Assist in preparation of financial reports for the University as required by the State Comptroller, University of Texas System and external agencies. Provide financial data and reports for internal management requirements. Review and analyze financial data to assure reporting accuracy.
Timely and accurate preparation of University financial reports, including Annual Financial Report schedules, Uniform Statewide Accounting System Annual Financial input, Monthly Method of Financing Report, Unrelated Business Income Tax, IPEDS, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) Sources and Uses, THECB University Expenditure Survey, THECB Integrated Financial System tuition and fees report, THECB Restricted Research Certification, Voluntary Support of Education (VSE) gift reconciliation, NCAA Athletics Survey for Athletics audit, Binding Encumbrances and Payable report and Quarterly Expenditures report. Compilation and calculation of financial data needed for year-end closing processes. Reconcile gift pledge activity and maintain support for gift pledge receivables. Reconcile transfers between university and UT System and other System campuses for System consolidation. Create Ad hoc reports as required. Review, analyze and correct (as necessary) financial data to maintain accurate data in financial system. Reconcile supporting detail to general ledger accounts to support financial reporting data. Complete variance analysis to ensure accuracy and assist in forecasting. Represent the University in meetings related to financial reporting and attend training to maintain knowledge of accounting and reporting requirements. Ensure compliance with applicable University policies and local, state and federal requirements. Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field. Five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in accounting that includes financial reporting, forecasting and financial analysis or the equivalent experience. Experience in PeopleSoft Query and other reporting tools, General Ledger, Assets and other PeopleSoft FMS modules. Advanced Excel knowledge and excellent written and oral communication skills required.
CPA preferred. Higher education experience and knowledge of GASB preferred. Knowledge of performance monitoring and reporting standards. Proficiency of software programs for reporting standards. Excellent verbal and written skills. Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with employees at all levels of the organization and from diverse backgrounds. Work, communicate and interact with others while in observance with the University's Principles of Community, which are:
A supportive environment
Leadership and service
Inclusion and diversity
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.
Open Until Filled: No
Internal Number: 13770
About University of Texas at Arlington
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.