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JSG - BSO Accounting Manager

Company: University of Texas at Austin
Location: Austin
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Job Posting Title:JSG - BSO Accounting Manager----Hiring Department:John A and Katherine G Jackson School of Geosciences----Position Open To:All Applicants----Weekly Scheduled Hours:40----FLSA Status:Exempt----Earliest Start Date:Immediately----Position Duration:Expected to Continue----Location:UT MAIN CAMPUS----Job Details:General NotesThe Jackson School of Geosciences at The University of Texas at Austin is steadfast in our commitment to fostering a diverse community of scientists and lifelong learners and to providing an equitable and enriching educational and research experience for every member of our community.This position will be assigned on campus with an expectation to work on-site.PurposePlan and aid in the management of the accounting unit within the Business Services Office.Responsibilities

  • Manage the accounting unit within the Business Services Office in the performance of assignments involving recording, analysis, and reporting of financial data. Oversee the travel function.
  • Review and reconcile accounts and fund groups for the propriety of entries and approval of such vouchers. Monitor accounts, transactions and/or processes to ensure integrity and reliability and adherence with University policies and procedures. Confirm financial status periodically by monitoring and reconciling revenue and expenses. Establish standards for documentation of each accounting function.
  • Confirm financial status by monitoring and reconciling revenue and expenses. Maintain accounting controls by managing the chart of accounts and standardizing accounting policies and procedures.
  • Preparation of financial reports including monthly summary reports, unit budget to actual reports, account monitoring reports, annual financial reports, and other miscellaneous reports.
  • Support fiscal efficiencies for the school and business services. Maintain account information and serve as the go to person for new accounts, account funding, and problem solve funding options.
  • Responsible for supporting financial activities such as budget, contract compliance, grant compliance, and other business services.
  • Prepares recommendations and documentation to create and update business services. Interprets and ensures compliance with federal, state, grant awards, and University policy. Performs related duties as assigned. May manage special projects.Required QualificationsBachelor's degree and no less than eight years experience at a mid-level position or no less than two years in a supervisory position with progressively responsible experience in finance or accounting. Experience in transaction processing, planning, reporting, and financial analysis. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and set priorities and objectives. Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Word programs. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with constant deadlines and ability to manage long term projects. Experience interpreting policy and implementing procedures. Ability to problem solve and research financial inquiries. Excellent written and oral communication. Professional demeanor, and excellent customer service skills. Attention to detail and problem-solving. Demonstrated time management, critical thinking, and organizational skills. Ability to be discreet with confidential matters and to use sound judgment to facilitate independent decisions.Relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.Preferred QualificationsMore than the required education and experience. Familiarity with State or UT Austin vouchering and accounting policies and procedures. Experience using electronic accounting and work management systems to process web-based documents. Demonstrated ability to take initiative and work both independently and as a team member without day-to-day supervision; ability to work under pressure, while maintaining a high level of accuracy and attention to detail; proficiency in gathering, analyzing, presenting financial data and making recommendations. Supervisory experience. Familiarity with federal grant management.Salary Range$70,000 + depending on qualificationsWorking Conditions
    • May work around standard office conditions with repetitive use of keyboard at a workstation
    • Typical office environment
    • Use of manual dexterityRequired Materials
      • Resume/CV
      • 3 work references with their contact information; at least one reference should be from a supervisor
      • Letter of interestImportantfor applicants who are NOT current university employees or contingent workers:You will be prompted to submit your resume the first time you apply, then you will be provided an option to upload a new Resume for subsequent applications. Any additional Required Materials (letter of interest, references, etc.) will be uploaded in the Application Questions section; you will be able to multi-select additional files. Before submitting your online job application, ensure thatALLRequired Materials have been uploaded. Once your job application has been submitted, you cannot make changes.Important for Current university employees and contingent workers:As a current university employee or contingent worker, you MUST apply within Workday by searching for Find UT Jobs. If you are a current University employee, log-in to Workday, navigate to your Worker Profile, click the Career link in the left hand navigation menu and then update the sections in your Professional Profile before you apply. This information will be pulled in to your application. The application is one page and you will be prompted to upload your resume. In addition, you must respond to the application questionspresented to upload any additional Required Materials (letter of interest, references, etc.) that were noted above.----Employment Eligibility:Regular staff who have been employed in their current position for the last six continuous months are eligible for openings being recruited for through University-Wide or Open Recruiting, to include both promotional opportunities and lateral transfers. Staff who are promotion/transfer eligible may apply for positions without supervisor approval.----Retirement Plan Eligibility:The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.----Background Checks:A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.----Equal Opportunity Employer:The University of Texas at Austin, 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.----Pay Transparency:The University of Texas at Austin will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.----Employment Eligibility Verification:If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification I-9 form. You will be required to present acceptable and original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Documents need to be presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do so will result in loss of employment at the university.----E-Verify:The University of Texas at Austin use E-Verify to check the work authorization of all new hires effective May 2015. The university's company ID number for purposes of E-Verify is 854197. For more information about E-Verify, please see the following:
        • E-Verify Poster (English) [PDF]
        • E-Verify Poster (Spanish) [PDF]
        • Right To Work Poster (English) [PDF]
        • Right To Work Poster (Spanish) [PDF]----Compliance:Employees may be required to report violations of law under Title IX and the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act). If this position is identified a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified and provided resources for reporting. Responsible employees under Title IX are defined and outlined in .The Clery Act requires all prospective employees be notified of the availability of the Annual Security and Fire Safety report. You may or obtain a copy at University Compliance Services, 1616 Guadalupe Street, UTA 2.206, Austin, Texas 78701.

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