The University of Texas at El Paso Job Posting

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Accountant I - Accountant I

Hiring department Business Services
Monthly salary $2,666
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 13-03-12-01-9162
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Terminates on 08/31/2013
Position open to all applicants
Location El Paso
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

This is a temp. position to assist in the PeopleSoft project.

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


Applies principles of accounting to analyze financial information, prepare adjusting entries, reconciliations, and financial reports.

Essential Functions

Compiles and analyzes financial information to prepare entries to accounts in the University's general ledger; allocates expenditures, encumbrances, receipts, receivables, etc. based on reports and schedules; performs statistical analysis to determine trends, estimates, and the impact of significant changes to accounting policy; prepares narrative reports that explain findings and recommendations; analyzes financial information detailing assets, liabilities, and capital; prepares reports that summarize and interpret current and projected financial position for management; audits contracts, orders, and vouchers and prepares reports to substantiate individual transactions prior to settlement; reviews, investigates, and corrects errors and inconsistencies in financial entries documents and reports; determines proper handling of financial transactions; monitors compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and University policy and procedures; assists periodically in the preparation of the Annual Financial Report, Operating Budget, and Legislative Appropriation Request; assists with various special projects as needed; knowledge of all Microsoft Office software and able to learn and use institutional software systems. Complies with all State and University policies; Other duties may be assigned.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Degree in Business Administration with 15 credit hours in accounting from a four-year College or University.

Preferred Qualifications

None provided

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation

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