ACCOUNTANT IV - ACCOUNTING AND REPORTING
To perform highly complex accounting work under limited supervision while assigning and/or supervising the work and goals of a major department. To prepare and oversee the preparation of financial statements, records, and reports. Specializes in areas of accounting work including but not limited to federal funds accounting, property and equipment control, cost, payroll, financial reporting and bond servicing.Description of Duties
•Prepares financial statements, budgets, vouchers, and payrolls submitted by the agency.
•Prepares monthly, quarterly, and annual status analyses of funds and expenditures.
•Maintains adequate records of expenditures, funds, appropriations, and expenses, as well as of revenue collected and deposited.
•Maintains and/or oversees the maintenance of systems and controls necessary to provide accurate accounts of expenditures and budget balances.
•Reviews and approves various accounting records, reports, applications, etc.
•Plans and coordinates all assigned financial programs.
•May assist in planning accounting and clerical work procedures and operations.
•May direct the maintenance of accounting records.
•Assigns and/or supervises the work of others.
•Keeps up to date with accounting principles and any other federal, state, UT System or applicable accounting changes or regulations.
•Performs related work as assigned.
General direction from immediate supervisor.Supervision Given
Supervises assigned support staff.Required Education
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Economics, Management or related field from an accredited University.Preferred Education
Master’s degree in Business administration or related field.Licenses/Certifications
Five (5) years’ experience in accounting, including supervisory experience.Preferred Experience
Work experience in an institution of higher education.Equipment
Personal computer and related spreadsheet and database software. Use of standard office equipment.Working Conditions
Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties. Fast-paced office environment. May be required to work weekends and/or evenings. Occasional travel is required.Other
•Knowledge of University’s fiscal programs, governmental accounting, budget control methods, accounting policies and procedures.
•Must have ability to interpret laws and regulations as applicable to fiscal operations.
•Ability to interpret and apply accounting theory.
•Ability to work effectively in team environment.
•Exceptional planning and organizational skills.
N/AEmployment CategoryFull-TimeMinimum SalaryCommensurate with ExperiencePosted SalaryCommensurate with ExperiencePosition Available Date08/28/2019Grant Funded PositionNoIf Yes, Provide Grant Expiration Date Posting Detail Information EEO Statement
UTRGV is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to hire without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. UTRGV takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.Special Instructions to Applicants
Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following:
*Date of Birth
Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission. The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley reserves the right to discontinue accepting applications prior to the stated close date of this position, after meeting the posting requirement of three (3) calendar days.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at (956) 665-2451 and/or [email protected]Additional Information
UTRGV is a distributed location institution and working location is subject to change based on need.
All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Substitutions to the above requirements must have prior approval from the Chief Human Resources Officer.Quick Linkhttp://careers.utrgv.edu/postings/22414Posting Supplemental Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Are you a current UTRGV employee?
- * Are you now, or previously, employed by The University of Texas System or any of its institutions?
- Yes - I currently am employed by the UT System or its institutions
- Yes - I have previously been employed by the UT System or its institutions
- No - I have never been employed by the UT System or its institutions
- * Please select your highest level of completed education.
- 6th grade education
- 10th grade education
- High School Diploma or GED
- Associates Degree, Technical, or Trade School Degree/Certification or 60 Hours of College Hours
- Bachelors Degree from an accredited university
- Masters Degree from an accredited university
- Ph. D. or other terminal degree from an accredited university
- None of the above
- * Please provide the field of study for your education:
(Open Ended Question)
- * Please indicate the number of years of full time work experience you have directly related to the position in which you are applying for:
- Less than 1 year
- 1 year
- 2 years
- 3 years
- 4 years
- 5 years
- 6 years
- 7 years
- 8 years
- 9 years
- 10 years
- Over 10 years
- * Do you meet the minimum requirements for this position?
- Cover Letter/Letter of Application
- Curriculum Vitae
- Unofficial Transcripts
- Reference Letter 1
- Reference Letter 2
- Reference Letter 3
- Certifications and Licenses
- Other Document
- List of 3 References
- Unofficial Transcripts 2
- Unofficial Transcripts 3
- Letter of Interest
- Unofficial Graduate Transcripts
- Training Certificates
- Additional Document