Works with the LBC Payroll Specialist and others to pay all employees and to coordinate student and staff human resource and academic affairs administration.
Works with IBC Operations Assistants, the LBC Procurement Specialist, and others to fulfill all aspects of the procurement process including purchasing, internal requisition, and personal and reimbursement. Allocates and authorizes expenditures.
Provides professional support as a primary account administrator for account owners in an intensive customer service environment.
Analyzes and prepares budgets, creates accounts, and works with the financial accounting system to allocate, authorize, monitor, and control expenses.
Prepares monthly reports, conducts and correct errors in accounts using existing procedures that are in place, and provides advice on the financial impact of human resources and academic affairs decisions.
May work with other administrators on the procurement process, allocates expenditures for authorization, and advises in communications regarding funding agencies, subcontractors, and others at the instruction and direction of others.
Performs other related work as needed.
Three years of experience in administration, financial services, or customer service.
Knowledge of federal and University regulations for grant management.
Technical Skills or Knowledge:
Use University of Chicago processing software (AURA, ACCTS, PETS, EPayment, Business Objects, GEMS, Accounts Payable System, Workday).
Knowledge of the University's Financial Accounting System, Accounts Payable System, ACCTS, and Business Objects.
Windows computing experience.
Basic math ability.
Excellent attention to detail.
Good listening and verbal communication skills.
Good ability to communicate in writing.
Good organizational skills.
Self-direction and initiative.
Good analytical and problem-solving skills.
Patience and persistence.
Maturity and good judgment.
Adapt to frequent system and policy changes.
Adherence to high business standards.
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