Open Positions 2017-01-23The University of North Texas at Dallas AVP for Finance and Admin Salary: Commensurate with ExperienceDutiesThe University of North Texas at Dallas invites applications for the position of AVP for Finance and Admin. 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. This is an administrative position that performs financial analysis and oversees various projects for UNT Dallas. The position is responsible for supervising, implementing, supporting and monitoring various financial projects at UNT Dallas. The Assistant VP for Finance and Administration will work in coordination with other administrative offices to develop and implement budgetary actions and functions to meet strategic and mandated goals. Work is performed with great independence and discretion under the supervision of the Chief Financial Officer or delegate. The position may supervise multiple full-time and part-time employees.Minimum EducationMaster's Degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related fieldMinimum QualificationsLicensed Certified Public Accountant in Texas or the ability to obtain a license under reciprocity. Five years in Higher Education in a closely related professional position.Preferred Qualifications10 years of experience in budgeting or finance and accounting. Knowledge of the State of Texas budget laws and practices for higher education. Experience in cost accounting, grant accounting, foundation accounting, and in Higher EducationFor more information or to apply online :https://unt-dallas.peopleadmin.com/postings/2606The 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.2017-01-18Sam Houston State University Assistant Controller Financial Reporting Salary: $3,958 to $4,736 per monthDutiesPerforms professional and managerial work with administrative responsibilities in financial activities to include accounting control, reconciling, and reporting. Analyzes and updates established policies and procedures. Monitors reporting requirements and supervises the preparation of various financial reports required by state and federal regulations. Assists in the review of reconciliations of bank and general ledger accounts. Develops and provides instruction to staff for correcting and adjusting entries on all accounts. Assists with recording, reconciling and managing endowments and Banner related endowment tracking. Assists in the preparation of ad hoc reports as requested for accounting and administrative use. Assists in functional analysis related to upgrades and development of computerized accounting systems. Interviews, hires and evaluates personnel within the functional area. Coordinates and conducts training for staff and university personnel. Performs other related duties as assigned.Minimum EducationBachelor's degree in Accounting, Business, or other related field.Preferred EducationMaster's degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or other related field.Minimum QualificationsCertified Public Accountant (CPA) certification or working on CPA preferred. Five years of accounting experience with an emphasis in fund accounting. Supervision of professional accounting staff and higher education experience preferred. A combination of education, experience and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.Preferred QualificationsSkills include developing and maintaining effective working relationships with coworkers, students, faculty, staff, and other public. Abilities include communicating effectively both in written and oral format, evaluating, organizing and delegating work to maximize efficient resources. Abilities include coordinating work with other employees, providing direct instruction or supervision, representing the department and University in a friendly, courteous and professional manner, and responding to emergency situations in a timely manner.For more information or to apply online :https://shsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/16577Sam Houston State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan 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, or gender identity. Sam Houston State University is an "at will" employer. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code 51.215.2017-01-11Texas State University Accountant III Salary: $4,000.00 - $4,600.00DutiesTexas State seeks an experienced accountant with background in financial statement preparation and analysis. Performs 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.Minimum EducationA minimum of eighteen semester hours in accounting from an accredited college or university (copy of transcript required with application), plus progressively responsible experience in financial accounting, reporting and analysisPreferred EducationGraduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in accounting, finance, or closely related field.Minimum QualificationsExcel proficiency including use of formulas and pivot tables; Experience comparing and analyzing financial accounting data; Ability to extract and work with large data sets; Ability to anticipate, identify, communicate, and resolve problems; Ability to consistently meet deadlines; Experience with complex reconciliations; Demonstrated knowledge of automated accounting systems; Knowledge of professional standards, financial reporting, and accounting theory; Strong attention to detail, organizational skills, and ability to prioritize competing projects; Strong oral and written communication skills; Ability to work effectively with all levels of staff and management.Preferred QualificationsFive years of progressively responsible experience in financial accounting, reporting, and analysis; Familiarity with NACUBO financial accounting and reporting guidelines; Experience with an ERP system (SAP , Banner, PeopleSoft); Experience with entry processing and reporting functions of USAS (Uniform Statewide Accounting System); Experience with governmental and/or not-for-profit accounting; Experience in serving on committees and teams; Supervisory experience; Advanced business degree; Certified Public AccountantTO RECEIVE CONSIDERATION, CANDIDATES MUST CLEARLY INDICATE HOW THEY MEET THE MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION IN THE COVER LETTER AND/OR RESUME . FAILURE TO DO SO MAY RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION FOR 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 submit a certified academic transcript if called for an interview.To apply use the link below, call (512) 245-2557 or visit our office at 601 University Dr., J.C. Kellam Bldg., Suite 340.For more information or to apply online :http://apptrkr.com/940606Texas 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.2016-12-07Texas A&M Univerity-Commerce Vice President Student Access and Success Salary: Commensurate with experienceDutiesThe Vice President for Student Access and Success advises the President on all matters pertaining to non-academic student life. The Vice President serves as the senior executive officer responsible for providing leadership and general management of units in the division. Enrollment Management: Registrar, Financial Aid, Direct Student Outreach, Undergraduate Admissions, Hispanic Student Outreach & Retention, and First Year & Transition Programs. Campus Life and Student Development Activities: Sam Rayburn Student Center, Morris Recreation Center, Leadership, Engagement & Development (LEAD), Serving Engaged Empowered and Diverse Students (SEEDS), Residential Living & Learning, Student Health Center, Counseling Center, Children's Learning Center, Student Organizations, Fraternity and Sorority Life, Student Disability Resources & Services, and Career Development. Dean of Students Office: Student Conduct, coordination of the Behavioral Intervention Team, coordination of the Care and Concern Team and Student Case Worker. TRIO: Upward Bound, Ronald E. McNair Program and Student Support Services. Strategic senior leader serving with others in setting directions and evaluating resources for the university and represents the university at state and national meetings that enhance the university's image and standing.Minimum EducationMaster's degree is required.Minimum QualificationsSeven years of related experience and administrative record of progressively increasing responsibility in enrollment management, retention efforts, and student affairs required. An understanding of undergraduate and graduate student needs and a commitment to diversity, civility, services and outreach. A comprehensive vision of student affairs and knowledge of national trends and developments in student services.Preferred QualificationsA doctoral degree.For more information or to apply online :http://TAMUC_R00275_VP_SAS.pdf2016-12-07Texas Tech University System Chief Analyst, Texas Tech University System - Office of Treasury Salary: Commensurate with experienceDutiesPerforms specialized analytical duties in the operation and maintenance of assigned area. Responsibilities include collecting, analyzing and developing data relative to area, making recommendations and assisting in implementation of projects. Work is performed under general supervision with latitude for independent judgment in accordance with established policies and procedures. Responsible for all daily banking duties, including initiation of bank wires, cash reporting, and collateral & depository account analysis monitoring. Manages all administration of online bank access across the System, including proper authorization & segregation of access in accordance with a strong internal control framework. Performs cash forecasting duties in order to maximize the yield of the Cash Pool, while maintaining adequate daily, monthly, and annual liquidity. Assists in external manager reviews for the Intermediate Pool, including monitoring manager communications & gathering info through standardized due diligence questionnaires. Researches and implements more efficient or more cost-effective payment types and methods where possible. Researches and implements cash or treasury management systems, including vendor/product selection & system interfaces. Performs ad hoc projects and duties as the Assistant Vice Chancellor may assign from time to time.Minimum EducationBachelor's degree is required.Minimum QualificationsFive years progressively responsible related experience. Qualified candidates should demonstrate: knowledge of accounting, administration, management, mathematics, and the English language; oral and written comprehension and expression, complex problem solving, management of financial resources, time management, judgment and decision making, and troubleshooting; abilities such as processing information (compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, and verifying information or data), deductive reasoning, critical thinking and mathematical reasoning; fluency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Access, and Outlook).Preferred QualificationsExperience with cash management in a treasury or banking department. Fluency in Oracle Banner INB, Banner Document Management System (Xtender), and COGNOS.Attach the following to your application: resume and cover letter; professional/personal references are optional.For more information or to apply online :https://goo.gl/UoR5qKAs 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.2016-11-22University of Texas at Austin Director of HUB and Small Business Concerns Program Salary: Commensurate with related education, experience and/or skillsDutiesReporting to the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, the Director of the Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) and Federal Small Business (SB) Concern Program oversees a variety of business functions including facilitating the use of State of Texas certified HUBs and federal certified small business. In accordance with 34 Texas Administrative Code (TAC), section 20.13, and the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 52.219-8 oversee, support, and develop personnel responsible for the HUB Office and SB functions, providing stable leadership, exhibiting maturity and building unity with customers both campus-wide and in the community at large. Provide quality, reliable, and highly efficient analysis, reporting, systems, communication, and services to certified minority and women, and service-disabled veteran owned State of Texas HUB vendors, certified federal small business concerns, and minority and women trade organizations and development centers to support their business needs. Provide outstanding communication with campus personnel involved in the procurement process and the vendor community. Maintain business process documentation, provide training and assist in problem resolution. Ensure that the university is in compliance with all pertinent state and federal contracts and grant regulations and rules. Consistently demonstrate and improve adherence to the core values of Integrity, Teamwork, Respect, Receptivity, Opportunity, Ownership, and Communication. Supervise both professional and administrative staff.Minimum EducationBachelor's Degree in relevant field.Preferred EducationMaster's Degree in relevant field.Minimum QualificationsAt least seven years of experience in increasingly responsible positions related to this type of position. Three years of experience in higher education or government. Demonstration of the following competencies: Decision Making and Critical Thinking; Planning:Tactical and Strategic; Effective Communications; Performance Management; Problem Solving; Effectiveness Management; Relationship Management; Process Management; Quality Management; Diversity Management. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.Preferred QualificationsSeven to ten years of experience successfully functioning in a comparable role with higher education or government in lieu of Master's Degree. Familiarity with the University of Texas at Austin.Must be authorized to work full time in the U.S. for any employer. A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring. To ensure consideration, application must be submitted by Friday, December 16, 2016.Austin (main campus)Job Code — 16-11-16-01-0424For more information or to apply online :https://utdirect.utexas.edu/apps/hr/jobs/nlogon/search/0/2016-11-15The University of North Texas (UNT) Assistant Director of Tax Accounting Salary: Commensurate with related education, experience and/or skillsDutiesThe Associate Director of Tax Accounting is responsible for providing direction, guidance and oversight of tax reporting and for tax compliance for the University of North Texas System. The System Controller department provides all accounting, reporting, and service focused operations for all University of North Texas System component institutions. The areas of responsibility include Campus Accounting & Reporting, Student Accounting Services, Accounts Payable, Payroll, centralized external and internal financial reporting, and external compliance related reporting. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to: Provide leadership and guidance to the tax accounting staff with a focus on quality customer service to internal and external customers; Perform tax accounting activities related to the preparation of federal, state and local income tax returns and/or the financial statement accounting for income taxes; Prepare 990-T Unrelated Business Income Tax (UBIT), 941, 1099 and other related state and federal forms; Prepare comprehensive tax work papers, responses to audit requests, research memos and/or correspondence and maintain records related to tax returns and reports; Prepare, file and explain the use of various tax forms (W-4, W-8, W-9, 1099, 1042, etc.); Coordinate year-end GTLI imputed income data files from accounts payable and payroll for accurate reporting; Develop and communicate guidelines to assist departments in understanding and complying with tax laws; Coordinate with purchasing, payroll and human resources on independent contractor determinations to ensure compliance with IRS rules on the proper classification of workers; Coordinate with purchasing and accounts payable for payments to foreign vendors; Assist Non-resident Alien employees and vendors in completing vendor profiles; Explain Non-Resident Alien treaties and withholding requirements to others; Coordinate with accounts payable and payroll on fringe benefit expenses, reimbursements, and determination of accountable plans; Review and file state income tax and unemployment tax; Audit withholding account balances and ensure timely deposits with the IRS; Contribute to policy, procedure, and reporting system development to incorporate and automate tax requirements; Monitor IRS regulations and advise senior management of changes affecting the organization; Maintain knowledge of tax laws, rulings, regulations and judicial decisions affecting universities.Minimum EducationBachelor's degree in AccountingMinimum QualificationsThe successful candidate will have six or more years of progressively responsible experience in payroll tax and tax accounting work. A candidate may substitute one year of experience for each year of graduate level education in a closely related field.Preferred QualificationsThe preferred candidate may possess the following additional qualifications: Current Texas CPA license or ability to gain via reciprocity; Certified Payroll Professional; Experience with Non-Resident and Tax Treaties; Ability to research tax issues and apply IRS and Department of Revenue guidance to specific situations; Experience working at an institution of higher education; Knowledge of PeopleSoft HCM & Financial softwareThe University of North Texas System is comprised of three component institutions with four major locations: University of North Texas located in Denton, TX, University of North Texas Health Science Center located in Fort Worth, TX, University of North Texas at Dallas located in the Oak Cliff area of Dallas, TX, and University of North Texas System located in Downtown Dallas, TX.This position is located in Denton at the UNT System Business Service Center (Woodhill Square).For more information or to apply online :https://jobs.unt.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=62569The 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.2016-11-10The University of North Texas (UNT) Assistant Dean for Finance and Administration Salary: Commensurate with related education, experience and/or skillsDutiesThe College of Education (COE) at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire an Assistant Dean for Finance and Administration to join our team. The ADFA should be a strategic-thinker who will serve as the chief financial officer for the College and as a member of the College's leadership team. The position reports to the Dean of the College of Education.Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to: Serving as the principal financial advisor to the Dean and COE leadership team. Managing all functions associated with developing and monitoring the college's annual budget; working collaboratively with university financial officials in budget preparation, financial projections, and responding to requests for financial information in a timely manner; making recommendations for budget reductions and/or reallocations; Supporting the Dean and COE leadership in strategic financial analyses to include financial forecasts/projections of current operations, predicting resource requirements for new programs, recommending financial alternatives if corrective action is deemed necessary, and preparing performance financial analyses in support of evaluating strategic alternatives; Directing and coordinating the administration of staff and academic hiring, compensation and payroll; advises Dean and others on equity/market salary concerns and organizational impact of job grading and classification; assists the Dean and others in the development of hiring plans/projections and in the development of offer letters; Providing direction to COE department chairs and administrative coordinators in budget preparation, procurement, and compliance; Utilizing information technology tools and software systems to provide meaningful financial management information to COE leadership and departments; Ensuring compliance with federal and state regulations, spending guidelines and cost principles to include but not limited to the Texas General Appropriation Act, Internal Revenue Code, 2CFR200-Uniform Guidance, and endowment MOU requirements. Ensuring financial transactions are in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles; Tracking and monitoring non-appropriated accounts to include foundation accounts, grants and contracts; Performing regular financial and personnel reviews for all sponsored project accounts in the college to ensure compliance with federal cost principles, University policy and sponsor terms and conditions. Developing projections of project expenditures to determine need for additional funds, potential overruns, and supplemental requests to sponsors. Makes recommendations for corrections or budget transfers when needed. Confers with University/College research leadership as well as principal investigators about project status and helps to identify bridge funding when appropriate.Minimum EducationBachelor's Degree with coursework in Accounting, Finance, Business or related field.Minimum QualificationsThe successful candidate will have seven years of progressively responsible financial administration or budget management experience. Additional education may be substituted for required experience. Experience may not be substituted for education.Preferred Qualifications7+ years of progressively responsible budgeting, financial analysis, and strategic planning experience in a higher education setting; Thorough knowledge of current accounting principles, and applicable laws and regulations; Advanced demonstrated skills in financial analysis and direct experience with administration of sponsored projects; Skilled with computer applications in budgeting and financial planning models; CPA; MBA/MAccThe College Education (COE) is composed of four academic departments with over 4,200 undergraduate and graduate students and is home to over 200 faculty and staff. The COE contributes to the advancement of education, health, and human development. We study people, how children and adults learn, how teachers teach, how educational leaders lead, how to evaluate and improve programs, how to counsel those in need, how to serve our schools and communities, how to promote well-being. We serve the public by helping them live happier, healthier, and more productive lives.For more information or to apply online :http://jobs.unt.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=62778The 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.2016-11-08University of North Texas (UNT) Assistant Dean for Finance and Administration Salary: Commensurate with related education, experience and/or skillsDutiesResponsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to: Supports the Dean and college leadership in strategic financial analyses to include financial forecasts/projections of current operations, predicts resource requirements for new programs, recommends financial alternatives if corrective action is deemed necessary, and prepares proforma financial analyses in support of evaluating strategic alternatives; Directs and coordinates the administration of staff and academic hiring, compensation and payroll; advises Dean and others on equity/market salary concerns and organizational impact of job grading and classification; assists the Dean and others in the development of hiring plans/projections and in the development of offer letters; prepares and reviews UNT personnel forms for staff and faculty recruitment; Serves as the chief financial officer for the college and is the principal financial advisor to the Dean; Manages all functions associated with developing and monitoring the college's annual budget; works collaboratively with university financial officials in budget preparation, financial projections, and responds to requests for financial information in a timely manner; makes recommendations for budget reductions and/or reallocation; Acts as principal account holder for the Dean's Office and approves expenditures in accordance with all applicable policies and procedures; Performs regular financial and personnel reviews for all sponsored project accounts in the college to ensure compliance with federal cost principles, University policy and sponsor terms and conditions; Utilizes information technology tools and software systems to provide meaningful financial management information to college leadership and departments; performs financial analyses to assure effective, efficient allocation of resources; collects data from departments in support of ad-hoc financial projects; Provides direction to department chairs and administrative coordinators in budget preparation, procurement, and compliance; Tracks and monitors non-appropriated accounts to include instructional fees, foundation accounts, grants and contracts; Ensures compliance with federal cost principles for grants or contracts to include 2CFR200 (Uniform Guidance); Ensures compliance with federal and state regulations, spending guidelines and cost principles to include but not limited to the Texas General Appropriation Act, Internal Revenue Code, Uniform Guidance, and endowment MOU requirements. Ensures that financial transactions are in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles; Prepares detailed data for College's accrediting entity for statistical purposes that is a critical component of the College's re-accreditation review process.Minimum EducationBachelor's Degree with coursework in Accounting, Finance, Business or related fieldMinimum QualificationsThe successful candidate will have seven years of progressively responsible financial administration or budget management experience. Additional education may be substituted for required experience. Experience may not be substituted for education.Preferred QualificationsThe preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications: CPA, MBA/MAccThe College of Information (COI) is home to the Departments of Library and Information Sciences, Learning Technologies, and Linguistics which have the collective mission to generate, integrate, and disseminate knowledge in a learner-centered environment. The College of Information at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire an Assistant Dean for Finance and Administration - Academic Financial & Research Officer to join our team.For more information or to apply online :http://jobs.unt.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=62735The 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.2016-11-04Texas Tech University Assistant Vice President - Business Services Salary: Commensurate with related education, experience and/or skillsDutiesReporting to the Chief Financial Officer & VP of Administration & Finance, the Assistant Vice President serves and provides leadership and support in, A&F Business Services, Accounting and Finance Information Systems Management (AFISM), Student Business Services, Procurement Services, and Payroll & Tax Services. This position will work closely with faculty, staff, and the executive leadership of the university to achieve the goals of the university and will provide the leadership and vision required to fulfill its mission. The position will be responsible for developing, implementing, communicating and monitoring Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) institutional effectiveness reports as it relates to Business Services. In addition, monitoring, tracking and preparing legislative fiscal notes during legislative session. The AVP will perform administrative duties such as: monitoring A&F state reporting, reviewing/monitoring construction project financing plans; and working closely with the Chief Financial Officer on presentation materials for Board of Regents meetings and other committee meetings.Minimum EducationBachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Accounting.Minimum QualificationsThe successful candidate should be able to develop and foster professional, trustworthy and positive customer-service oriented relationships with university departments, colleges, administration, faculty and staff. Five or more years of experience in managing grant and contract accounting. Strong computer skills including MS Excel.Preferred QualificationsEight (8) years professional and management experience; Demonstrated leader; Skilled and effective communicator; Knowledge of the current business environment; A record of high-quality performanceThe University Established in 1923, Texas Tech is a public state-designated national research university classified as a Tier One "Highest Research Activity" University by the Carnegie Foundation. Texas Tech is designated an Emerging Research University in the state of Texas, with total research expenditures increasing by more than 150% since 2008, and in 2012 Texas Tech was certified to have met the metrics needed to access Texas' National Research University Fund. Texas Tech is developing a research portfolio commensurate with member institutions of the Association of American Universities. The last decade has brought tremendous growth to the University, with enrollments growing over thirty percent and an additional 10,000 students. In fall 2015, Texas Tech enrolled over 35,000 students across more than 150 bachelors, 100 masters, and 50 doctoral degree programs. TU is divided into the Graduate School, the School of Law, and 10 academic colleges. Texas Tech, along with the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Centers in El Paso and Lubbock and Angelo State University in San Angelo, are components of the Texas Tech University System.For more information or to apply online :https://goo.gl/lskfDFAs an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant's race, religion, ethnicity, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.2016-10-24University of Texas Arlington Director - Grant Accounting Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experienceDutiesThe 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; and is responsible for assisting in the preparation of the schedule of federal awards and state pass-through schedule including pass-through coordination with other state agencies. Organizes, coordinates, manages, and directs the daily operations of Grant Accounting. 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 the 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.Minimum EducationBachelor's degree from an accredited institution in AccountingMinimum 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.Arlington, TexasFor more information or to apply online :https://uta.service-now.com/jobs/recruiting_job_posting_detail.do?sysparm_document_key=u_recruiting_job_posting,aa9713df6f4222004811cd364b3ee4f72016-10-20Texas State University Accountant IV - Financial Reporting & Analysis Salary: $5,062.00 - $5,666.66DutiesPerform 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, supervising and coordinating 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. 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; prepare technical accounting position papers; account and report for the Texas State University Research Foundation; 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; 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.Minimum EducationBachelor's Degree in AccountingMinimum QualificationsRecent 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; Experience with the preparation of financial statements.Preferred QualificationsFamiliarity 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 in serving on committees and teams; Certified Public Accountant or a graduate degree in Accounting or a closely related field; Minimum of five (5) years of recent progressively responsible experience in financial accounting.Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon a criminal history background check.Texas State University is a emerging research institution located in the burgeoning Austin-San Antonio corridor and in the beautiful Texas Hill Country. It is the largest of eight campuses in the Texas State University System and one of the 75 largest universities in the country, with over 38,000 students and approximately 4,000 faculty and staff. Texas State is located in San Marcos, a growing community of over 50,000 people located about half way between Austin and San Antonio. Texas State enjoys a setting that is unique among Texas universities. The beauty of the crystal-clear San Marcos River and the stately cypress and pecan trees on the campus add to the charm of the university's picturesque setting. Our location on the banks of the San Marcos River provides outdoor recreational activities throughout the year.San Marcos, TexasFor more information or to apply online :https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/18523Texas State University is a tobacco free campus. Texas State University is an EOE and a member of the Texas State University System.2016-09-30University of Texas at San Antonio Assistant Director, Payroll Management Services Salary: $52,140 - $75,636DutiesReporting to the Director of Payroll Management Services, the Assistant Director position is responsible for the application of advance payroll practices and internal controls in accordance to industry standards, Internal Revenue taxation and payroll regulations. Provides accurate and timely financial information, ensures compliance with adopted policies and procedures. Demonstrate a high quality of customer service to management, staff and external parties. The successful candidate must have a commitment to excellence and attention to detail; a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, or related field is required. Masters degree in related field is preferred; requires three years of payroll experience to include two years of ERP payroll experience and one year of supervisory experience in a payroll office.Additional details and other knowledge, skills can be found in the complete position announcement which includes the online application process on the UTSA Human Resources website at the link below. 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 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 nearly 29,000 students enrolled in 159 degree programs, we offer 69 bachelor's, 66 master's and 24 doctoral degree programs. UTSA is rapidly moving toward classification as a doctoral/research intensive institution.For more information or to apply online :https://jobs.utsa.edu/postings/4514The University of Texas at San Antonio is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.