Occupational Category (Staff Positions Only): Professional
Hiring Salary: Monthly-Staff
Department: Office of Research Administration (ORA)
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting required from a four-year college and four years of professional governmental or commercial accounting experience .A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
Performs all Level I duties/responsibilities and applies principles of accounting to analyze financial information, prepares adjusting entries, reconciliations, and financial reports.
Primary Responsibilities (Staff Positions Only):
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 incumbent's performance objectives as outlined by the incumbent's immediate supervisor or manager. Performs Accountant I duties. 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.
Internal Number: 27755
About Sam Houston State University
For more than 140 years, Sam Houston State University (SHSU) has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The measure of a Life is its Service," echoes across SHSU's eight colleges and beyond campus through student research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more. SHSU is an inclusive institution whose mission is to provide high quality education, scholarship, and service to student and to regional, state, national and international constituencies. SHSU offers over 90 bachelor degree programs, over 55 masters and 11 doctoral programs, including the nation’s first PhD in Forensic Science, SHSU offers an exceptional college experience. SHSU is classified as a "Doctoral Research University" by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education. The Chronicle of Higher Education named Sam Houston State University among the nation's best universities to work for in nine consecutive years "Great Colleges to Work For" survey results.SHSU is a university that thinks big but feels small. With a student population of over 21,500 students, SHSU prides itself with creating a close community. Located in the "piney wood" region of East Texas, Huntsvi...lle is less than an hour's drive north of Houston, which enables the university community to maintain a small town atmosphere with easy access to the nation's fourth largest metropolitan area. Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. A member of The Texas State University System