Accounting Specialist I

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Work type: USPS (Staff)
Location: Main Campus (Orlando)
Categories: Financial/Accounting

Classification Title:

Accounting Specialist I

Job Description:

The Department of History is searching for an Accounting Specialist I. This position will directly report to the Administrative Services Coordinator II and assist in the management of the day-to-day fiscal operations of the History Department office.

  • This position provides support for financial operations/activities including maintaining up to date and accurate records of daily transactions, accounts payable/receivable.
  • Responsible for coordinating travel arrangements, preparing travel requisitions, and completing travel reimbursements.
  • Provides planning, management and/or support for financial operations activities including accounting, internal controls and financial systems, budget services, internal and external auditing, procurement and payroll.
  • Performs accounting functions such as analyzing, monitoring, reconciling, and reporting financial information.
  • May include activities relating to developing, implementing, and monitoring accounting systems, policies and procedures.

This position is open to current UCF employees only.


CAH - History

Work Schedule:

Monday - Friday; 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Type of Appointment:


Expected Salary:


Minimum Qualifications:

High School Diploma or Equivalent and 0+ years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred candidate will have a minimum of 6 months experience in 3 or more of the following areas:

  • Overseeing and managing the daily fiscal operations of an academic office
  • Experience in following university fiscal policies and procedures
  • Creating purchase & travel requisitions and reimbursements
  • Creating requisitions & payments for non-travel payments
  • Processing Pcard purchases with knowledge of policies and procedures
  • Creating, managing, and manipulating spreadsheets (Excel, Adobe)
  • Creating Interdepartmental Journals
  • Processing Foundation Reimbursements
  • Tracking and reconciling multiple department funding sources, E&G, Federal Work Study (FWS), Foundation
  • Multi-application computer skills with emphasis on PeopleSoft Financials, Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and Outlook)
  • Cost center reporting and tracking, payroll processing
  • Experience in a professional environment with multiple demands and requests
  • An attention to detail and organization, adaptable to various situations, and an ability to communicate effectively amongst multiple audiences

Additional Application Materials Requirements:


Special Instructions to Applicants:

This position is open to current UCF employees only.

Health Assessment Required:


Veteran’s Preference

Preference will be given to eligible veterans and their eligible spouses in accordance with Chapter 295 of the Florida Statutes. Applicants claiming preference are responsible for providing required documentation by the closing date of the position. For more information on Veterans’ Preference, please visit

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.


The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.


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