Accountant II - Research at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas

Posted in Other 6 days ago.





Job Description:

Requisition:

202100420S


Title:

Accountant II - Research


FLSA status:

Exempt


Hiring Salary:

This position is a pay grade 15. Please see Pay Grade Table at: https://pa-hrsuite-production.s3.amazonaws.com/116/docs/550174.pdf



Occupational Category:

Professional


Department:

Associate Controller - Financial Reporting


Open Date:

11/15/2021


Open Until Filled:

Yes


Educational and Experience Requirement:

Bachelor's Degree in Accounting required from a four-year college and four years of professional governmental or commercial accounting experience. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.


Nature & Purpose of Position:

Performs all Level I duties/responsibilities and plans and directs accounting activities within central administration departments. Functions as a subject matter expert for specific accounting functions, including fixed assets, taxation, foundation accounting, investments, and research. May work closely with management and executive management to align accounting goals with the University strategic mission.


Primary Responsibilities:

The primary accountabilities below are intended to describe the general content of and requirements of this position and are not intended to be an exhaustive statement of duties. Incumbents may perform all or some of the primary accountabilities listed below. Specific tasks or responsibilities will be documented in the incumbent's performance objectives as outlined by the incumbent's immediate supervisor or manager. Performs Accountant II duties. Assists in the development and implementation of goals, policies, priorities, and procedures related to financial management, budget, accounting, and payroll. Supervises and participates in the preparation of various financial statements and reports. Directs the maintenance of general and subsidiary ledgers, accounts receivable, revenue distribution, depreciation, capital acquisitions, and operating expenses. Reviews financial statements with management personnel. Issues written and oral instructions, assigns duties, and examines work for exactness, neatness, and conformance to policies and procedures. Identifies and resolves problems and inconsistencies, determining appropriate corrective actions and procedures. Participates actively in the preparation of the Annual Financial Report, Operating Budget, and Legislative Appropriation Request. Assists with various special projects as needed. Complies with all applicable Federal, State and University policies, rules, and laws. Performs other related duties as assigned.


Other Specifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups and boards of directors. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to feel, talk, or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and move up to 10 pounds.


Full Time Part Time:

Full Time


Quicklink:


https://shsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/29521


EEO Statement:


Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an "at will" employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.


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