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Accounting Associate

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Work type: Staff Full-time
Location: UMBC Campus
Categories: Business/Accounting/Finance


The Shriver Center 

The Shriver Center supports the vision and mission of UMBC by offering a variety of programs that emphasizes community service and leadership. Programs include, but are not limited to, Service-Learning, Public Service Scholars, Peaceworker, and the Choice Program of UMBC.


The incumbent will work as part of the Shriver Center's Business Services team consisting of a staff that performs a variety of administrative/fiscal functions such as payroll, procurement, and accounts payable and receivable.  The Shriver Center is diversely supported by various funding sources (including State and grants) and the incumbent will assume primary responsibility for procurement of a large grant-funded program.  Specific duties include:  procurement;  providing administrative support which includes the preparation of multiple forms and documents;  making deposits and reimbursements;  reconciling accounts; planning events;  assisting with payroll and HR functions;  filing; working with Excel and PeopleSoft; and performing other duties as assigned.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

High School Diploma or GED and 4 years of accounting clerical experience. 

NOTE:  Additional related experience and formal education may be substituted for the education or experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college credits being equivalent to one year of experience.

Preferred Qualifications: 


  1. Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  2. Customer service skills.
  3. Working knowledge of Excel.
  4. Ability to multi-task, work independently and problem solve.
  5. PeopleSoft experience.
Background Screening Statement:

A background check will be required.  

Closing Date:  January 26, 2018
Salary: Pay Range 9 (starting at $35,728) based on University System of Maryland Pay Program. 
Hours: Full-time
Type: Regular
FLSA Status: Nonexempt 
 Equal Opportunity Statement:  UMBC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, minority group members, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


If you require a reasonable accommodation for a disability for any part of the employment process, please contact the Human Resources Department at 410-455-2337 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Work Authorization   As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation upon hire showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.

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