The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

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Accountant II

Hiring department Natural Sciences
Monthly salary $3,500+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 17-09-01-01-9161
Job Status Deleted
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

None provided

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


To provide intermediate-level accounting and business support for daily operations within in the College of Natural Sciences, Dean's Office. Responsible for approving, auditing, and, complying with policy for documents processed within the Business Services unit.

Essential Functions

Verify, audit, and approve all electronic documents for the Business Services group with accuracy and completeness, including payment vouchers, official occasion expense forms, travel, cash deposits, etc. Apply applicable rules, regulations and policies to ensure financial transactions are consistent with University and internal policies. Assist in managing electronic workflow and requests in the shared email account to address requests completely, accurately, and timely. Provide consistent, timely and reliable communication via email or other mediums to clients regarding status of approvals, returns and process changes. Develop process mapping, tools, and standard operating procedures to standardize processing and enhance communication. Assist in training new staff. Act as a backup document creator and approver for all actions related to the office.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Bachelors Degree with two years of governmental or commercial accounting experience or equivalent area of complexity (or High School Graduation/GED and four years of governmental or commercial accounting experience). At least two years of experience with accounts payable and/or vendor relations. Demonstrated experience using a personal computer including experience in Microsoft Excel, Word, Power Point and Outlook. Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills. Professional demeanor. History of regular and punctual attendance. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree in accounting, business or related field or Bachelors Degree with five years of experience. Familiar with UT Austin vouchering and accounting policies and procedures. Experience processing web-based documents and electronic accounting and work management systems. Excellent problem solving skills and customer service ability. Demonstrated ability to take initiative and work both independently and as a team member without day-to-day supervision. Ability to multi-task and to prioritize. Demonstrated proficiency in gathering, analyzing, presenting financial data and making recommendations. Experience with accounts receivable and cash handling.

Working conditions

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

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