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Accountant II 3284

Posted by on April 21, 2017

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FLSA Status


Posting End Date


Monthly Salary


Hours per Week

40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM

Hiring Department

Student Business Services

Please Note

Note:  The primary accountabilities below are intended to describe the general content of and requirements of this position and are not intended to be an exhaustive statement of duties.  Incumbents may perform all or some of the primary accountabilities listed below.  Specific tasks or responsibilities will be documented in the incumbents’ performance objectives as outlined by the incumbents’ immediate supervisor or manager.  This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information. Must possess a valid driver’s license issued by the State where the applicant resides and must be insurable as defined in the UT System BPM 16-05-02, as applicable to the performance of essential duties and responsibilities of the position.

Required Application Materials

A resume is required in order to apply.

Purpose of Position

Summary:  Applies principles of accounting to analyze financial information, prepare adjusting entries, reconciliation’s, and financial reports.

Essential Functions

Performs Accountant I duties such as compiles and analyzes financial information to prepare entries to accounts in the University’s general ledger; allocates expenditures, encumbrances, receipts, receivables, etc. based on reports and schedules; performs statistical analyses to determine trends, estimates, and the impact of significant changes to accounting policy.  Prepares narrative reports that explain findings and recommendations; analyzes financial information detailing assets, liabilities, and capital.  Prepares reports that summarize and interpret current and projected financial position for management; audits contracts, orders, and vouchers and prepares reports to substantiate individual transactions prior to settlement; reviews, investigates, and corrects errors and inconsistencies in financial entries documents and reports; determines proper handling of financial transactions; monitors compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and University policy and procedures.

Excellent customer service skills.

Assists in the development, implementation, and monitoring of accounting systems and accounting controls.

Conducts studies and submits recommendations for improving the University’s accounting operation.

Collects appropriate data and prepares federal, state, and local reports and tax returns.

Prepares statements and reports of estimated future costs and revenues.

Assists in the collection of and preparation of external audit materials and financial reporting.

Participates actively in the preparation of the Annual Financial Report, Operating Budget, and Legislative Appropriation Request.

Assists with various special projects as needed.

Knowledge of all Microsoft Office software and able to learn and use institutional software systems.

Complies with all State and University policies.

Other duties may be assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities: No supervisory responsibilities.

Required Qualifications

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Minimum Education required: Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Degree in Business Administration with 15 credit hours in accounting from four-year college or University.

Minimum Experience required: Two years of professional governmental or commercial accounting experience.

Preferred Qualifications

PeopleSoft and Bannar experience

Advance knowledge of Microsoft Office


Working Conditions

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.  The employee must occasionally lift and move up to 10 pounds.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

EO/AA Statement

 The University of Texas at El Paso is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or sexual orientation in employment or the provision of services.


  • Location: University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX 79968, USA
  • Salary: Not provided
  • Clearance Required: No
  • Spouse Friendly: No

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