Restricted Funds Accountant I

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Restricted Funds Accountant I

St. Edward's University is seeking a Restricted Fund Accountant I to join the Finance team. This individual will perform standard accounting functions such as ledger maintenance, journal entry posting, complex analyses and reconciliations to include, but not limited to: grants, endowments, loan funds, financial aid and other general ledger accounts. Ensure that accounting activities are carried out in accordance with established policies, procedures and generally accepted accounting principles. The incumbent will also analyze financial and operating data and prepare management reports and financial statements, as required.

For consideration, a Bachelor's degree in accounting required. At least one year of experience in accounting role. Experience in higher education preferred. Skill in developing and using complex spreadsheets. Ability to evaluate and recommend appropriate accounting entries for transactions; apply appropriate accounting concepts and theories; analyze financial data, research accounting issues and recommend solutions. Establish and maintain effective working relationships. Ability to work with minimal supervision and comply with internal and external deadlines. Non-profit and fund accounting, FASB, GAAP, government grants, federal financial aid, external audits and single audit experience is a must. Must possess the ability to successfully pass a criminal background check.

The University offers an excellent TOTAL REWARDS package!
Medical and Rx Coverage Blue Cross Blue Shield (HSA and FSA Available)

Dental Guardian Dental

Vision Guardian/Davis Vision Plan

Short Term Disability (STD) Insurance

Long Term Disability (LTD) Insurance

Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Annual Leave and Paid Sick Leave

Retirement Plan (TIAA) Employee 5%/Employer Match 7%

Tuition Benefits

Paid Holidays

Services and Discounts

Interested applicants should submit an online application at; . Please include resume, cover letter, and three employment references. No Calls Please. Applications will not be considered if it is missing any of these three items.

In your cover letter, please describe your lived experiences that prepare you to contribute to diversity and inclusion at St. Edward's University?

St. Edward's University, 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.

Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of more than 4,600 diverse students located in Austin, Texas. St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, personalized learning and exciting internship opportunities. The community atmosphere extends to the approximately 800 faculty and staff who work together to make the university a welcoming yet challenging environment for students. An overview of St. Edward's University employee benefits is available at;


We are not offering sponsorship at this time.

Background Checks:
A criminal history background check is required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.

Reference #: J19092
Posted: 10/05/2019
Available: Immediately

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Posted: 10/7/2019
Application Due: 10/7/2031
Work Type: Full Time