Accounting Specialist II

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

Classification Title:

Accounting Specialist II

Job Description:

At the University of Central Florida, we dream big. Founded in 1963, UCF has grown to be one of the largest universities in the nation for a very good reason: We harness the power of scale in innovative ways to transform the lives of our students and create lasting impact on the world at large.

UCF Resource Management is seeking well qualified candidates to apply for the role of Accounting Specialist II. Duties of this position include but are not limited to:

  • Perform the monthly reconciliation of construction projects; review PeopleSoft Financials and other appropriate systems; update spreadsheets and research discrepancies between F&A and the Facilities & Safety Business Office.

  • Create purchase order requisitions utilizing PeopleSoft Financials for Contracts, Change Orders: approve payments of vendor/professional services invoices; review supporting documentation and post entries in the appropriate financial system.

  • Prepare journals for minor project funding requests, review minor project pay applications, review change orders and DOPO paperwork, and update the appropriate financial system, as needed.

  • Generates accounting reports to assist the assigned Facilities & Safety department(s) with expenditure tracking and fund availability. Analyzes budget and expenditure in order to provide estimates to Facilities and Safety and Resource Management Directors as well as the immediate Supervisor within the Business Office.

  • Serve as a liaison between contractors and Finance & Accounting (F&A); provide customer service support to departments and vendors; resolve issues and expedite payments to ensure timely processing of construction invoices and change orders.

  • Approves PCard transactions for various Facilities & Safety departments.

  • Perform other duties, as required.

UCF offers competitive pay consummate with experience and a variety of employee benefits including health insurance, vision insurance, and dental insurance. Additionally, full-time employees may be allowed to enroll for up to six (6) credit hours of eligible instruction per term on a space-available basis.

For additional information, please reference the following link:

This is a reposted position. Previous applicants are still being considered and do not need to reapply.



Resource Management

Work Schedule:

Monday - Friday; 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Type of Appointment:


Expected Salary:

$36,841 to Negotiable

Minimum Qualifications:

High School Diploma or Equivalent and 2+ years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Detail-oriented and able to produce top quality results.
  • Capable of analyzing situations and reach appropriate decisions.
  • Able to utilize available resources to independently complete assignments.
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel, Adobe Professional and PeopleSoft

Additional Application Materials Requirements:


Special Instructions to Applicants:

This is a reposted position. Previous applicants are still being considered and do not need to reapply.

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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