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Position Information

Position Title Accountant

UIW Mission

University of the Incarnate Word is a Catholic institution that welcomes to its community persons of diverse backgrounds, in the belief that their respectful interaction advances the discovery of truth, mutual understanding, self-realization, and the common good.

Position Summary

The Accountant in the Office of Grants Accounting is responsible for performing routine and complex accounting and analytical work requiring professional knowledge of the theory and practice of recording, classifying, examining, analyzing accounting records and financial transactions, and generating and monitoring financial reports. Position reports to the Grants Accounting Manager.

This position is considered a “Responsible Employee” under Title IX federal regulations and “Mandatory Reporter” under Texas state law and the UIW Sexual Misconduct Policy. As a Mandatory Reporter, this position requires you as the employee to promptly report any incident that you witness or receive information about Title IX violations. These reporting responsibilities are set out in the UIW Sexual Misconduct Policy.

Job Duties

Job Duty Name Reconciliations

Description of Job Duties

  • Post daily banking activity to the general ledger for major operating cash accounts for the university (Operating, Payroll, Disbursements, Online Credit Cards). Import large amounts of data and analyze for corresponding reconciliation adjustments.
  • Reconcile monthly bank and general ledger transactions, to include payroll liabilities and expense accounts as well as other balance sheet account reconciliations and any reconciliations required for quarter close or year end audit.
  • Job Duty Name General Ledger Accounting

    Description of Job Duties

  • Analyze general ledger accounts; prepare, review and post journal entries and adjustments.
  • Provide supporting documentation and appropriate accounting information to managers and senior staff when necessary.
  • Perform account analysis for any discrepancies or variances identified.
  • Prepare and assist with year end audit work papers for external auditors.
  • Evaluate cash receipts received at the bank and determine where items should be posted.
  • Analyze, review and perform restricted fund accounting daily: grants, gifts, scholarships, etc.
  • Job Duty Name Financial Reporting

    Description of Job Duties

  • Assist with quarterly and annual financial reporting for the Comptroller's office.
  • Prepare balance sheet, income statement, cash flow statement and any necessary reclassifying entries for financial statement presentation on a quarterly basis.
  • Perform quarter end and year end closing entries.
  • Assist with preparation of financial board materials for quarterly meetings.
  • Prepare financial reports to granting agencies
  • Assist with university surveys: IPEDS, FISAP, NSF, etc.
  • Job Duty Name Document processes and procedures

    Description of Job Duties

  • Document processes and procedures for areas of responsibility.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Qualifications

    Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications, databases, spreadsheets, and word processing.
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal, organizational, and technical skills.
  • Strong knowledge of theories, principles, and practices of accounting.
  • Skill in utilizing a personal computer and associated software programs.
  • Skill in operating a calculator and/or a ten key adding machine.
  • Ability to analyze and evaluate accounting problems.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to apply accounting principles and practices to non-profit accounting.
  • Ability to interpret and analyze financial documents and reports.
  • Ability to prepare a variety of financial statements, reports, and analyses.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple priorities; ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision, and use rational judgment in making work-related decisions.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co- workers, management, community, and general public.
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures.
  • Employee shall adhere to all applicable rules and regulations of the University, the Conference, and the NCAA.
  • Required Education

    Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance, orBusiness with a concentration in accounting.

    Required Work Experience

    Two (2) years of accounting experience.

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Two years of accounting experience in a non-profit setting.
  • Master of Business Administration.
  • Programming of systems experience.
  • Required Certifications, Licenses or Registrations

    None specified.

    Work Hours

    Mon through Fri 8am to 5pm with extended hours as needed to meet departmental goals.

    Physical Demands

    None specified.

    Posting Details

    Posting Details

    Posting Number AS1558PO

    Number of Vacancies 2 Job Type Full Time Job Category Administrator (exempt) Desired Start Date 06/16/2023 Position End Date (if temporary) Reports to Grants Accounting Manager Salary $55,000-$60,000 Annualized Open Date 03/30/2023 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant



    UIW is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in employment, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, national origin, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status, pregnancy, and religion (except in limited circumstances when religious preference is both permitted by law and deemed appropriate as a matter of University policy).

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Optional Documents

  • Other Document
  • Supplemental Questions

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  • How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
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  • Do you have at least a Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business with a concentration in accounting?
  • No
  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting
  • Bachelors Degree in Finance
  • Bachelors Degree in Business with a concentration in accounting
  • How many years of experience do you have in professional accounting?
  • Less than 2 years
  • 2 years
  • 3 years
  • 4 years
  • 5 years
  • 6 or more years
  • Describe your accounting experience.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Describe your experience with preparing standard financial statements: balance sheet, income statement and cash flow statement.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Describe your knowledge and experience working with accounting data and accounting systems and the types of system processes you have worked with in an ERP system.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Describe your account reconciliation experience. Specify the organization and time period where such experience was acquired, as well as the number of accounts for which you were responsible.
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