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University of Texas Rio Grande Valley ACCOUNTANT II in Edinburg, Texas

Position Information

Posting NumberSRGV7594

Working TitleACCOUNTANT II

Number of Vacancies1

LocationEdinburg, Texas

DepartmentTreasury Student & Fin Systems

FTE1

FLSAExempt

Scope of Job

To perform professional accounting work in specific assigned area. Responsibilities include the application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, applicable guidelines and accounting knowledge and abilities in the preparation of a variety of regular and special financial reports and statements.

Description of Duties

• Performs specific accounting tasks toward completion.

• Prepares various schedules and statements for the university.

• Performs statistical analysis to determine trends, estimates, and the impacts of accounting changes to accounting policies.

• May review and supervise the work of junior level accountants.

• Prepares narrative reports that summarize and interpret current and projected financial position for management.

• Reviews and develops accounting procedures pertaining to area assigned.

• Prepares and maintains financial records, ledgers, statements, and reports pertaining to a wide array of University business affairs.

• Maintains and reconciles state, federal, and University reports.

• Reviews and approves expenditures, monitors University accounts, reconciles receipts and accounts.

• Assists in the preparation of budgets and budget analysis.

• May refer delinquent accounts to collection agencies.

• Maintains liaison with credit agencies/bureaus.

• Keeps up to date with accounting principles and any other federal, state, UT System or applicable accounting changes.

• Other duties may be assigned.

Supervision Received

Specific supervision from assigned supervisor.

Supervision Given

May supervise assigned staff.

Required Education

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Economics, Management or related field from an accredited University.

Preferred Education

N/A

Licenses/Certifications

None.

Required Experience

Two (2) years’ of accounting experience.

Preferred Experience

The above required experience acquired in 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. Office Environment; some travel and weekend work is required.

Other

Exceptional planning and organizational skills.

Physical Capabilities

N/A

Employment CategoryFull-Time

Minimum Salarycommensurate with experience

Posted SalaryCommensurate with Experience

Position Available Date06/04/2024

Grant Funded PositionNo

If Yes, Provide Grant Expiration Date

Posting Detail Information

EEO 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 its education programs and activities, including employment. We encourage women, minorities and differently abled persons to apply for employment positions of interest.

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 careers@utrgv.edu.

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 VP of HR & Talent Development .

Quick Linkhttps://careers.utrgv.edu/postings/43130

Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    • Are you a current UTRGV employee?
  • Yes

  • No

    • 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 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?
  • Yes

  • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Resume

Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application

  • Curriculum Vitae

  • Unofficial Transcripts

  • Reference Letter 1

  • Reference Letter 2

  • Reference Letter 3

  • Certifications and Licenses

  • Training Certificates

  • Other Document

  • List of 3 References

  • Unofficial Transcripts 2

  • Unofficial Transcripts 3

  • Letter of Interest

  • Unofficial Graduate Transcripts

  • Additional Document

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