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Accountant III

Job Number: 85282
Categories: Professional & Executive
Location: 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX
Department: 203000 - Student & Alumni Affairs
Full/Part Time/PRN: Day Job
Regular/Temporary: Regular


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


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

  • Provides customer service to students in person, by phone and email regarding all aspects of Student Accounts.

  • Supervise, direct and support all activities associated with Student Accounts.

  • Supervise, direct and support all reconciliation processes related to student accounts.

  • Ensure that all transactions are conducted in accordance with state statute, all governing board and University policies.

  • Administer policies and procedures related to the student accounts function to compliance with student charges, refunds, statements and other student accounts issues.

  • Administer Internal controls for Student Financials, provide mechanisms to monitor and enforce compliance.

  • Responsible for annual 1098-T reporting to students and the Internal Revenue Service

  • 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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