Accountant II

Denton, TX
Apr 08, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Requisition Number

Job Title
Accountant II

Official Title
Non Student-Hourly

Position Number

College of Music-Gen - 134000


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Work Schedule
19 hrs per week

Department Overview
The UNT College of Music is one of the world's largest and most respected comprehensive music schools. The college offers fully accredited degrees from the bachelor's to doctoral levels and is home to the world's first jazz studies program. Faculty includes internationally-acclaimed artists and scholars in performance, composition, conducting, music theory, music history, ethnomusicology and music education. The College of Music enriches the community by producing more than 1,000 diverse recitals and concerts annually. Distinguished University alumni can be found around the globe in impressive, award-winning careers across a wide-range of music professions. For more information, go to

Job Description
* This posting is an hourly position and is non-benefits eligible.

The College of Music Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Non Student-Hourly-Accountant II to join our team.

Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

Function of Job:
* Responsible for setting up and maintaining controls and records of materials, personnel, and financial transactions.
* Oversees classifying, posting, and balancing financial records and operating reports.
* Duties are standardized.
* Resolves routine questions where problems have occurred before and their solutions generally are familiar.
* Refers more complex issues to higher levels.

* Applies both basic and some intermediate skills that require general working knowledge of function/specialization.

Supervision Received:
* Receives moderate to limited supervision working from objectives set by supervisor.
* Employee organizes and carries out most assignments in accordance with standard practices, instructions or previous training.
* Employee handles some unusual situations independently.

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 Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor's Degree and two years of experience in accounting and/or auditing; or any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training.

The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required:

* Working knowledge of accepted accounting practices, legal statutes, and policy and procedure affecting financial record keeping
* Working knowledge of cost and audit accounting
* Ability to work accurately with numerical detail consistently and to perform accounting operations legibly
* Ability to analyze, consolidate, and present accounting data in clear concise form
* Ability to coordinate and supervise the work of others

Preferred Qualifications
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:
* Previous accounting experience
* Intermediate to Advanced experience/skill in Microsoft Excel

Special Instructions to Applicants
* This posting is an hourly position and is non-benefits eligible.

* Applicants must submit a resume with their online application.

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Job Open Date

Job Close Date
Open Until Filled

Pay Rate

Pay Basis

Job Type
Temporary Hourly

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