Support Staff Specifications


Accounting Associate
Job Class/Code: 6468 Effective Date: 12/15/2008
Pay Grade: 20 FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Collective Bargaining Unit (CBU): 31 EEO Category: 40


Nature of Work:

Performs accounting functions in support of the university or department’s financial tracking system.


Typical Responsibilities:

  • Performs clerical accounting such as posting and reconciling ledgers, bank accounts and fiscal related reports, reconciling cash accounting discrepancies.
  • Compiles the collection of data for inclusion in a variety of regular reports.
  • Reviews and processes financial documents such as invoices, vouchers, receipts and requisitions.
  • Inputs and corrects data in automated systems; generates reports.
  • Posts entries, processes payments or deposits, and verifies accuracy of data.
  • May train accounting clerks and assist others in accounting clerical activities of a unit.


Basic Qualifications:

High school diploma and two years of experience directly related to the job functions. Directly related college coursework or vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.