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University of North Texas - Accountant

- Denton, TX

Full/Part Time: 
 Full-Time
City: 
 Denton
State: 
 TX
The University of North Texas System seeks to hire an Accountant to join our team. The Accountant performs routine (journey-level) accounting work. Work involves maintaining, preparing, posting, and balancing accounting and financial statements, records, documents, or reports. May specialize in some phase of accounting work such as federal funds accounting, property and equipment control, cost, payroll, budgeting, bond servicing, cash, or investments. Works under moderate supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to: * Prepares financial statements, reports, schedules, and exhibits; prepares and/or processes general journal entries; and prepares and/or processes payment, cash, purchase, travel, and related vouchers. * Prepares account reconciliations; researches and reconciles discrepancies in accounts, bank statements, or appropriation balances and reports findings. * Prepares periodic analyses of fund balances and expenditures, and prepares technical reports on payroll, estimates, cost data, and budget items. * Audits accounting and financial documents for accuracy and compliance with departmental policies and procedures and state and federal statutes. * Classifies, codes, posts, and balances financial and accounting documents and records. * Researches and reconciles discrepancies in accounts, bank statements, or appropriation balances; and reports findings. * Reviews agency accounting records, such as expenditure, fund, appropriation, expense and revenue collection records, and ensures agency assets are accounted for properly. * Maintains adequate records of expenditures, funds, appropriations, and expenses, as well as revenue collected and deposited. * Maintains systems and controls necessary to provide accurate accounts of expenditures and account balances. * May recommend improvements, adaptations, or revisions to the accounting system and develop and/or update accompanying procedures. * Performs related work as assigned. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices. The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor's Degree in accounting, finance or a related field and two years of accounting experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience. The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required: * Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and procedures affecting the maintenance of accounting records and automated accounting systems. * Ability to interpret and apply accounting theory; to work accurately with numerical detail; to analyze, consolidate, and interpret accounting data; and to communicate effectively. * Experience working in one or more functional areas of accounting. Skill in using office computer information systems to organize, store, manipulate and retrieve data. * Strong working knowledge of applicable federal and state laws, and accounting practices. * Strong problem solving and analytical skills. * Ability to analyze, consolidate, and present accounting data in clear concise form.

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P.O.Box 292788
Lewisville, TX
75029-2788

Phones:
  (214) 222-1500
  (214) 222-8884
  (800) 594-7036

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