Accountant II (S04923P)

Accountant II (S04923P)

03 Dec 2024
Texas, Arlington, 76001 Arlington USA

Accountant II (S04923P)

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Accountant II (S04923P) Bookmark this Posting | Print Preview | Apply for this Job Please see Special Instructions for more details. Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.Posting Details Position Information Posting Number S04923P Position Title Accountant II (S04923P) Department Student Publications Location Arlington Job Family Finance/Accounting Position Status Full-time Work Hours Standard Work Schedule Monday-Friday; 8:00am-5:00pm.Open to External and Internal Salary Salary is commensurate based on qualifications and relevant experience up to $57,000. Duration Funding expected to continue Pay Basis Monthly Benefits Eligible Yes Benefits at UTA We are proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package to all our employees at the University.To help you understand the full value of these benefits, we have created a tool that calculates the total worth of your compensation package. This tool takes into account all of the benefits that you are eligible for, including health insurance, retirement plans, and paid time off. To access this tool and learn more about the total value of your benefits, please click on the following link: University Information The University of Texas at Arlington is located in the heart of the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metroplex, a vibrant and diverse metropolitan area that is home to over 7 million people, one of the fastest-growing tech economies in the United States, and a wide array of arts, entertainment, and cultural activities. UTA is a comprehensive teaching, research, and public service institution dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through scholarship and creative work. The University is committed to providing access and ensuring student success, and to a culture of innovation, entrepreneurship, and commercialization of discoveries by our community of scholars. With an enrollment of more than 40,000 students, UTA is the second largest in the University of Texas System. As a result of its combination of rigorous academics and innovative research, UTA is designated as a Carnegie R-1 “Very High Research Activity” institution. UTA ranks No. 4 nationally in Military Times’ annual “Best for Vets: Colleges” list and is among the top 30 performers nationwide for promoting social mobility of its graduates (U.S. News & World Report, 2023). UTA is designated by the U.S. Department of Education as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution ( HSI ) and an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution ( AANAPISI ), and it has one of the top 5 most ethnically diverse undergraduate student bodies in the United States (U.S. News & World Report, 2023). Its approximately 270,000 alumni, including some who occupy leadership positions at many of the 24 Fortune 500 companies headquartered in North Texas, contribute to UTA’s $22.2 billion annual economic impact on Texas.Furthermore, UTA is poised to experience widespread growth in the near future. The university recently launched the first phase of its RISE 100 initiative aimed at recruiting 100 new tenure-system faculty to amplify research standing and position UTA as a leader in key scholarly areas; more details are available at The successful candidate for this position will have the opportunity to join UTA during an exciting period of growth and contribute as the university broadens its impact.Job Summary The Accountant II will oversee all aspects of financial processing, reporting, and record-keeping for multiple departments within Student Affairs. This role will work closely with department directors in a financial advisory role to ensure an in-depth understanding of all sources and uses of funds and to inform and coach on financial matters, policies, and procedures.Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Manage financial information and data across multiple departments within Student Affairs.

Obtain financial information from financial reporting systems to manage department funds at the budget and transaction-level detail.

Review Funds Available report to ensure funds available for cost centers.

Work closely with department directors and staff to meet their financial information needs by generating timely ad hoc and periodic management reports.

Work with ad sales to send invoices, collect payments, and mange collection processes for Student Publications department.

Input interdepartmental transfers for billing on campus departments for ad sales.

Reconcile ad sales monthly.

Run financial reports to understand and track financial and human resource information.

Prepare annual budget planning documents for multiple departments ensuring accurate funding sources and uses of funds.

Run and reconcile monthly financial statements for funded, unfunded Cost Centers and Projects (Grants). Oversee monthly reconciliation of ProCard logs by card holder.

Supplier Management and Purchasing Review.

Enter and track Budget transfers. Enter IDT Journal Entries and track from other departments.

Ensure sources and uses of funds are captured correctly to enable historical financial analysis.

Track Purchase Orders by vendor including encumbrances and remaining available funds. Resolve Accounts Payable issues.

Pursue and analyze data to recommend vendor changes and pricing improvement based on trend analysis.

Pursue and share new paths to financial data in other applications with cohorts within Division of Student Affairs.

Track fiscal year end deadlines and available funds utilization limitations.

Perform other duties assigned.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or related field.

Two (2) years of previous experience working with financial information including annual planning, monthly reporting, account reconciliation and variance analysis.

Reconciliation and variance analysis or the equivalent experience.

Intermediate skills in MS Office 360 with a focus on Excel.

Aptitude to learn and master new software as needed for the role.

Preferred Qualifications

Five (5) years of previous experience working with financial information including annual planning, monthly reporting, account reconciliation and variance analysis.

Knowledge and experience in higher education.

Knowledge and experience in preparing ad hoc and periodic management financial reports.

Experience working with multiple sources and types of funds with different regulations and project periods.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

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Special Conditions for Eligibility

A high level of integrity to manage and protect confidential information. The ability to work across departments with various stakeholders and a team player. Consistent attention to detail. Excellent oral and written communication skills, organizational skills, and people skills.Working Title CBC Requirement It is the policy of The University of Texas at Arlington to conduct a criminal background check on any applicant who is under final consideration for employment with the University.EEO Statement It is the policy of The University of Texas at Arlington ( UTA or The University) to provide an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, and/or veteran status. The University also prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender identity, and gender expression. Retaliation against persons who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge of discrimination, or testify for, assist in, or participate in an investigative proceeding relating to discrimination is prohibited. Constitutionally-protected expression will not be considered discrimination or harassment under this policy. It is the responsibility of all departments, employees, and students to ensure the University’s compliance with this policy.ADA Accommodations The University of Texas at Arlington is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to 817-272-5554 or email Detail Information Number of Vacancies 1 Open Until Filled Yes Minimum Number of References Required 3 Maximum Number of References Accepted Special Instructions to Applicants Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.Requirement Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

What is the highest degree you have attained?

Associate's degree

Bachelor's degree

Master's degree or higher

None of the above

What is your skill level using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)? (Proficient is the highest skill level)

No skills/Basic




What is your skill level working within the UT Share-PeopleSoft systems? (Proficient is the highest level)

No skill/basic




How many years of progressively experience do you have working in accounting and/ or finance?

None/less than 2 years

2 to 3 years

4 to 5 years

6 years or more

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Resume or CV

Cover/Interest Letter

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