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Posted 03/18/2015


Institution: Texas State University
http://www.fss.txstate.edu/about/overview.html
Vice President for Finance and Support Services


Salary Range: Commensurate with experience


Job Description: Texas State University, a thriving, dynamic, doctoral-granting, Emerging Research, Hispanic Serving University of more than 36,000 students located in the burgeoning Austin-San Antonio corridor, is seeking nominations and applications for the position of Vice President for Finance and Support Services (VPFSS). The VPFSS is a member of the executive administrative team leading and supporting the institution's progress toward research university status and fulfilling its mission as a university devoted to excellence in serving the educational needs of the diverse population of Texas and the world beyond. The VPFSS reports to the president and functions as the chief financial officer (CFO) of the university and is responsible for the overall financial and business affairs of the university. The VPFSS oversees a staff of approximately 450 and the university's operating budget of $600 million. The VPFSS also is specifically charged with advising The Texas State University System Office and Board of Regents on financial and administrative matters affecting Texas State. For more information about the operational responsibilities of the position and Division of FSS, see http://www.fss.txstate.edu/about/overview.html .


Required Qualifications: The ideal candidate will demonstrate a record (with at least five years experience) of increasing responsibility, professional success, and high quality judgment in the leadership and management of a wide range of business affairs activities within higher education with similar demands, expectations, and challenges, including proven skills and direct experience in the following areas: budget, accounting, and other aspects of financial management; and master planning. In addition, the successful candidate will demonstrate knowledge and understanding of facilities planning, public financing processes, and the complexities of working at a large, public institution of higher education with an expanding research profile and continued enrollment growth. The successful candidate also will demonstrate effective written communication skills; have experience serving on deliberative bodies composed of campus-wide stakeholders; demonstrate a collaborative leadership style that fosters teamwork across organizational boundaries; and demonstrate a passion for and success in working with diverse constituents within and external to the university. A bachelor's degree in an appropriate field is required.


Preferred Qualifications: Preferred qualifications include experience in a system of higher education; a master's degree; CPA or similar professional certification; and experience in or knowledge and understanding of all the areas and responsibilities within the Division of FSS.


Application Procedure: The confidential review of credentials will continue until the position is filled. Applications should be submitted no later than April 22, 2015 to insure full consideration by the committee. The starting date of the position is September 1, 2015. A letter of intent addressing how the applicant meets specified qualifications, vitae, and list of three references, with e-mail and mobile phone contact information, should be submitted electronically to TSVPFSS@agbsearch.com . The search is being facilitated by AGB Search, Inc. Interested individuals are encouraged to review the position profile at www.agbsearch.com  under "current searches," and/or to contact Robert W. Lawless, Ph.D., Senior Consultant, AGB Search, rwl@agbsearch.com , (806) 799-1329 or (918) 284-1395. Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of a criminal history background check. Texas State University, to the extent not in conflict with federal or state law, prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, veterans' status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions. Texas State University is a member of The Texas State University System.


Texas State University is an EOE.
 

 

 

 

Posted 03/18/2015


Institution: UT Health Science Center San Antonio
http://www.uthscsajobs.com/postings/1281
Manager, Internal Audit 2015111

Salary Range: Minimum Starting Salary 64,000.00

Job Description: The Manager of Internal Audit reports to the Chief Audit Executive and is a key contributor in the Internal Audit and Consulting Services Department at UT Health Science Center San Antonio. The Manager of Internal Audit provides insight and advice on governance, risk management, and internal controls by leading and conducting both assurance and consulting services. Supervises and conducts complex audits to evaluate and document the risks and controls in the areas under review in a manner consistent with the Institute of Internal Auditors International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing. Writes internal audit reports that are clear, concise and provide value-added recommendations Assists the CAE in the performance of risk assessments at the institutional level, as well as at the audit level to develop and execute risk-based audit approaches. Assists in the professional development and supervision of staff auditors by recommending goals, monitoring performance and providing coaching and mentoring. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications: Requires a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or related field and at least seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in auditing, including a minimum of three (3) years of supervisory or management experience. Requires professional certification as a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

Application Procedure: MUST APPLY ONLINE AT http://www.uthscsajobs.com/postings/1281 

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer which includes protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Positions are security sensitive and will require a background check.
 

 

 

Posted 03/18/2015

 

 
Institution: University of Houston Clear Lake
www.uhcl.edu/hr
Director - General Accounting

Salary Range: Commensurate with experience and qualifications

Job Description: The Director of General Accounting reports to the Associate Vice President of Finance and provides direction, stable leadership and management of the General Accounting Department of the University. General Accounting services include; Student Accounting and Receivables, State Accounting, Asset Management, Bank Reconciliations, and General Accounting and Financial Reporting. Responsible for the oversight of monthly, quarterly and fiscal year-end closing processes related to the University's financial system and will ensure professional administration for accounting activities in support of the University's mission. Prepares Annual Financial Reports quarterly and annually and various other state and federal required reports in compliance with GAAP, GASB, UH System and Federal and State of Texas Financial Reporting requirements.

Accounting services include Student Accounting and Receivables, State Accounting, Asset Management, Bank Reconciliations, Cash Audits and General Accounting and Financial Reporting. Administer and assist in resolving issues related to student financial accounting, Uniform Statewide Accounting System (USAS), Asset Management, banking-related and any other accounting services. Management functions include recruiting, training, documenting processes, developing and retaining staff, and monitoring operations to improve efficiency. Serve as liaison for Business Coordinators for all accounting and financial reporting functions of the University. Collaborate with other UH campuses to address common accounting issues and resolutions. Collaborate with other UH department leaders on subject matter related to accounting and financial reporting. Ensure timely and accurate completion of daily, monthly and annual financial requirements, including processing of financial transactions, financial close, reconciliations, certifications, financial reports and integrity analysis. Maintain a thorough understanding of the financial operations to ensure the integrity of the general ledger, financial reports and compliance with GASB standards as well as the federal, state and UH System regulations. Support the implementation of FMS PeopleSoft modules including testing, conversion validation, training and sustainment. Provide assistance and training to the University community on general and specific needs related to Financial Services. Responsible for the preparation of various other federal and state financial reports - Sources & Uses Report, Integrated Post-Secondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Report, Cost Study Report, Integrated Fiscal Reporting System (IFRS), Fraud Risk Assessment Survey and Report and any other surveys and/or reports, as required. Perform any other financial duties to support the University and the Finance Division as needed.

Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Accounting or other Finance-related field. - Five years of experience in audit, financial reporting, government or fund accounting. - Two years of demonstrated leadership and supervisory experience. - Must have excellent written and oral communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills in order to maintain effective working relationships. Knowledge of accounting systems, strong analytical skills and problem solving ability. High proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word. Ability to work independently as well as the ability to work as a member of the Accounting team. Must have strong organizational skills. Ability to effectively mentor others.

Application Procedure: Security sensitive position - must pass motor vehicle and criminal history records check before an offer will be made. https://jobs.uhcl.edu/postings/9319  www.uhcl.edu/hr

University of Houston Clear Lake is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

 

 

 

 

 

Posted 02/17/2015

 

 
Institution: The University of Texas at Arlington
https://uta.service-now.com/jobs/
Associate Vice President - Budget, Planning & Analysis

Salary Range: negotiable

Job Description: The University of Texas at Arlington is accepting applications for the position of Associate Vice President for Budget, Planning and Analysis. Reporting to the Vice President for Business Affairs and Chief Financial Officer, the Associate Vice President for Budget, Planning and Analysis is a new key leadership position assuming a key role in transitioning the university towards a comprehensive budget process that is collaborative as well as performance and data driven. This role is responsible for creating and implementing a new vision and design of the Office of Budget, Planning and Analysis that will support the institution in informed decision making through robust planning, analysis and information delivery. The position will also assist university leadership in implementing appropriate budget and planning strategies for university growth and development. The position will work closely with leadership, department heads, budget and financial managers across the institution.

Budget, Planning and Analysis Responsibilities: 1. Provide university-wide leadership and administration for all funds budgets, budget development and management. 2. Identify, develop, and implement ongoing improvements and enhancements to the budgetary planning, administration, control and related business processes as appropriate. 3. Coordinate and participate in the annual budget planning meetings with the university's Executive Budget Committee. 4. Review, analyze, evaluate, and recommend strategic and tactical budget plans for schools, colleges, divisions, and the university. 5. Lead efforts to identify strategies for reducing costs, gaining operating efficiencies and diversifying university revenues; make recommendations to VP Business Affairs. 6. Assist university leadership in developing and implementing appropriate budget and financial planning strategies for university growth, development and efficiencies. 7. Serve on the VPs leadership team. 8. Develop, implement, and maintain budget policies, procedures, and guidelines for the university. 9. Prepare and present budget reports to senior institutional leadership and other constituencies as appropriate. 10. Develop, implement and maintain systems for management reporting, financial planning, forecasting, projections, and cost analysis. 11. Works closely with the Associate Vice President of Business Affairs to ensure that budgets and forecasts are recorded and reported accurately and in a timely manner for month end, quarterly, and annual reporting cycles. 12. Coordinate training campus constituencies on budget related processes and reporting. 13. Assist VP for Business Affairs on special projects and other duties as assigned.

Office Management Responsibilities: 1. Responsible for creating and implementing a new vision and design of the Office of Budget, Planning & Analysis that will support the institution in informed decision making through robust planning, analysis and information delivery. 2. Responsible for performing supervisory functions for the Office of Budget, Planning & Analysis including staff leadership, supervision, mentoring, team building and professional development. 3. Develop organizational structure, technical and analytical skill sets, systems and processes to support budget, planning and analysis functions. 4. Ensures information and data accuracy for reporting and analysis, fact-based information, deadline completion in a timely manner and timely delivery of services and information. 5. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications: Master's degree in Business Administration, Finance, Public Administration, or related field required and a minimum of ten years of progressively responsible experience preferably in a higher education. Experience in planning and budgeting at the organizational level, particularly in higher education. Demonstrated experience in addressing and developing complex institutional budgetary priorities and needs. Proficient in statistical analysis, revenue forecasting, financial modeling, project modeling and business plan development.

Application Procedure: Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1)Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, major. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To submit an application go to UT Arlington's careers website https://uta.service-now.com/jobs/ . A criminal background check will be conducted on all finalists. The use of tobacco products is prohibited at UT Arlington.

The University of Texas at Arlington does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, veteran status or sexual orientation in employment or in the provision of services.


 

 

 

 

Posted 02/10/2015

 

Institution: University of North Texas System
https://jobs.unt.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=60213
Job Title: Senior Associate Controller for Operations

Salary Range:

Job Description: The System Controller department provides all accounting, reporting, and service focused operations for all University of North Texas System component institutions. The areas of responsibility include Campus Accounting & Reporting, Student Financial Services, Accounts Payable, Payroll, centralized external and internal financial reporting, and external compliance related reporting. The University of North Texas System is comprised of three component institutions with four major locations: University of North Texas located in Denton, TX, University of North Texas Health Science Center located in Fort Worth, TX, University of North Texas at Dallas located in the Oak Cliff area of Dallas, TX, and University of North Texas System located in Downtown Dallas, TX.

This position is located at our Business Service Center at Woodhill Square, just south of our flagship campus in Denton. The Senior Associate Controller for Operations oversees the financial management and operation of payroll and accounts payable for UNT System and component institutions. Performs highly advanced (senior-level) managerial work. Develops controls necessary to accomplish operational objectives, including relationships with internal and external auditors and state and federal agencies. This position's primary responsibility is to provide leadership to ensure the organizational effectiveness and financial integrity of the payroll and accounts payable functions. Directs the activities of the payroll and accounts payable management team and their respective staff members. Works under the general supervision of the System Controller, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

Responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to: * Plan and coordinate processes for the filing of state and federal reports. * Direct ongoing improvements to the payroll, time & labor, and accounts payable systems. * Ensure compliance of internal controls for payroll and accounts payable operations. * Improve the operational systems, processes and policies to provide enhanced management reporting, internal controls, business processes and organizational planning. * Drive initiatives with the management team and organizationally that contribute to long-term operational excellence. * Contribute to short and long-term organizational planning and strategy as a member of the System Controller's senior management team. * Motivate a diverse workforce to achieve a high level of proficiency and integrity in processing disbursement transactions. * Create and implement innovative solutions to meet operational needs and to improve accuracy, timeliness and efficiencies in the accounts payable and payroll processes. * Develop, measure and monitor key performance indicators, metrics and department budget to manage the function and ensure overall operation is functioning at top efficiency. * Build strong cross functional partnerships to resolve processing issues with other internal departments including; general accounting, purchasing, financial reporting, human resources and campus controllers.

Required Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in related field and eight years of closely related professional experience which provides the following knowledge, skills, and abilities: * Knowledge of effective managerial methods and techniques and how to establish and maintain an effective workforce * Ability to plan, assign and supervise the work of subordinates * Extensive knowledge of University policies and procedures related to functional area (or ability to rapidly assimilate) * Extensive knowledge of Texas rules and regulations related to functional areas (or ability to rapidly assimilate) * Ability to plan and conceptualize and make sound business decisions * Must exercise considerable independent and professional judgment in matters of significance * Strong presentation skills * Strong problem solving skills * Strong critical thinking skills * Strong planning and project management skills * Ability to communicate effectively with diverse populations verbally and in writing * Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships * Ability to work independently * Knowledge of safety and security precautions appropriate to work performed

Preferred Qualifications: * Master's degree in Business Administration (Finance) * Certified Payroll Professional (CPP), Certified Accounts Payable Professional (CAPP), or Certified Public Accountant (CPA). * Knowledge of PeopleSoft financial systems.

Application Procedure: Please apply online at: https://jobs.unt.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=60213 

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate. The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing


 

 

 

Posted 02/10/2015

 

Institution: University of North Texas System
https://jobs.unt.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=60359 
Job Title: Director, Student Accounting Services

Salary Range:

Job Description: The System Controller department provides all accounting, reporting, and service focused operations for all University of North Texas System component institutions. The areas of responsibility include Campus Accounting & Reporting, Student Accounting Services, Accounts Payable, Payroll, centralized external and internal financial reporting, and external compliance related reporting. The University of North Texas System is comprised of three component institutions with four major locations: University of North Texas located in Denton, TX, University of North Texas Health Science Center located in Fort Worth, TX, University of North Texas at Dallas located in the Oak Cliff area of Dallas, TX, and University of North Texas System located in Downtown Dallas, TX.

This position is located at our Business Service Center at Woodhill Square, just south of our flagship campus in Denton. The Director reports to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Finance, System Controller and is responsible for directing and overseeing the administrative, fiscal and accounting functions of the department. Essential functions of the position include: providing leadership, vision and supervision to the employees, interpreting and communicating state and federal regulations, interpreting and enforcing all University policies and meeting various state and IRS reporting requirements. Performs highly complex (senior-level) supervisory program work in Student Accounting Services. Work involves establishing goals and objectives; developing guidelines, procedures, policies, rules, and regulations; developing schedules, priorities, and standards for achieving goals; evaluating activities; developing and evaluating budget requests; and coordinating activities. Plans, assigns, and supervises the work of others. Works under limited supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

Responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to: * Directs and oversees the daily operations of the Student Accounting Services department and directly supervises the areas of sponsored billing, student accounting, and collections. * Manages all responsibilities associated with the assessment and collection of tuition and fees; refunding of financial aid and various types of refunds; collections; and annual 1098T reporting to students and IRS. * Manages various student accounting functions, including, but not limited to: third party sponsored payments, tuition and fee exemptions, tuition waivers, installment payment of tuition, enrollment and class cancellation, state reimbursement processing and timely reconciliation of university accounts. * Represents the department on various committees in a professional and ethical manner. * Ensures quality service is provided to all students, parents, faculty and staff. * Hires, trains, monitors, and conducts scheduled evaluations of the work performance of employees supervised. * Ensures that monitoring systems are in place to track compliance with all federal and state laws and regulations, and that all staff have the training that they need to comply with relevant laws and regulations. * Adheres to and fosters high standards of ethical conduct, compliance with all applicable laws and regulations, and appropriate financial oversight and controls. * Observes safety, security and confidentiality precautions appropriate to work performed (applicable to all non-classified staff).

Required Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in related field and seven years of closely related professional experience which provides the following knowledge, skills, and abilities: * Current Texas CPA license or ability to gain via reciprocity * Experience in higher education and extensive familiarity with student accounting * Knowledge of effective managerial methods and techniques and how to establish and maintain an effective workforce * Ability to plan, assign and supervise the work of subordinates * Extensive knowledge of University policies and procedures related to functional area (or ability to rapidly assimilate) * Extensive knowledge of Texas rules and regulations related to functional area (or ability to rapidly assimilate) * Ability to plan and conceptualize and make sound business decisions * Must exercise considerable independent and professional judgment in matters of significance * Strong presentation skills * Strong problem solving skills * Strong critical thinking skills * Strong planning and project management skills * Ability to communicate effectively with diverse populations verbally and in writing * Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships * Ability to work independently * Knowledge of safety and security precautions appropriate to work performed

Preferred Qualifications: * Master's degree in Business Administration (Finance) * Experience in a Texas public higher education institution

Application Procedure: Please apply online at: https://jobs.unt.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=60359.

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate. The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing

 

 

 

 

Posted 02/10/2015


Institution: University of North Texas System
https://jobs.unt.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=60362 
Job Title: Senior Accountant

Salary Range:

Job Description: The System Controller department provides all accounting, reporting, and service focused operations for all University of North Texas System component institutions. The areas of responsibility include Campus Accounting & Reporting, Student Accounting Services, Accounts Payable, Payroll, centralized external and internal financial reporting, and external compliance related reporting. The University of North Texas System is comprised of three component institutions with four major locations: University of North Texas located in Denton, TX, University of North Texas Health Science Center located in Fort Worth, TX, University of North Texas at Dallas located in the Oak Cliff area of Dallas, TX, and University of North Texas System located in Downtown Dallas, TX.

This position is located at our flagship campus in Denton. The Senior Accountant performs moderately complex (journey-level) accounting work. Work involves preparing financial statements, records, documents, and reports. May specialize in some phase of accounting work such as state funds accounting, property and equipment control, cost, payroll, budgeting, or bond servicing. Works under general supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to: * Prepares financial statements, reports, schedules, and exhibits; prepares and/or processes general journal entries; and prepares and/or processes payment, cash, and related vouchers. * Prepares periodic analyses of account balances and prepares technical reports. * Audits accounting and financial documents for accuracy and compliance with departmental policies and procedures and state and federal statutes. * Classifies, codes, posts, and balances financial and accounting documents and records. * Reviews agency accounting records, such as revenue collection records, and ensures agency assets are accounted for properly. * Maintains adequate records of expenditures, funds, appropriations, and expenses, as well as revenue collected and deposited. * Maintains systems and controls necessary to provide accurate accounts of expenditures and account balances. * Researches and reconciles discrepancies in accounts, bank statements, or appropriation balances; and reports findings. * Assists in making recommendations for improvements, adaptations, or revisions to the accounting system and accompanying procedures. * Assists in planning procedures and regulations to control the receipt of funds, manual revisions, and related forms as necessary. * May check and audit records for compliance with established standards. * May plan, assign, and/or supervise the work of others. * May assist in the preparation of year-end tax documents for students, which may include performing year¨ end testing to ensure information system and processes working appropriately. * May assist with campus-level items such as establishing course fee tables for each new semester, processing excessive course hour requests, etc. * Performs related work as assigned.

Required Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in accounting, finance or a related field related field and three years of accounting experience. The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required: * Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and procedures affecting the maintenance of accounting records and automated accounting systems. * Working knowledge of MS Office suite. * Skill in using office computer information systems to organize, store, manipulate and retrieve data. * Effective communications skills both orally and in writing. * Critical thinking skills. * Ability to plan, organize and effectively manage multiple assignments. * Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. * Ability to work in a fast paced environment, with frequently changing priorities. * Focused on providing a high level of customer service and follow-through.

Preferred Qualifications: * Current Texas CPA license or ability to gain via reciprocity. * Experience in a Texas public higher education institution * Experience with PeopleSoft and student accounting Please apply online at: https://jobs.unt.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=60362.

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate. The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.
 

 

 

 

 

Posted 02/10/2015


Institution: University of North Texas System
https://jobs.unt.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=60363 
Job Title: Senior Principal Accountant - Sponsored Billing

Salary Range:

Job Description: The System Controller department provides all accounting, reporting, and service focused operations for all University of North Texas System component institutions. The areas of responsibility include Campus Accounting & Reporting, Student Accounting Services, Accounts Payable, Payroll, centralized external and internal financial reporting, and external compliance related reporting. The University of North Texas System is comprised of three component institutions with four major locations: University of North Texas located in Denton, TX, University of North Texas Health Science Center located in Fort Worth, TX, University of North Texas at Dallas located in the Oak Cliff area of Dallas, TX, and University of North Texas System located in Downtown Dallas, TX.

This position is located at our Business Service Center at Woodhill Square, just south of our flagship campus in Denton. The Senior Principal Accountant leads other accountants in performing accounting functions associated with sponsored billing as part of the Student Accounting Services department. Responsible for all sponsored billing processes and revenue reconciliation within Sponsored Accounting. Performs highly advanced (senior-level) and/or supervisory accounting work. Work involves directing, administering, monitoring, and evaluating the preparation of financial statements, records, documents, and reports. Specializes in accounting work involving sponsored billing. Plans, assigns, and supervises the work of others. Works under minimal supervision of the Director, Student Accounting Services, with extensive latitude in the use of initiative and independent judgment.

Responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to: * Performs accounting functions associated with sponsored billing by working with both students and sponsors. * Prepares financial statements, reports, schedules, and exhibits; prepares and audits general journal entries; and prepares and audits payment, cash, and related vouchers. * Prepares periodic analyses of fund balances and prepares technical reports. * Audits accounting and financial documents for accuracy and compliance with departmental policies and procedures and state and federal statutes. * Classifies, codes, posts, and balances financial and accounting documents and records. * Checks accounting operations in progress, and reviews and audits completed financial records for accuracy and conformance with legal and departmental procedures and regulations. * Maintains and determines the accuracy and reliability of agency accounting records, such as fund, appropriation, revenue collection records, and ensures agency assets are accounted for properly. * Maintains adequate records of funds, appropriations, and expenses, as well as revenue collected and deposited. * Maintains systems and controls necessary to provide accurate accounts balances for agency programs. * Analyzes and recommends improvements, adaptations, or revisions to the accounting system and accompanying procedures. * Researches and reconciles discrepancies in accounts, bank statements, or other balances; and reports findings. * Assists in planning procedures and regulations to control the disbursement of allocated funds, manual revisions, and related forms as necessary. * Instructs staff on the maintenance of accounting records on expenditures and revenue collected, the posting of general ledgers, and the posting of journal entries and/or adjustments. * May approve and sign expense accounts and purchase vouchers submitted for payment. * Directs the maintenance of accounting records on receipts and disbursements in compliance with state and federal statutes, policies, and procedures. * Assists in planning accounting and administrative support work procedures. * Trains others in accounting functions relating to sponsored billing. * Performs related work as assigned.

Required Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in accounting, finance or a related field related field and five years of accounting experience. The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required: * Experience in a supervisory position leading other accountants * Knowledge of fiscal programs; of governmental accounting; of budget control methods, policies, and procedures; and of laws and regulations pertaining to financial operations. * Thorough knowledge of accepted accounting practices, legal statutes, and policy and procedure affecting financial record keeping * Skill in the use of office equipment, computers, and associated software applications. * Ability to interpret and apply accounting theory, to plan and coordinate financial programs, to plan procedures and coordinate accounting operations, to interpret laws and regulations, to communicate effectively, and to train others. * Skill in using office computer information systems to organize, store, manipulate and retrieve data. * Effective communications skills both orally and in writing. * Critical thinking skills. * Ability to work accurately with numerical detail consistently and to perform accounting operations legibly * Ability to analyze, consolidate, and present accounting data in clear concise form * Demonstrated ability in coordinating and supervising the work of others

Preferred Qualifications: * Experience in Texas public higher education and State reporting requirements * Experience with billing processes, managing accounts receivable, sponsored grant accounting and contracts * Current Texas CPA license or ability to gain via reciprocity

Application Procedure: Please apply online at: https://jobs.unt.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=60363 


The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate. The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing
 

 

 

 

Posted 02/10/2015


Institution: University of North Texas System
https://jobs.unt.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=60385 
Senior Principal Accountant - Student Accounting

Salary Range:

Job Description: The System Controller department provides all accounting, reporting, and service focused operations for all University of North Texas System component institutions. The areas of responsibility include Campus Accounting & Reporting, Student Accounting Services, Accounts Payable, Payroll, centralized external and internal financial reporting, and external compliance related reporting. The University of North Texas System is comprised of three component institutions with four major locations: University of North Texas located in Denton, TX, University of North Texas Health Science Center located in Fort Worth, TX, University of North Texas at Dallas located in the Oak Cliff area of Dallas, TX, and University of North Texas System located in Downtown Dallas, TX.

This position is located at our Business Service Center at Woodhill Square, just south of our flagship campus in Denton. The Senior Principal Accountant performs highly advanced (senior-level) and/or supervisory accounting work. Work involves directing, administering, monitoring, and evaluating the preparation of financial statements, records, documents, and reports. May specialize in some phase of accounting work such as federal funds accounting, property and equipment control, cost, payroll, budgeting, or bond servicing. May plan, assign, and/or supervise the work of others. Works under minimal supervision, with extensive latitude in the use of initiative and independent judgment.

Responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to: * Prepares financial statements, reports, schedules, and exhibits; prepares and audits general journal entries; and prepares and audits payment, cash, purchase, travel, and related vouchers. * Prepares periodic analyses of fund balances and expenditures; and prepares technical reports on payroll, estimates, cost data, and budget items. * Audits accounting and financial documents for accuracy and compliance with departmental policies and procedures and state and federal statutes. * Classifies, codes, posts, and balances financial and accounting documents and records. * Checks accounting operations in progress, and reviews and audits completed financial records for accuracy and conformance with legal and departmental procedures and regulations. * Maintains and determines the accuracy and reliability of agency accounting records, such as expenditure, fund, appropriation, expense and revenue collection records, and ensures agency assets are accounted for properly. * Maintains adequate records of expenditures, funds, appropriations, and expenses, as well as revenue collected and deposited. * Maintains systems and controls necessary to provide accurate accounts of expenditures and budget balances for agency programs. * Analyzes and recommends improvements, adaptations, or revisions to the accounting system and accompanying procedures. * Researches and reconciles discrepancies in accounts, bank statements, or appropriation balances; and reports findings. * Assists in planning procedures and regulations to control the disbursement of allocated funds and in preparing letters of instruction, manual revisions, and related forms as necessary. * May instruct staff on the maintenance of accounting records on expenditures and revenue collected, the posting of general ledgers, and the posting of journal entries and/or adjustments. * May approve and sign expense accounts and purchase vouchers submitted for payment. * May direct the maintenance of accounting records on receipts and disbursements in compliance with state and federal statutes, policies, and procedures. * May assist in planning accounting and administrative support work procedures. * May train others. * Performs related work as assigned. Bachelor's Degree in accounting, finance or a related field related field and five years of accounting experience.

Required Qualifications: * Experience in a supervisory position leading other accountants * Knowledge of fiscal programs; of governmental accounting; of budget control methods, policies, and procedures; and of laws and regulations pertaining to financial operations. * Thorough knowledge of accepted accounting practices, legal statutes, and policy and procedure affecting financial record keeping * Skill in the use of office equipment, computers, and associated software applications. * Ability to interpret and apply accounting theory, to plan and coordinate financial programs, to plan procedures and coordinate accounting operations, to interpret laws and regulations, to communicate effectively, and to train others. * Skill in using office computer information systems to organize, store, manipulate and retrieve data. * Effective communications skills both orally and in writing. * Critical thinking skills. * Ability to work accurately with numerical detail consistently and to perform accounting operations legibly * Ability to analyze, consolidate, and present accounting data in clear concise form * Demonstrated ability in coordinating and supervising the work of others

Preferred Qualifications: * Experience in Texas public higher education and State reporting requirements * Current Texas CPA license or ability to gain via reciprocity.

Application Procedure: Please apply online at: https://jobs.unt.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=60385 .

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate. The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.
 

 

 

 

Posted 02/04/2015


 
Institution: Prairie View A&M University
http://www.pvamu.edu/
Financial Associate


Job Description: Prairie View A&M University and the Office of Financial Administration invite applications for the position of Financial Associate. This position is responsible for providing assistance to the Project Administrator/Time Effort Specialist on grant accounting and administration. Primary duties, include but are not limited to, performing and facilitating the close out process for Financial Project Compliance (FPC), by processing complex financial transactions; verifying changes and retrieving financial data; applying and enforcing rules and regulations; researching and resolving problems and discrepancies; and compiling information and preparing reports. In addition, the successful candidate will be responsible for assisting with preparing, routing, and submitting proposals based on grant guidelines for the Annual Formula Grant Opportunities in the food and agricultural science programs, as well as Facilities and the university radio station KPVU. This position will create and monitor financial documents through the university financial system for Financial Project Compliance approval, reconcile FPC accounts for accounts receivable purposes, and prepare periodic financial requirements of sponsored projects, to include financial reports and billings. Candidate will also be expected to provide customer service via multi-line phone system, receive, sort, and date stamp incoming mail, and respond appropriately as requested by the department.


Prairie View A&M University, a member of the Texas A&M University System, is a public land grant university located 45 miles northwest of Houston, Texas, the nationís fourth largest city. It has an enrollment of more than 8,000 students and offers bachelor, master, and doctoral degrees in a variety of disciplines. The Universityís target service area for undergraduate, graduate and outreach programs includes: the Texas Gulf Coast Region; the rapidly growing residential and commercial area known as the Northwest Houston Corridor; and urban Texas centers.
Qualifications: Interested applicants must have a High School diploma or general equivalency education. One (1) to three (3) years of customer service experience to include experience with computers and basic office equipment. Candidate must be willing able to work some evenings, weekends, and travel.


Application Procedure: The application deadline is February 17, 2015. To apply for this position, please visit our website at: https://jobs.pvamu.edu . Interested applicants will be required to submit a resume, a list of three references with contact information, and a copy of a High School Diploma/or GED via the online application to be fully considered. For assistance, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 936-261-1730 or jobs@pvamu.edu.
 

Prairie View A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.



 

Posted 01/27/2015


Institution: Sul Ross State University
http://www.sulross.edu/ 
Director of Accounting Services

Salary Group: Unclassified (10) Job Code : 1800


Job Description: To manage the financial accounting and reporting activities, accounts receivable, accounts payable, property management, grants accounting, and cash management functions of the University. To provide leadership to professional and clerical staff. To maintain, monitor, and update the University accounting system as required and mandated by applicable current GASB, FASB, and/or Texas State Comptroller guidelines.


Scope: Responsible for the application of advanced accounting experience, skills, and ability in the management of the overall operation of the accounting services department including but not limited to regular and ad hoc financial reporting, reconciliation, collections, ledger maintenance, receivables maintenance, payables maintenance, property management, and a variety of complex regular and special assignments. Assists in business continuity processes.


Duties: Essential: Reviews written requests for ledger adjustments, reviews and approves all payment vouchers; oversees the administration of university grants and contracts; prepares the annual financial report, assists the VP for finance in the preparation of the Legislative Appropriations Request, and other required reports; oversees the property accounting function; oversees the general accounting, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and revenue accounting functions; plans and prepares staff work assignments. Supervises and manages all transactions within the University Administrative System (Banner) and the Uniform Statewide Accounting System (USAS) as well as other statewide systems. Maintains compliance with all required accounting and financial reporting guidelines and related reconciliations. Responds to ad hoc inquiries and provides guidance and training to other departments concerning accounting matters. Provides leadership including, but not limited to, Del Rio, Eagle Pass, Castroville and Uvalde sites. Some evening and weekend work is necessary; other duties as assigned. Responsible for personal safety and the safety of others; must exercise due caution and practice safe work habits at all times.


Supervision:

Received: General supervision by the Vice President for Finance and Operations.
Given: Supervises all Accounting Services Office staff.

Required Qualification: Bachelorís degree in Accounting.
Preferred Qualification: CPA and /or MBA.


Experience
Required: Five years experience in applying advanced accounting skills or five years managing an accounting operation within Higher Education. Working knowledge of Finance systems.
Preferred: Experience obtained managing an accounting operation in Higher Education or a state agency; working knowledge of Banner Finance System.


Equipment/Skills
Required: PC skills particularly Excel and Word. Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing. Ability to interact effectively and professionally with faculty, staff, and the general public.

Working Conditions
Usual: Office conditions; exempt from overtime provisions. Position is Security Sensitive.


Any qualifications to be considered in lieu of stated minimums require the prior approval of Human Resources Director.


Sul Ross State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer

 

 

Posted 01/15/2015


Institution: The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
www.thecb.state.tx.us/apps/jobs.cfm
Director, Strategic Planning

Salary Range: $6,250 - $7,000 month

Job Description: General Description: Performs highly advanced professional administrative and management work for matters related to the Board's higher education strategic planning and accountability functions. Work includes supervising and overseeing the work of the Planning area staff. Works under minimal supervision with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. This position reports to the Deputy Assistant Commissioner of Strategic Planning.

General Duties and Responsibilities: . Provides professional support to the Deputy Assistant Commissioner of the Division of Strategic Planning and works with other divisions and with educational institutions to achieve the goals of the Board's state higher education plan. . Supervises, directs, and oversees the work of staff in the Planning area of the Strategic Planning and Funding Division. . Assists with the continued development of the Accountability System for higher education, and works with the Assistant Commissioners for Strategic Planning and Funding, Academic Quality and Workforce, and College Readiness and Success to identify ways to use the Accountability System to inform and improve policy and practice. . Prepares special reports as needed on statewide higher education policy issues. . Oversees data preparation for the Accountability System, online resumes, Texas Public Higher Education Almanac, and other agency applications and publications. . Establishes clearly defined priorities, assignments, and deadlines for designated projects and promptly informs the Deputy Assistant Commissioner of significant changes. . Assesses personnel requirements and makes recommendations to the Deputy Assistant Commissioner. . Ensures that work products are adequately documented and updated. . Assists with the Board's efforts in planning for the future of higher education. . Performs other duties as assigned by the Deputy Assistant Commissioner of Planning and Accountability.

Required Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university. . Minimum four years of significant and successful leadership, administrative, and supervisory experience. . Experience must include higher education data expertise and strategic planning, as well as policy analysis. Direct experience with higher education institutions is required. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: . Knowledge of Higher Education data, policy and practice. . Skills in project management. . Skills in the use of a personal computer, including the use of electronic mail, word processing, presentation, and spreadsheet software. . Skill in the use of statistical analysis software such as SAS, STATA or SPSS. . Ability to demonstrate analytical thinking, interpersonal, and leadership skills. . Ability to communicate effectively with excellent oral and written communications skills to a wide range of individuals. . Ability to plan, direct, and coordinate complex data analyses and reporting and the ability to analyze complex problems and develop solutions. . Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships. . Ability to demonstrate flexibility and adaptability toward changes in assignments. Preferred: . Master's Degree from an accredited senior college or university. . Experience with legislative bodies. . A working knowledge of Texas higher education policy, finance, and statistics.

Physical Requirements and/or Working Conditions: Work is performed in a standard office environment and requires: . Regular, reliable, and punctual attendance at work; . Frequent use of personal computer, copiers, printers and telephones; . Frequent sitting; . Frequently works under deadlines, as a team member, and in direct contact with others. .

Application Procedure: Employment is contingent on passing post-offer, pre-employment criminal history check. A State of Texas application is required. For more information on how to apply for this position, go to the Coordinating Board's employment opportunities website at www.thecb.state.tx.us/apps/jobs.cfm. The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board participates in E-Verify for each new employees' Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. For questions please call the HR Department at 512-427-6190. For vocal and/or hearing assistance call 7-1-1, (512) 427-6190.

The Coordinating Board is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
 

 

Posted 01/13/2015

Institution: The University of Texas of the Permian Basin
http://www.utpb.edu/
Director of Accounting

Salary Range: Competitive

Job Description: Purpose of position: Provide stable leadership and direction for the UT Permian Basin Accounting Services Office to include Accounts Payable, Student Receivables, Grants and Contracts Accounting, Treasury, General Accounting and Financial Reporting. Essential functions: Ensure the timely and accurate completion of daily, monthly and annual financial requirements. Including processing of financial transactions, close, reconciliations, certifications, financial reports, and integrity analysis. Provide stable management and leadership for the Financial Services Office, including recruiting, training, documenting processes, developing and retaining staff, and monitoring operations to improve efficiency. Maintain a thorough understanding of the financial operations to ensure the integrity of the general ledger, financial reports, and compliance with GASB standards as well as the federal, state and UT System regulations. Support the implementation of FMS PeopleSoft modules including testing, conversion validation, training and sustainment Provide assistance and training to the University community on general and specific needs related to Financial Services Maintain the chart of accounts and the financial security for the Comptrollers and University's accounting systems. Perform other financial duties to support the University and the Financial Services office as needed.

Marginal/Incidental functions: Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related field with five or more years of experience in audit, financial reporting, government or fund accounting including at least three years of demonstrated leadership and supervisory experience, and a demonstrated ability to work independently.

Preferred qualifications: MPA or CPA with seven or more years of relevant accounting, leadership and reporting experience including five years of supervisory experience. Knowledge of DEFINE and/or experience with PeopleSoft. High proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word. Strong communication and organizational skills, work well with and effectively mentors others.

Working conditions: May work around standard office conditions. Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation. Manual dexterity required. Will be required to travel out of town for training and development; will likely be required to work overtime and weekend hours during reporting periods.

UTPB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer

 

 

 

Posted 01/09/2015

Institution: The University of Texas - San Antonio
www.utsa.edu
Budget Analyst II

Salary Range: $31,848 - $45,000/Annualized

Job Description: Institution: The University of Texas at San Antonio www.utsa.edu. Location: San Antonio, Texas Posted: 12/30/2014 Application Due: 02/11/2015 Type: Salaried/Full Time Position Title: Budget Analyst II (2 Positions) Starting Salary Range: Negotiable; $31,848 - $45,000/Annualized; commensurate with qualifications and experience.

About UTSA: The University of Texas at San Antonio serves the San Antonio metropolitan area and the broader region of South Texas through its three campuses: 1604 Campus, Downtown Campus and the Institute of Texan Cultures. UT San Antonio is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through research and discovery, teaching and learning, and community engagement and public service. With nearly 29,000 students enrolled in nine colleges and the Graduate School concentrating their studies in 66 bachelor, 52 master and 24 doctoral degree programs.

The Position Reporting to the Assistant Director of Budget Planning and Development, the Budget Analyst II positions provide professional level budget reporting and analyses associated with the planning, development and maintenance of the University's operating budget. These positions are responsible for the application of budget analysis techniques to support annual operating budget, strategic and operational planning and forecasting.

Qualifications: The successful candidate must have a commitment to excellence and attention to detail; a Bachelor's degree, preferably in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or related field from an accredited institution; 2 years of experience in budget preparation, accounting or financial management analysis is required; 1 year of experience working with financial systems, data reporting, retrieval and analysis tools. Prefer PeopleSoft Commitment Control and/or Commitment Accounting experience in a similar public sector higher education organization.

Application Procedure: For complete position announcement, along with the online application process, access the UTSA Human Resources website at https://www.utsajobs.com. You will be required to attach a resume and cover letter. This is a security sensitive position. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check. Review of applications will begin after application date listed above.

The University of Texas at San Antonio is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


 

 

Posted 01/09/2015

Institution: University of North Texas System
https://jobs.unt.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1420745262875
Associate Vice Chancellor for Treasury

Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications

Job Description: The Treasury Department provides treasury and debt management operations for the University of North Texas System and component institutions. The University of North Texas System is comprised of three component institutions with four major locations: University of North Texas located in Denton, TX, University of North Texas Health Science Center located in Fort Worth, TX, University of North Texas at Dallas located in the Oak Cliff area of Dallas, TX, and University of North Texas System located in Downtown Dallas, TX.

This position is located at our Business Service Center at Woodhill Square, just south of our flagship campus in Denton. This is a highly responsible position reports directly to the Vice Chancellor for Finance and is responsible for providing direction, supervision, leadership and strategic planning in Treasury and debt management operations for the University of North Texas System and component institutions. This is a dynamic leadership role that offers the opportunity to have significant impact over Treasury Operations, which include cash management and forecasting, oversight of short-term and long-term investments and allocations, investment risk management, tax policy and compliance, endowments, bonds, investment banking relations, external debt management and financial reporting requirements for these areas. This position is expected to work closely with the Controller and Assistant Controllers, Senior Director for Financial Reporting, Senior and Vice Presidents for Finance, Budget Directors and other institutional senior financial leadership, Foundation leadership, and financial and banking partners.

Responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to: Manage System-wide flows of cash and investments to provide the most efficient and secure environment: oversee all cash management functions including cash concentration, wires, and account funding; analyze and reconcile investments, provide timely reporting and performance analysis, and instill internal controls and fiduciary responsibility over the System's operating cash portfolio. Assist in monitoring short- and long-term investment strategies for the system: manage the investment risk profile within an environment characterized by a pro-active approach toward safety, loss prevention and control, while striving for optimal efficiency of cash flow; invest and protect the institutional financial assets to meet liquidity needs while optimizing returns within appropriate risk parameters. Optimize financing structures for both long- and short-term capital needs with an emphasis on maintaining credit strength and a low cost of capital and work with the credit rating agencies. Deliver the financial analysis tools and expertise to enable the implementation of the System strategic financial plan: develop, cultivate and maintain relationships with internal and external constituents, including bankers, third party vendors and internal constituents such as Senior Executives, Presidents, and the Board of Regents; generate ad-hoc reporting and analysis of cash and treasury operations, debt and liquidity, including short-term borrowing and investing; develop useful, standardized reporting for senior executives and the Board of Regents. Provide oversight of the daily activities of the department, including commercial bank activity transactions, cashiering operations, reports, forecasts, and special projects: serve as primary architect for Treasury policies and procedures; ensure that the department is compliant with all State and Federal compliance laws to include reporting required by the Securities and Exchange Commission; provide investment and cash management counsel, standardized processes and treasury operations oversight for the System's varied business models.

Minimum requirements: Degree in Business Administration or related field and ten years of professional related experience. Certified Financial Planner (CFP), Certified Treasury Professional (CTP), or current Texas CPA license (or ability to gain via reciprocity). Demonstrated progressively responsible management and leadership experience in areas of responsibility noted in function of job and examples of work above. Proven executive-level management experience in a large, complex, and diverse organization. Investment management experience. Demonstrated experience in effective organizational leadership, personnel management, management of risk, collaborative relationship building, conflict management, innovation, and interpersonal and organizational communication, as well as a proven track record of high ethical standards and strong business acumen. Strong working knowledge of administrative, operational, and financial activities. Demonstrated success and expertise in broad operational leadership roles. Ability to interpret and advise on the application of GAAP, GASB, federal and state statutes and regulations. Proven oral and written communication skills to a diverse range of audiences and organizational levels. Demonstrated successful strategic and tactical planning, policy development, and problem solving.

Preferred Qualifications: Degree in Accounting, advanced degree in business, and direct experience in service related areas noted in function of job, operations or oversight of the same. Experience as a business, financial, or operations executive including setting policy, developing and successfully leading change implementations, and collaboratively developing strategic plans to support a variety of business initiatives. Experience in Texas higher education and State reporting requirements. Experience with PeopleSoft, Hyperion, and/or Cognos Business Intelligence for Reporting.

Application Procedure: For more information, contact: Warren Kennedy Special Assistant to Vice Chancellor for Finance warren.kennedy@untsystem.edu. Apply online at: https://jobs.unt.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1420745262875

UNT System is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. It is our policy to provide Equal Employment Opportunities (including provisions for training, development, transfer and promotion) for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, disability, or veteran's status.

 

 

 

Posted 12/18/2014

Institution: The University of Texas at Dallas
https://www.utdallasjobs.com 
Manager, Finance - Accounting

Salary: Negotiable
Requisition ID: 104095

 

Job Description: Serve as the manager of accounting areas related to general ledger, payroll, plant and fixed assets, endowments and gifts, and USAS accounting. Serves as a representative of the University, displaying respect, civility, professional courtesy, consideration of others and discretion in all interactions with members of the UT Dallas community and the general public.

Job Duties:  Manage general ledger accounting function including  monthly and year-end closing. Manage payroll accounting function to ensure accurate recording and reporting and all accountants related to this area. Manage plant and fixed asset accounting function to ensure compliance and accurate reporting and all accountants related to this area. Manage gift and endowment accounting function to ensure accurate reporting and reconciliation to associated tracking systems and all accountants related to this area. Manage USAS accounting, USAS reimbursements, and USAS reconciliations and all accountants related to this area. Oversee Service Center Rate Study process including annual submission and review process. Administer balance sheet reconciliations and maintain complete records of compliance with policy. Research and analyze General Ledger transactions as required to respond to user questions. Work on special projects as assigned. Monthly control reports. Develop quality assurance reports. Variance analysis. Ensure internal process documentation is available and up-to-date.

Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance. 3-5 yrs Supervisory experience. 5-7 yrs Accounting experience. Microsoft Excel - Advanced proficiency. Microsoft Office, Word, Powerpoint - Intermediate proficiency. ERP Accounting Systems - Intermediate proficiency. Preferred: Masters degree in Accounting or Finance. PeopleSoft Experience. Experience developing and implementing new procedures and internal controls.

Application Procedure: Resume and cover letter must be submited with the application. Position will remain open until filled.

The University of Texas at Dallas is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, pregnancy, age, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.

 

 

 

Posted 12/18/2014

Institution: The University of Texas at Dallas
https://www.utdallasjobs.com 
Manager, Finance - Sponsored Programs

Salary: Negotiable
Requisition ID: 104094 

 

Job Description: Serve as the manager of accounting areas related to sponsored programs and accounts receivable. Serves as a representative of the University, displaying respect, civility, professional courtesy, consideration of others and discretion in all interactions with members of the UT Dallas community and the general public.

Job Duties: Manage the sponsored programs accounting function and assigned accountants. Manage the accounts receivable accounting function and assigned accountants. Review journal entries and financial report for accuracy and completeness. Preparation of AFR schedules including the SEFA report. Produce quality assurance reports, production reports and implement process enhancement solutions and prepare various reports on invoicing and collection status as well as progress on project close-outs. Provide audit support with research, broad accounting knowledge and technical skills. Reconcile, approve, and maintain accounts receivable balances. Suggest and assist in the development of new accounting procedures and methods. Working on special projects as assigned by the Director of Accounting and Financial Reporting. Variance analysis. Ensure internal process documentation is available and up-to-date. Collaborate with the other departments to develop or enhance cross-functional processes

Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance. 3-5 yrs Supervisory experience. 5-7 yrs Accounting experience. Microsoft Excel - Advanced proficiency. Microsoft Office, Word, Powerpoint - Intermediate proficiency. ERP Accounting Systems - Intermediate proficiency. Preferred: Masters degree in Accounting or Finance. PeopleSoft Experience. Experience developing and implementing new procedures and internal controls.

Application Procedure: Resume and cover letter must be submited with the application. Position will remain open until filled.

The University of Texas at Dallas is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, pregnancy, age, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.

 

 

 

Posted 12/09/2014

Institution: Lone Star College
http://jobs.lonestar.edu 
Vice President, Student Success

Salary: Hiring Salary is $116,662

Job Description: Lone Star College - University Park Vice President, Administrative Services (#17186) UP Position Summary: Holds direct management authority and accountability to execute policies and operational initiatives for a department, group of departments, or functional area. The Vice President of Administrative Services serves as the Chief Financial and Administrative Officer and the Chief Ethics Officer for the college and its centers. Provides leadership and oversight of college budgets and financial planning, construction and facilities operations, business and food services. Collaborates with other system and campus/college administrators, faculty and staff to provide high quality services for employees and students. This position reports to the college president and is a member of the President's Cabinet.

Required Qualifications: Master's degree or higher in directly related field. 10 years of related work experience; at least 5 in a Manager- or Director-level position.

Application Procedure: ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ON-LINE To learn of all available opportunities go to: http://jobs.lonestar.edu. Search by keyword or click the "Advanced Search" link to search by keyword or Job Opening ID. Application materials will not be accepted via fax, e-mail, mail or hand delivery. Normally there is no contact with applicants unless they are selected for interview. At the conclusion of each search all applicants will be notified via e-mail. Some openings are posted year-round and are re-posted periodically; these applicants will be notified and asked to re-apply in order to remain active applicants for those positions.

All positions are subject to a criminal background check.

EEO Employer
 

 

Posted 12/08/2014

 

Institution: Texas State University
jobs.hr.txstate.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=63195
Director, Student Business Services - Bursar Office

Salary: $ 7,177.00 + comm w/exp

Job Description: Provide coordination, oversight, and administration of daily operations of Student Business Services including cash operations, billing/disbursement, student collections, third party contracts, and accounting/reporting.

Responsible for the leadership in the strategic planning, design, and timely execution of Student Business Services functions and services. Lead change, manage staff, and work cooperatively across offices to improve service and increase efficiencies.

Develop policies, procedures, and programs to ensure compliance with applicable federal and state laws, university and contractual policies. Assess new legislation and policies to determine impact on University operations. Provide guidance on current policies to various offices or external customers.

Job Duties: Establish and maintain cash controls for the university in accordance to system regulations, accounting standards, and best practices. Assure all policies are followed. Direct the accurate recording and reporting of all university revenue collected within the department.

Prepare and monitor Student Business Services operating budget.Monitor tuition and fee changes by state legislature and Board of Regents to ensure charges are assessed accurately. Compile and create
tuition and fee tables each semester, and detail codes for student accounting system. Advise in the preparation of academic calendar. Review and revise university publications as it relates to Student Business Services.

Respond to inquiries from various agencies or university departments. Participate in University strategic-planning initiatives and assessments. Prepare and review employee appraisals. Participate in projects/special assignments as needed. Serve on university committees.

Responsible for the oversight and administration of the daily operations of Student Business Services which includes: cash operations, billing/disbursements, student collections, third party contracts, and accounting /reporting.

Provides stellar customer service, leads change, and works cooperatively across financial aid office, university registrar, and other university departments to ensure efficient and effective operations. Develops policies, procedures, and programs to ensure compliance with applicable federal, state, and university regulations as well as assess new legislation for impact on current processes. Prepares financial reports for various federal and state agencies. Integral team member on Banner/TouchNet integration and workflow.

Qualifications: Progressively responsible experience in all aspects of business services in a University environment.Technical knowledge and competence of ERP systems such as Banner, SAP, and a cashiering system. Demonstrated leadership and management experience. Excellent verbal and written communication skills Experience working with excel, word, and power point. Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or closely related field. Knowledge of accounting. Knowledge of Student Business Services office procedures. Five years of progressively responsible experience in all aspects of business services in a University environment.

Application Procedure: jobs.hr.txstate.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=63195

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of a criminal history background check.

Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO ELECTRONICALLY ATTACH A RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO YOUR APPLICATION.

Texas State University, to the extent not in conflict with federal or state law, prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, veterans' status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.

Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions.

Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.
 

 

Posted 12/08/2014


Institution: University of Texas at San Antonio
www.utsa.edu 
Associate Director, Grants and Contracts Financial Services

About UTSA: The University of Texas at San Antonio serves the San Antonio metropolitan area and the broader region of South Texas through its three campuses: 1604 Campus, Downtown Campus and the Institute of Texan Cultures. UT San Antonio is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through research and discovery, teaching and learning, and community engagement and public service. With nearly 29,000 students enrolled in nine colleges and the Graduate School concentrating their studies in 66 bachelor's, 52 master's and 24 doctoral degree programs.

Job Description: Reporting to the Director, Grants and Contracts Financial Services, the Associate Director is responsible for assisting in the administration of sponsored projects financial services. The incumbent will assist in the oversight of grant and contract accounting and reporting including federal, state, and ad hoc reports, billing and compliance. The position will assist in financial reporting duties, such as the Annual Financial Report, Schedule of Expenditures of Federal Awards, A133 audit coordination, surveys and statistical reports

Qualifications: The successful candidate must have a Bachelorís degree from an accredited institution in Business Administration with a major in Accounting, or related field; a minimum of five years of increasingly responsible experience in grant accounting, to include post-award grant and contract accounting and reporting experience; extensive knowledge of OMB circulars applicable to sponsored projects and other federal and state requirements; demonstrated problem solving and decision making skills; experience with PeopleSoft Financials is preferred.

Application Procedure: A detailed job description and complete position announcement along with the online application process are found on the UTSA Human Resources website at https://www.utsajobs.com . You will be required to attach a resume, cover letter and salary history. This is a security sensitive position. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check. Review of applications is on an ongoing basis.

The University of Texas at San Antonio is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 

 

Posted 12/01/2014

 

Institution: University of Texas Health Science Center - San Antonio
www.uthscsajobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=200822
Senior Director, Patient Financial Services

Salary Range: Competitive

Job Description: This position is responsible for the success and direction of all activity for the Revenue Cycle. This position manages the processes and provides guidance, direction and support to encompass all aspects of the Revenue Cycle including, but not limited to, scheduling, registration, charge capture, coding, billing, collections, customer service, cash posting and agency management. Responsible for day to day management of Revenue Cycle activities and related staff. Responsible for review and management of A/R to include oversight of days in A/R, gross billings, gross collections, net revenue and monitoring and management of denial rates and denial categories. Continually monitors and identifies problems or areas of concern. Implements necessary changes to enhance the Revenue Cycle efforts. Works closely with UT Departmental Administrators or designated representative(s) to achieve identified departmental benchmarks and objectives. Works with and coordinates activities with other departments to improve processes, resolve problems and enhance communications. Maintains professional affiliations with internal and external customers. Enhances professional growth. Keeps current on latest trends, laws and updates that affect health care revenue cycle. Supports and adheres to billing and compliance guidelines. Respects and maintains confidentiality regarding patient/guarantor financial data and patient medical data consistent with HIPAA standards. Monitors/assesses staffing, workload distribution and efficiency levels of staff. Guides and develops employees, determines training and departmental needs, addresses and resolves employee issues/concerns, hires or assists in the hiring of staff, evaluates employee performance and determines and addresses disciplinary actions that need to be taken. Evaluates, documents, and communicates performance of direct reports, and addresses underperformance as necessary with direct reports and associate staff. Identifies and implements programs to develop direct reports and associated staff for future career progression.

Qualifications: Bachelors degree in business or health related field with seven years of experience. Three years supervisory/management experience.

Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree in business or health related field. Must possess a broad knowledge of health care compliance, insurance billing guidelines and rules, and Epic experience. Must possess communication skills to interact positively with physicians, patients and staff. Knowledge of budgets and budget processes, and ability to make sound financial decisions.

Application Procedure: MUST APPLY ONLINE AT www.uthscsajobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=200822 .

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer which includes protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Positions are security sensitive and will require a background check.
 

 

Posted 11/25/2014

 

Institution: The University of Texas at San Antonio
www.https://www.utsa.edu 
Senior Director of Financial Information Systems

Salary: Negotiable; $77,592 - $116,400/Annualized; commensurate with qualifications and experience.
 

Job Description: We are seeking a seasoned professional to serve as Senior Director of Financial Information Systems with responsibility for Finance applications functionality and business process improvement.

Job Duties: Reporting to the Associate Vice President for Financial Affairs, the Senior Director of Financial Information Systems will collaborate with the core Financial Affairs functional areas and other departments to identify and facilitate process re-design; assist management with functional enhancements, modifications and business process changes. The incumbent ensures that the application and supporting software accommodates UTSA business needs and requirements; communicate cross functionally; work closely with staff to assure processes are defined, documented and function effectively.

Education and Experience: The successful candidate must have a solid quantitative analytical, process development, facilitation and organizational skills; a Bachelorís degree from an accredited institution; 5-7 years of PeopleSoft functional/technical experience in a similar role with a recent version of the software. 
 

Skills: The candidate must also have experience working with financial accounting business processes and systems supporting three or more of the following:  Accounting (G/L), Accounts Payable, Travel and Expense, Purchasing, A/R and billing, Grants and Project Costing, Budget (commitment control).

Application Procedures: For complete position announcement, along with the online application process, access the UTSA Human Resources website at https://www.utsajobs.com. You will be required to attach a resume, cover letter and salary history. This is a security sensitive position. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check. Review of applications is on an ongoing basis.

The University of Texas at San Antonio is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 

 

Posted 11/25/2014

 

Institution: Texas A&M University International University
www.https://employment.tamiu.edu/applicants/ 
Associate VP for Administration

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications
Requisition Number: 15070

Job Description: Serve as the University's contract administration officer. Provide leadership and guidance to ensure effective management of the  University functions of Grants and Contracts, Purchasing and Support Services, University Police, and contract administration of third party outsourced vendors, including bookstore, food services, and physical plant. Represent and assist the VP for Finance and Administration in administrative University matters.

Job Duties: Plan, develop, and implement policies in the areas of responsibility. Participate in University, System, and State level meetings and committees. Responsible for contract review/management and oversight. Maintain department budget. Hire, train, evaluate, and supervise the Director of Grants and Contracts, Director Purchasing and Support Services, and Director of University Police. Perform other related duties as assigned.

Education and Experience: Master's degree in Business Administration or related field. Five or more years business/contract administration and supervisory experience. Additional relevant experience may replace education requirement. Additional relevant education may replace experience requirement. Strong computer skills including  word processing and spreadsheets.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing. Ability to plan and prioritize work. Ability to organize and  perform tasks accurately. Must be attentive to detail. Must be self-directed and people-oriented. Must possess effective leadership skills. Ability to maintain confidentiality. Ability to interact effectively and professionally with the general public and the University community. Must possess knowledge of administrative affairs in higher education.

Other Information: This position requires travel.

Application Procedures: All TAMIU positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent on the results of the criminal history investigation. All hired applicants who indicate on their Employment Application that they have post-secondary education will be required to submit official transcripts to the HR Office.

TAMIU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

 

 

 

Posted 11/21/2014

 

Institution: University of North Texas System
jobs.unt.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=60213  
Senior Associate Controller for Operations

Job Description: The System Controller department provides all accounting, reporting, and service focused operations for all University of North Texas System component institutions. The areas of responsibility include Campus Accounting & Reporting, Student Financial Services, Accounts Payable, Payroll, centralized external and internal financial reporting, and external compliance related reporting.
The University of North Texas System is comprised of three component institutions with four major locations: University of North Texas located in Denton, TX, University of North Texas Health Science Center located in Fort Worth, TX, University of North Texas at Dallas located in the Oak Cliff area of Dallas, TX, and University of North Texas System located in Downtown Dallas, TX. This position is located at our Business Service Center at Woodhill Square, just south of our flagship campus in Denton.


The Senior Associate Controller for Operations oversees the financial management and operation of payroll and accounts payable for UNT System and component institutions. Performs highly advanced (senior-level) managerial work. Develops controls necessary to accomplish operational objectives, including relationships with internal and external auditors and state and federal agencies. This position's primary responsibility is to provide leadership to ensure the organizational effectiveness and financial integrity of the payroll and accounts payable functions. Directs the activities of the payroll and accounts payable management team and their respective staff members. Works under the general supervision of the System Controller, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

 
Responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to: * Plan and coordinate processes for the filing of state and federal reports. * Direct ongoing improvements to the payroll, time & labor, and accounts payable systems. * Ensure compliance of internal controls for payroll and accounts payable operations. * Improve the operational systems, processes and policies to provide enhanced management reporting, internal controls, business processes and organizational planning. * Drive initiatives with the management team and organizationally that contribute to long-term operational excellence. * Contribute to short and long-term organizational planning and strategy as a member of the System Controller's senior management team. * Motivate a diverse workforce to achieve a high level of proficiency and integrity in processing disbursement transactions. * Create and implement innovative solutions to meet operational needs and to improve accuracy, timeliness and efficiencies in the accounts payable and payroll processes. * Develop, measure and monitor key performance indicators, metrics and department budget to manage the function and ensure overall operation is functioning at top efficiency. * Build strong cross functional partnerships to resolve processing issues with other internal departments including; general accounting, purchasing, financial reporting, human resources and campus controllers.


Bachelor's Degree in related field and eight years of closely related professional experience which provides the following knowledge, skills, and abilities: * Knowledge of effective managerial methods and techniques and how to establish and maintain an effective workforce * Ability to plan, assign and supervise the work of subordinates * Extensive knowledge of University policies and procedures related to functional area (or ability to rapidly assimilate) * Extensive knowledge of Texas rules and regulations related to functional areas (or ability to rapidly assimilate) * Ability to plan and conceptualize and make sound business decisions * Must exercise considerable independent and professional judgment in matters of significance * Strong presentation skills * Strong problem solving skills * Strong critical thinking skills * Strong planning and project management skills * Ability to communicate effectively with diverse populations verbally and in writing * Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships * Ability to work independently * Knowledge of safety and security precautions appropriate to work performed


Preferred Qualifications: * Master's degree in Business Administration (Finance) * Certified Payroll Professional (CPP), Certified Accounts Payable Professional (CAPP), or Certified Public Accountant (CPA). * Knowledge of PeopleSoft financial systems.

 
Application Procedure: Please apply online at: jobs.unt.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=60213


Salary Range:

 
UNT System is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. It is our policy to provide Equal Employment Opportunities (including provisions for training, development, transfer and promotion) for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, disability, or veteran's status.
 

 

 

Posted 11/21/2014

 

Institution: Texas Womanís University
www.twu.edu 
Assistant Director, Programs


Salary: $3,682 per month
Job Code: 14NV190


Job summary: Responsible for the planning, coordination and execution of variety of services and programs in order to positively impact the retention of underrepresented students. This position will be responsible for budgeting, staffing, program design and implementation. Responsible for understanding, interpreting, formulating, and evaluating policies and procedures related to mentoring and retention programming. Work is performed under general supervision and performance is based upon completion of assignments and results obtained. The performance evaluation is conducted through the performance evaluation system and in accordance with the University Policies & Procedures.

Department: Office of Intercultural Services

Education: Masterís degree in higher education, student development, counseling, or related field.

Experience: Three years of related work experience in multicultural setting, advising students and/or student groups.

Date Closed: Open until filled.


Application Procedure: Please submit a cover letter with resume via email to Staffjobs@twu.edu  Header or Subject line must include job title and job code number "14NV190")

For more information regarding Texas Woman's University, this position and benefits please visit our website at www.twu.edu .

Texas Womanís University is an Equal Opportunity Employer Ė Females, Minorities, Disabled, Veterans and Other Protected Groups.
 

 

 

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