Job Information

University of Utah Accounting Clerk in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 07/12/2021

Requisition Number PRN26901B

Job Title Accounting Clerk

Working Title Accounting Clerk

Job Grade B

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 30 - 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Flexible work schedule. Applicant can select to work 30 or 40 hours a week, working between the hours of 7:00am – 6:30pm Monday through Friday. Hybrid schedule of telecommuting three days a week and working two days onsite.

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 00241 - Biomedical Informatics

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $14.50

Close Date

Open Until Filled No

Job Summary

The Department of Biomedical Informatics is hiring an Accounting Clerk. Our mission is to advance health sciences and practice by pursuing excellence in the discovery and application of informatics innovations, education of the next generation of a diverse biomedical workforce, and establishment, development of and the building of collaborative partnerships. This position will contribute to our mission in the following functions.



1. Maintains and reconciles department accounts and makes correction to journal entries as necessary.

2. Handles purchasing requests, department deposits and reimbursements for the department.

3. Handles travel requests for the department.

4. Purchases and maintains office supplies for department. Arranges for service calls as needed.

5. Other duties as assigned.

Additional job functions:

6. Receives, greets and directs visitors to appropriate person or office, answers department main telephone line, providing assistance and directing customers to the correct person or office.

7. Coordinates and schedules meetings and conferences, including ordering of food, posts conference room weekly schedule.

8. Provides administrative support to the department. Processes and distributes mail.

9. Other duties as assigned.

This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required

Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.

Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.

Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.

Minimum Qualifications

One year of experience performing accounting functions and preparing related reports, or equivalency; the ability to use standard office machines, calculators and data input terminals; and demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills required.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.


Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

This position would be a great training opportunity for someone to receive on the job training. The applicant will gain experience on many University of Utah system.

Additional Information

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


Online reports may be submitted at

For more information:

To inquire about this posting, email: ( or call 801-581-2300.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.