CONTACT INFORMATION: Human Resources 325-670-1259 or email@example.com
SUMMARY/SCOPE: Applies principles of accounting to analyze financial
information and prepare financial reports by performing the following duties.
for providing accurate accounting and financial reporting for the University
and its related entities and foundations. Provides excellent service levels in budget and financial
reporting. Ensures integrity and
accuracy in recording transactions, balancing accounts, and preparing reports.
HSU JOB FAMILY CLASSIFICATION INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING:
and analyzes financial information to prepare entries to accounts, such as
general ledger accounts, documenting business transactions.
Distributes expenditures, encumbrances,
receipts, and receivables according to schedules.
Performs statistical analyses to
determine trends, estimates, and significant changes, and writes narrative
reports explaining findings.
Analyzes financial information detailing
assets, liabilities, and capital, and prepares balance sheet, profit and loss
statement, and other reports to summarize and interpret current and projected
company financial position for other managers.
Monitors compliance with generally
accepted accounting principles and company procedures.
Reviews, investigates, and corrects
errors and inconsistencies in financial entries, documents, and reports.
Installs, modifies, documents, and
coordinates implementation of accounting systems and accounting control
Devises and implements system for
routine and complex journal entries.
monthly account reconciliations.
and analyzes budget variances.
campus budget managers in interpreting budget information, researching
providing guidance and resolving problems.
general ledger activity, researches and resolves issues in a timely manner.
in annual budget preparation.
with the year-end audit, preparing schedules and supporting workpapers.
ongoing accuracy and current maintenance of the University's general ledger in
all fund groups, in addition to related entities and foundations.
support in preparing multiple financial statements and specialized financial
reports for the University, related entities and foundations.
and maintains spreadsheets and provides assistance in analyzing data.
in performing daily close procedures.
basic research in county records and tax offices as needed. Prepares payment for annual property tax.
accounting department files.
abreast of current and developing accounting issues.
duties as may be assigned.
are no supervisory responsibilities for this position, except for student
COMPETENCIES: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies. On a separate sheet
of paper, write a paragraph for each competency listed below describing your
background and qualifications in each area. This is your opportunity to demonstrate how your education and/or experience in your current or previous job relates to each function of this position. Interview decisions are partially based on this information.
Analytical - Synthesizes complex or
diverse information; collects and researches data; uses intuition and
experience to complement data; designs work flows and procedures.
Establishes and maintains effective relations; exhibits tact and consideration;
offers assistance and support to co-workers; works cooperatively in group
situations; works actively to resolve conflicts.
Quality Management - Looks
for ways to improve and promote quality; demonstrates accuracy and
Ethics - Treats people with
respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; works with integrity
and principles; upholds organizational values.
Follows instructions, responds to management direction; takes responsibility
for own actions; keeps commitments; commits to long hours of work when
necessary to reach goals.; completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate
person with an alternate plan
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
be very detail-oriented and analytical in order to work accurately with
numbers, data and spreadsheets.
be highly organized, hard-working and efficient. Must be able to meet deadlines
and multi-task in a high-volume service area.
Must be an excellent communicator in
both written and verbal forms.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES (Language, Mathematical, Reasoning and Computer Skills):
SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common
scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or
complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business
community. Ability to write speeches and
articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to
top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.
SKILLS: Ability to calculate figures and
amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages,
area, circumference, and volume. Ability
to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
ABILITY: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of
concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral,
diagram, or schedule form.
SKILLS: To perform this job successfully,
an individual should have knowledge of Word Processing software; Spreadsheet
software; Project Management software; Payroll systems and Accounting software.
degree in Accounting or Business Administration is preferred.
A current student in graduate level Accounting or Business
Administration field who is seeking a professional intern position in order to
obtain more experience is strongly preferred, however a current student in an
undergraduate business program will also be considered for the intern position.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
None are required for this position at this time.
The physical demands
described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations
may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
While performing the duties of this Job, the
employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or
feel. The employee is frequently
required to talk or hear. The employee
is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift
and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific
vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
is sedentary in nature. Must be able to sit for long periods of time while
performing office functions. Occasional light lifting may be required. Will
have a standing desk available.
The work environment
characteristics described here are representative of those an employee
encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform
the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.
This position may require
occasional evening/weekend work in order to meet internal and/or external
to the non-exempt nature of this position, all hours worked beyond 40 hours in
a single work week will be compensated at time and a half, per FSLA guidelines.
have an maintain a valid Class C Driver’s License and maintain a clear driving
record to be insurable under the university liability policy.
be able to drive to complete work assignments on and off campus, as needed.
Infrequent travel may
be required on occasion in
order to attend training, etc.
EMPLOYEE BENEFITS: For more information concerning benefits offered to HSU employees, see the HSU Benefits Summary on the HSU website.