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Accountant II - Accounting Services

Company: The University of Texas at San Antonio
Location: San Antonio
Posted on: February 10, 2024

Job Description:

Accountant II - Accounting Services

Location: San Antonio, TX
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Job ID: 11357
Full/Part Time: Full Time

Org Marketing Statement

The University of Texas at San Antonio, a Hispanic Serving Institution situated in a global city that has been a crossroads of peoples and cultures for centuries, values diversity and inclusion in all aspects of university life. As an institution expressly founded to advance the education of Mexican Americans and other underserved communities, our university is committed to promoting access for all. UTSA, a premier public research university, fosters academic excellence through a community of dialogue, discovery and innovation that embraces the uniqueness of each voice.

With more than 34,000 students, UTSA is the largest university in the San Antonio metropolitan region. UTSA advances knowledge through research and discovery, teaching and learning, community engagement and public service. The university serves as a center for intellectual and creative resources as well as a catalyst for socioeconomic development and the commercialization of intellectual property-for Texas, the nation and the world. Learn more , on or on , , , or .

Posting End Date: Applications will be accepted through 11:59 PM CDT on 02/09/2024. At the discretion of the hiring department, this position posting may close once a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received.

Salary: Up to $51,758 annualized, commensurate with education, experience and qualifications.

Hours: 40 hours per week, exempt.

Required Application Materials:

  • Resume is required.
  • Cover Letter is preferred.

    Essential Functions

    Perform routine accounting assignments for the University. Mange the endowment portfolio and submission to University of Texas Investment Management Company (UTIMCO).

    Core Responsibilities
  • Responsible for the endowment process of reviewing, managing, submitting to UTIMCO funds as needed and then recording the disbursements on a quarterly basis.
  • Responsible for the application of accounting knowledge. Review university departmental work. Perform complex reconciliations.
  • Prepare, examine, audit, and analyze accounting records, financial statements, and other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards. Prepare month/year-end closing entries and various other reports.
  • Communicates with departmental personnel and assists with departmental questions as needed.
  • Prepares timely, accurate, and complex reconciliations on a monthly basis.
  • Assists with the preparation of work papers supporting the monthly/annual financial reports.
  • Review work of other University departments.
  • Assist in the development of new accounting procedures and methods.
  • Demonstrates UTSA core values.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
    Required Qualifications
    • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution in accounting. (Eight (8) years of formal accounting experience in higher education can be substituted for a bachelor's degree).
    • Two (2) years of experience in governmental or commercial accounting.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Commitment to excellence and attention to detail.
    • Strong analytical skills.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
    • Proficient with financial accounting systems and software such as PeopleSoft or ERP system.

      Additional Information
      • UTSA is a tobacco free campus.
      • This is a security sensitive position. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.
      • Applicants selected must be able to show proof of eligibility to work in the United States by time of hire.
        Working Conditions
        • Office Environment.
        • Occasional evening and weekend hours may be required.
          This position primarily works remotely in Texas but may work on campus on an infrequent basis (approximately four days or less per month). When an employee is required to work on campus, travel and parking expenses are the employee's responsibility. Applicants must be adaptable and open to working in both environments.

          Equal Employment Opportunity

          As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, it is the policy of The University of Texas at San Antonio to promote and ensure equal employment opportunity for all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or genetic information, and veteran status. The University is committed to the Affirmative Action Program in compliance with all government requirements to ensure nondiscrimination. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. UTSA campuses are accessible to persons with disabilities.

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