Open Positions 2020-03-05University of North Texas System HRIS Business Analyst Salary: n/aDutiesThe HRIS Business Analyst is an intermediate level position that partners with HR Directors and their customers to analyze work process design and flow, improve processes and leverage the return on technological capabilities. This position builds project plans, ensures adherence to project schedules maintains a systems orientation and can work effectively with peers to set technology priorities and conduct long-term planning. This position also serves as a technical point-of-contact for assigned functional area and assists subject matter experts with ensuring data integrity, testing of system changes, report writing and analyzing data flows for process improvement opportunities. The HRIS Business Analyst also supports HRMS upgrades, patches, testing and other technical projects as assigned. -Provide exceptional customer service and anticipate customer needs to deliver consistent and timely information. -Manage timeliness and quality of recurring and ad hoc reports produced by HRIS team. -Interact with end users in Human Resources and other departments to understand business issues and provide advice about data that are available to support the business. -Develop simple to complex HR reports using data from PeopleSoft HCM database. -Design, develop and automate HR data dashboards to answer relevant business questions and communicate report data in a concise and easy to understand format. -Leverage tools and technology from PeopleSoft HCM & Cognos Reporting to deliver the accurate information to the customer in a timely fashion. This would include creating dashboards and dynamic reporting. -Use knowledge of relational databases to retrieve data from the Core HR system. -Proactively work to improve reporting (value‐add, efficiency, quality, speed) and delivery processes considering all available technologies. -Discover data integrity issues and report them to the data owners and collaborate with them to resolve data integrity issues and prevent them from happening in future.Minimum EducationBachelor's Degree in a computer science or related field.Minimum QualificationsBachelor’s degree in a computer science or related field; and a minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in Human Resources or IT to include at least two years experience directly related to providing HRIS support to a large institution or any equivalent combination of experience, education, and training which provides the following knowledge, skills and abilities: -Knowledge of human resources information systems. • PeopleSoft HCM application knowledge. • PeopleSoft Security knowledge. • Advanced SQL programming skills using a standalone tool such as Golden and also PS queries. • PeopleSoft functional/technical upgrade experience. • Advanced Microsoft Office skills to include Excel, Word, Access. • Demonstrated strong analysis and analytical thinking skills. • Demonstrated ability to retrieve accurate data from HRIS systems. • Demonstrated strong problem solving skills. • A high degree of credibility and integrity. • Strong communication skills (writing, oral, and listening) with employees and faculty at all levels. • Demonstrated interpersonal skills, flexibility, and strong commitment to building and sustaining relationships.Preferred QualificationsThe preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications: -Knowledge of and experience with PeopleSoft HR or other ERP solution is preferred. -Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications; Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook. -Experience with HR information systems and reporting modules is preferred. -Demonstrated ability to interface with both internal and external business partners and act as liaison when needed. -Excellent organization skills and meticulous attention to detail; process oriented. -Excellent interpersonal skills including written and oral communication. -Exposure to Human Resources Department a plus.AboutWelcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. Over the past decade, combined UNTS enrollment has grown by more than 25 percent to nearly 44,000 students.LocationDentonJob Code — S449PFor more information or to apply online:http://jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/34580The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.2020-02-21Texas A&M University-Commerce Vice President for Finance and Administration Salary: CommensurateDuties Advise the President and other administrators regarding the business, financial, human resources, technology, facilities, and law enforcement operations of the university. Oversees and provides leadership to the Finance and Administration Division. Responds to changing revenue models based on demographic and economic shifts, while maintaining excellent financial stewardship. Insures members of the Division work effectively as a team and develops mechanisms to focus on the strategic priorities of the institution. Insures that the Division can adapt to change, acts responsibly within its authority, and is accountable for its actions. Oversees the management and policy decisions of business and administration services for the University. Directs the Division to operate effectively and efficiently, maintain productive and cooperative relations, and promote a high quality of life for students, faculty and staff. Oversees the development and submission of the campus annual budget, including analysis of issues affecting revenue and/or expenditures, preparing long-range forecasts and overseeing budget processes Manages a wide variety of operational and policy issues, including: budgets, security and safety, contracting for goods and services, oversight of design and construction, cash management, compensation and benefits, retirement and salaries, campus computing, voice/data networking, internal controls, external audits, criminal and civil actions, and the acquisition and lease of real property. Promotes efficient and effective administrative services for campus constituencies, acts to correct flaws and improve operations, and assures that the physical environment is safe. Develops and sustains effective working relationships with the A&M System Staff and Board of Regents, other A&M universities and agencies, other State agencies, local governments and others whose interests overlap those of the University. Works cooperatively with other divisions, Staff Council, and the Faculty Senate to enhance the campus learning environment. Committed to diversity and inclusion, including an appreciation for the value of a diverse faculty, staff, and student population, and a commitment to the promotion of policies and practices that increase diversity and inclusion in the campus culture. Leads the Division to make the highest and best use of University resources in pursuit of excellence. Communicate effectively in a professional, tactful, and courteous manner with students, employees, faculty, and the general public. Assumes other duties as assigned by the President/CEO.Minimum Education A bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, business administration or a related field Preferred EducationA master’s degree in a related field and at least five (5) years of higher education experience is preferred.Minimum QualificationsExperience / Knowledge / Skills: Five (5) years of senior leadership with managerial-level experience in financial and business operations. Ability to: Multitask and work cooperatively with others. Ability to establish and maintain positive and effective working relationships with students, staff, faculty, and administration. Ability to effectively supervise and motivate personnel. Ability to work with sensitive information and maintain confidentiality.Preferred QualificationsCPA designation Significant experience managing a large staff and budgetary resources as shown by success as a skilled, strategic manager of substantial budget resources and operation; including the capacity to create and implement financial strategies to accompany long-range plans across functional areas and experience in resources generation, allocation, and prioritization to create a viable, sustainable, budget model. A master’s degree in a related field and at least five (5) years of higher education experience is preferred. CPA designation Significant experience managing a large staff and budgetary resources as shown by success as a skilled, strategic manager of substantial budget resources and operation; including the capacity to create and implement financial strategies to accompany long-range plans across functional areas and experience in resources generation, allocation, and prioritization to create a viable, sustainable, budget model.Other DetailsSUPERVISION OF OTHERS: Associate Vice President and Comptroller, Associate Vice President and Chief Budget Officer, Director of Campus Operations and Safety, Chief Human Resources Officer, Chief of Police, Chief Procurement Officer and HUB Coordinator, and Chief Information Officer. AboutSince 1889, Texas A&M University-Commerce has been known as a leader in providing an excellent education. It’s because we care about people and relationships. We’re a big-name university, but our focus is helping you achieve success. A&M-Commerce faculty and staff will know your name and work closely with you to understand your goals and dreams. Our professors will care about your growth and be your loudest supporters when you walk across the stage to get your degree. We realize a great education is about more than attending class. It’s about making friends, memories, and a name for yourself as someone who’s passionate about learning. Earning an A&M-Commerce degree and being part of the Texas A&M University system will not only look good on your resume, it will give you the confidence you need to compete in the marketplace." Texas A&M University-Commerce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer. If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (903) 886-5668.LocationTexas A&M University-CommerceJob Code — R-028003For more information or to apply online:https://tamus.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/TAMUC_External/job/Commerce-TAMUC/Vice-President-for-Finance-and-Administration_R-028003-1/applyTexas A&M University-Commerce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer. If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (903) 886-5668.2020-02-19University of Houston-Victoria Sr. Director of Finance Salary: $70,700DutiesPrimary Responsibilities & Duties: Directs and manages the Finance Department, which includes Accounts Payable, General Accounting, Plant Fund Accounting, PeopleSoft Training, Purchasing, Financial Reporting and State Accounting. 1. Directs operations for areas managed including supervision of financial managers and professional staff. 2. Works with UH-System and Manager, Financial Reporting to prepare the university’s annual financial report and other required financial reports. 3. Prepares mid-term financial reports and other ad-hoc financial reports, as requested by the Vice President, Administration & Finance. 4. Administers planning, budget, and assessment for Finance department and various institutional cost centers. 5. Develops university policies and procedures to ensure financial compliance, and oversees financial training and support. 6. Coordinates with university departments to respond to internal and external audit requests. 7. Serves as liaison with the State and UH-System regarding areas supervised. 8. Performs other job-related duties as required. Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: Excellent managerial skills to manage financial departments day-to-day operations and approve disbursements of university funds. Interpersonal skills to interact with the university community, the State Comptroller’s Office, University of Houston-System and other external entities. This position is security sensitive and reports to the Vice President for Administration and Finance. Minimum Annual Salary: $70,700 (dependent upon experience) and eligible for university benefits. Minimum EducationBachelor's degree in finance, accounting or related fieldPreferred Educationmaster's preferredMinimum Qualifications(7) years related experience; Preferred QualificationsCertified Public Accountant (CPA) preferred Other DetailsCover Letter, ResumeLocationVictoriaJob Code — STA005859For more information or to apply online:http://uhv.edu/jobsThe University of Houston-Victoria 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, gender identity or gender expression. We only hire individuals authorized to work in the United States and reserve the right to extend any search or not fill a position.2020-02-17University of Houston - Downtown Assistant Vice President, Business Affairs Salary: Comensurate with experience.DutiesAssistant Vice President, Business Affairs - (STA005864) Department Name: D0037 General Accounting Description The Assistant Vice President for Business Affairs/Chief Accounting Officer for the University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) provides administrative leadership and direction for accounting and financial matters of the University to include General Accounting & Financial Reporting, Accounts Payable and Travel, Student Accounting & Cashiers, and Property Management. DUTIES 1. Directs accounting and financial reporting in accordance with applicable standards and principles issued by the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB), the Internal Revenue Service, Department of Education, the TX State Legislature, and other agencies. 2. Works closely with external auditors. 3. Monitors accounting entries into the General Ledger (GL) to ensure timely and accurate internal and external financial reports are produced. 4. Oversees the year-end financial statement submission. 5. Ensures the accuracy of UHD's portion of the UH-System (UHS) Annual Financial Reports. 6. Provides leadership to Student Accounting including cashiering/cash management, student account billing, student collections and refunds. 7. Researches and interprets Federal and State laws, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board regulations, UHS policies and procedures as they apply to UHD operations. 8. Monitors and analyzes the University's operating cash in local banks and State Bank. 9. Monitors all banking transactions of the university. 10. Ensures all bank accounts and the State Accounting System (USAS) are reconciled to the General Ledger. 11. Develops and monitors UHD's internal controls for fraud, errors, and omissions to provide assurance that the university's assets are safe-guarded. 12. Serves as a member of the UHD Compliance Committee. 13. Monitors Accounts Payable/Travel Operations to ensure payments are made in accordance with the appropriate procurement and travel statutes and policies. 14. Oversees Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI-DSS) on all active UHD Credit Card Merchant Accounts. 15. Completes required Annual Self-Assessment Questionnaires (SAQ) and reports results to UHS Treasury. MARGINAL DUTIES • Performs other duties as assigned SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES Direct Reports: Full-time employees Delegation of Work: Regularly assigns work to subordinate(s) Supervision Given: Makes final decisions on evaluating employee performance and scheduling employee work hours Provides recommendations on promotions; salary increases; hiring new employees; employee dismissals; disciplinary actions; coaching and counseling; training; handling employee grievances and complaints; granting time off KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge: • Knowledge of trends, issues, and accepted practices relevant to the position • Knowledge of challenges and trends in higher education, and current understanding of best practices Skills: • Candidates must have strong analytical and problem solving skills, as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills Abilities: • Ability to develop fiscal policies, procedures and programs in a complex environment • Ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in a diverse university community WORK LOCATION AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS Primary Work Location: Works in an office environment Physical Demands: Work is normally performed in a typical interior work environment, which does not subject the employee to any unpleasant elements. Position is physically comfortable; individual has discretion about sitting walking, standing, etc. Work environment involves minimal exposure to physical risks Qualifications Required Education: • Bachelors degree in Accounting, Business, Economics, Finance or related field Required Experience: • Minimum of seven (7) years of progressive and relevant experience • Demonstrated strong experience in GAAP accounting, GASB compliance, and audit and financial analysis skills • Experience in managing change in a complex organization • Extensive experience in financial management, analysis and internal controls, forecasting, and complex financial reporting systems License/Certification: None Required PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS • Master's degree in Accounting, Business, Economics, Finance or related field • Certified Public Accountant (CPA), designation must be current • Experience in Higher Education • Experience with PeopleSoft Financials • Experience with State of Texas Accounting System (USAS) For additional information and to apply, please visit our site. The University of Houston-Downtown is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression in the recruitment and admission of students, the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, and the operation of any of its programs and activities, as specified by all applicable laws and regulations. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information or to apply online:https://uhs.taleo.net/careersection/ex3_uhd/jobdetail.ftl?job=STA005864&tz=GMT-06%3A00&tzname=America%2FChicago2020-02-14University of Alaska Anchorage Budget Office Director Salary: This is a full-time, Grade 83, minimum $80,704 annually, DOE, 12-month position complete with a competitive salary and UA employee benefits package. DutiesUniversity of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) invites applications for the UAA Budget Director. Reporting to the Vice Chancellor for Administrative Services, the Budget Director works closely with the university chancellor and cabinet, deans, directors, department chairs, and the Campus Budget Advisory Board to provide subject matter expertise and guidance related to UAA’s $301 million total fund operating budget. The Director leads the Budget Office in providing timely, accurate and meaningful information to support strategy and decision-making, operating in Banner ERP with a hybrid budget model environment.Minimum EducationBachelor's degree in finance, accounting, public administration, political science or related field; or an equivalent combination of training, education, and/or experience.Minimum QualificationsMinimum of 5 years budget administration experience in higher education, government, or non-profit organization; experience performing financial analysis and forecasting in a multi-year context for a large organization; a record of effectively communicating and presenting complex information to diverse audiences.AboutSurrounded by natural beauty in an urban environment, the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) offers a gateway to innovative thinking, learning and exploration. With a total student population of nearly 18,000, UAA is the largest of Alaska’s three public post-secondary institutions in the University of Alaska system. While the main campus is in Anchorage, UAA includes community campuses in Homer, Kodiak, Palmer, Soldotna, and Valdez, as well as Middle Colleges for high school students in Anchorage, Palmer and Eagle River. UAA is a comprehensive university whose core missions are excellence, student success, access, and workforce development. UAA offers programs leading to the associate, baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral degrees, as well as vocational and professional certificates. UAA students experience a hands-on education, in and out of the classroom, with unique opportunities in academics, research and leadership, both locally and globally. UAA’s students and faculty come from diverse backgrounds, yet the university community is firmly rooted in Alaska. Together, the community celebrates the cultural richness of its Southcentral Alaska location, the ancestral homelands of the Dena’ina Athabascan, Ahtna Athabascan, Alutiiq/Sugpiaq, and Eyak peoples. LocationAnchorageFor more information or to apply online:https://careers.alaska.edu/en-us/job/514485/budget-office-directorUA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination2020-02-13University of North Texas System Accounting Reporting Analyst Salary: n/aDuties-Assists in the development and preparation of monthly and annual operating statements, financial statements, and complex reports for monitoring and reporting financial information. -Prepares or reviews other state or federal financial reports, such as Source and Uses report to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and IPEDS report to the Department of Education. -Prepares data compilation and submission of electronic financial statement data for UNT, UNT Health Science Center, UNT Dallas, UNT System Administration and UNT System Consolidated to the Uniform Statewide Accounting System (USAS). -Researches and reconciles discrepancies in accounts, funds, or appropriation balances; prepares and audits general journal entries. -Maintains and determines the accuracy and reliability of agency accounting records, such as expenditure, fund, appropriation, expense and revenue collection records, and ensures agency assets and liabilities are accounted for properly. -Monitors accounting transactions on state and local funds, and conducts continuous reviews and analyses necessary to ensure appropriate expenditure of funds, accounting treatment, appropriations management, and processing controls are in place in compliance with the provisions of the General Appropriation Act and relevant state statutes and regulations. -Develops, implements, and maintains internal financial policies and procedures. -Provides interpretation on technical questions on financial and regulatory compliance in accordance with applicable state and federal statutes and regulations. -Provides interpretation and guidance for GASB implementations and technical questions on accounting treatment in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and state and federal statutes. -Coordinates third-party financial reviews such as the financial external audit, including the accumulation of data, financial modeling, reporting, and monitoring of responses. -Performs data validations and recommends improvements, adaptations, or revisions to the accounting system and accompanying procedures. -Provides interpretation on the use of internal audit and control procedures to determine compliance with agency policies, plans, and procedures, and state and federal statutes. -Performs related work as assigned.Minimum EducationBachelor's DegreeMinimum QualificationsBachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance or a related field related field and four years of accounting experience.Preferred Qualifications-Current Texas CPA license or ability to gain via reciprocity. -Experience in consolidated financial reporting at a Texas public institution of higher education. -Experience with the Texas Uniform Statewide Accounting System (USAS). -Experience with PeopleSoft and Cognos reporting software.Other DetailsPerforms highly complex (senior-level) financial analysis and regulatory work. Work involves compiling, reviewing, analyzing, and evaluating financial data; preparing reports and responding to inquiries; and recommending appropriate action to resolve financial and regulatory problems. May supervise the work of others. Works under limited supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.AboutWelcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. Over the past decade, combined UNTS enrollment has grown by more than 25 percent to nearly 44,000 students. The UNTS Controller Department at the University of North Texas System is seeking to hire a Reporting Analyst to join our team. This position performs highly complex (senior-level) financial analysis and regulatory work. Work involves compiling, reviewing, analyzing, and evaluating financial data; preparing reports and responding to inquiries; and recommending appropriate action to resolve financial and regulatory problems. May supervise the work of others. Works under limited supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.LocationDenton, TexasFor more information or to apply online:http://jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/34523The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.2020-02-05University of North Texas System Associate Controller Salary: commensurate with experienceDutiesThe UNT 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, Accounts Payable, Payroll, centralized external and internal financial reporting, and external compliance related reporting. The 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 at our Business Service Center at Woodhill Square, just south of our flagship campus in Denton. The UNT System Controller Department is seeking to hire an Associate Controller to join our team. The Associate Controller performs complex (mid-level) supervisory work. Work involves establishing accounting and reporting goals and objectives; developing guidelines, procedures, policies, rules, and regulations; developing schedules, priorities, and standards for achieving departmental goals; evaluating department activities; developing budget requests; and coordinating department activities. Assigns and supervises the work of others. Works under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. This position reports directly to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Finance/Controller. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to: Ensure the accurate and timely processing of all accounting transactions and accounting-related processes Ensure compliance with GASB guidelines; Federal, State, and local laws, regulations, codes, and/or standards; and University policies and procedures Evaluate and develop improved internal controls to ensure compliance with accounting principles and external regulations Identify, develop, modify and maintain planning, budget, and decision support models to support strategic decision making Prepare reports for the State Comptroller, the Higher Education Coordinating Board, and others, as required Coordinate the annual external financial audit, which includes ensuring work papers and schedules are completed, and auditor findings are resolved Coordinate the University’s interactions with internal audit and the state auditor Work with others in preparing and analyzing budget versus actual reporting Build service-focused relationships with the executive team at the University Recommend and implement revisions in processes procedures to meet University objectives Conduct research and analysis, as required Assist in preparing the Legislative Appropriations RequestMinimum EducationBachelor’s Degree in related field and eight years of closely related professional experience which provides the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:Preferred EducationThe preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications: Degree in Accounting, advanced degree in business, and direct experience in service related areas noted in function of job, operations or oversight of the same. Experience in Texas higher education and State reporting requirements. Experience with PeopleSoft, Hyperion, and/or Cognos Business Intelligence for Reporting.Minimum QualificationsKnowledge of effective managerial methods and techniques and how to establish and maintain an effective workforce Ability to plan, assign and supervise the work of subordinates Extensive knowledge of higher education policies and procedures related to accounting and reporting (or ability to rapidly assimilate) Extensive knowledge of Texas rules and regulations related to accounting and reporting areas (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 performedLocationDentonFor more information or to apply online:http://jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/34539The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.2020-01-17University of Houston Director, Accounts Payable - (STA005003) Salary: 7,661.00 - 10,150.00DutiesDirector, Accounts Payable - (STA005003) Organization: H0160 Accounts Payable Description 1. Directs the accounts payable and records retention operations of the university. 2. Oversees all aspects of the university's operations for reimbursement and vendor payments to support university missions. 3. Acts as university representative in payables interface with state offices, other universities and software user groups. Serves as departmental contact to management within university. 4. Originates university payables policies and procedures; act as system reference source for interpretation of new regulations, laws and procedures. 5. Develops compliance programs and procedures to ensure the integrity of the disbursement process. 6. Analyzes, evaluates, designs and implements automated payment process systems and enhancements to improve AP operations. 7. Develops and conducts training sessions for users and employees. 8. Reviews controls and quality measures of the payments process. Analyzes extraordinary accounting problems to determine accounting solutions. 9. Ensures payables activities, both automated and manual, are recorded correctly into the university's financial reporting system; ensures payables entries interface accurately with the overall accounting structure. 10. Plans long and short range objectives for the accounts payable and retention departments. 11. Administrates the federal reporting process for vendor's miscellaneous incomes. 12. Performs other job-related duties as assigned. Qualifications Masters and 5 years’ experience Requires a thorough understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of an analytical, technical or professional discipline; or the basic knowledge of more than one professional discipline. Knowledge of this level is typically demonstrated with a directly job-related Master's degree, license for Certified Public Accountant, or equivalent formal training in a recognized field of specialization that is directly related to the type of work being performed. Requires a minimum of five (5) years of directly job-related experience. Salary: 7,661.00 - 10,150.00 Required Attachments by Candidate: Resume, Cover Letter/Letter of Application To apply: https://uhs.taleo.net/careersection/ex1_uhs/jobdetail.ftl?job=STA005003&tz=GMT-05%3A00&tzname=America%2FNew_York LocationHouston, TexasJob Code — STA005003For more information or to apply online:https://uhs.taleo.net/careersection/ex1_uhs/jobdetail.ftl?job=STA005003&tz=GMT-05%3A00&tzname=America%2FNew_YorkEEO/AA2020-01-10University of Texas at El Paso Senior Tax Analyst Salary: -DutiesThe University of Texas at El Paso Job ID: 4646 Job Title: Senior Tax Analyst Department: Budget and Personnel FLSA Status: Exempt Summary: The senior tax analyst is responsible for performing complex tax preparation, tax research, and tax planning. This position also provides work direction and technical guidance to campus on all tax related issues Statement of Duties and Responsibilities: • Prepares federal and state tax returns. • Reviews work of tax staff. • Trains, mentors, and provides work direction to campus. • Recognizes, anticipates, and resolves tax issues. • Recommends tax strategies by researching federal, state, and local taxation issues. • Maintains compliance with regulations by forwarding required information to federal, state, and local authorities. • Revises procedures by developing and streamlining procedures and worksheets for calculation of tax provisions. • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations. • Accomplishes accounting and organization mission by completing related results as needed. • Knowledge of all Microsoft Office software and able to learn and use institutional software systems. • Assists in the development and implementation of goals, policies, priorities, and procedures relating to financial management. • Maintains an effective oral and written communications process. • Establishes current and long range goals, objectives, and strategic plans. • Analyzes complex tax data. • Identifies and resolves problems and inconsistencies, determining appropriate corrective procedures. • Compiles and submits reports as required by management, state, local, and federal regulatory agencies. • Multi-tasks while managing multiple, large scale and complex assignments in a timely manner. • Complies with all State and University policies, and participates in maintaining legal compliance. • Other duties may be assigned. Supervisory Responsibilities: No supervisory responsibilities. Required Qualifications: 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. Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Business Administration or equivalent work experience and three to five years of tax experience with at least one year of mid-level work. UTEP is an Equal Opportunity Employer Interested candidates may apply by visiting www.utep.edu/employmentFor more information or to apply online:https://www.utep.edu/employment2019-12-13The University of Texas at San Antonio Financial Analyst Salary: Commensurate with experienceDutiesDesign research studies (including project scope, methodology, data sources, and analytical strategy) related to such matters as curricula, enrollment, retention, matriculation, staffing patterns, program review, student and faculty characteristics, and other related studies. Select, adapt, and apply appropriate research and statistical techniques to specific areas of study. Determines data requirements, data sources and data collection methods. Plan, coordinate, and complete publication of internal and external and statistical reports and surveys. Write technical reports to provide information, interpretation, and recommendations on research projects. Communicate complex research methodology and results in a written and oral format in formal and informal presentations. Effectively communicating reports and data trends with users and decision-makers in various units across the Academic Affairs organization. Distributes and catalogs electronic copies of annual statistical reports.Minimum EducationDoctoral Degree in Applied Statistics, Social Science Research, Accounting, Economics, Finance, Information Science, or other research-oriented specialization OR Masters in one of these fields plus applicable experienceMinimum QualificationsTwo years (paid, full-time equivalent) experience in research, analytical, or institutional planning. Experience in financial analysis. Experience with PeopleSoft or other ERP applications. Experience in data analysis and visualization to draw business-relevant conclusions. Experience compiling statistical data and preparing a report. Experience in recommending actions through analysis and studying proposed changes in policy and processes. Experience in budgeting, long-term strategic planning, and resource allocation processes. Strong written and verbal communication and analytical skills.LocationSan AntonioFor more information or to apply online:https://jobs.utsa.edu/postings/14830-UTSA 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. 2019-11-01Sam Houston State University Director of Financial Planning and Budget Salary: Salary Commensurate with ExperienceDutiesAssists in the development and submission of the university’s annual Operating Budget as required by Texas State University System, Board of Regents’ Rules and applicable state law. Provides leadership to college/division staff related to business functions. Works with complex data sets and analytics tools in support of the College/Division strategic plan, multiyear financial plan, and key performance metrics. Develops advanced business and financial models. Assists in the coordination and implementation of new technology and/or technology enhancements to improve business processes. Analyzes budget changes to assure budgets reconcile to approved increase/decrease and result in a balanced budget. Analyzes financial data and develops moderately complex reports for forecasting and analysis. Serves as the secondary contact working with the staff of the Legislative Budget Board, and Texas State University System Office. Prepares regular and non-scheduled reports. Advises Division and/or College leadership about budget matters. Ensures compliance with all relevant state, federal, local, university and other related rules and regulations. Performs other related duties as assigned. Excellent financial analysis, financial modeling, and technology skills to develop solutions and recommendations; familiarity with budget models. Strong communication and presentation skills, including the ability to explain complex financial information to diverse employees at different levels with varying degrees of financial knowledge. Knowledge of strategic planning and budget. Ability to integrate complex operational and financial considerations using critical thinking. Demonstrated ability to coordinate, facilitate, and chair meetings for the purpose of resolving differences and working toward institutional goals. Develops collaborative relationships with Finance and Operations senior staff and college/division staff. Excellent organizational skills in identifying and prioritizing work activities. Knowledge and understanding of budget planning tool and ERP Budget Model to enhance operational effectiveness. Ability to use independent judgement.Minimum EducationBachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or statistics; Preferred EducationMaster’s degree in finance, accounting or business administration.Minimum QualificationsEight years of relevant professional work experience in accounting, budget or finance required, ten years preferred. Two years of management/supervisory experience with the ability to lead employees through changes/business process improvements. Success in leveraging the use of technology and improving business practices. Experience developing advanced business and financial models.AboutA Great Name in Texas Education Named for Sam Houston, Texas’ greatest hero, Sam Houston State University continually strives to honor its historical roots through academic excellence that includes exceptional teaching from faculty. For more than 139 years, SHSU has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, “The measure of a Life is Its Service,” resonates among its 21,500+ students and echoes across eight colleges and beyond its Huntsville roots. While embracing its legacy, SHSU also strives to meet the needs of contemporary students, both traditional and online. With a variety of fully online undergraduate and graduate degrees and numerous certificates and certifications, all of which are taught by on campus professors, SHSU Online has the option you’re looking for to reach your academic, personal, and professional goals. SHSU is more than an institution of higher learning; it is also a great employer. For the past eight years, The Chronicle of Education has named SHSU a “Great College to Work For.” LocationHuntsville, TexasFor more information or to apply online:http://shsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/23155Sam 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 51.215.2019-10-31Sam Houston State University Accountant III Salary: $3,958 – $5,556 per monthDutiesThe 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 duties as assigned.Minimum EducationBachelor’s degree in Accounting from four-year College or university. Six years of professional governmental or commercial accounting experience. Additional education may be considered in lieu of experience.LocationHuntsvilleJob Code — 201900275SFor more information or to apply online:http://shsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/22918 Sam 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 51.215.2019-10-29UTMB Health Program Director, Accounts Payable Salary: Commensurate with experienceDutiesThe Director, Accounts Payable will set the strategic direction for the Accounts Payable Department, as well as define and plan for the achievement of goals and objectives. He/she will ensure the team achieves the optimal balance between cost, efficiency, accuracy and service delivery as well as drive operational efficiencies and manages day-to-day staff activities. Other responsibilities include benchmarking, operational reporting, scorecards, management reporting, performance management, budgeting, analysis and other financial activities with a broad functional or organizational scope. Minimum QualificationsBachelor’s degree in related field and 6 years of related experience, with increasing supervisory responsibility.Preferred QualificationsMaster’s degree in Business and 10 years of related experience Related experience in a Healthcare setting PeopleSoft Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) experienceOther DetailsKNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIES: Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and meet strict deadlines Excellent communication skills and strong analytical and problem solving-skills required Exhibit deep knowledge of the Accounts Payable function and how it interacts with Finance, Purchasing, Operations and other departments Experience in e-commerce activities with emphasis on Electronic Data Interchange and Automated Clearing House payment mechanisms Understanding of accounting principles and how to apply them Ability to execute the efficient retrieval, compilation, and utilization of financial data and transactional information from ERP systems Advanced Microsoft Excel skills Experience with continuous improvement principles Strong management skills and ability to proactively monitor customer satisfaction and the quality of services providedAboutUTMB Health is one of the largest, fastest growing academic health centers in the U.S. The state’s first academic medical center, UTMB Health has been at the forefront of educational, research and clinical excellence since its founding in 1891. Today, UTMB Health’s researchers are making investigative breakthroughs and therapeutic developments that are changing the world. The institution’s clinical enterprise is growing dynamically to meet regional health care needs. UTMB Health is located on Galveston Island along the Texas Gulf Coast. Enjoy the island life with moderate temperatures and year-round outdoor activities only 50 minutes from all the amenities that Houston has to offer! UTMB Health also offers a comprehensive total rewards package including day one medical benefits with no premium for employee coverage, participation in the Teacher's Retirement System (TRS), a generous paid holiday schedule, and various others perks. Enjoy our small town, family culture and collaborative environment while you work, live, & play on sunny Galveston Island! Visit our website at www.utmb.edu to learn more about our institution.LocationWebster, TexasJob Code — 67965For more information or to apply online:https://utmb.us/3k1UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.2019-10-28University of Texas at Arlington Financial Analyst Salary: $65,000+ depending on experienceDuties1. Budget office tracking and analysis of assigned department budgets and position funding. 2. Analysis for position funding. 3. Analysis of budget, expenditures, and variances. 4. Prepares and develops analytical methods, including forecasting and modeling, and produces short-term and long-term financial projections. 5. Tracks expenses and revenues vs, budget, re-forecast and analyze fluctuations. 6. Evaluate profit and cost efficiencies in various areas of the university. 7. Communicate with departments regarding any identified budget and/or position variances. 8. Respond to all questions from all departments. 9. Analyze and complete any requested budget transfers. 10. Analyze eForm changes for the department budget table (DBT) information for correctness. 11. Prepares and develops executive level reports, including advanced use of data analysis techniques and modeling of university financial data. 12. Verifies funding for Hiring Review Committee and maintain listing. Budget Preparation: a. Analysis of budgets and positions for the annual budget process. b. Analysis of budget variances. c. Assist with budget preparation. d. Respond to questions from assigned departments. e. Participate in the creation and updating of PBCS budget training materials. f. Participate in training users in the PBCS budget system. g. Assist with final budget reports validation. h. Prepare budget related reports. i. Distribute final operating budget booklets to departments, agencies, UT System and any other entities and maintain distribution list. Biennial Tasks: Assist with the preparation of the Legislative Appropriation Request and other required reports at the state-level. Run reports and queries as needed and/or requested. Performs other duties assigned.Minimum EducationBachelor’s degree in accounting or financeMinimum QualificationsBachelor’s degree in accounting or finance plus five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in finance or accounting. Equivalent combination of relevant education or experience may be substituted as appropriate. Excellent accounting research skills. Experience with fund accounting, PeopleSoft Finance, and proficiency in Microsoft Excel required. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, individual initiative, and ability to work effectively with diverse groups of people are required.Preferred QualificationsMaster’s degree with a major in accounting or finance and five (5) years of work experience in university finance or accounting. The ability to take charge of a project and complete it with minimal supervision. Proficiency PeopleSoft-Finance and Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service (PBCS).Other DetailsThis position will assist in the budget and forecast process by analyzing historical financial information to make forecasts required to produce an annual operating budget as well as maintain budget and re-forecast information in the accounting system. This position will also be responsible for the application of advanced budget analysis techniques, data evaluation and modeling, and development of executive level reports to support annual operating budget, strategic and operational planning. Responsible for the design, execution, and effectiveness of a system of internal controls which provides reasonable assurance that department operations are effective and efficient, department assets are safeguarded, department financial information is reliable, and the department complies with applicable laws, regulations, policies, and procedures.AboutAs the largest university in North Texas and second largest in The University of Texas System, UTA is located in the heart of Dallas-Fort Worth, challenging our students to engage with the world around them in ways that make a measurable impact. UTA offers state-of-the-art facilities that encourage students to be critical thinkers. Through academic, internship, and research programs, our students receive real-world experiences that help them contribute to their community and, ultimately, the world. We have more than 180 baccalaureate, masters', and doctoral degree programs, and nearly 60,000 students walking our campus or engaging in online coursework each year.LocationArlington, TexasJob Code — 19120For more information or to apply online:https://uta.peopleadmin.com/hr/postings/10724UTA 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.2019-10-03The University of Texas at San Antonio Senior Institutional Research Analyst Salary: Commensurate with experienceDutiesPerforming highly complex analysis of information used to make decisions on implementation of strategic programs and changes. Supporting the collection and verification of data and data sources in support of key internal and external reporting requirements, such as Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) reporting requirements, and financial data used for a wide range of University financial needs. Assuring data quality in terms of accuracy and timeliness. Managing confidential data and information according to guidelines. Developing and maintaining dashboards, reports, and analyses. Supporting data needs of institutional initiatives in Academic Affairs. Effectively communicating reports and data trends with users and decision makers in various units across the Academic Affairs organization.Minimum EducationSee job posting at https://jobs.utsa.edu/postings/14049Preferred EducationSee job posting at https://jobs.utsa.edu/postings/14049Minimum QualificationsTwo years (paid, full-time equivalent) experience in a research, analytical, or institutional planning. Experience in financial analysis. Experience with PeopleSoft or other ERP application. Experience in data analysis and visualization to draw business-relevant conclusions. Experience compiling statistical data and preparing report Experience in recommending actions through analysis and studying proposed changes in policy and processes. Experience in budgeting, long-term strategic planning and resource allocation processes. Strong written and verbal communication and analytical skills.Preferred QualificationsMapping of business rules and functions onto data needs, and developing requirements and specifications to generate timely actionable information from data available on various internal and external platforms, particularly linking financial and academic information, to enable decision making and actions by the Provost and other Academic Affairs leadership.Other DetailsSee job posting at https://jobs.utsa.edu/postings/14049AboutThe University of Texas at San Antonio is a multicultural discovery enterprise institution with more than 32,000 students. It is the largest university in the San Antonio metropolitan region with four campuses across the cityLocationSan AntonioFor more information or to apply online:https://jobs.utsa.edu/postings/14049UTSA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.