Job Postings - Support Staff

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Title: Accounting Representative
Classification/Rank: SS0F
Job Listing: 03728P
Position: 00017556

Summary: Manages the collections budgets for all library collection acquisitions for the Indiana University Bloomington Campus Libraries and five Regional Campus Libraries or RCLs (Kokomo, Richmond, Northwest, South Bend, and Southeast). Coordinates, oversees, reviews, and performs a variety of complex tasks such as auditing various online financial transactions, maintaining records of financial transactions, generating transaction processing documents, corresponding with domestic and foreign publishers and vendors, and preparing reports for University Tax Services. Operates within a paperless workflow in which an electronic content management system is used to manage and retrieve documents. Serves as a consultant on fiscal and acquisitions matters to librarians who serve as library collection managers. Manages the collections budgets for all library collection acquisitions for the Indiana University Bloomington Campus Libraries and five Regional Campus Libraries or RCLs (Kokomo, Richmond, Northwest, South Bend, and Southeast). Coordinates, oversees, reviews, and performs a variety of complex tasks such as auditing various online financial transactions, maintaining records of financial transactions, generating transaction processing documents, corresponding with domestic and foreign publishers and vendors, and preparing reports for University Tax Services. Operates within a paperless workflow in which an electronic content management system is used to manage and retrieve documents. Serves as a consultant on fiscal and acquisitions matters to librarians who serve as library collection managers. Advises library acquisitions managers and staff to ensure that procurement methods are in line with University and department financial policies. Supervises temporary staff.

Qualifications: Review your qualifications prior to applying to ensure that you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. Please include a cover letter and resume with your online application.

Required: Minimum Education: High School Diploma or GED.  Minimum Experience: Two years of accounting or bookkeeping experience. Ability to analyze financial records and to expeditiously and accurately perform calculations using Microsoft Excel. Knowledge of accounting/bookkeeping procedures; ability to understand how financial transactions are generated and represented in two different software programs and ability to determine which program is appropriate for a given aim. Strong computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Excel.  Demonstrated ability to follow established guidelines and process detailed work while maintaining a high level of accuracy. Excellent organizational and time-management skills; demonstrated ability to successfully prioritize and complete multiple tasks within established and changing deadlines. Strong oral and written communication skills. Strong analytic and problem-solving abilities. Demonstrated dependability and flexibility; ability to work independently as well as in a team. miliarity with standard office procedures and equipment. Equipment Utilized: Standard office equipment including computer, printer, telephone, copier, fax, calculator, and scanner. 

Preferred: Advanced courses in business/accounting. Knowledge of the library procurement practices. Familiarity with OnBase or other electronic content management software. Experience with IU systems, specifically KFS and IUIE

Physical Requirements: Sitting, keyboarding, and computer use for extended periods of time. Mental concentration and visual strain. Occasional lifting and carrying library materials.


Indiana University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to excellence through diversity. Indiana University has a strong commitment to principles of diversity and in that spirit seeks a broad spectrum of candidates with diverse cultural backgrounds.

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