Texas Tech University Chief Accountant - Accounting Services in Lubbock, Texas

Chief Accountant - Accounting Services

Requisition ID 13724BR

Work Location Lubbock

Org Level 1 Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Campus HSC - Lubbock

Department Accounting Services Lbk

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

  • Demonstrate advanced ability to analyze and understand accounting data to ensure compliance with accounting principles, standards, guidelines and reporting requirements.

  • Process transactions by established deadlines after thorough review and interpretation of the substance of each transaction.

  • Produce and maintain complete, well-organized documentation of transactions, processes, reports, financial research and all applicable work papers for assigned functions.

  • Assist in the maintenance of the HSC fund structure and finance system to support accurate accounting records and the preparation of accurate financial reports.

  • Reconcile financial activity and resulting balances to ensure accuracy of HSC accounting records.

  • Assist in assigned financial reporting functions of Accounting Services.

Occasional Duties Other duties as assigned.

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting.

  • Fund accounting experience.

  • Prefer experience in a college or university environment.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Experience creating and/or working with databases.

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 Resume / CV

Job Type Full Time

Pay Basis Hourly

Minimum Hire Rate 19.7

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, 8am-5pm

Grant Funded? No

Job Group Other Administrative

Removal Date 04/13/2019