Staff Accountant II(System Title: Financial Accountant II)
Posting Number: 0601072
Job Title: Staff Accountant II(System Title: Financial Accountant II)
Position Type: Staff
Duration of Position: Full Time
Work Location: San Antonio, TX
Department: Accounting Operations
Pay Rate: Competitive
Job Summary/Basic Function: Under general supervision, the Staff Accountant performs work requiring the application, concepts, practices, and terminology of accounting. This position is responsible for processing various financial documents and data; analyzing data, and preparing financial reports including grants and contracts accounting duties. Enters daily accounting entries to the financial accounting management information system (FAMIS) and, the uniform statewide accounting system (USAS). Performs monthly reconciliations of bank accounts and clearing accounts.
Work Hours: Typically Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. May require some evening and weekend hours.
Special Instructions to Applicants: Texas A&M University-San Antonio (TAMU-SA) is a new comprehensive university in the established Texas A&M University System serving students from a culturally diverse and largely non-traditional population. The university was created to address the educational needs in South San Antonio and surrounding areas. The current enrollment is approximately 5,500.
- Selected candidates must pass a pre-employment background investigation and degree verification (if required) to be hired for this position.
- The above duties may not be performed in every position with this title and the above functions may not include all related duties that might be performed. This position requires physical activities supportive of the above job duties. Reasonable accommodations will be made as necessary.
- If you are a male age 18 through 25, you must be properly registered with the Selective Service System to be eligible for hire.
- Texas A&M-San Antonio is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.
Posting Date: 08-03-2017
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Quicklink for Posting: employment.tamusahr.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=51964
Percent of total time: Responsibility / Duty: Is this function essential? 65
Work performed under supervision with moderate latitude for decision making. Coordinates functions to maintain FAMIS Financial Reporting System (FRS) and, USAS. Coordinates, prepares, and enters journal entries, cash receipts, and other necessary entries into FRS and, USAS, as assigned. Assists with budget development related to grants and contracts. Primarily responsible for financial reporting and accurate posting of financial transactions related to grants and contracts. Analyzes daily bank transactions to identify items requiring posting in FAMIS. Reviews the appropriateness of positive pay exception items in the university's bank account. Compiles data and researches facts to corrections and/or adjustments required in the general ledger. Performs routine fiscal analyses as requested by leadership.
Performs monthly reconciliations on local and state bank accounts; credit card receipts between merchant statements and bank accounts. Ensures assigned clearing accounts are reconciled monthly. Responsible for day-to-day reconciliation of campus credit/debit cards and ACH payments.
Assists in the preparation of various reports including, but not limited to, Annual Financial Report (AFR), grants and contracts, etc. Provides information, reports, and support to internal and external auditors.
Other Duties as Assigned
Performs other duties as assigned such as, but not limited to, approval of electronic funds transfers and web payments for on-line business banking, unannounced cash counts of departments throughout the university, and reporting weekly tuition remittance to the state and recording related accounting entries in FAMIS.
Necessary Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related field.
Preferred Qualifications: Master's Degree in Accounting or related field.
Necessary Qualifications: Two years of related experience.
Preferred Qualifications: Two years of work experience in an accounting position involving GAAP in higher education and/or government.
Other Requirements or Other Factors
Other Qualifications for Posting: Ability to work cooperatively with others and provide excellent customer service to students, employees, and the community. Ability to multi task.
Texas A&M University-San Antonio (TAMU-SA) is a new comprehensive university in the established Texas A&M University System serving students from a culturally diverse and largely non-traditional population. The university was created to address the educational needs in South San Antonio and surrounding areas. The current enrollment is approximately 5,500.
Texas A&M-San Antonio is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.