Senior Financial Specialist

Job description

UNT System Overview:

Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. Over the past decade, combined UNTS enrollment has grown by more than 25 percent to nearly 44,000 students.

Posting Title:

Senior Financial Specialist


HSC-Inst Translational Research-304700

Job Location:

Fort Worth

Salary Information:

Salary commiserate with experience

Department Summary:

The Institute for Translational Research is devoted to bringing novel diagnostics and interventions to patients and families suffering from neurodegenerative diseases, fostering translational research in neurodegenerative diseases at UNTHSC, and Create solutions for a healthier community.

Our team spans basic “bench-top” science, clinical research, community-based research and clinical trials. Our translational approach is intended to foster discovery and expedite those discoveries toward the benefit of those suffering from brain disease. A particular emphasis of ITR is the development of personalized (or person-focused) medicine for Alzheimer’s disease.

Position Overview:

Position will assist the ITR Administrative Core with department orders, reconciliations and reviewing allowable charges. Position will also assist with post award and purchasing job functions.

Minimum Qualifications:

High school and five (5) years demonstrated full-time experience in working in a professional office setting with capability of performing accounts receivable and accounts payable functions. Or the standard wording for pay grade:
Bachelor’s degree and one (1) year related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Currently/Previous HSC Employee
Higher Education Experience
Grant Experience
Advance Level of Excel
Data Entry

Work Schedule:

Monday- Friday

Driving University Vehicle:


Security Sensitive:

This is a security sensitive position.

EEO Statement:

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Classification Title:

Senior Financial Specialist

Physical Requirements:

Carrying, Cleaning, Climbing, Crawling, Kneeling, Lifting up to 50 pounds, Pulling , Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Squatting, Stooping, Bending, Standing, Twisting, Walking, Writing, Grasp, Talk or Hear


Assist with creating requisitions for all department orders


Responsible for reconciling sponsored and non-sponsored funds monthly


Effectively communicate with the Senior Financial Manager with any issues on ITR funds


Handle subcontract purchase orders and make sure encumbrances are correct


Assist with reviewing allowable sponsored charges


Attend financial meetings with the Senior Financial Manager, Dean, Department Chairs, program directors, faculty and staff, donors, and senior university financial personnel


Assist Senior Financial Manager with financial audits


Responsible for supply orders for the Clinical Resource Center


Track all payments, revenue and expenditures for all chart strings in the institute


Assist with post award and purchasing functions

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Job No:
Posted: 11/29/2020
Application Due: 1/8/2021
Work Type: Full Time