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Accountant III

Job Number: 85283
Categories: Professional & Executive
Location: 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX
Department: 203000 - Student & Alumni Affairs
Full/Part Time/PRN: Day Job
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Security


This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information

Salary


Salary Negotiable

Experience and Education


Bachelor's degree with minimum twelve (12) hours college accounting courses and five (5) years progressively responsible experience in governmental and/or commercial accounting.


Job Duties


  • Budgeting - Collaborates with the Financial Affairs Manager and Department leadership for annual budgeting.
  • Assigns and directs Accountant II and Accountant I staff in budgeting activities.
  • Advises management personnel relative to planning and revising budgets to ensure monies are expended correctly and no financial difficulties occur as result of inadequate planning or underestimates of projected expenses.
  • Prepares or coordinates preparation of monthly, quarterly, and/or annual financial reports, schedules for such financial reports, and other special reports as required.
  • Approves expense vouchers.
  • Verifies ledgers for correctness and maintenance of adequate balances and reconciles monthly and annual reports.
  • Determine work priorities for staff of lower level Accountants and/or Accounting Clerks.
  • Maintains internal accounting procedures, clerical operation, and workflow to maximize efficiency.
  • Advises management personnel relative to planning and revising budgets to ensure monies are expended correctly and no financial difficulties occur as result of inadequate planning or underestimates of projected expenses.
  • Prepares or coordinates preparation of monthly, quarterly, and/or annual financial reports, schedules for such financial reports, and other special reports as required.
  • Approves expense vouchers.
  • Verifies ledgers for correctness and maintenance of adequate balances and reconciles monthly and annual reports.
  • May supervise posting of entries to such ledgers as general, accounts payable, and accounts receivable. Examines postings in ledgers and journals for accuracy and compliance with prescribed accounting procedures.
  • May determine work priorities for staff of lower level Accountants and/or Accounting Clerks.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

UTSouthwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; sex; including sexual harassment; age; disability; genetic information; citizenship status; and protected veteran status. In addition, it is UTSouthwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

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