ACCOUNTANT I

Location
Edinburg, TX
Posted
Sep 19, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Details

Posting NumberSRGV4638Working TitleACCOUNTANT INumber of Vacancies1LocationEdinburg, Texas DepartmentFinancial Services-ComptrollerFTE1.0FLSANon-ExemptScope of Job

To perform professional accounting work involving the preparation of recording, analysis and reporting of financial data in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and other applicable guidelines.

Description of Duties

•Prepares monthly account reconciliations, financial statements and reports.
•Reviews and approves purchases, Memorandums of Employment, receipt posting, budget revisions and disbursements.
•Assist in the preparation of budgets and budget analysis, as well as year-end and other annual financial reports and other applicable reporting.
•Reviews and corrects financial transactions into books of original entry as necessary.
•Reviews accounts and fund groups for priority of entries and investigates overdrafts.
•Ensures account administration is in compliance with applicable federal, state and local guidelines.
•Assembles financial data from books of original entry and central control records.
•Prepares narrative reports that summarize and interpret current and projected financial positions for management.
•May provide technical and analytical assistance to financial system end-users.
•Other duties may be assigned.

Supervision Received

From assigned senior accounting personnel or assigned supervisor.

Supervision Given

May supervise junior accounting personnel and clerical support staff.

Required Education

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Economics, Management or related field.

Preferred Education

Degree in Accounting.

Licenses/Certifications

None.

Required Experience

None.

Preferred Experience

Governmental or public accounting experience.

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. Office Environment; some travel and weekend work may be required.

Other

Ability to work effectively in team environment.

Physical Capabilities

N/A

Employment CategoryFull-TimeMinimum SalaryCommensurate with ExperiencePosted SalaryCommensurate with ExperiencePosition Available Date09/10/2020Grant Funded PositionNoIf Yes, Provide Grant Expiration DateEEO Statement

It is the policy of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to promote and ensure equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or protected veteran status. In accordance with the requirements of Title VII of the civil rights act of 1964, the title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is committed to comply with all government requirements and ensures non discrimination in it’s education programs and activities, including employment.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Dear Applicant,

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
*Gender
*Ethnicity/Race

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/25732Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a current UTRGV employee?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * 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
  3. * 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
  4. * Please provide the field of study for your education:

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * 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
  6. * Do you meet the minimum requirements for this position?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Reference Letter 1
  5. Reference Letter 2
  6. Reference Letter 3
  7. Certifications and Licenses
  8. Training Certificates
  9. Other Document
  10. List of 3 References
  11. Unofficial Transcripts 2
  12. Unofficial Transcripts 3
  13. Letter of Interest
  14. Unofficial Graduate Transcripts
  15. Additional Document

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