Open Positions 2018-08-17Texas State University Accountant IV - Financial Reporting & Analysis Salary: Not SpecifiedDutiesSan Marcos, TX Texas State University Accountant IV - Financial Reporting & Analysis Job Number: 2018511 Required Qualifications: Applicants must specifically address how they meet these required qualifications to meet the requirements of the position. EDUCATION • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Accounting, Finance, or a related business major with 18 hours or more of accounting coursework; OR • 18 hours or more of accounting coursework with qualifying experience as described above. Experience may substitute for the required education on a year for year basis. EXPERIENCE Recent progressively responsible experience in financial accounting; Knowledge of professional standards, financial reporting, and accounting theory; Strong attention to detail, organizational skills and ability to prioritize competing projects; High level of problem solving ability; Ability to consistently meet deadlines; Strong oral and written communication skills; Supervisory experience; Ability to work effectively with all levels of staff and management; Extensive experience with and proficiency in Excel; Demonstrated knowledge of automated accounting systems; Ability to extract and work with large data sets; and, Experience with the preparation of financial statements. Preferred Qualifications Familiarity with NACUBO financial accounting and reporting guidelines; Experience with an ERP system (SAP, Banner, PeopleSoft); Experience with automated reporting tools (data warehouse); Experience with governmental and/or not-for-profit accounting; Experience with grant assignments; Experience with fixed asset accounting and reporting; Experience in serving on committees and teams; Certified Public Accountant or a graduate degree in Accounting or a closely related field; and, Minimum of five (5) years of recent progressively responsible experience in financial accounting. Job Description Perform advanced, professional accounting functions directly related to the integrity of the university's financial reporting; ensure compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and other authoritative guidelines; support department planning and staff development; provide technical assistance to staff, supervise and coordinate deadline driven assignments; evaluate existing and propose needed written procedures to increase efficiency or reach compliance; review and prepare periodic financial statements, account reconciliations, journal entries, and various ad-hoc reports; perform advanced on-demand analysis supported by narratives supporting courses of action and conclusions. Job Duties • Ensure accurate and timely reporting in accordance with professional standards, Federal, State, and university policies and procedures; • provide supervision and guidance to others; conduct annual staff performance evaluations; review and verify the accuracy and appropriateness of journal entries, reconciliations, and a variety of other accounting reports and financial statements; • support month-end and annual fiscal close by performing allocations and preparing journal entries and financial statements; prepare a variety of statutorily required reports; • manage accounts receivable billings and advance process enhancements; manage accounting and reporting for construction projects, bond issues and related debt service; • oversee and review the preparation of the Schedule of Expenditures of Federal Awards (SEFA); • account and report for a variety of business units as needed; extract data, analyze financial transactions and reports; prepare spreadsheets and graphs to facilitate interpretation of data; • conduct internal and external training; • conduct or manage special studies or projects and develop or recommend accounting methods and procedures; prepare technical accounting position papers; develop and maintain written policies and procedures; identify changing requirements for management information needs; • review account structure; interact with and provide information for internal and external auditors; develop complex, non-standard, financial reports and statements; perform other duties necessary for the effective operation of the department. Additional Information to Applicants CANDIDATES MUST CLEARLY INDICATE HOW THEY MEET THE MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION IN THE COVER LETTER, RESUME, AND/OR APPLICATION. FAILURE TO DO SO MAY RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION OF CONSIDERATION FOR THIS POSITION. Some evening and weekend hours are necessary, with peak amounts of overtime during September and October for preparation of the annual financial report and fiscal year-end close-out. Candidates should be prepared to bring a certified academic transcript if called for an interview. Job Open Date 08/15/2018 Job Close Date (posting closes at midnight) Open Until Filled Yes Normal Work Days Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday Normal Work Hours Start 8:00AM Normal Work Hours End 5:00PM Posting Notices YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO ELECTRONICALLY ATTACH A RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO YOUR APPLICATION. Legal and Required Notices 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. Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications. 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. Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE. Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions. Why work mailto:@ Texas State? • Amazing health insurance: various coverage options starting your first day of employment for full-time employees with Texas State paying 100% of the employee premium and 50% for your dependents! • Generous paid time off: vacation, holidays, sick days and many more! • Excellent work life balance resources: mother and family-friendly resources in addition to a comprehensive FREE wellness program • Great professional development opportunities: choose from a variety of workshops, training, online learning and even access educational leave opportunities and reimbursement for academic courses • An inclusive Bobcat community: join our many social networks offered on and off-campus • Retirement peace of mind: TRS pension, retirement plans and voluntary saving options with generous employer contributions By joining the Texas State Bobcat team, you'll be a part of one of the most beautiful, diverse, and growing universities in the nation. 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All rights reserved. https://www.jobelephant.com/ jeid-cf055b2438daad449870399ab99d4cacJob Code — 1276840For more information or to apply online:http://apptrkr.com/12768402018-08-07Texas State University Asst VPUA Business Operations Salary: Commensurate with experienceDuties• Assist in performing all tasks necessary to achieve the organization's mission and help execute staff succession and growth plans. • Insure that the financial management and reporting of the philanthropic funds and the finances of University Advancement are managed according to standard accepted accounting principles, university policies and adhere to the industry's reporting criteria as defined by CASE Campaign standards. • Provides leadership for management of division resources and personnel management in compliance with university policies and procedures. • Coordinates the review of the UA compensation plan annually ensuring proper pay plan relationships. • Responsible for all reporting to the various external agencies related to the financial management of the philanthropic funds including the VSE Report, the Texas State University System Knowledge Performance Indicators, Strategic Planning and other reports as needed. • Ensure adequate controls are installed and that substantiating documentation is approved and available such that all financial transactions may pass independent and university audits. • Oversee the management and coordination of all fiscal reporting activities of the division and the development foundation including organizational revenue and expenses and balance sheet reports, reports to funding agencies, development and monitoring of organizational and contractual and grant budgets. • Coordinate the investment management advisors work with the Development Foundation and serve as the primary contact with the investment advisors and the development foundation investment committee. • Support the university's mission and the vision of University Advancement through strategic planning, performance management and adherence to the university policies and procedures.Minimum Education• Bachelor's degree in a business-related field of study from an accredited college or university. Preferred Education• Completion of a master's degree at an accredited college or university. Minimum Qualifications• Minimum of five years of financial management experience with daily financial operations of an organization of similar scope and size.Preferred Qualifications • Certified Public Accountant (CPA). • Experience supervising staff. • Experience in management of investment portfolios. • Experience with non-profit or public agency.AboutThe Assistant Vice President for University Advancement Business Operations (AVPBO) provides both operational and programmatic support to University Advancement. The AVPBO supervises the Advancement Services and Endowment Services departments within University Advancement and supervises the financial management of the assets held in the Texas State University Development Foundation. In addition, the AVPBO directly assists the Vice President for University Advancement (VPUA) on all strategic and tactical matters as they relate to budget management, cost benefit analysis, forecasting needs and personnel matters. The AVPBO works closely with the Human Resources department to manage the performance management program and to implement best practices regarding personnel recruitment, retention and professional development. The AVPBO reports directly to the Vice President for University Advancement and Executive Director of the Development Foundation, and works in close collaboration with the Vice President for Finance and Support Services and the University Treasurer regarding accounting procedures, management of endowment funds and financial reporting related to University Advancement and Development Foundation.LocationSan Marcos, TXJob Code — 1264831For more information or to apply online:http://apptrkr.com/1264831Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.2018-07-26Lamar State College - Orange Accounting Clerk IV - Cashier's Office Salary: DOEDutiesThe Accounting Clerk IV – Cashier’s Office reports to the Director of Finance. The Accounting Clerk IV performs complex clerical and various difficult bookkeeping work applying accepted procedures to the preparation and maintenance of accounting records. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: 1. Prepares daily bank deposit including processing cash receipt journal vouchers for daily deposit. 2. Creates and maintains all Banner Detail Codes, with review and approval by the Director of Finance and the V.P. for Finance and Operations. 3. Reconciles Third Party Billing accounts and other miscellaneous accounts in Banner Student for billing purposes. 4. Reviews and adjusts all residual refunds in Banner. 5. Assists with questions and problem resolution in daily cashiering operation. 6. Performs extensive research and follow-up to resolve and correct problems on student accounts. 7. Creates and updates rate tables for tuition and fees every semester (or more frequently if needed) with supervisory review. 8. Works with Registrar to determine refund dates, withdrawal dates, and installment dates with review and approval by the Director of Finance. 9. Creates and distributes student 1098Ts. 10. Performs data entry into Banner Student. 11. Supervises Cashiering student workers. 12. Setting up of all Continuing Education fees, dual credit fees, and Texas Workforce fees. 13. Creates and updates records related to student debt residing with external collection agency. 14. Reconcile all financial aid related disbursements between applicable systems (i.e. Banner Finance, Banner Student, Ledger and Department of Education Student Payment Summary.) 15. Enters all debt for students into State of Texas TINS and reconciles the debt with Banner Student. 16. Process write-offs yearly by determining student debt to write-off, process write-offs in Banner Student, and reviewing allowance worksheet. 17. Scan in documents with document imaging system. 18. Review Dual Credit Student accounts and manually analyze for adjustments or needed changes. Other job functions include: 1. Assists Accountant II in monthly reconciliation of various receivables, daily cash monitoring, and assists in preparation of some annual reports. 2. Assists in the reconciliation of residual and refund amounts due to students for drops and withdrawals. 3. Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Finance.Minimum EducationAssociate degree in accounting or other business related field required.Minimum QualificationsRequires two years considerable experience in general office work with emphasis on bookkeeping and accounting operations and handling cash within a cashiering environment. Must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel. Requires skill in the use of a 10-key calculator, computer, and related office equipment. Must be able to perform numerical detail work accurately, make appropriate computations, and write legible. Must comply with established college standards and policies.Other DetailsThis position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215. AboutLamar State College-Orange (LSC-O) is a two-year state-supported college in Orange, Texas, which is known for its small-town charm and world-class culture. Located in southeast Texas between Houston and Lake Charles, Louisiana, the area boasts a thriving arts community and a variety of outdoor activities, including Shangri La Botanical Gardens. LSC-O has an average enrollment of approximately 2,600 students and offers technical, academic, and public service programs. LocationOrange, TexasFor more information or to apply online:https://jobs.lsco.edu/postings/1763Lamar State College – Orange is an EEO/TSUS Institution.2018-07-23The Texas State University System Financial Operations Coordinator Salary: Salary is commensurate with qualifications. Customary and usual state employee benefits apply, including but not necessarily limited to health insurance, annual and sick leave.DutiesPrepare routine and ad hoc finance related statements, reports, schedules, and exhibits; Perform reviews and analysis of financial data, draw conclusions, and prepare reports and summaries to support those conclusions; Research complex finance related issues, draw conclusions, and prepare reports and summaries to support those conclusions; Interact with and provide financial related data to a variety of constituents; Assist in identifying and meeting changing requirements for finance related data needs; Assist in maintaining the reporting structure and systems related to financial information; Input and extract financial information related to System Administration’s ERP system and USAS, the financial system for the State of Texas; Audit finance related documents to ensure compliance with System and State policy, regulations, and laws; Maintain complete and organized finance related records; Provide administrative support to the TSUS Office of Finance; Perform other duties necessary to support the efficient operation of the TSUS Office of Finance. Minimum EducationBachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or a closely related field; Five (5) or more years of recent, progressively responsible professional experience in finance operations. Minimum QualificationsAbility to think both creatively and analytically in resolving complex issues; Excellent verbal and written communication skills; Ability to efficiently organize, prioritize, schedule and manage work activities, tasks and assignments; Ability to work under deadlines and communicate information quickly and accurately; Ability to handle complexity and work independently under general supervision with moderate latitude for the exercise of initiative and independent judgement; Ability to work collegially with diverse constituencies, exhibiting a commitment to geographic, economic, and cultural diversity; Knowledge of generally accepted fund accounting principles; Advanced skill using computer information systems and computer applications to input, retrieve, and manipulate financial information; A focus on timely customer service.Other DetailsThe Financial Operations Coordinator is a member of the Texas State University System (TSUS) Office of Finance located in the System Administration building in Austin, TX. Performing routine to moderately complex work related to financial operations, the position works under the immediate supervision of the Vice Chancellor for Finance to ensure quality services to System Administration and TSUS component institutions.AboutEstablished in 1911, the Texas State University System is the first higher education system established in Texas. Beginning as an administrative means to consolidate the support and management of state teacher colleges, the System has evolved into a network of higher education with seven component institutions stretching from the Texas-Louisiana border to the Big Bend region of west Texas. Our component institutions, with a combined enrollment exceeding 84,000 students, are: Comprehensive Universities: • Lamar University in Beaumont; • Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, including a Multi-Institution Teaching Center (“MITC”) at the Woodlands; • Sul Ross State University in Alpine, including the Rio Grande College with campuses in Del Rio, Eagle Pass, and Uvalde; and • Texas State University, including the Round Rock Higher Education Center. Two-year Colleges or Institutes: • Lamar Institute of Technology in Beaumont; • Lamar State College-Orange; and, • Lamar State College-Port Arthur. LocationAustin, TXFor more information or to apply online:http://Interested applicants should email their resume to: Mr. Daniel Harper Vice Chancellor for Finance Texas State University System Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgThe Texas State University System is a tobacco-free/drug free workplace. A criminal history background check may be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position. The Texas State University System is an “at will” employer. If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification form, I-9. You will be required to present acceptable, original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Information from the documents will be submitted to the federal E-Verify system for verification. THIS POSITION WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL IT IS FILLED. The Texas State University System is an Equal Opportunity Employer2018-07-20Texas Tech University Chief Accounting Officer- Controller Salary: 7624.75 monthly Duties•Direct the preparation, review, and submission of the University's annual financial report (AFR) •Collaborate with institutional constituents, including academic and research units, other departments within Administration and Finance, and central administration in order to gain efficiencies, enhance information systems, and provide training and education •Direct and maintain records of audits conducted by federal and state agencies, the State Auditor's Office, independent auditors, and Texas Tech University System Internal Audit •Mediate campus concerns, as applicable, and facilitate a solutions based approach to the removal of obstacles in institutional policies, procedures, and processes •Promote institutional compliance with laws, policies, and regulations that govern sponsored project activities through policy development, regulation interpretation, and risk assessment •Other duties as assigned Minimum EducationBachelor's degree in appropriate field.Preferred EducationCertified Public Accountant (CPA) or Master's degree in business related field of study.Minimum QualificationsBachelor's degree required in appropriate field based on assigned area of responsibility; eight years of professional and management experience in related area. Additional job-related education may substitute for required experience on a year-for-year basis. Demonstrated competency in verbal and written communication, time management, accounting and analytical procedures, problem-solving, and decision-making. General knowledge of higher education administration.Preferred QualificationsAbility to learn complex information systems and exhibit a proficiency in the Microsoft office suite products. Experience in research administration (including Federal regulations and institutional policy), fund accounting, Banner, and/or Cognos. Familiarity with State of Texas Higher Education funding models and associated reporting requirements, including USAS. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Master's degree in business related field of study.LocationLubbock, TXJob Code — 14742BRFor more information or to apply online:https://bit.ly/2zMnzaUAs an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.2018-07-19University of Texas Arlington Director of Grant Accounting Salary: 95000.00DutiesESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Organizes, coordinates, manages, and directs the daily operations of Grant Accounting including billing, accounts receivable, financial reporting, and federal cash drawdowns. 2. Assists with preparation of the schedule of federal awards and the state pass-through schedule including pass-through coordination with other state agencies. 3. Hire, train, and supervise Grant Accounting staff, including performance evaluations and disciplines 4. Assists with various financial, state and federal audits. 5. Liaison with the UT Arlington community and outside constituents. Acts as a resource for other administrative, as well as academic department. 6. Advises and consults with administration and management regarding plans, issues, and problems associated with the function of Grant Accounting. Minimum EducationBACHELOR'S DEGREE FROM AN ACCREDITED INSTITUTION IN ACCOUNTING Minimum QualificationsFIVE YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IN MANAGING GRANT AND CONTRACT ACCOUNTING. STRONG COMPUTER SKILLS INCLUDING MS EXCEL.Preferred QualificationsEXPERIENCE IN HIGHER ED. EXPERIENCE IN PEOPLESOFT FMS INCLUDING THE GRANTS SUITE. About The University of Texas at Arlington is a growing Carnegie Research-1 “highest research activity” powerhouse committed to life-enhancing discovery, innovative instruction, and caring community engagement. An educational leader in the heart of the thriving North Texas region, UTA nurtures minds within an environment that values excellence, ingenuity, and diversity.LocationArlington, TXFor more information or to apply online:https://uta.peopleadmin.com/postings/6692UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.2018-07-02University of Texas Arlington Accountant III Salary: 58000.00DutiesThe Accountant III position will assist in analyzing transactions, completing accounting entries, reconciliation research and journals. Assist with daily review of timekeeping error reports, address issues with timekeeping records and assist campus with timekeeping inquiries. Assist, process and validate overtime payments. Assist campus community with analysis of salary and benefit related expenses. Work accurately with numerical detail consistently and perform accounting operations legibly. Ability to work independently, including task coordination and decision making. Strong analytical and interpersonal skills. Must be self-starter, who is detail oriented and has the ability to meet deadline-oriented tasks. Applicant must be able to adjust readily to multiple demands and shifting priorities and work well in a team environment. Ability to Interpret and apply federal/state regulations and university policies relating to Payroll. Professionally interact with management and all University departments. Respond to payroll inquiries timely and accurately. Represent the organization by utilizing effective communication and customer service skills. Provide information and updates on changes and processes to keep customers up to date and help them utilize the HCM systemMinimum EducationBachelor’s Degree in Accounting or other Business related degree or the equivalent experience with a minimum of 4 + years accounting experience or the equivalent experience. Minimum QualificationsStrong MS Office experience. (Excel, Word). Strong communication skills. Ability to problem solve and efficiently manage time.Preferred QualificationsExperience with PeopleSoft Human Capital Management and Finance. Proficiency in advanced functions of the full Microsoft Office Suite, with emphasis in Microsoft Excel. Experience working in governmental or higher education accounting.AboutThe University of Texas at Arlington is a growing Carnegie Research-1 “highest research activity” powerhouse committed to life-enhancing discovery, innovative instruction, and caring community engagement. An educational leader in the heart of the thriving North Texas region, UTA nurtures minds within an environment that values excellence, ingenuity, and diversity.For more information or to apply online:https://uta.peopleadmin.com/postings/6371 UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus2018-06-28University of Texas Arlington Accountant III Salary: 58000.00Dutiesrant award set-ups including budgets. Grant management including corrections, transfers, invoicing, and financial reports. Request cash drawdowns and complete monthly reconciliations for grants and contracts. Monitor accounts receivable balances. Correspond with outside granting agencies and University Grants and Contracts department to verify billing details.Minimum EducationBachelor’s degree in Accounting.Preferred EducationBachelor’s degree in Accounting.Minimum QualificationsFour (4) years of experience in governmental or commercial accounting or the equivalent experience. One to four years of experience in grants or contracts.LocationArlington, TXJob Code — 9160For more information or to apply online:https://uta.peopleadmin.com/postings/6201UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.2018-06-21University of North Texas at Dallas Associate VP Finance/Administration Salary: commensurate with experienceDutiesThe University of North Texas at Dallas invites applications for the position of Associate VP Finance/Administration. The University – the first four-year public institution of higher education in the city – seeks an individual who will help shape the character of a 21st century, teaching-focused University. Candidates should be able to express enthusiastic support for the mission of the University to transform the lives of students, families and communities by providing high-quality, student-focused education in preparation for tomorrow’s careers, and its vision to create the place of choice where students are inspired to learn, faculty are inspired to teach and the community is inspired to support. For more information about the University, go to: http://untdallas.edu/ This is an administrative position that serves as the primary advisor to the Executive Vice President of Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer (EVP/CFO) in addition to directing and managing the Budget Office, Sponsored Projects Accounting, Student Financial Services, and Central Receiving for UNT Dallas. In the absence of the EVP/CFO, this position will oversee operational, service, and financial accounting and will represent the EVP/CFO with regard to departmental collaborations and external relations with the community and stakeholders. Responsible for legislative reporting and analysis, University budget, resource management, the daily supervision of activities within the Budget Office, and other duties as assigned. The Assistant/Associate Vice President will work in coordination with other administrative offices to develop budgetary processes for the allocation of resources to meet strategic goals. Work is performed with great independence and discretion under the supervision of the EVP/CFO. The position supervises full time and part time employees. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to: Assist the EVP/CFO in designing and implementing resource management and financial reporting systems Prepare budget calendar and manage the annual budget cycle Responsible for maintaining account structures within the chart of accounts Provides budget consultation and training to University leaders and their teams Reviews requests for budget adjustments Estimate revenues and available funds for all funding sources Support management in forecasting expenditures Provides feedback to campus leaders by identifying the fiscal impact of proposed legislation Manage interagency agreements and relationships with the other UNTS budget offices Build a service-focused relationship with the executive team at UNT Dallas Support leadership in developing the Legislative Appropriation Request Establish processes and reports to support management and controlling the budget Coordinate with Human Resources on all position control and budget review for personnel action items Directs the preparation of the monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports Supervise the verification of appropriate funding for any increases to faculty and staff positions Implement budget controls and supervise maintenance of approved adjustments Provides guidance to the entire University community in all areas related to the budget Determine accuracy and validity of budget authorization forms Analyze revenue and expense accounts and report variances Supervise the work of Budget Director(s), Sponsored Projects Accounting Director, Property Manager, and Student Financial Services. Design and prepare special reports as requested by University administration Serve as a subject matter expert in budget related areas of HR/Payroll and Finance components of Enterprise Information Systems Recommend and implement revisions in processes to meet University objectives Assist management with the expense certification process, as required Conduct research and analysis, as required Work with management to develop and report on performance measures Manage the planning and reporting of capital expenditures Perform special projects (i.e., analysis, forecasts, projections, etc.) 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.Minimum EducationMaster's Degree, CPAMinimum QualificationsThe successful candidate will possess the following required qualifications: Active CPA license (or successful completion of the CPA exam and the ability to obtain Texas licensure) and Master’s degree in business administration, accounting, finance, public administration, or closely related field and five (5) years of experience in higher education finance administration which provides the following knowledge, skills, and abilities: 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 Experience may qualify for appointment as either Assistant or AssociatePreferred QualificationsThe preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications: Experience working with Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and the State Comptroller Knowledge of the State of Texas budget law and practices for higher educationLocationDallas, TexasFor more information or to apply online:http://unt-dallas.peopleadmin.com/postings/3537The 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.2018-05-29UTSA Senior Payroll Analyst Salary: $37,812 - $55,000/AnnualizedDuties1. Assist with bi-weekly and monthly payroll processing responsibilities during the pre and post process by reviewing assigned duties and taking corrective action as needed. 2. Assist with daily review of timekeeping error reports and addresses issues with timekeeping records, as needed. 3. Assist clients with timekeeping inquiries. Identify and troubleshoot time keeping system performance issues and reports the issues to payroll leadership. 4. Review and audit payroll and system generated reports/registers to ensure accuracy, reasonableness and that appropriate deductions are calculated for each pay cycle. 5. Resolve payroll system error messages related to on cycle payroll processing. 6. Perform payroll gross to net calculations for wages, overtime, manual checks including the impact of taxable benefits, pre and post-tax deductions. 7. Adhere to and support departmental customer service standards, including partnering with other areas to deliver excellent service. 8. Reconcile all required federal and state quarterly and annual taxes and reports to aid efficient preparation of filings, social security contributions, and voluntary and involuntary deduction reconciliations. Ensure proper tax treatment for tuition remission, non-comp benefits and other taxable items. Prepares quarterly and year end balancing and auditing reports and assists in validating and issuing W-2 and 1042 forms. 9. Oversee and manage foreign tax compliance; develop process for collecting, reconcile taxes and validate 1042-S information and reporting. Acts as information resource for all questions about foreign tax. 10. Assist with implementing and testing payroll modules and tax updates. Assist in training department employees in payroll process as it relates to time collection and employee self-service. Recommend internal best practices. 11. Process the journal voucher build. 12. Stay abreast of state and federal, labor tax and garnishment laws. 13. Complete and assist with testing for system upgrades and enhancements (UAT). 14. Cross train in order to prepare and process semi-monthly and biweekly payrolls. 15. Present at relevant webinars and training sessions. 16. Assist with ad hoc payroll projects. Occasional: Compile, prepare/research payroll data for special projects or upon request 17. Other duties as assigned.Minimum EducationBachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business related field from an accredited institution. Preferred EducationMaster’s Degree in Accounting or Business related field from an accredited institution or CPP certification.Minimum QualificationsAdvance level proficiency in applying payroll knowledge, as well as payroll, labor, tax reporting and benefit plans regulations and policies/practices. Ability to work in a fast paced environment with the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines Proficient with Excel and Word Four years of professional governmental or commercial accounting to include a minimum of two years payroll processing, two years ERP experience, and one year federal and NRA taxation experience. Excellent customer service skills with a focus of serving internal and external customers.Preferred QualificationsFour years of HCM PeopleSoft – Payroll processing and Time and Labor. Two years in NRA taxation. Knowledge with Higher Education Payroll Processing. Knowledge with processing Nonresident Alien taxation. Knowledgeable with Glacier Non Resident Alien Tax Compliance Software. Knowledgeable with PeopleSoft queries. Similar experience in governmental payroll accounting, higher education payroll processing. Familiar with document imaging systems.Other DetailsMay occasionally work evenings to meet payroll processing deadlines.LocationSan AntonioFor more information or to apply online:https://jobs.utsa.edu/postings/9379UTSA is a tobacco-free campus. -UTSA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. -This is a security sensitive position. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check. -Applicants who are selected for interviews must be able to show proof that they are eligible and qualified to work in the United States by time of hire. -At the discretion of the hiring department, this position posting may be closed once a sufficient number of qualified applications has been received.2018-05-03Texas State University Accountant III Salary: Not Specified DutiesPerforms complex professional accounting work involving the application of a comprehensive knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and practices to the resolution of a wide variety of complex accounting problems. This position may have primary responsibility for a segment of the General Accounting operation or a specialized complex area. Job Duties Prepare monthly financial statements and variance analysis; Respond to ad-hoc financial analysis and reporting; Extract data, analyze financial transactions and summarize findings; Ensure accurate and timely reporting in accordance with professional standards, Federal, State, and university policies and procedures; Annual Financial Report (AFR) schedule preparation and review; Coordinate and prepare the annual Schedule of Expenditures of Federal Awards (SEFA), including external audit support; Provide supervision and guidance to others, including continuous staff performance evaluations; Manage federal financial aid draws; Review and verify the accuracy and appropriateness of interdepartmental transfers; Conduct or manage special studies or projects and develop or recommend accounting methods and procedures; Develop and maintain written policies and procedures; Prepare and conduct occasional training classes for university staff through the Professional Development program; and Perform other duties necessary for the effective operation of the department. Some evening and week-end hours are necessary, with significant amounts during August through October for preparation of the annual financial report and year-end close-out. Additional Information to Applicants Minimum EducationRequired Qualifications: Applicants must specifically address how they meet these required qualifications to meet the requirements of the position. 1. A minimum of eighteen semester hours in accounting from an accredited college or university (copy of transcript required with application) 2. Progressively responsible experience in financial accounting, reporting, and analysis 3. Experience with the preparation of financial statements 4. Excel proficiency to include use of formulas and pivot tables 5. Experience analyzing financial accounting data 6. Ability to extract and work with large data sets 7. Anticipate, identify, communicate, and resolve problems 8. Ability to consistently meet deadlines 9. Experience with complex reconciliations 10. Demonstrated knowledge of automated accounting systems 11. Knowledge of professional standards, financial reporting and accounting theory 12. Strong attention to detail, organizational skills, and ability to prioritize competing projects 13. Strong oral and written communication skills 14. Ability to work effectively with all levels of staff and management Preferred EducationPreferred Qualifications 1. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in accounting, finance, or closely related field 2. Five years of progressively responsible experience in financial accounting, reporting, and analysis 3. Familiarity with NACUBO financial accounting and reporting guidelines 4. Experience with an ERP system (i.e. SAP, Banner, PeopleSoft) 5. Experience with federal grant management 6. Experience with automated reporting tools (data warehouse) 7. Experience with governmental and/or not-for-profit accounting 8. Experience in serving on committees and teams 9. Supervisory experience 10. Advanced business degree 11. Certified Public Accountant AboutTexas 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. Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications. 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. Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE. Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions. Why work mailto:@ Texas State? • Amazing health insurance: various coverage options starting your first day of employment for full-time employees with Texas State paying 100% of the employee premium and 50% for your dependents! • Generous paid time off: vacation, holidays, sick days and many more! • Excellent work life balance resources: mother and family-friendly resources in addition to a comprehensive FREE wellness program • Great professional development opportunities: choose from a variety of workshops, training, online learning and even access educational leave opportunities and academic courses fee reimbursement • An inclusive Bobcat community: join our many social networks offered on and off-campus • Retirement peace of mind: TRS pension, retirement plans and voluntary saving options with generous employer contributions By joining our Texas State Bobcat community, you'll also work in one of the most beautiful campuses in Texas, with teams that value teamwork. LocationSan Marcos, TXJob Code — 1215274For more information or to apply online:http://apptrkr.com/12152742018-05-02University of Houston-Clear Lake Vice President of Administration and Finance Salary: Commensurate with experienceDutiesThe University of Houston – Clear Lake (UHCL) seeks an accomplished and innovative financial leader to become its next vice president for administration and finance (VPAF) and invites nominations and applications for the position. Since its founding in 1974, UHCL has provided educational opportunities to students in the Houston-Galveston area and beyond. The university offers more than 80 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degree programs through its four colleges: Business, Education, Human Sciences and Humanities, and Science and Engineering. The university currently serves more than 8,500 students and more than 66,000 alumni. In its short history, UHCL has earned a distinctive reputation as a student-centered, community-minded, partnership-oriented university. Through its on-going community engagement, UHCL has developed alliances with area businesses, organizations, schools and governmental agencies that enhance the educational, economic, cultural, scientific and professional environment across the region. Located adjacent to the NASA Johnson Space Center, UHCL is situated in the heart of the area’s high-technology community on a 524-acre natural-environment campus. UHCL is committed to supporting the region’s education community as well as the various commercial, engineering, computing, health care, petrochemical and aerospace industries. The university is distinguished by a strong commitment to student success, leadership development, career readiness and academic excellence. In August 2017, UHCL welcomed its fifth president, Ira K. Blake, Ph.D., who is developing bold plans and initiatives intended to further expand mutually beneficial opportunities for students, the university and the surrounding community. Reporting to the president, the VPAF serves as the chief financial officer providing leadership, oversight and stewardship to all aspects of the university’s financial resources and an operating budget of more than $133 million. This position has responsibility for budget planning, procurement, facilities management, general accounting and financial operations, human resources, and campus security. The VPAF provides vision as well as proactive, integrated financial planning that optimizes resources in support of the university’s mission and strategic priorities, and supports the president in preparing presentations on financial and other important administrative initiatives to the UH System Board of Regents, the UH System Chancellor, and lawmakers. Most importantly, the VPAF serves as a key strategic advisor to the president and works collaboratively with her, senior leaders, faculty and staff to assure a successful and stable financial future for UHCL. The successful candidate will be a skilled financial leader who understands how to maximize finance and budgeting in a constrained resource environment with experience leading change and implementing best practices. The next VPAF will be a superb communicator who works in partnership with colleagues and shares their commitment to access, affordability, student success and diversity in all its forms. It is expected that candidates will hold a graduate degree, ideally an MBA or MA in a business field. A record of more than 10 years of leadership experience, including increasing responsibility in a financial role, is required. Experience in an institution of higher education is preferred. Inquiries, nominations and applications are invited. Review of applications is underway and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates should provide a resume and a letter of application that addresses the responsibilities and requirements described in this leadership profile. These materials should be sent electronically in two separate Word or PDF files to the consultants, Jane Courson and Robert W. Luke, at UHCL-VPAF@wittkieffer.com. For fullest consideration, materials should be submitted before June 6, 2018. The consultants may also be reached by telephone via the desk of Meagan Shimkus at 630-575-6725. For more information about the University of Houston-Clear Lake visit http://www.uhcl.eduLocationHouston, TXFor more information or to apply online:http://The policy of University of Houston-Clear Lake is to ensure equal opportunity in all its educational programs and activities, and all terms and conditions of employment without regard to age, race, color, disability, religion, national origin, veteran's status, genetic information, or sex (including pregnancy), except where such a distinction is required by law. Additionally, UHCL prohibits discrimination in all aspects of employment and educational programs on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.