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Colorado School Of Mines Accounting Technician III in Golden, Colorado

Position TitleAccounting Technician IIIResidency RequirementApplicants must be a Colorado resident.ResponsibilitiesThe Office of the Controller provides the following services: Accounting,Accounts Payable, Student Accounting & Billing, Contracting &Procurement and Payroll & Employment to the Mines community and its numerousoff-campus partners in support of the University's mission. This support isgoverned by the key principles of customer service, regulatory complianceand fiscal accountability.Accounts Payable duties include:Processes payments at the request of the departments. This includes, but isnot limited to reviewing backup documentation for appropriateness,completeness, correctness and funding availability.Audits backup documentation, accounting codes, and necessary approvals.Enter journal entries into the expense system to move funds appropriately asrequested.Travel Reporting & System Management duties include:Initial preparation of travel and expense reports. During the initialpreparation, this position audits the expenses, receipts, and accountcodes to ensure correctness and University compliance.Audits and approves Travel Authorization (TA) and Travel Expense (TE)reports. Travel Authorization reports are initial travel authorizations usedin conjunction with Mines affiliated travel.This position is responsible for assisting with various IT systemimplementation, system maintenance, testing and approving systemupgrades, and varying IT support for the travel and expense management system.The position is also responsible for on-going report preparation training forcurrent employees and all new employee hires.Front Desk Support duties include:Provides backup for the Service Excellence Specialists/Front DeskMonitor MAPS (Mines Administrative Processing Service) lnbox for APopportunities and create tickets in the ticketing system and send initialapproval request.Intake of New Hire paperwork, verification of 1-9 documents etc.Minimum QualificationsEducation and Experience:Three years of technical accounting experience which included use offinancial/accounting systems and/or travel and expense systems. Must beable to exercise sound judgment and make decisions independently. Experiencemust include providing excellent customer service via face-to-faceinteractions, telephone and email. Must possess outstanding attention todetail, organizational, problem solving and interpersonal skills, alongwith proficiency with word processing and spreadsheets. Part time work will beCandidate must be a current Colorado resident in order to apply for thisposition.Preferred QualificationsDesired Qualifications:Prior relevant state experience in higher education administration.Prior experience interpreting travel policies and preparing travel expensereportsSubstitutions:College, university or non-correspondence business school course work maysubstitute on a year-for-year basis for the general clerical or administrativeservices experience but not for the specific experience. If you aresubstituting coursework for any of the required experience you must submityour transcripts for this coursework.Equal OpportunityColorado School of Mines is committed to equal opportunity for all persons.Mines does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, gender (includinggender identity and gender expression), ancestry, creed, maritalstatus, race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, disability,sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or currentmilitary service. Further, Mines does not retaliate against communitymembers for filing complaints regarding or implicating any of these protectedsMines' commitment to nondiscrimination, affirmative action, equalopportunity and equal access is reflected in the administration of itspolicies, procedures, programs and activities and in its efforts toachieve a diverse student body and workforce.Through its policies, procedures and resources, Mines complies withfederal law, Colorado state law, administrative regu