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Posted 4/18/2014

Institution: Tarleton State University
https://jobs.tarleton.edu
Manager of Financial Accounting and Assistant Controller of Business Services

Job Summary: Proposed employment date: 04/21/2014 Employee will be responsible for day-to-day operations of the financial accounting area of the Business Services Office, establishing accounting guidelines and procedures necessary to comply with institutional policies and state regulations, assist the Controller in preparation of various fiscal reports, and perform the duties of the Controller in his/her absence.

Qualifications: Applicant is required to have a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, a CPA or CMA license, and a minimum of five years of progressively responsible supervisory experience in accounting, financial reporting and financial systems, finance, management, or related field. Applicants must possess a working knowledge of the allocation of funds, fiscal management concepts, and general accounting principles; have proficient skills in using computerized accounting systems and be familiar with Microsoft Excel; have the ability to interact with a diverse workforce, possess excellent customer service skills, function under pressure, and demonstrate discretion, integrity, and fair-mindedness.

Application Procedure: All applications must be submitted electronically through Tarleton's Web site: https://jobs.tarleton.edu

Tarleton State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

 

Posted 4/11/2014

Institution: The University of Texas at San Antonio
www.utsa.edu/financialaffairs
Associate Director of Financial Services and University Bursar

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. UTSA's eight colleges collaborate and provide students with a top tier education. There are more than 130 degree programs offered to approximately 30,000 students.

Starting Salary Range: $56,736-$80,000/annually; Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Job Summary: The Associate Director of Financial Services and University Bursar reports the Director of Financial Services and University Bursar. The Associate Director of Financial Services and University Bursar will supervise, direct and train the Inventory, Surplus and Fiscal Services-Collections departments and ensure compliance with the rules and regulations of the State Property Accounting division of the State of Texas Comptroller's Office, the UT System Board of Regent's Rules and Regulations and UTSA policy and regulations. The Associate Director is responsible for oversight of hiring, development, evaluation and termination of personnel, as well as being responsible for budget management and establishment of internal controls to safeguard university assets and financial information.

Qualifications: The successful candidate must have a Bachelorís degree from an accredited institution in Accounting; five years of progressive experience in Accounting or related experience to include three years of supervisory experience; experience with financial accounting systems (ERP Systems); strong organizational and problem-solving skills; ability to supervise and manage a diverse group of university staff and professionals; ability to optimize staff performance and lead employees through change/business process improvement; precision and clarity in both written and verbal communications; ability to meet deadlines and use effective judgment, tact, and diplomacy; knowledge of personal computers and Microsoft Office suite. Preferred skills include seven years of experience in accounting or related experience; four years experience in a university setting; experience with PeopleSoft enterprise Resource Planning software; knowledge of university accounting and budget procedures; knowledge and use of Banner student system; and/or knowledge and use of PeopleSoft ERP software.

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 complete an online application, upload a resume including references, cover letter expressing interest and qualifications for the position, and salary history. This is a security sensitive position. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.

This job positing will remain open until the position is filled. Review of applications will begin two weeks after posting date.

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

 

 

Posted 4/11/2014

Institution: Prairie View A&M University
http://www.pvamu.edu/
Employment Specialist

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 bachelorís, masterís, 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.

Job Summary: Prairie View A&M University and the Office of Human Resources invites applications for the position of Employment Specialist. This position will serve as the first point of contact on all employment related matters for the Office of Human Resources. The successful candidate will be expected to coordinate and administer all aspects employment process for staff, faculty and student positions with a focus on timeliness and the delivery of impeccable customer service while ensuring compliance with federal and state laws, Texas A&M University System policies and University administrative procedures. Primary duties consist of, but are not limited to, the creation and posting of job vacancies to effectively attract a qualified applicant pool, coordinating and editing job advertisements for distribution with public media such as journals, newspapers, publications and various electronic job boards; the review and assessment of applications to determine and verify minimum qualifications and educational attainment, organizing the release of qualified applicant pools to Search Committees and follow up with hiring departments. In addition, the successful candidate will conduct activities related to new employee orientation such as the new employee on-boarding process, certifying the Form I-9 as required by federal law and completing the e-verification process. The successful candidate may also be required to actively participate in employment recruiting events and job fairs.

The mission of the Office of Human Resources at Prairie View A&M University is to support the University in attracting, developing and retaining a highly qualified and productive workforce.

Qualifications: Interested applicants must have an earned Bachelorís degree. One or more years of experience in a business related environment. The Office of Human Resources seeks a candidate with excellent customer service skills and interpersonal skills to exercise diplomacy, tact and discretion when handling HR related matters. Strong analytical skills and knowledge of employment laws are essential to this position. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and good computer skills to include the use of MS Office Suite are also required.

Application Procedure: This application deadline is April 24, 2014. To apply for this position, please visit our website at: www.jobs.pvamu.edu. Interested applicants will be required to submit a resume, three letters of professional recommendation with contact information and copy of official transcript via the online application to be fully considered.

For assistance, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 936-261-1730 or www.jobs@pvamu.edu.

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

 

Posted 4/09/2014

Institution: Texas A&M University-San Antonio
www.tamusa.tamus.edu/‎
Assistant VP for Financial Services & Comptroller

Posting Number: 0600534
FLSA: Exempt
Position Type: Staff
Duration of Position: Full Time
 

Salary: Commensurate

Work Hours: Typically Monday - Friday; 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Will be required to work extended hours when necessary.

Job Summary: The Assistant VP is responsible for all aspects of accounting, reporting, student business services, procurement and payroll functions for the campus, the development and monitoring of the university's budget, ensuring the performance is the university's annual inventory of accountable and controlled property, developing Legislative Appropriations Request, and preparing the university's annual financial report.

(60%) Ensures adequate supervision and control of financial activities related to procurement, general ledger accounting, grants, contracts, budget control, financial reporting, cash management, accounts payable, accounts receivables, student accounting, cash receipts and disbursements, bank reconciliations, payroll, property management, and the financial aspects of registration and student financial aid.

(15%) Responsible for the formulation of the annual operating budget, Legislative Appropriation Request, and the annual financial report. 

(5%)  Responsible for all financial operations of the campus, including design of the fiscal systems, policies and procedures, preparation of reports, conducting financial analysis, and providing adequate controls over all systems.

(5%)  Interfaces all accounting systems to state and federal systems, such as, Uniform Statewide Accounting System (USAS), Automated Budgets and Evaluation Systems of Texas (ABEST), and automated clearing house/electronic funds transfer (ACH/EFT).

(5%)  Monitors expenditures to ensure they are authorized and proper. Monitors budgets and departmental accounts for trends to ensure proper obligation of funds. Provides fiscal input and financial guidance relating to systems, such as, payroll, insurance, purchasing, Student Information System, and registration.

(5%)  Provides financial information, records, and other required support to auditors, both internal and external. Serves as liaison with the State Comptroller's Office, the State Auditor's Office, the Office of the State Treasurer, and other state and federal organizations.

(5%) Provides fiscal support for all grant programs. Performs other duties as assigned.

The above duties may not be performed in every position with this title and the above functions may not include all related duties that might be performed. This position requires physical activities supportive of the above job duties. Reasonable accommodations will be made as necessary.

Qualifications: Necessary: Strong leadership skills, demonstrated written and verbal communications skills and an ability to abide by a complex array of federal and state regulations. Ability to work cooperatively with others and provide excellent customer service to students, employees, and the community; and ability to multi task/Preferred: CPA; Knowledge of state accounting policies, procedures, and systems.

Education: Necessary: Bachelor's degree in accounting/Preferred: Masterís degree in business

Experience: 10 years of progressively responsible work experience in high level accounting plus 5 years of relevant management experience, preferably in higher education

Special Instructions: Selected candidates must pass a pre-employment background investigation and degree verification (if required) to be hired for this position. If you are a male age 18 through 25, you must be properly registered with the Selective Service System to be eligible for hire.

Texas A&M-San Antonio is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.

This posting will remain open until the position is filled.

 

Posted 4/09/2014

 

Institution: Texas Woman's University
www.twu.edu
Director Of Student Accounts & Bursar - Bursar's Office

Salary: Competitive

Job Code: 14NV082

Job Summary: The Director performs complex and confidential accounting and analytical work for the TWU Office of the Bursar. The position requires strong initiative and consistently dependable judgment in assuring compliance with Federal and State laws and policies as well as University policies governing the confidential financial information of students. The Director will provide leadership, training and guidance to staff of the Bursar Office to achieve excellence in customer service that is integral with the goals and mission of the department and the University. This position is directly responsible for the successful management of billing and collection of student accounts receivable for a diverse population of students across all campuses. The Director is accountable for the oversight of cash handling responsibilities, operations of the Office of the Bursar, accuracy of the Student Financial System (SFS), assuring security and confidentiality of student information, and assuring that collection efforts are effective and compliant. Work is performed under administrative guidance and performance evaluation 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.

Qualifications: Three years of progressively responsible experience including supervisory duties in the area of cash collections or treasury management. University or College work history, familiarity with Texas Education Code, and regulatory policies of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board is preferred.

Education: Bachelorís degree in Business, Management, Public Administration, or related field of study.

Application Procedure: To apply please submit resume via email to Staffjobs@twu.edu (E-mail Header or Subject line must include job title and job code number).

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

Date Closed: This position will remain open until filled.

Texas Woman's University, an AA/EEO/VEVRAA employer, supports diversity. Men and women, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, are encouraged to apply. All offers of employment will be contingent on the candidateís ability to provide documents which establish proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States. All positions at Texas Woman's University are deemed security sensitive requiring background checks.

 

 

Posted 4/02/2014

Institution: Prairie View A&M University
https://www.pvamu.edu/‎
Travel Supervisor - The Office of Financial Services

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 bachelors, masters, 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.

Job Summary: Prairie View A&M University invites applications for the position of Travel Supervisor. This position is responsible for coordinating and executing travel plans and arrangements for the University, serving as a resource person for travel information, and promoting efficient reimbursement processing and data storage while adhering to university, system and state guidelines. The successful candidate will be responsible reviewing and/or processing Incoming Authorization Requests and all Travel Vouchers using the Online e-Travel system in Concur; ensuring that departments are in compliance with system, state and university policies and guidelines, auditing of all local and foreign travel vouchers for the University to include Main Campus, Northwest Center, and the Nursing Center, using the online Travel System CONCUR, approving all Pre-Authorization requests; and ensuring departments are financially able to complete purchase. In addition, this position will be responsible for ensuring that the travel policies and procedures manual are kept up to date and in line with system, state and federal procedures, reviewing USAS Batches Daily, and releasing items for payment when needed; performing daily reconciliations, maintaining the University's travel card using the online travel system and Citibank, conducting campus wide trainings for travelers, and providing Director with a monthly report that details delinquent report status for Employee Expense Reports; directly supervising at least one full-time employee and three Student employees, approving employee and student workers' payment documentation; reviewing and/or performing daily processing of Travel Card and Rental Car purchases, reviewing and submitting travel reimbursements for the timely payment and processing of employee travel expenses; distributing and reviewing monthly reports to the Accounts Payable Director, identifying to Director and SVPBA any and all travel issues as it relates to foreign travel alerts, and notifying SVPBA and Director if there are potential employees or students at risk on an immediate basis.

Qualifications: Interested applicants must have a Bachelorís degree. Three to five years of related travel and/or accounting office experience is required. The successful candidate must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, and computer skills to include the use of the MS Office Suite.

Application Procedure: This application deadline is April 4, 2014. To apply for this position, please visit our website at: jobs.pvamu.edu. Interested applicants will be required to submit a letter of interest, resume, three letters of professional recommendation with contact information and a copy of official transcript 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 4/02/2014

Institution: Prairie View A&M University
https://www.pvamu.edu/‎
Employment Specialist - Office of Human Resources

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 bachelorís, masterís, 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.

Job Summary: Prairie View A&M and the Office of Human Resources invites application for the position of Employment Specialist. This position is responsible for ensuring the effective operations of the Student Employment Office (SEO) and providing seamless services to students regarding student job placement at the University. Primary duties consist of, but are not limited to, reconciling the bi-weekly payroll against Federal and Texas Work Study Allocations; notifying supervisors when time balances for student workers are low to prevent over-utilization of work study awards; processing and posting job openings for departments on the SEO website; completing onboarding and records management; updating the Student Employment website content and employment-related forms; ensuring both new and existing student employees are in compliance with Federal and State regulations on orientation in-processing and training.

Qualifications: Interested applicants must have an earned Bachelorís degree. One or more years of experience in a business related environment is required. Candidate must also have excellent written and verbal communication skills, and good computer skills to include the use of MS Office Suite. A PHR or SPHR certification is preferred for this position but not required.

Application Procedure: This application deadline is April 9, 2014. To apply for this position, please visit our website at: jobs.pvamu.edu. Interested applicants will be required to submit a resume, three letters of recommendation with contact information and copy of official transcript 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 4/02/2014

Institution: Angelo State University
https://employment.angelo.edu
Payroll Manager - Payroll Services

Salary: Commensurate

Job Summary: Supervises the daily operations of the Payroll Services Department and assures timely and accurate payment of all university payrolls and employee benefits; completion of reports and maintenance of payroll records and accounts.

Duties:
1. Uses mainframe computer software/system to oversee preparation of payrolls for the university faculty, staff, student workers and temporary personnel.

2. Reconciles all payroll related accounts within the general ledger and resolves payroll discrepancies.

3. Responsible for preparation and timely submission of all federal tax deposits and reports. This includes 941, W-2 forms & W-3.

4. Responsible for preparation of reports and submission of payments to Texas Workforce Commission.

5. Responsible for fiscal year end work papers for use by the controller's office for the Annual Financial Report.

6. Assist in the preparing and reviewing of ASU policies and procedures relating to payroll services.

7. Complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.

8. Provides leadership in customer service to employees, departments and administration.

9. Attends training, seminars, and other meetings as needed; performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of state payroll preparation regulations, policies, and procedures;

  • Knowledge of federal laws and regulations concerning payrolls;

  • Knowledge of clerical and general office procedures and practices;

  • Knowledge of payroll software and spreadsheet applications;

  • Knowledge of the operation of personal computers;

  • Knowledge of data entry procedures and the maintenance of automated records;

  • Knowledge of basic supervisory principles and practices

  • Skilled in oral communication and interpersonal relations

  • Ability to coordinate and oversee the preparation of payrolls in an accurate and timely manner;

  • Ability to work independently;

  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations

  • Ability to organize and complete tasks in an accurate and timely manner;

  • Ability to work effectively and harmoniously with a wide variety of people.

Physical Requirements: Requires prolonged periods of sitting, occasional walking, and intermittent bending and standing; medium level manual dexterity; occasional lifting up to 25 lbs.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in business, management, accounting, or other directly related field. Five years of payroll, payroll accounting, or closely related experience.

For more information and to apply for this position, go to https://employment.angelo.edu

 

Posted 3/31/2014

Institution: Prairie View A&M University
https://www.pvamu.edu/‎
Position Compensation Specialist - Office of Human Resources
 

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 bachelors, masters, 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.

Job Summary: The Compensation Specialist position is responsible for coordinating and administering the University's Compensation Program. The successful candidate will be expected to conduct position analysis of University positions to determine proper classification and pay grade using an online position description module, create and maintain job templates in the online position description module, and work with management to ensure job positions create a career progression or ladder. In addition, the successful candidate will be responsible for notifying departments and employees of approved reclassification/changes in FLSA, reviewing positions submitted for Initial and Final HR review (non-fill) for accuracy, and ensuring title codes are updated in the university Budget Payroll Personnel system. Other duties include, but are not limited to, gathering and compiling statistical salary survey data from internal and external sources for use in compensation matters to include FSLA determination, re-classification audits and reviewing market salaries to compare positions for external and internal equity; assisting in managing the transitioning project from People Admin 5.8 to People Admin 7 for the Faculty and Staff position description system, to ensure product functionality, customized work flows, and email prompts are maximized; participating in the design, creation, and implementation of the new product features, and training staff to use new features; and maintaining and updating files as needed in the electronic imaging records system (Laserfiche).

Qualifications: Interested applicants must have a Bachelorís degree. One to three years of experience in one of the following areas is required: Human Resources, Accounting, and/or Reconciliations. The successful candidate must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, analytical and organizational skills, and experience with database, spreadsheet and word processing programs. Knowledge of employment laws with record of successful application, good interpersonal and customer service skills, and effective judgment, tact, discretion and diplomacy is necessary. Candidate must be willing and able to work some evenings and weekends.

The application deadline is April 4, 2014. To apply for this position, please visit our website at: https://jobs.pvamu.edu. Interested applicants will be required to submit a resume, three letters of recommendation with contact information and a copy of official transcript 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 3/27/2014

 

Institution: West Texas A&M University
https://www.wtamu.edu/
Position Title: Vice President for Business and Finance

Salary: Commensurate

West Texas A&M University, a public, comprehensive regional university located in the Panhandle of Texas, is a member of the Texas A&M University System, and serves as the principal academic and cultural center of a multi-state region and is a significant catalyst for economic development through education, research, and service. WTAMU enrolls over 7,900 students, with 6,445 of these students classified as undergraduates. Over half (51%) of undergraduates are first generation college students, 21% are Hispanic, and 5% are African American. WT's student population represents 48 states across the nation and 45 countries around the world though over half of the population hails from the Texas Panhandle. The University's main campus is located in Canyon, the seat of Randall County, with a teaching center housed in Amarillo. Canyon is a thriving small town with a strong educational system and world renowned tourist attractions. Located on the main campus is the Panhandle Plains Historical Museum - the largest historical museum in Texas. Paul Green's Musical Drama TEXAS started performing in Palo Duro Canyon - the second largest canyon in the United States - in 1965 and has since become the most attended outdoor drama in the United States. In 2002, Canyon was selected as a Texas Main Street City. Today, there are twenty-four historical markers in Canyon and the town continues to grow and prosper. Canyon is approximately 18 miles from Amarillo - a city of over 190,000 that is home to a vibrant cultural scene, including professional ballet, opera, symphony and theater companies. For the last three consecutive years, West Texas A & M University has been ranked in the top tier of the "Best Regional Public Universities in the West" by U. S. News and World Report, has also been recognized as one of the "Best in the West" by The Princeton Review, and is a Military Friendly University. WTAMU strives to provide a well-balanced educational experience through quality programs that encourage strong critical thinking and problem solving skills and a commitment to ethical behavior. The University is committed to providing a technology rich and academically challenging educational experience. Continually working to engage students through effective teaching and practical experiences, creativity and research as well as experiential learning and service, WTAMU is dedicated to supplying students with the tools they need to be successful.

Job Summary: West Texas A&M University is seeking an innovative, creative individual with proven leadership abilities to serve as Vice President for Business and Finance. The Vice President serves as the Chief Financial Officer for the University and reports directly to the President. The Vice President provides financial leadership, oversight, and stewardship for all aspects of the University's financial resources. Responsibilities of the Vice President include: . Directing and providing financial oversight of the University's financial and administrative operations, including fiscal planning, budget development and control, accounting, purchasing, inventory, human resources, payroll, security (including the University Police Department), HUB initiatives, central store and inventory services, environmental safety, bookstore, contract administration, and risk management; Preparing and disseminating all financial reports; Providing campus leadership of facilities planning and construction, capital budget planning and analysis, contract approval and administration, and appropriate internal control for fiscal and legal compliance. Serving as the University liaison with the Panhandle-Plain Historical Society; Serving as the University liaison with Southeast Service Corporation (SSC) for facilities support and management; Serving as a University liaison (with the Vice President for Student Affairs) to Aramark for food services; Serving as an advisor to the President on financial matters related to the Texas A&M University System; the Board of Regents; the State Legislature; the Office of the State Auditor; Legislative Budget Board; State Comptroller's Office; the Texas Higher Educating Coordinating Board; System Internal Auditor; the Texas A&M University System Office of Budgets and Accounting, Treasury Services, Risk Management, and Facilities; various state and federal agencies; and the many external constituents the University serves.

The Vice President for Business and Finance has direct supervision for:

Associate Vice President for Business and Finance and Controller
Assistant Vice President for Business and Finance
Assistant Vice President for Risk Management
Director of Human Resources/Title IX Coordinator
Environmental Safety Coordinator
UPD Police Chief
Bookstore Manager
Executive Secretary

Qualifications: The minimum qualifications for this position include: Bachelor's degree; Demonstrated debt management experience; Demonstrated experience in strategic planning, long-range planning, long-range financial planning, budgeting, and financial reporting; Demonstrated strong leadership and planning skills; Demonstrated ability to accurately analyze complex financial and accounting data and communicate this information to a wide variety of individuals and organizations; Knowledge of governmental regulations related to higher education; Demonstrated ability to make firm and responsible decisions; Accessible, visible leadership style; High ethical standards; Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally to build and enhance relationships; Ability to multi-task diverse projects; Must be able to maintain confidentiality. The preferred qualifications for this position include: Advanced degree in business or related field; Five or more years in the management of fiscal office operations, budget and/or financial management in a comparable size organization. The salary for this position is competitive and will be commensurate with qualifications of the selected candidate. An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check. The Search Committee invites applications, inquiries, and nominations for this position.

Applications should be accompanied by a letter of interest, resume, or curriculum vitae and the names and contact details of at least five professional references. Applications and nominations will be accepted until the position is filled, and review of applications will begin immediately. Interested candidates are encouraged to submit materials prior to April 18, 2014 to the search firm assisting West Texas A&M University at the following address (electronic submissions preferred):

Ryan Crawford, Principal Parker Executive Search
Five Concourse Parkway Suite 2900
Atlanta, GA 30328

rcrawford@parkersearch.com
Phone: 770-307-7031 | Fax: 770-804-1917

West Texas A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
 

 

Posted 3/24/2014

 

Institution: Angelo State University
https://www.angelo.edu/‎
Position Title: The Vice President for Finance and Administration

Salary: Commensurate

Job Summary: Angelo State University (ASU) invites applications and nominations for the position of Vice President for Finance and Administration.

The position is available on or before August 31, 2014.

Founded in 1928, Angelo State University is a comprehensive master's-level institution located in San Angelo, Texas, a community of 100,000 in west central Texas. As the second largest campus in the Texas Tech University System, ASU enrolls approximately 6,500 students. More than 100 academic majors are spread among 43 undergraduate programs, 20 master's degree programs and one doctoral program. ASU was named to the Princeton Review's "Guide to 378 Best Colleges for 2014" for the fifth year in a row. ASU is also a Hispanic-Serving Institution.

The Vice President for Finance and Administration is the chief financial officer of the University and reports to the President. Responsibilities include the establishment and oversight of financial operations and reporting, facilities planning, and human resource management.

The Vice President directly supervises the following units:

Associate Vice President for Finance and Administration
Budget, Human Resources, and Payroll
Associate Vice President for Information Technology
Assistant Vice President for Finance and Administration
Risk & Emergency Management
OneCard, Parking Services
Business Services
Controller
Facilities Management
Facilities Planning and Construction
Materials Management
Special Projects
University Police
 

Purpose of Position: Angelo State University (ASU) invites applications and nominations for the position of Vice President for Finance and Administration. Knowledge and Skills: Knowledge of Texas legislative and higher education financial policies and procedures;
Knowledge of applicable national and disciplinary accreditation requirements and guidelines; Skilled in the supervision of multiple complex administrative units; Skilled in conflict management, negotiations and persuasions; Ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of audiences; Ability to establish strong professional relationships in the internal and external communities and the ability to establish credibility with all constituencies.

Duties: Coordinate the preparation of the annual budgets; present these budgets to the Texas Tech University System Board of Regents; prepare requests for state appropriations. Develop, formulate, supervise, administer, and recommend policies on accounting, financial planning, control and protection of university assets, inventories, grants and government reporting. Develop, negotiate, and authorize contracts and agreements. Supervise control of all financial records of the institution. Supervise all activities related to physical plant operations. Coordinate space management procedures. Provide for a safe and secure campus. Leverage the investment in technology for campus efficiencies and improvements. Collaborate with the vice presidents and other campus constituencies in the consideration, discussion, and implementation of programs and services that support student learning.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business administration, management, or other directly related field from a regionally accredited institution. Minimum of ten years of progressively responsible financial, administrative, and supervisory experience in leadership positions at a regionally accredited institution of higher education.

The Search Committee will accept applications electronically, via the ASU Human Resources website, and will review applications until the position is filled. Initial review of applications will begin April 1st, 2014.

Additional information about ASU and the position can be found on the university website located at www.angelo.edu/FinanceVPsearch

Confidential nominations and inquiries concerning this search may be directed to:

Kurtis Neal, SPHR
Director of Human Resources
Angelo State University
ASU Station #11009
San Angelo, TX 76909
kurtis.neal@angelo.edu
325-942-2156 (FAX)
 

 

Posted 3/19/2014

Institution: Texas Real Estate Commission 
http://www.trec.state.tx.us/
Position Title: Purchaser V-VI

Job Description: Job Summary: Oversee and perform advanced technical and complex purchasing functions for the agency. Work involves establishing program goals and objectives; planning, organizing, coordinating and preparing specifications for purchasing commodities and services; preparing procurement documents such as Requests for Proposal (RFP) and Statements of Work (SOW); and overseeing the maintenance of detailed records of items purchased, received, prepared, and issued. Plan, assign and supervise the work of the purchasing assistant. Minimum Education: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university. Experience may substitute for education on a year-for- year basis. Experience: ē Seven (7) years full-time purchasing experience; of which at least three (3) years must be in public purchasing. ē Work experience creating Requests for Proposals (RFP) and Statement of Work (SOW) documents. ē Work experience in writing technical specifications. ē Experience leading, assigning, reviewing, monitoring and overseeing the work of others. ē Must be certified as a Certified Texas Purchasing Manager (CTPM) and a Certified Texas Purchaser (CTP) or must obtain the Texas certification within twelve (12) months of the date of hire. (Certification must be maintained during entire employment.) http://www.trec.state.tx.us/agencyinfo/employment/employment.asp
Salary Range: 4500-5200

 

Posted 3/14/2014

Institution: The University of Texas at Arlington
http://www.uta.edu/uta/
Position Title: Director of Grant Accounting - (Director)

Monthly salary: OPEN

Purpose of Position: The Director manages the activities related to grant accounting; ensures compliance to applicable federal and state laws, regulations and university policy; and is actively involved in financial, federal and post-award audits. The Director is responsible for the preparation of various state and federal research reports

Essential Functions: Organizes, coordinates, manages and directs the day-to-day operations of Grant Accounting. Ensures compliance with all federal, state, and university policies, rules,
and regulations. Works closely with Grant and Contract Services in reviewing and implementing federal regulations and best practices related to sponsored project administration. Advises and consults with administration and management regarding plans, issues, and problems associated with the function of Grant Accounting. Functions as a liaison with UT Arlington community and outside constituents. Acts as a resource for other administrative, as well as academic departments. Hire, train, and supervise Grant Accounting staff. Also responsible for staff development.

Marginal/Incidental Functions: Other functions as assigned.

Licenses: Class "C" Operator's Driver's License. Applicant selected must provide a current three year Driving Record from the current state of residence. If not currently a Texas resident, must obtain a Texas Driver's License within 30 days after entering Texas as a new resident.


Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Accounting and
5 years of experience in managing grant and contract accounting. Strong computer skills including MS Excel. 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: college or college degree, list school name,
degree type, major, graduated or not, and hours completed if not graduated. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Working conditions: May work around standard office conditions. Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation. Use of manual dexterity. Climbing of stairs.
Criminal background check conducted.

Application Instructions: Applicants MUST apply online at http://www.uta.edu/jobs. Call 817-272-3461for questions and assistance. This position may close at any time. UTA is an EO/AA employer.
 

 

Posted 2/21/2014

Institution: Texas Workforce Commission (TWC)
http://www.twc.state.tx.us/
Position Title: Director III

Job Description: Serves as Director of Business Operations for the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) and is a member of the Agency Executive Team with the expectation of a clear collaborative relationship with other members of the team. Directs, plans, develops, and provides leadership to Business Operations Departments which include Procurement and HUB Services, Construction Management, Contract Services, Document Services, Infrastructure Planning and Budget, and Infrastructure Services and Risk Management. Designs systems and operational strategies and establishes priorities, standards and measurement tools for assessing progress in meeting department goals. Reviews and evaluates new or improved business and management practices for application to operations. Develops solutions to organizational issues and concerns, develops change strategies, and plans and conducts training for implementation. Oversees, through subordinate directors, strategic planning, human resource management, staffing, and budget for the administration of the Business Operations Departments. Oversees development and updates to the TWC Statewide Facilities Master Plan consisting of 179+ projects with a cost exceeding $35M. Ensures biennial construction projects with an average cost of $8M remain on schedule and on budget. Responsible for maintenance for 33 agency owned buildings (AOBs) and 34 real property leases state wide. Coordinates with Executive Directors of Local Workforce Development Boards who occupy AOBs regarding space utilization needs. Responsible for development of Information Technology Details (ITD) for the biennial Information Resources Strategic Action plans as part of the agency's Legislative Appropriation Request (LAR); coordinates with the IT Division on developing capital budget and annual maintenance resource needs of over $20M annually. Oversees development of TWC's Resource Efficiency Plan, monitors agency's efforts for plan compliance, and develops corrective action plans for areas not meeting established standards; prepares compliance reports for transmission to the Governor's Office and Legislative Budget Board. Advises, provides assistance, and makes recommendations to Executive staff in the interpretation, application and implementation of procurement and facility management policies. Provides strategic direction to agency Directors for the development of large scale Requests for Proposals. Makes presentations to the agency's Commission regarding HUB performance. Provides advice regarding the development, structure, and administrative tracking of grant management administrative contracts which represent over 80% of the agency's $1.1 billion annual budget. Oversees a variety of contracted services, including custodial, security, and maintenance services. Prepares and submits regular status reports both verbally and in writing to agency executives.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Possess proven business skills and knowledge and experience in the public or private sector in business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, leadership, and coordination of people and resources to achieve solutions. Prefer Bachelor's degree plus six years of full time experience in the oversight and direction of an agency program; or in strategic planning and policy development and implementation, four years of which must have been in an administrative management or supervisory capacity. Experience managing staff in multiple departments. Demonstrated skill in negotiating contracts preferred. Extensive knowledge of Texas State government operations, facilities management and HUB contracting preferred. Some travel and overtime required.
Salary Range: $6,862.00 to $9,091.00 per month
 

Posted 2/21/2014

Institution: Texas A&M Health Science Center - IBT
http://www.ibt.tamhsc.edu/
Houston, Texas
Position Title: Associate Director for Finance and Administration

The Texas A&M Health Science Center, Institute of Biosciences and Technology (IBT), is a unit of Texas A&M University. We are seeking candidates for Associate Director for Finance & Administration.

Responsibilities
Provide planning and forecasting of all financial and budgetary matters and oversee Institute-wide research-related support activities both to ensure achievement of short- and long-range goals and to devise strategies for resource acquisition and allocation. Assist the IBT Director and faculty in day-to-day administration. Implement cost-effective improvements to augment core research services for investigators ensuring investigator satisfaction. Support for managing of physical resources including space planning, inventory control, and property maintenance; assessing and enhancing risk management and compliance of essential research services; and facilities planning for development or renovation of the research building to help ensure, through architectural and facilities designs, that the Institute continues to sustain interactions within and across research disciplines as well as fostering new relationships with extramural institutions and new intellectual pursuits. Responsible for the local oversight or pre- and post-award grants and contracts services; implementation, and management of effective administrative processes, policies, and procedures; developing and maintaining research information systems; training administrative support staff and overseeing appropriate laboratory maintenance. Establishes policies, procedures and appropriate infrastructure to guide the ongoing development of the IBTís multifaceted research programs; identifying opportunities for advancement; and strengthening infrastructure to support the interdisciplinary work that will be critical to that development. Implement plans for research infrastructure across the Institute that strengthen and streamline key functional areas that support individual laboratories and that preserve the Instituteís reputation and financial integrity. Partner with stakeholders across the Texas A&M Health Sciences Center, The Texas A&M University System, and the Texas Medical Center to help facilitate IBTís future contributions to these stakeholders.

Required Qualifications
Bachelorís in business administration, biological science, or related field. Ten years experience in the oversight and leadership of research operations with a large and complex enterprise. Three years of experience in the management of technical and administrative support personnel. Familiarity with laws and procedures regarding industry contract and intellectual property.

Preferred Qualifications
MBA, MS or PhD in Biological Science, business administration or organizational leadership. Experience with governing grant and contract administration, including OMB Circulars, Federal Effort reporting, and Federal Acquisition Regulations.

Please apply directly at https://jobs.tamhsc.edu/postings/3562.

Texas A&M Health Science Center is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to diversity.

 

Posted 2/21/2014

Institution: Prairie View A&M University
https://www.pvamu.edu/
Prairie View, Texas
Position Title: Associate Director of Campus Planning and Project Oversight, Office of Campus Planning and Space Management

Prairie View A&M University and the Office of Campus Planning and Space Management invite applications for the position of Associate Director of Campus Planning & Project Oversight. This position is responsible for the management and coordination of designated construction projects and ensuring projects are completed within specified timeframes and funding parameters. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain fiscal records and track expenses for all University approved construction projects; provide effective construction management of assigned projects by coordinating all construction activity to include project design, development of construction documents and specifications, preparation of project estimates and budgets, receipt and evaluation of project proposals, site observation of construction, and project close-out. In addition, this position is responsible for the preparation of project reports and control expenditures in accordance with budget allocations; viewing plans and estimates for accuracy, completeness, and adherence to applicable standards, codes, policies, and procedures. Further project oversight to include campus inspections and construction site visits to monitor construction progress, ensure compliance with building codes, regulations, ADA/TAS requirements and budgetary guidelines and constraints is also expected.

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 bachelorís, masterís, 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 Bachelorís degree in Construction Management, Architecture and/or Engineering. Five to seven years of construction and/or project management experience is required. The successful candidate must have a working knowledge of project management, be organized, be an effective multi-tasker, and be knowledgeable in the use of project management software.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: The application deadline is March 4, 2014. To apply for this position, please visit our website at: jobs.pvamu.edu and complete the employment application. In addition to the application, interested applicants will be required to submit a cover letter, resume, three letters of professional recommendation, and a copy of official transcript. For assistance, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 936-261-1730 or jobs@pvamu.edu.
 

 

Posted 2/21/2014

Institution: Prairie View A&M University
https://www.pvamu.edu/
Prairie View, Texas
Position Title: Information Security Officer, The Office of Business Affairs

Prairie View A&M University invites applications for the position of Information Security Officer. This position is responsible for ensuring the compliance of all information security related policies, procedures, regulations and laws and other projects as assigned. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, developing, administering, documenting and monitoring Prairie View A&M University's (PVAMU) information security program; monitoring the effectiveness of defined controls for mission critical information and maintaining/testing the Disaster Recovery Plans annually; conducting Information Technology Risk Assessment (ISAAC) annually for PVAMU to ensure compliance with TAC regulations and PVAMU procedures; providing annual report to the Assistant Vice President for Information Resource Management on the status and effectiveness of information resource security controls; and developing and recommending policies and establish procedures and practices, in cooperation with information owners and custodians, necessary to ensure the security of information resources assets against unauthorized or accidental modification, destruction, or disclosure and in a manner that meets statutory and regulatory requirements.


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 bachelors, masters, 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 Masterís degree in Information Technology or a related field. Three to five years of increasing IT responsibilities with one to three years of experience in developing and recommending policies and establishing procedures and practices to ensure security of information and governing appropriate access and protection of information in a University or industry like setting. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as excellent computer skills to perform the essential job responsibilities for this position.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: This application deadline is March 10, 2014. To apply for this position, please visit our website at: jobs.pvamu.edu. Interested applicants will be required to submit a resume, three letters of recommendation with contact information and a copy of an official transcript 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.
 

Posted 2/11/2014

Institution: The University of Texas at Dallas
Dallas, Texas
Position Title: Tax Accountant

This position is responsible for coordinating Federal, State and International tax compliance for the University of Texas at Dallas, including creation and maintenance of the University Tax Manual and preparation of various tax returns. Serves as the primary tax resource for the University community comprising the academic, student, research and administrative functions of UTD. This position is also charged with creating awareness of tax requirements at appropriate levels within the university and helping colleges and departments understand options available to them while being cognizant of interests and responsibilities of the university. Minimum Requirements - Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or a related business field and five years Federal, State and International tax compliance. Preferred Qualifications - Master's Degree in Accounting and Certified Public Accountant preferred and two years' experience with tax compliance for tax-exempt entities including IRS correspondence. Knowledge of not-for-profit higher education tax issues including foreign national tax treaties and 1042-S processing. Responsibilities - Coordinate tax compliance and promote awareness of tax issues within the University including review of federal and state tax statuses and rulings, new laws, regulations and court case decisions. Prepare and publish tax guidance, alerts and newsletters related to payroll taxes, vendor tax, and other taxes. Communicate with and advise management and University community regarding changes in tax law and conduct training and review session with appropriate university members. Assist non-resident alien employees and vendors in completing vendor profiles. Work with students and faculty to determine NRA status. Educate NRA treaties and withholding requirements to others. Prepare UTD Unrelated Business Income Tax (UBIT) Return (990-T). Review unrelated business income tax questionnaires as submitted by University community for new UBIT activities. Prepare other tax forms (941, 1099, etc.) and submit to appropriate entity. Develop expense allocation methodologies, research issues, determine tax implications and communicate findings to University management. Audit withholding account balances and make timely deposits with the IRS and state entities. Conduct analysis and review of University programs and activities (i.e. Tax Deferred Plans, Affiliated Organizations and Charitable Trusts) in accordance with federal and state law as well as GASB and FASB standards. Serve as lead contact with all IRS communication for the University. Also, responsible for the coordination and compliance of outside tax counsel contracts. Maintain a professional network with peer higher education tax practitioners outside of the University to share knowledge about issues affecting other universities and system of higher education. Processing of 1042-S form for foreign national employees and students. 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. ***Resume must be submitted with the application*** Applicant should visit the UTD HR webpage located at http://www.utdallas.edu/hrm

Posted 2/7/2014

Institution: Prairie View A&M University
https://www.pvamu.edu/
Prairie View, Texas
Position Title: Assistant Vice President of Human Resources, The Office of Business Affairs

Prairie View A&M University and the Office of Business Affairs invite applications for the position of Assistant Vice President of Human Resources. This position reports directly to the Senior Vice President for Business Affairs and is responsible for the direct administration and management of the Office of Human Resources and Student Employment. The successful candidate will be expected to plan, organize and lead the day-to-day operations of all human resources related functions to include: employee recruitment and hiring process for faculty, staff and students, employee relations, organizational training & professional development, compensation plans and immigration services. In addition, this position is responsible for providing strategic and operational leadership to the University by ensuring organizational accountability with all HR related policies and procedures; consulting on matters related to adverse employment actions, complaints and legal actions; and serving as a member of the Texas A&M University System (TAMUS) Human Resources Council. The University seeks candidates that are knowledgeable in human resource operations, management and federal and state laws governing human resources best practices. The successful candidate must also have a commitment to diversity, a demonstrated knowledge in aligning HR best practices with the strategic goals of an organization, a high level of tact and diplomacy to interact with constituents internal and external to the university; a vision that aligns with the universityís mission of excellence in teaching, research and service; and the ability to build, engage and cultivate an HR-team centered around impeccable service, effective communication, employee engagement and compliance.

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 approximately 8,500 students and offers bachelorís, masterís, 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 Bachelorís degree and five years of experience in human resources administration at the Directorís level. Prior experience in higher education is also required.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: The application deadline for this position is March 7, 2014. To apply for this position, please visit our website at: jobs.pvamu.edu. Interested applicants will be required to submit a letter of interest, a resume, three letters of professional recommendation and a copy of official transcript. For assistance, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 936-261-1730 or jobs@pvamu.edu.

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

 

Posted 2/4/2014

Institution: Prairie View A&M University
https://www.pvamu.edu/
Prairie View, Texas
Position Title: Data Entry Specialist, The Office of Business Affairs

Prairie View A&M University invites applications for the position of Data Entry Supervisor. This position is responsible for accurately and expeditiously entering all fiscal related transactions into the University's financial reporting system. These fiscal related transactions include, cash receipts, bank transfers, travel vouchers, journal vouchers, cash disbursements, cash disbursements, budget entries, correction entries, beginning balance entries, accounts receivable payments, suspense update entries, and Uniformed Statewide Accounting (USAS) related entries. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, distributing both the daily and monthly reports to the respective person/area, maintaining the data entry files in an orderly and systematic basis, updating and maintaining report distribution schedules, data entry batch logs, and other records deemed necessary to measure performance, and reviewing batches
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 bachelors, masters, 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 GED. One to three years of general office clerical or data entry experience is required. The successful candidate must be able to type 50 WPM or better with no errors and use 10-key calculator by touch. Must be able to work well under pressure, have good verbal and written communication skills and good computer skills to perform the essential job responsibilities for this position.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: This application deadline is February 14, 2014. To apply for this position, please visit our website at: jobs.pvamu.edu. Interested applicants will be required to submit a a resume, three letters of recommendation with contact information and a copy of a High School diploma or GEDvia 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 Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
 

 

Posted 2/4/2014

Institution: Prairie View A&M University
https://www.pvamu.edu/
Prairie View, Texas
Position Title: Travel Supervisor, The Office of Financial Services

Prairie View A&M University invites applications for the position of Travel Supervisor. This position is responsible for coordinating and executing travel plans and arrangements for the University, serving as a resource person for travel information, and promoting efficient reimbursement processing and data storage while adhering to university, system and state guidelines. The successful candidate will be responsible reviewing and/or processing Incoming Authorization Requests and all Travel Vouchers using the Online e-Travel system in Concur; ensuring that departments are in compliance with system, state and university policies and guidelines, auditing of all local and foreign travel vouchers for the University to include Main Campus, Northwest Center, and the Nursing Center, using the online Travel System CONCUR, approving all Pre-Authorization requests; and ensuring departments are financially able to complete purchase. In addition, this position will be responsible for ensuring that the travel policies and procedures manual are kept up to date and in line with system, state and federal procedures, reviewing USAS Batches Daily, and releasing items for payment when needed; performing daily reconciliations, maintaining the University's travel card using the online travel system and Citibank, conducting campus wide trainings for travelers, and providing Director with a monthly report that details delinquent report status for Employee Expense Reports; directly supervising at least one full-time employee and three Student employees, approving employee and student workers' payment documentation; reviewing and/or performing daily processing of Travel Card and Rental Car purchases, reviewing and submitting travel reimbursements for the timely payment and processing of employee travel expenses; distributing and reviewing monthly reports to the Accounts Payable Director, identifying to Director and SVPBA any and all travel issues as it relates to foreign travel alerts, and notifying SVPBA and Director if there are potential employees or students at risk on an immediate basis.
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 bachelors, masters, 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 Bachelorís degree in any Business related field. Three to five years of related travel and/or accounting office experience is required. The successful candidate must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, and computer skills to include the use of the MS Office Suite.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: This application deadline is February 10, 2014. To apply for this position, please visit our website at: jobs.pvamu.edu. Interested applicants will be required to submit a letter of interest, a resume, three letters of professional recommendation with contact information and a copy of official transcript 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 Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
 

Posted 1/23/2014

Institution: The University of Texas at San Antonio
www.utsa.edu
Location: San Antonio, Texas
Posted: 1/23/2014   
Application Due:  Posting Open until Filled
Type: Salaried/Full Time
Position Title:  Assistant Director of Budget Planning & Development
Starting Salary Range: $52,152 - $75,636 Negotiable; 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. With over 30,000 students enrolled in 149 degree programs, UTSA is the second-largest component of The University of Texas System and one of the state's fastest-growing public universities. We offer 68 undergraduate degree programs, 57 master's degree programs and 24 doctoral degree programs.  With additional doctoral programs and five more master's programs in the planning, UTSA is rapidly moving toward classification as a doctoral/research intensive institution.

We are seeking a seasoned professional to serve as Assistant Director of Budget Planning & Development.

The Position

Reporting to the Senior Director, Budget Planning and Development, the Assistant Director is assigned various responsibilities for the budget, planning and development, HCM/Financial Systems Support, reporting and projections.  The position will provide oversight and supervision of Commitment Accounting to ensure timely processing of position funding, distribution and re-distribution processes for accurate reporting, analyses and budget planning purposes.  The position is instrumental in preparing the biennial Legislative Appropriations Request and preparing responses to fiscal notes on the impacts of laws introduced during the legislative session.  Other duties include coordination and implementation of new technology and enhancements to improve business processes, streamline and automate work processes.

The successful candidate must have a commitment to excellence and accuracy; a Bachelorís degree from an accredited institution; five years of accounting, budget or finance experience.   Two years of management/supervisory experience with the ability to lead employees through change/business process improvements.  High ethical values and excellent leadership skills are essential.

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.

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

 

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Posted 1/17/2014

Institution: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Agency: Accountant II
Job Title: Accountant II
Job Number: 14-006


Job Description: Job Number: 14-006 Open Date: January 17, 2014 Department: Business and Support Services Closing Date: February 3, 2014 General Description Performs routine accounting work. Work involves preparing, recording, classifying and analyzing financial records and documents; serves as the primary resource for all expenditure processing, including travel. Works under moderate supervision with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. This position reports to the Accounts Payable Supervisor and Director of Business Operations. General Duties and Responsibilities . Prepares and processes general journal, payment, cash, purchase, travel and related vouchers. . Processes and enters large volumes of purchase vouchers and data into automated systems and USAS (Uniform Statewide Accounting System). . Performs work on expenditures, encumbrances, contracts and purchase orders using the automated system. . Audits accounting and financial documents for accuracy and compliance with policies, procedures, and state and federal statutes. . Classifies, codes, and balances financial accounting documents and records. . Maintains and monitors unpaid voucher files. . Monitors transaction batches and balances in USAS. . Researches, reconciles, and assist vendors and other divisions regarding expenditure payment information. . Processes and maintains records in the Texas Identification Numbering System (TINS) and Treasury Operations' System Services (TOSS). . Administers payment card programs. . Collects and distributes reports. . Performs miscellaneous reconciliations. . Assists in the maintenance and development of automated systems. . Assists in processing cash receipts. . Assists with month end, quarter end and year end closes and reports. . Assists and trains agency personnel in using automated programs. . Provides backup and assistance to other parts of the work-unit as necessary. . Performs related work as assigned. Minimum Required Qualifications Education and Experience . Graduation from a senior high school or equivalent. . Two years' experience performing bookkeeping and/or accounting functions. . 15 hours of business related college coursework may substitute for six months of work experience, with a maximum substitution of one year. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities . Knowledge of bookkeeping and general accounting principles, procedures and practices. . Knowledge of financial reporting and general business practices. . Skill in using calculators, personal computers, and general office software. . Skill in using automated accounting systems. . Skill in analyzing, preparing, checking, and balance routine fiscal transactions and accounts. . Ability to perform accurate arithmetical calculations with or without mechanical assistance. . Ability to prepare and maintain accurate accounting records. . Ability to work accurately with numerical detail. . Ability to analyze and interpret accounting data. . Ability to plan procedures and prioritize work. . Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships both internally and externally. . Ability to respond to customer service requests in a timely and professional manner. . Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing. Preferred Qualifications . Major college-level coursework in accounting. . Accounting experience in a governmental setting, preferably a Texas state agency. . Experience working with USAS, TINS, Excel, Micro Information Products, Inc. (MIP) and/or automated accounting systems. . Experience with Accounts Payable, including coding of invoices. . State of Texas Travel Experience. . Experience in Customer Service. Job offer and continuation of employment with THECB is contingent upon: . Proof of educational credentials that satisfies the minimum requirements of the position. . Eligibility/authorization to work in the U.S. . Satisfactory results from Criminal History Background Check. If applicable, compliance with the Selective Service Law for males ages 18-25. Please be advised that under Texas law, names and other information concerning applicants or nominees may be subject to disclosure upon request. Physical Requirements and/or Working Conditions: Work is performed in a standard office environment and requires . Regular and punctual attendance; . 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 Requirements 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 and select "Human Resources" on the left of the web page and then Job Vacancies. For questions please call the HR Department at 512-427-6190. For vocal and/or hearing assistance call 7-1-1, (512) 427-6190. "AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER"
Salary Range: $2,964 - $3,758/ Monthly

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Posted 12/09/2013 (Updated 04/09/2014)

Accountant II - Accountant II, The University of Texas of the Permian Basin

  • Hiring departmentOffice of Accounting

  • Monthly salary $4,166+ depending on qualifications | Monthly

  • Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM

  • Posting number 13-12-04-01-9161

  • Job StatusOpen

  • FLSA statusExempt

  • Earliest Start DateImmediately

  • Position DurationFunding expected to continue

  • Position open toall applicants

  • LocationMain Campus, Odessa

  • Number of vacancies1

GENERAL NOTES

Perform Asset Management and Capital Projects financial functions for UT Permian Basin. Overtime and travel will be required.
 

Required Application Materials

    ē A Resume is required in order to apply
ē A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

 


Purpose

Perform Asset Management and Capital Projects financial functions for UT Permian Basin.

Essential Functions

Through daily and monthly financial reviews, analysis, and reconciliations, ensure the integrity of the asset and capital project financial data. Prepare monthly and annual financial reports and reconciliations. Prepare and process daily financial entries. Support the implementation of PeopleSoft asset management and project costing modules. Including testing configuration and validating converted data. Perform inventory functions including tagging and tracking assets. 

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned. 

Required qualifications

Bachelorís degree in accounting or related field. One or more years of experience in accounting. An equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate. Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word. Have good communication and organizational skills, and work well with others. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate

Preferred Qualifications

MPA or CPA with two or more years of experience in governmental or fund accounting. Knowledge of DEFINE and/or experience with PeopleSoft

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Overtime and travel will be required 

The University of Texas of the Permian Basin is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Posted 12/09/2013 (Updated 04/09/2014)

Director - Financial Services, The University of Texas of the Permian Basin

  • Hiring departmentOffice of Accounting

  • Monthly salary $9,166+ depending on qualifications  

  • Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM

  • Posting number 13-12-04-01-0382

  • Job StatusOpen

  • FLSA statusExempt

  • Earliest Start DateImmediately

  • Position DurationFunding expected to continue

  • Position open toall applicants

  • LocationMain Campus, Odessa

  • Number of vacancies1

Required Application Materials

    ē A Resume is required in order to apply
ē A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
ē A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.
 

Purpose

Provide stable leadership and direction for the UT Permian Basin Financial 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 Comptroller and University 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

Bachelorís Degree in Accounting or related field with five or more years of experience in governmental or fund accounting including three years supervisory experience. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate. 

Preferred Qualifications

MPA or CPA with seven or more years of experience in governmental or fund accounting including five years of supervisory experience. Knowledge of DEFINE and/or experience with PeopleSoft. Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word. Have strong communication and organizational skills, and work

Working conditions

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

The University of Texas of the Permian Basin is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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