Tuesday, 9 July 2013

Accountant -III

Accountant -III

Job Title Accountant 3
Posting Number S001472
Hiring Department General Accounting
Grade UHE 109
Hiring Range 3,341.87 - 4,260.53
Full Time/Part Time Full Time
App Type Search By External / Internal

Job Description:
Performs professional accounting work involving the recording, analysis and reporting of financial data in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and federal, state, university and NACUBO guidelines, in a major business area, such as student billing system, Federal Title IV programs, or General Accounting.

Maintains accounts in a major business area, including table maintenance, submission, reconciliation of data, account reviews and corrections.

Ensures that all system-related transactions are made in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and federal, state, university and NACUBO guidelines.

Researches complex issues and transactions and responds to customer accounting inquiries that cannot be resolved by junior staff.

Assists college/department business administrators with questions relating to the accounting activity.

Conducts contract compliance review to ensure adherence to terms and conditions of agreements.

Provides research information for special projects, reviews financial transactions, and resolves issues relating to reports to state and/or federal agencies.

Serves as mentor to new employees and coordinates office activities in the manager’s absence.

Reviews departmental accounting practices to ensure compliance with guidelines; conducts review of department cash handling practices; conducts reviews of cash incident reports; follows up on cash deposit discrepancies; and recommends corrections and best practices.

Performs other job-related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications
Requires a Bachelor’s degree from a college or university or an equivalent in-depth specialized training program that is directly related to the type of work being performed.

Requires a minimum of three (3) years of directly job-related experience.

Additional Posting Information::
The following documentation must be submitted:

Cover letter delineating the manner in which your work experience applies to the job posting
Complete UH application with salary history
Three work references. The hiring department expects you to name current or past supervisors.
NOTE: We will maintain your confidentiality and notify you in advance of making contact with any of your references. References will be contacted after the interviewing process has been completed.

Security Sensitive Position Yes
Retirement Program TRS
Job Open Date 07/08/2013
Minimum Posting Date 07/15/2013
Expected Closing Date On or Before
Open Until Filled Yes

Supplemental Questions:
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

* Please indicate the highest level of education you have completed.
High school diploma or GED
One year of college (30 credit hours)
18 months of college (45 credit hours)
Vocational training up to 18 months
Two years of college (60 credit hours)
Associate's degree
Advanced technical training over 18 months
Three years of college (90 credit hours)
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Other Terminal degree
* Is your degree in Accounting? If not, how many hours do you have in accounting courses?
(Open Ended Question)

* Please indicate the number of years of full-time paid work experience you have in a related field.
less than 6 months
6 months to 1 year
1 year
2 years
3 years
4 years
5 years
6 years
7 years
8 years
9 years
10 years or more
* What is your level of familiarity with Student Financial/Student Accounting ERP systems?
(Open Ended Question)

* What is your level of experience in working with/creating queries to extract data?
(Open Ended Question)

* Have you created a flowchart and if so, for what purpose?
(Open Ended Question)

* In previous jobs, what experience have you had preparing reports to be submitted to State of Texas?
(Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Cover Letter
List of Professional References
Optional Documents
Letter of Recommendation 1
Letter of Recommendation 2
Letter Of Recommendation 3
URL Link
Misc. Documents