Accountant IV

Job description

Posting Number:


Posting/Functional Title:

Accountant IV

University Pay Plan Title:

Accountant IV


San Marcos


Office of Research & Sponsored Programs

Recruitment Type:

Open to All

Job Type:


Monthly Salary:

$5,062.00 + commensurate with experience

Job Category :


Required Qualifications: Applicants must specifically address how they meet these required qualifications to meet the requirements of the position.:

Bachelor’s Degree in Business or accounting
Enterprise administrative system experience
Knowledge of financial operations, laws and terms
Ability to prepare, analyze and prepare complex financial reports
Leadership skills in planning projects and scheduling training for internal and external users
Knowledge of applicable Federal Regulations (such as OMB 200 CFR 200) as well as applicable state regulations
Experience with State Accounting regulations at a higher education institution
Skills in prioritizing workload
Strong Computer Skills

Preferred Qualifications:

Advanced degree or professional certification related Research Administration
Experience in sponsored program accounting
Ability to prepare, analyze and prepare global financial reports, not just individual accounts
Ability to plan and coordinate audit requests from internal/external auditors
Ability to coordinate the reconciliation strategies for all accounts

Job Description:

Responsible for providing professional accounting system work, with primary responsibility for daily maintenance of SAP Grants Master Data and training for SAP Grants Management Module.

Job Duties:

Responsible for effort reporting data collection and compliance.
Research advanced problems and perform advanced review of financial
data and reports, with recommendations for solutions.
Provide technical support for principal investigators, funding sources, and
university administrative offices regarding externally funded grants and contracts.
Plan and implement compliance activities.
Daily maintenance of master data in the Grants management module of
financial accounting system.
Implement effort reporting program in compliance with federal and state
Read and interpret laws, regulations and policies/procedures for compliance.
May suggest changes to laws, polices and procedures.
Develop and update written policies and procedures for primary areas of
Conduct receivables monitoring and collection, including research and
reconciliation of advanced problems and accounting issues.
Develop materials and conduct training sessions for GCA staff and campus
constituents for use of Grants Management module in SAP system.
Interact with and provide information for internal and external auditors.
Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Open Date:


Job Close Date (posting closes at midnight):


Open Until Filled:


Normal Work Days:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Normal Work Hours Start:


Normal Work Hours End:


Posting Notices:


Legal and Required Notices:

Texas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to inclusive thought and action in support of our diverse community. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all those who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.

Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.

Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions.

Why work @ Texas State? :

• Amazing health insurance: various coverage options starting your first day of employment for full-time employees with Texas State paying 100% of the employee premium and 50% for your dependents!
• Generous paid time off: vacation, holidays, sick days and many more!
• Excellent work life balance resources: mother and family-friendly resources in addition to a comprehensive FREE wellness program
• Great training and development opportunities: choose from a variety of classroom and online course offerings, learning resources, certifications, and employee educational support programs.
• An inclusive Bobcat community: join our many social networks offered on and off-campus
• Retirement peace of mind: TRS pension, retirement plans and voluntary saving options with generous employer contributions

By joining the Texas State Bobcat team, you’ll be a part of one of the most beautiful, diverse, and growing universities in the nation.

Quick Link:




Diversity Profile: University



View more

Learn more on Inside Higher Ed's College Page for University

Arrow pointing right
Job No:
Posted: 5/2/2021
Application Due: 5/12/2021
Work Type: Full Time