Texas Tech University Chief Accountant in Lubbock, Texas

Chief Accountant

Requisition ID 10774BR

Work Location Lubbock

Org Level 1 Texas Tech University

Campus Texas Tech University

Department Accounting Services

Position Description Performs highly responsible accounting functions according to established procedures, requiring knowledge of complex accounting systems; responsible for assembly and analysis of data; works under general supervision with latitude for technical judgment. May supervise subordinate employees.

Major/Essential Functions

  1. Assist with the preparation of the Annual Financial Report and other internal and external financial reports and related audit documentation requests as assigned

  2. Perform edit checks and other periodic monitoring procedures to ensure the accuracy, completeness, timeliness and conformance to governing regulation and policy of the accounting records

  3. Perform weekly financial aid cash draws

  4. Assist with preparing quarterly fluctuation analysis and related reports

  5. Process accounting transactions and maintain supporting documentation to ensure accuracy, completeness, timeliness, and conformance to governing regulation and policy

  6. Contribute to the development of Cognos queries/reports and other automated efforts to further gain efficiencies and increase effectiveness in the financial reporting processes

Required Qualifications Bachelor's degree in a finance field required plus four years experience, preferably in a college or university environment.

Preferred Qualifications Accounting or finance degree, CPA or CPA candidate

EEO Statement As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Does this position work in a research laboratory? No

Required Attachments Cover Letter

Professional/Personal References

Resume / CV

Optional Attachments Professional License/Certification

Job Type Full Time

Pay Basis Hourly

Minimum Hire Rate 19.70

Pay Statement Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Travel Required None

Shift Day

Schedule Details M - F, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Grant Funded? No

Job Group Other Administrative

Navy Enlisted Classification Code 1005, 1117

Removal Date 09/12/2017