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University of Florida Accounting Specialist in Gainesville, Florida

Accounting Specialist

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Work type: Staff Full-Time

Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)

Categories: Business/Accounting/Finance

Department: 14020000 - IT-BUSINESS CENTER

Classification Title:

Accounting Specialist

Job Description:

UF Information Technology (UFIT) is seeking an Accounting Specialist to join the Business Center, a unit within UFIT. The Accounting Specialist is a professional-level position within the Finance Team and will support the university's success through service and operational excellence.

Some key responsibilities and characteristics of this position are:

  • Manage UFIT accounts receivable collections for both external and internal customers of the core IT units

  • Perform specialized accounting work related to the administration and processing of the daily operations of the UFIT Services chargeback application

  • Coordinate the relationships between UFIT Service Providers and UFIT customers (faculty, staff, and external units) by handling questions, interpreting and administering UFIT policies and procedures, and resolving billing or financial-related problems

  • Gather and record UFIT internal and external billing, financial, and tax-related supporting documents and data, and reconcile monthly to ensure compliance with federal, state, and University policies, procedures, and regulations

About UF Information Technology

UF Information Technology comprises eight departments reporting to the Vice President and Chief Information Officer: Academic Technology; Applications, Development, and Integrations; Business Center; Customer Experience and Resource Planning; Data Platform and Analytics; Information Security Office; Infrastructure and Communication Technology; and Research Computing. With established governance advisory committees and a set of well-defined, transparent processes aiding decision-making, UFIT strives to provide exceptional IT services in support of UF’s mission. For more information about UFIT and its goals and governance, visit

Learn more about UFIT at @GoGatorsUFIT.

About the University of Florida

The University of Florida (UF) is the state’s oldest, largest, and most comprehensive land grant university, with an enrollment of over 50,000 students and was ranked 6thin the country among public universities (US News and World Report 2023 rankings) and 1stamong public institutions in the Wall Street Journal 2023 survey. UF is in Gainesville, a city of approximately 150,000 residents in North-Central Florida, 50 miles from the Gulf of Mexico, 67 miles from the Atlantic Ocean, and within a 2-hour drive to large metropolitan areas (Orlando, Tampa, Jacksonville). The beautiful climate and extensive nearby parks and recreational areas afford year-round outdoor activities, including hiking, biking, and nature photography. UF’s large college sports programs, museums, and performing arts center support various activities and cultural events for residents to enjoy. Alachua County schools are highly rated and offer various programs, including magnet schools and an international baccalaureate program. Learn more about what Gainesville has to offer atVisit Gainesville ( .

Benefits (

Full-time TEAMS employees will accrue vacation leave at a rate of 6.769 hours biweekly/22 days annually and sick leave at 4 hours biweekly/13 days annually. In addition, employees are eligible for ten paid holidays each year.

Vacation-accruing TEAMS employees are eligible for four personal leave days/32 hours per year, assuming full-time status, and are intended to give the flexibility to enable units to close from December 26 to 31, when possible, determined on a unit-by-unit basis. In addition to paid time off, the University of Florida offers a very competitive benefits package.

Achieving a top-6 public university ranking means we prioritize employing and working with people with various experiences, backgrounds, and perspectives to discover new ways to leverage technology for teaching, learning, research, and the business needs of a comprehensive land-grant institution.

Expected Salary:

$48,000-$52,000; commensurate based on education and experience.

Minimum Requirements:

A bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and one year of appropriate experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • Ability to work collaboratively as a team player

  • Exhibit a professional demeanor conveyed in all interactions, communication, appearance, and presentation

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

  • Excellent judgment and decision making

  • Accuracy, attention to detail

  • Understand and deliver excellent customer service through professional interactions with internal and external stakeholders

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants are required to submit the following with their application:

  • Cover Letter

  • Resume or CV

  • Professional References (Minimum of 3)

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required:No

Advertised: 10 Jun 2024 Eastern Daylight Time

Applications close: 24 Jun 2024 Eastern Daylight Time