: Finance, Budget, Accounting
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No

Job Title:

Accounting Technician


$18.00 hr/G1

Job Summary:

Performs a variety of moderately complex administrative tasks requiring some independent judgment related to ensuring the successful completion of the daily operations of Accounting, Accounts Payable, Bursar or Purchasing

Duties/Physical Demands:

Maintains complete, accurate, and up-to-date files and computer databases on student, university department and vendor accounts.
Serves as informational resource for students, university departments, and vendors; investigates and resolves problems and difficulties regarding accounting, accounts payable, bursar and purchasing. Interprets policies and procedures.
Assists in various routine and non-routine activities regarding accounting, accounts payable, bursar and purchasing.
Performs a variety of intermediate to complex administrative tasks which may include review and monitor agency fund accounts for compliance with financial policies and procedures; process travel expense reports, various purchase documents, payments, budget reports and debit requisitions.
Monitors and reviews projects; ensures all necessary changes are made. Gathers and analyzes statistical information regarding accounting, accounts payable, bursar or purchasing's programs and activities; produces reports.
Performs a variety of administrative tasks including generating statements of account, answering phones, typing, coordinating bulk mailings, ordering supplies and copying.

Minimum Qualifications:

Requires twelve months of coursework or training beyond high school and two 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 computers 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:

Periodic assignments given which entail dealing with modestly unpleasant physical conditions

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Pre-employment drug testing may be required for this position.


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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.
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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.
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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).


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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