Occupational Category (Staff Positions Only): Professional
Hiring Salary: Monthly-Staff
Bachelor's degree in Accounting required. One year of related professional accounting experience or equivalent. Additional education may be considered in lieu of experience.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
Performs responsible, professional accounting work following standardized applications of established accounting practices. Performs related assignments involving the recording, analysis, review, and reporting of financial data.
Primary Responsibilities (Staff Positions Only):
Reviews and works with departments across campus to ensure that all finance transactions are made following University policies and procedures, as well as any governing regulations. Assists in preparing the proper documentation to aide departments in financial operations. Reviews agreements, including, but not limited to endowment agreements, to ensure the University is following the guidelines defined. Prepares reports for management detailing findings and activities. Develops reports to assist campus users in utilizing University financial data. Other duties may include the following: assembling data from books of original entry and control records; preparing financial statements and reports related to departmental or University activities; and preparing, reviewing, and correcting accounting entries. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Internal Number: 19486
About Sam Houston State University
For more than 130 years, Sam Houston State University has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The Measure of a Life is its Service", echoes across SHSU's six colleges and beyond its Texas campus through student research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more. Named for Sam Houston, Texas' greatest hero, SHSU continually strives to honor its historical roots through academic excellence that includes exceptional teaching from faculty members who care as much about their students' success as they do about furthering the knowledge of their fields. While embracing its legacy, SHSU also strives to meet the needs of contemporary students, both traditional and online. With over 20 bachelor's and graduate degrees available entirely online, and more in development each semester, SHSU Online is quickly becoming one of the best online universities in Texas.