Will oversee daily operations, coordinate the activities of assigned staff, and provide timely and accurate data reports, analysis, forecast, and rate studies to management. Works well and effectively communicates with all levels of personnel and follows UTAs Principles of Community, and complies with Federal, State, System, and University Reports to Assistant Vice President of Business Affairs.
Manage and direct the daily operations of Reporting, Forecasting, and Rate Study Reviews to ensure the completion of accurate and timely executive reports to management.
This includes supervising, instructing, developing/training, and evaluating staff.
When required, correct personnel deficiencies, recommend and implement corrective actions and discipline.
Actively participate in System-wide committees which include use and integration of technology best practices as well as new GASB pronouncements as the UTA representative.
Develop, implement, and maintain department procedures from staying abreast of requirements and best practices for forecasting, reporting, internal controls, GASB pronouncements, and the federal service center's rate.
Provide problem-solving assistance that is related to established procedures.
Review, coordinate, and prepare reports timely, detail analysis, USAS entries, and processes for compliance with State and Federal statutes and laws and accounting principles, UT System rules, policies and procedures, University procedures.
Recommend innovative solutions to enhance best practices for effective and efficient processes. Assist supervisor in establishing, implementing, and overseeing goals, unit effectiveness plans, performance standards, and other initiatives.
Coordinate and respond to internal and external audit inquiries and reviews related to areas of responsibility.
Work with and assist other areas within UTA or Higher Education such as bench-marking; responding to inquiries, compiling, or reviewing financial information.
Monitor financial data for accuracy, completeness, and compliance with reporting and internal control standards. Performs other duties as assigned.
Reports include but are not limited to:
Annual Financial Reports
Monthly Financial Report
Annual Service Center Rate Study
Cost of Expenditure
Texas Guarantee Tuition Program
Unrelated Business Tax
Rate Study Calculation and Review
Other reports as needed
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting/Business/Finance, or a similar business-related degree.
Four years of experience within an accounting role including supervisory experience or the equivalent, preferably in a higher education institution.
Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must possess excellent computer and software knowledge and skills.
Higher education institution. PeopleSoft experience. Proficiency in the analysis of financial data. Certified Public Accountant.
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.
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
With annual research expenditures in excess of $100M, the University of Texas at Arlington is a Carnegie Research-1 “highest research activity” institution committed to life-enhancing discovery, innovative instruction, and caring community engagement. A leading institution in the heart of the thriving North Texas region, UTA nurtures minds within an environment that values excellence, ingenuity, and diversity. With a total global enrollment of over 59,000 in AY 2018-19, UTA is one of the largest institutions in the University of Texas System. Guided by its Strategic Plan Bold Solutions | Global Impact, UTA fosters interdisciplinary research and teaching to enable the sustainable megacity of the future within four broad themes: health and the human condition, sustainable urban communities, global environmental impact, and data-driven discovery. UTA was cited by U.S. News & World Report as having the second lowest average student debt among U.S. universities in 2018. U.S. News & World Report also ranks UTA fourth in the nation for undergraduate diversity. The University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is ranked as the top four-year college in Texas for veterans on Military Times’ 2018 Best for Vets list.