Manager IV- Financial Accounting and Reporting Manager
Sam Houston State University
February 5, 2018
4352.00 - 6128.00
Full Time - Experienced
CPA - Certified Public Accountant
Nature and Purpose of Position
Performs advanced managerial work supervising, coordinating, and analyzing financial activities and information for the Controller and Associate Controller. Prepares external university reports including, but not limited to, Integrated Fiscal Reporting System, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data Systems, Annual Financial Report, Sources and Uses, and Expenditure Study. Prepares and reviews internal financial reports.
Manages the financial activities to include accounting control, reconciling, and reporting. Oversees the establishment of goals and objectives of financial accounting and reporting. Oversees and approves schedules, priorities, and standards for achieving goals. Plans, implements, coordinates, monitors, and evaluates policies and procedures and monitors compliance with policies and procedures. Identifies areas of needed change and makes recommendations to improve operations. Monitors reporting requirements and prepares various financial reports required by state and federal regulations. Assists in the review of reconciliations of bank and general ledger accounts. Develops and provides instruction to staff for correcting and adjusting entries on all accounts. Assists with recording, reconciling and managing endowments and Banner related endowment tracking. Assists in the preparation of ad hoc reports as requested for accounting and administrative use. Assists in functional analysis related to upgrades and development of computerized accounting systems. Interviews, hires and evaluates personnel within the functional area. Coordinates and conducts training for staff and university personnel. Manages programs focusing on continuous process improvement. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Sam Houston State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code 51.215.
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, or other related field required. Master’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or other related field desirable. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification or working on CPA preferred. Six years of accounting experience with an emphasis in fund accounting or experience in a related field. Supervision of professional accounting staff and higher education experience preferred. A combination of education, experience and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.
Additional Salary Information: $4,352 to $6,128 per month
Internal Number: 201700283S
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Year Founded: 1879