The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

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Senior Financial Analyst

Hiring department Payroll Services
Monthly salary $4,500 - $5,000+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 13-02-05-01-9119
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

May require additional hours during peak periods.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information


Responsible for supervising the administration, accounting, and reporting for the UT System Group Insurance Programs for UT Austin and UT System employees.

Essential Functions

Supervise the Insurance Team to ensure compliance with federal, state and university rules and regulations regarding UT System Group Insurance programs. Review and approve documents processed by team member. Ensure the timeliness and accuracy of payroll deductions, reporting, and remittances for the UT System Group Insurance Programs for UT Austin and UT System employees, Retirees and Graduate Student Fellows. Review Weekly Benefit Status Update Reports each week and with each payroll proof. Work with Benefit Services and programming teams to resolve issues. Oversee the processing of payroll adjustments (OAAs) and refunds for insurance. Review and approve payroll adjustments and refunds processed by team member. Review Pre-CBO and CBO reports each month to identify actions to resolve insurance premium billing discrepancies. Work with Benefit Services and the Office of Employee Benefits (OEB), as appropriate, to analyze and resolve premium billing discrepancies. Develop, implement and maintain business processes and systems that support insurance, benefit administration, and payroll processing. Work with functional and technical staff to design, test, and implement changes to existing processes and systems. Responsible for project updates and communication to the university community and shared services campuses, as required. Reconcile insurance accounts on a monthly basis. Resolve discrepancies between general ledger (DEFINE), Benefit Administration System (BAS) and the Student Accounts Receivable System (SAR). Adjust BAS and DEFINE insurance records for returned payments. Serve as primary contact for insurance matters. Provide customer support for employees, retirees, department personnel, Human Resource Services, DEFINE Shared Services campus personnel, UT System Administration, insurance providers, and state and federal agencies.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Supervise, train and develop direct report. Provide feedback related to performance. Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration. Six years of progressively responsible experience in finance or accounting with experience in planning, forecasting, cost and financial analysis. Strong analytical skills and attention to detail. At least one year of supervisory experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Master's Degree in Business Administration. Experience in a higher education environment. Experience in Employee Benefit and Insurance Administration. Proficient with Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word. Experience using the University of Texas DEFINE System.

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Overtime will be required during peak periods.

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