University of South Carolina Columbia, SC
Posting Summary

Logo Posting Number STA00561PO18 Classification Title Accountant/Fiscal Analyst II Internal Title Accountant Campus Columbia 01 College/Division Division of Student Affairs and Academic Support Department Housing Band 5 Advertised Minimum Salary $32,838 Advertised Salary Range $32,838 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Work Schedule

Monday through Friday 8:30 to 5:00 p.m.

Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.

Type of Staff Position Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Fiscal Accounting

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Benefits for FTE, Research Grant or Time-Limited Positions Are Indicated Below

The University of South Carolina (UofSC), through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers employees a valuable benefits package, including health and life insurance, generous paid leave and retirement programs. To learn more about UofSC benefits, access the About Benefits section on the Applicant Portal at Grant or Time-limited positions may be eligible for all, some, or no benefits, based on the grant or project funding.

Benefit Eligibility Type Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) South Carolina Retirement Yes State Insurance Programs Yes Annual Leave Yes Sick Leave Yes

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

Serves as an accountant for University Housing's Business Office. Performs professional duties in creation and maintenance of accounting records, verifies and documents financial transactions, prepares and manages of agency budgets. Responsible for fiscal analysis, accounting, and management of financial systems for the proper collection and distribution of funds, including planning and coordination of Business Office functions.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field, or equivalent education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's degree and 2 years related experience in business management, public administration, or administrative services; or equivalency.


Knowledge of the principles, practices, theories and terminology of accounting, auditing, banking, budgeting, financial management or investment. Knowledge of state government fiscal and accounting processes. Knowledge of the organization and capital structure of public utilities and of the methods and procedures used in the financing of major extensions to utilities operations. Knowledge of office practices and procedures. Knowledge of state government fiscal and accounting processes. Knowledge of state laws and regulations pertaining to university finances. Knowledge of financial statement analysis. Ability to proficiently apply mathematical concepts. Ability to analyze and interpret financial data, records and reports. Knowledge of the Odyssey Assignment Program. Knowledge of the University receipting system and accounts receivable – PeopleSoft. Knowledge of accounting and business practices in relation to state procurement and fiscal reporting. The ability to balance and reconcile accounts. Act as a liaison with internal and external departments and agencies. Ability to communicate effectively.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 06/01/2018 If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 05/11/2018 Job Close Date 05/21/2018 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicant

Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

We are only accepting applications submitted before May 18, 2018

Quicklink for Posting EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, protected veteran status or genetics.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

* * Do you have at least a Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field, or equivalent education and experience?

* Yes

* No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

Optional Documents

* Cover Letter

* Letter of Recommendation 1

* Letter of Recommendation 2

* Letter of Recommendation 3

* Resume

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