Assoc Dir, Accounting

Location
San Marcos
Posted
Jul 12, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

San Marcos, TX

Texas State University

Assoc Dir, Accounting


Job Number: 2017372

Location: San Marcos

Department: Accounting Office

Recruitment Type: Open to All

Job Type: Full-Time

Monthly Salary: $6,693.00 - $7,500.00

Job Category: Exempt

Required 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 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 management.

Job Description:
The position reports to the Director of Accounting and oversees the university's financial reporting unit and general accounting services. Manages monthly and fiscal year-end closing processes, as well as a variety of accounting, reporting, and account reconciliation processes. Ensures GAAP compliance with GASB and State reporting requirements and manages all aspects of the university's reporting process. Coordinates the financial statement preparation and provides related audit support. Generates monthly and quarterly financial reports for a variety of internal and external constituents, including the University's System Administration. Has overall responsibility for the chart of accounts and serves as the functional subject matter expert to analyze and interpret complex accounting data. Performs internal reviews of accounts, monitors accounting transactions and account balances for appropriateness, prepares ad-hoc management reports, documents procedures, and performs analysis. Supervises professional staff.
This is a permanent, full-time position with complete benefits package, including:
  • 100% paid medical insurance, plus 50% dependent coverage
  • Membership in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas
  • 12 vacation days per year (or more, depending on prior state service)
  • 12 sick days per year
  • Two week winter break, and many other holidays off
  • Excellent work/life balance resources including Employee Wellness Program
  • Strong support for your continued education and professional development
    Learn more about our benefits, culture, and commitment at http://www.hr.txstate.edu/Employment.html

    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

    Additional 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 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.

    Job Open Date: 07/11/2017

    Job Close Date: 7/25/2017

    Open Until Filled: No

    Normal Work Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

    Normal Work Hours Start: 8:00AM

    Normal Work Hours End: 5:00PM

    Posting Notices:
    YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO ELECTRONICALLY ATTACH A RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO YOUR APPLICATION.

    Legal 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.

    For a detailed description of this position and to apply, visit jobs.hr.txstate.edu or call (512) 245-2557 or visit our office at 601 University Dr., J.C. Kellam Bldg., Suite 340.

    About 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.

    Texas State University is a tobacco free campus.

    Texas State University is an EOE and a member of the Texas State University System.

    Related links:
    Apply Online at Texas State University
    Texas State University main webpage
    Summary of Benefits
    Texas State University Human Resources
    San Marcos, Texas Chamber of Commerce





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