Accountant II

Texas State University-San Marcos

San Marcos, TX

ID: 7062950
Posted: January 7, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Required Qualifications: Applicants must specifically address how they meet these required qualifications to meet the requirements of the position.
• Degree in Accounting or a Related Field
• Attention to Detail
• Work Experience in Financial Aid or Accounting
• Knowledge and Experience with Excel

Preferred Qualifications
• Bachelor’s Degree
• Excellent Analytical/Problem-Solving Skills
• Effective Research Skills
• Excellent Organizational Skills
• Proficient in Excel
• Work Experience with Reconciliations
• Financial Accounting System Experience
• General Knowledge of Governmental Accounting
• Decision-Making Skills
• Demonstrated Initiative
• Highly Motivated
• Demonstrate High Attention to Detail
• Ability to Work Under Pressure
• Ability to Work Independently

Job Description
Financial Aid and Scholarships at Texas State University seeks an experienced accountant and financial aid professional to work in the office’s accounting team.
Reporting to the Accountant III Supervisor of Financial Aid and Scholarships, the Accountant II is responsible for the reconciliation of financial aid accounts (I.e., federal, state, and institutional accounts). In addition, this position is charged with meeting reporting requirements in a high stress environment, ensuring compliance with financial aid rules and regulations, assisting with federal and state reports, resolving reporting-related customer service issues, and conducting job-related research.

Job Duties
The Accountant II is responsible for performing effective and timely account reconciliations (in excess of $250 million), monitoring and resolving federal unclaimed property payments, tracking EFT rosters, receiving payments, returning funds to the appropriate entity, requesting funds, and performing other reporting and research activities. This position is also tasked with keeping abreast of all pertinent federal and state financial aid regulations. In addition, this individual will be charged with providing excellent customer service to both internal and external customers, assisting in analyzing data to facilitate the effective management and utilization of federal, state and institutional funds, and helping with quality control and compliance activities.

Additional Information to Applicants
Occasional overnight travel and work beyond normal 8-5 business hours may be required during peak business periods.

Job Open Date 01/07/2020
Job Close Date (posting closes at midnight)
Open Until Filled Yes
Normal Work Days Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Normal Work Hours Start 8:00AM
Normal Work Hours End 5:00PM
Posting Notices YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO ELECTRONICALLY ATTACH A LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION., YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO ELECTRONICALLY ATTACH A LIST OF REFERENCES., You will be required to electronically attach a resume, cover letter, and chart to your application.
Legal and Required Notices
Texas State University, to the extent not in conflict with federal or state law, prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, veterans’ status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.


Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.


Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.


Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.


Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions.

Why work @ Texas State?
• Amazing health insurance: various coverage options starting your first day of employment for full-time employees with Texas State paying 100% of the employee premium and 50% for your dependents!
• Generous paid time off: vacation, holidays, sick days and many more!
• Excellent work life balance resources: mother and family-friendly resources in addition to a comprehensive FREE wellness program
• Great professional development opportunities: choose from a variety of workshops, training, online learning and even access educational leave opportunities and reimbursement for academic courses
• An inclusive Bobcat community: join our many social networks offered on and off-campus
• Retirement peace of mind: TRS pension, retirement plans and voluntary saving options with generous employer contributions


By joining the Texas State Bobcat team, you’ll be a part of one of the most beautiful, diverse, and growing universities in the nation.



 

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