Open Positions 2018-02-08Texas State University Assoc Dir, Accounting Salary: $6,693.00 - $7,500.00DutiesJob Description: Responsible for overseeing the University’s Financial Reporting unit and for providing advanced administrative support in the management of financial reports, complex accounting tasks and processes related to the financial accounting system Job Duties: - Manage the university’s financial accounting and reporting function - Monitor standard setting bodies and develop procedures to support compliance - Oversee the chart of accounts structure - Provide support and direction to professional accounting staff - Provide oversight to monthly and fiscal year-end close processes - Oversee generation of periodic and ad hoc financial reports for internal and external users, including senior management - Periodically assess the efficiency and effectiveness of closing and account reconciliation processes, as well as data compilation tools - Analyze, assess, and report the financial condition of the university - Make hiring decisions and conduct annual staff performance evaluations - Other duties as assigned Minimum EducationRequired Qualifications: 1. Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from an accredited university; 2. Certified Public Accountant; 3. Experience with the preparation of complex financial statements, footnotes and supplemental schedules; 4. Current knowledge of GAAP and GASB requirements for financial reporting; 5. Ability to analyze and implement reporting needs to comply with standard setting bodies, legislation or internal requirements; 6. Experience in a large enterprise resource planning (ERP) environment; 7. Experience with problem solving and analytical writing; 8. Attention to detail; 9. Experience setting priorities, organizing workloads and handling multiple tasks with competing deadlines; 10. Strong interpersonal and communication skills; 11. Supervisory experience Preferred EducationPreferred Qualifications: 1. Experience in the public sector of higher education; 2. Experience preparing the Comptroller’s Annual Financial Report (AFR) and externally-audited, stand-alone annual financial statements at the fund and government-wide level; 3. Experience with project managementOther DetailsAdditional Information to Applicants: Texas State University seeks an experienced accountant to lead its financial reporting function as the Associate Director of Accounting. TO 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. Be prepared to provide a certified transcript and any professional license you have if called for an interview. 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 Posting Notices: YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO ELECTRONICALLY ATTACH A RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO YOUR APPLICATION Normal Work Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday Normal Work Hours Start: 8:00AM Normal Work Hours End: 5:00PM For a detailed description of this position and to apply, visit http://apptrkr.com/1166258 or call (512) 245-2557 or visit our office at 601 University Dr., J.C. Kellam Bldg., Suite 340.AboutAbout Texas State and San Marcos: 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. Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon a criminal history background check. LocationSan Marcos, TXJob Code — 1166263For more information or to apply online:http://apptrkr.com/1166263Legal 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 2018-01-25University of North Texas Dallas Accountant (Financial Aid/Sponsored Awards) Salary: commensurate with experienceDutiesThe University of North Texas at Dallas invites applications for the position of Accountant- Financial Aid & Sponsored Awards. 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/ The accountant is responsible for financial aid account reconciliations and draw requests while following audit standards, and generally accepted accounting principles. In addition, this position is responsible for processing or approving direct charges to Sponsored Awards. The position should be knowledgeable of OMB Uniform Guidance, sponsor’s regulations and University of North Texas Dallas’ (UNTD) Policy and Procedures or able to rapidly assimilate. The position will communicate requirements and procedures to Principal Investigators and administrative staff. The position will ensure all required documentation is received for Sponsored Award expenditures. Work is performed under general supervision by the Director, Grants and Reporting. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to: Financial Aid Reconcile existing federal, state and institutional fund expenditures. Book and match federal awards on a timely basis. Research and analyze data that will assist in applicable forecasting of fund expenditures for the upcoming award year. Assist the Director of Financial Aid with all reconciliations required by both internal and external parties. Assist the Director of Financial Aid with creation and management of SF Item Types. Assist with Scholarship and Financial Aid audits; both external and internal. Assist with policies to keep UNT Dallas current with U.S. Department of Education regulations. Perform the Return of Title IV Funds calculations. Assist on special projects and other duties as assigned. Sponsored Awards Prepare or approve requisitions, payroll activity forms, travel forms and journal entries for Sponsored Awards in accordance with OMB Uniform Guidance, Sponsor’s regulations and UNTD Policy and Procedures Make revisions as necessary to conform to generally accepted accounting principles and UNTD procedures. Report inconsistencies and recommend changes to policy or procedures to clarify and/or avoid non-compliance and disallowances which could result in loss of revenues to UNTD. Counsel Principal Investigator (PI) on budget change needs, allowable and allocable charges and alternative approaches to funding expenditure needs. Follow-up with PI near end of project for items that appear to be missing from expenditures compared with budgeted expectations. Assist on special projects and other duties as assigned. 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 EducationBachelor's DegreeMinimum QualificationsThe successful candidate will possess the following required qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in accounting and two years of experience working with scholarship and financial aid reconciliations; or any equivalent combination of experience, education, and training which provides the following knowledge, skills, and abilities: Considerable knowledge of (or ability to rapidly assimilate and retain) University operating procedures, organization and policies Thorough knowledge of business principles, practices and techniques Computer literacy in MS Office (Excel, Word and Outlook) and Windows is required Considerable knowledge of electronic information systems and accounting systems Ability to work accurately with numerical detail consistently and to perform financial operations legibly Ability to keep complex records; to assemble and organize data of complex nature, and to prepare and submit reports in acceptable formats. Ability to read and analyze fiscal management information and to assist in formulating solutions to problems. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. Ability to communicate effectively (verbally and in writing). A strong customer service orientation is essential. Must be self-starter with the ability to work independently with minimal supervision and collaboratively within a team environment. Must possess strong problem solving skills, with the ability to be resourceful, proactive, and seek assistance as needed. Knowledge of safety and security precautions appropriate to work performed.Preferred QualificationsThe preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications: Experience using PeopleSoft and Hyperion query and reporting Experience working in higher education and/or Texas state agency Considerable knowledge of U.S. Department of Education regulations regarding federal financial aid programs and required reconciliationsFor more information or to apply online:http://unt-dallas.peopleadmin.com/postings/3173The 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.2017-11-06Texas A&M International University Director of Human Resources Salary: $75,000-$90,000, Commensurate with experienceDutiesOversee the daily operation of the HR Office (including benefits, employment, performance evaluations, leave, employee relations, HR policies, regulations, rules, and SAPs, compensation, immigration services, training and development, and HR communication) providing HR leadership to the department as well as the University, adhering to state and federal laws, and staying abreast of HR issues. Hire, train, evaluate, and supervise HR staff. Maintain department budget. Prepare HR reports and surveys. Attend meetings and conferences. Represent TAMIU at local, state, and national HR associations. Perform other related duties as assigned.Minimum Education- Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, or related field.Preferred Education- Master’s degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, or related field.Minimum Qualifications- Ten or more years administrative and supervisory experience in human resources. - Experience in employee relations and/or handling employee grievances. - Strong computer skills including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases.Preferred Qualifications- Administrative and supervisory experience in human resources in a higher education setting. - Knowledge of MS Excel. - SPHR or PHR certification. The successful candidate will be required to obtain at least PHR level certification within a reasonable time frame after the individual’s employment. - Bilingual skills (English/Spanish).Other Details- Position requires occasional travel. - Completed employment application must include cover letter and resume. - This is a security-sensitive position. The individual in this position is required to handle Protected Health Information (PHI) as defined by HIPAA regulations. The individual is required to handle PHI in accordance with A&M System policy and is further required to complete HIPAA training as a condition of employment, within a reasonable time frame after the individual’s employment and on an “as-needed” basis thereafter.AboutTexas A&M International University (TAMIU) is an international university, poised at the Gateway to Mexico and serving as the cultural and intellectual hub of a vibrant multilingual and multicultural community. A Member of The Texas A&M University System, TAMIU provides over 7,500 students with a learning environment anchored by the highest quality programs built on a solid academic foundation in the arts and sciences. To fulfill its mission, the University offers a range of baccalaureate and masters programs and the Doctor of Philosophy degree in International Business. Programs focus on developing undergraduate and graduate offerings with a progressive international agenda for global study and understanding across all disciplines. LocationLaredo, TXFor more information or to apply online:https://employment.tamiu.edu/postings/5641Texas A&M International University shall provide equal opportunity for employment to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity, and shall strive to achieve full and equal employment opportunity for its employees (refer to System Policy 08.01 - Civil Rights Protections and Compliance and System Policy 08.01.01 - Civil Rights Compliance).2017-11-03The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) Assistant Director Payroll Management Services Salary: Commensurate with experienceDuties1) Execute key operational activities to support the PeopleSoft Payroll application process. Subject matter expert to support translating new payroll business requirements into functional design specifications, and testing of new and existing functions. Collaborate with other PeopleSoft module teams with analysis and resolution of processing issues. 2) Process and review payroll error/audit reports. Complete updates/adjustments and communicate results. 3) Oversee and ensure accurate calculation and recording of the various payroll processes which includes but is not limited to: taxes, garnishments, benefits, withholding, time and special payments. 4)Ensure payroll data related to new employees are setup properly in the payroll system. 5) Oversee completion and accurate reporting and taxation of resources. Review and ensure applicable payroll financial statement data and notes are valid and properly documented. 6) Ensure the application of payroll policies, procedures and internal controls are appropriate and implemented. Recommend revisions to policies and procedures as necessary to the Director of Payroll Management Services. Implement appropriate changes or additions to payroll procedures and ensure the changes are properly communicated to staff. 7) Keep abreast changes and updates in payroll and benefits administration regulations and labor laws. 8) Collaborate with internal and external customers and keeps the Director informed. 9) Perform Other duties as assigned. Minimum Educationa Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, or related field is required. Preferred EducationMasters degree in related field is preferredMinimum QualificationsExperience with automated financial accounting software. Experience with ERP Payroll Systems Experience and Other Skills Required Three years of payroll experience to include two years of ERP payroll experience and one year supervisory experience in a payroll office. Strong knowledge of IRS taxation and Payroll regulations. Strong verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills. Ability to lead diverse groups and promote teamwork in a deadline driven environment. Strong analytical and decision making skills.Preferred QualificationsTwo or more years supervisory experience. Payroll experience in an institution of higher education or large complex payroll environment. Knowledgeable with Non-Resident Alien Taxation PeopleSoft payroll experience. ERP payroll implementation experience.Other DetailsThis is a security sensitive position. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.AboutThe 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.LocationSan Antonio, TXJob Code — BES20170483PFor more information or to apply online:https://jobs.utsa.edu/postings/7741UTSA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.2017-11-02Texas Woman's University Vice President for Finance and Administration Salary: Commensurate with ExperienceDutiesAmong the VPFA’s specific responsibilities are institutional accounting and fiscal management; institutional budget preparation, operation, and control; preparation of legislative appropriations requests; property management; investment management; financial analysis and reporting; general human resource administration, payroll and associated reporting; purchasing and contracting administration; HUB Compliance, Affirmative Action and EEOC; facilities management and construction services for Denton, Dallas and Houston (including direction and oversight of major capital projects); Department of Public Safety (including overall operations, security and safety of the University); risk management (including environmental health and safety, emergency management, operations, and insurance negotiations and management).Minimum EducationBachelor's DegreePreferred EducationMaster's Degree in Business Administration, Economics or closely related field of study, CPA certification and/or a Doctorate DegreeMinimum QualificationsEight years of professional and administrative experience in finance, investment, management, business education or related work including leadership experiencePreferred QualificationsExperience in higher education, specifically Texas higher educationAboutCreated in 1901 by the 27th Texas State Legislature, TWU has become known for its contributions and leadership in the elds of education, nutrition, business, the arts and sciences, and especially in the nursing and health care professions. The University offers the student support, class sizes and campus esthetics more typically found at a private university. The university believes in a quality education that is affordable and accessible, which is why it offers more than $15 million in scholarships annually. In 2014, The Chronicle of Higher Education cited Texas Woman’s as the fth-fastest growing public doctoral university in America (55% growth from 2003 to 2013). It is the only university in the Lone Star State to offer doctoral degrees in occupational therapy, physical therapy, dance and women’s studies. About 10% of the university’s nearly 16,000 students are men, who have been admitted to the University’s graduate programs since 1972 and undergraduate programs since 1994.LocationDenton, TXFor more information or to apply online:http://TWUCFO@agbsearch.com http://agbsearch.com/searches/vice-president-for-finance-and-administration-texas-womans-universityTexas Woman’s University strives to provide an educational environment that a rms the rights and dignity of each individual, fosters diversity, and encourages a respect for the di erences among persons. Discrimination or harassment of any kind is considered inappropriate. Texas Woman’s University is committed to equal opportunity in employment and education and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or ethnic origin, age, veteran’s status, or against quali ed disabled persons. All positions at Texas Woman’s University are deemed security sensitive; background checks are conducted on applicants considered for employment. TWU is a “Tobacco Free Campus”.2017-09-27The University of Texas at Austin Senior Budget Analyst Salary: $60,000 negotiable depending on qualifications. Duties Purpose of position: Provide financial and budget analysis, reporting, modeling and forecasting to assist the Budget Office, Chief Financial Officer and the University Budget Council in maximizing the university's assets. Provide legislative and state funding analysis to support funding decisions. Essential functions: Prepare Legislative Appropriations Request (LAR). Provide analysis of state funding, including formula funding, related to the university's funding. Prepare required reports for various state agencies, including Strategic Fiscal Review and ad hoc requests. Manage fiscal note process for the university. Work with UT Austin and UT System Governmental Relations staff to provide information and support during the legislative session with tracking and analyzing legislative and governmental actions that might affect university funding. Review and analyze budget information prepared by departmental users and assist in the preparation of the University's annual operating budget. Act as initial point of contact to departmental users of the budget system and provide advice and technical assistance for all aspects of budget preparation, policy, analysis, and review. Assist with reporting and budget tasks as needed. Marginal/Incidental functions: Other related functions as assigned. Minimum EducationBachelor's degreeMinimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree and five years of experience in budget analysis and preparation, payroll, accounting and/or human resources compensation. Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel. Demonstrated effectiveness in written and oral communication. Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills. Strong organizational skills. Ability to work independently with limited supervision. Ability to research problems and to suggest creative solutions. Professional demeanor.Preferred QualificationsExperience with State of Texas funding models, including formula funding for institutions of higher education. Experience with the Legislative Appropriations Request. LocationAustin, TXFor more information or to apply online:https://utdirect.utexas.edu/apps/hr/jobs/nlogon/170911019174The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions. 2017-09-15The University of Texas at Arlington Assistant Vice President for Business Affairs Salary: Commensurate with ExperienceDutiesReporting to the Associate Vice President for Business Affairs and Controller, this position provides oversight and leadership in the activities of the Accounting, Payroll, Financial Reporting and Procurement functions of the university. Responsible for the salaries and budgeting for all departments in these areas. Provides oversight of the maintenance of the University’s financial records in accordance with acceptable accounting principles, applicable University policies and local, state and federal requirements. Provides oversight of the preparation of various financial reports, including the Annual Financial Report, ensuring accuracy and timeliness. Provides management with timely reviews of the university’s financial status. Oversees external, internal, and other third-party audits. Provides oversight, leadership and guidance for University procurement and contract management. Provides leadership in the development and implementation of appropriate internal control systems. Participates in University and campus community relations by representing department at meetings and serving on committees as needed. Fosters positive relationships with academic and administrative units throughout the University community.Minimum EducationBachelor’s degree in Business with emphasis in Accounting, Finance, or Management required. Preferred EducationMaster's degree in Business with emphasis in Accounting, Finance, or Management required. Minimum QualificationsTen years of progressively responsible experience in financial management. Must demonstrate a thorough knowledge of accounting principles, financial operations, compliance and financial systems management. Must have the ability to work at all levels and constituencies, as well as have proven skills in in the resolution of complex issues. Strong leadership skills, including a team-based approach to work. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, excellent computer skills, customer oriented, and demonstrated ability to work with a diverse population required.Preferred QualificationsCertified Public Accountant and/or advanced degree in Business related field. Experience in higher education financial management. Current knowledge of NACUBO, federal, and state rules and legislation concerning higher education. Experience with PeopleSoft finance and human resource systemsAboutUTA is a Carnegie Classification Research-1 “highest research activity” institution. With a global enrollment in excess of 57,000 for AY 2016-17, UTA is one of the largest universities in the state of Texas. Guided by its Strategic Plan 2020: Bold Solutions|Global Impact, UTA fosters interdisciplinary research and education within four broad themes: health and the human condition, sustainable urban communities, global environmental impact, and data-driven discovery. UTA was cited by U.S. News & World Report as having the second lowest average student debt among national universities. U.S. News & World Report ranks UTA fifth in the nation for undergraduate diversity. The University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is ranked as the top four-year college in Texas for veterans on Military Times’ 2017 Best for Vets list.LocationArlington, TexasJob Code — S00352PFor more information or to apply online:https://uta.peopleadmin.com/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 campus.