This position is considered "essential personnel" and thus may be required to be in communication with other Business Affairs staff and senior administrators, and/or perform key work tasks, in off-hours or off-location conditions as required to execute special projects or critical communications as conditions may demand.
Has primary responsibility for all financial operating, recording and reporting for the University. Oversees the financial processes insuring adequate financial controls are in place and maintaining fiscal integrity. Provides timely, accurate and relevant financial information to the University's administrators.
The position provides strategic direction and oversight for the following: Establishing and maintaining internal accounting policies and controls; UT Arlington's annual financial report, state financial reports, and other required financial reports; Preparation of routine and ad hoc financial reports and analysis for senior management; Preparation and provision of accurate and timely information to internal and external constituencies including external auditors; Ensuring compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and applicable accounting standards as prescribed by the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB); Incorporate NACUBO classification guidelines; Promulgation of changes to university rules and regulations as may be required by law or state/federal rules and regulations; Planning, evaluation and organization of work to maximize efficiency and to effectively use university resources to meet work schedules; Recommendation, implementation, communication and compliance with internal controls, and accounting policies and procedures; Maintaining the required information on Policies/Procedures/Records Management and Open Records Requests for the University; Accurate recording and reconciliation of all university assets; Oversight of the institution's Procurement functions; Support for university's records management program and training of campus constituency; Training for PeopleSoft Finance System.
Other functions as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration with CPA and/or Master's degree preferred. Minimum of seven years progressive leadership experience in a related professional field. Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: If no high school diploma or GED, list highest grade completed; If some college or college degree, list school name, degree type, major, graduated or not, and hours completed if not graduated. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.
Master's degree. CPA certification. Higher education and PeopleSoft Finance System experience. High ethical standards and excellent leadership skills; ability to organize and direct major work activities and administrative operations; ability to communicate effectively orally, in writing and using presentations.
May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity The position sometimes requires presence and commitment before 8 a.m., after 5 p.m., and weekends, both on- and off-campus. Some local and regional travel required for meetings, events, and conferences. Criminal background check conducted.