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Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Sr. 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 Sr. Accountant in the Office of the Comptroller is responsible for ensuring the University of the Incarnate Word and related entities are in compliance with tax regulations and reporting requirements, as well as providing annual audit support. Specifically, this position analyzes and reconciles various accounts, in addition to serving as a resource/liaison to academic and administrative departments and external parties. Position reports to Financial Operations 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 Endowments

Description of Job Duties

  • Review endowment agreements to initiate administration;
  • Work closely with the Financial Aid Office and Advancement Office on funding distributions and establishing budgets based on endowment agreements;
  • Maintain endowment files, reports and other supporting documentation as deemed necessary;
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reconciliation and reports based on cash and investment activities.
  • Job Duty Name Tax

    Description of Job Duties

  • Assist in the preparation/submission of the university tax returns, including but not limited to Forms 990 and 990-T;
  • Ensure compliance with collection and remittance of sales tax and hotel occupancy tax to both state and local governments;
  • Collaborate with relevant institutional departments to ensure compliance with applicable federal, state, and local tax regulations;
  • Conduct research on legislative changes that may impact the university;
  • Respond to inquiries accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Job Duty Name Audit

    Description of Job Duties

  • Assist in the preparation of the annual audit(s);
  • Reconcile development records to the University financial statements;
  • Respond to audit inquiries accurately and in a timely manner;
  • Coordinate annual Emeriti audit;
  • Prepare investment audit work-papers, tax questionnaires/memos, confirmation letters and footnotes.
  • Prepare long term debt audit work-papers, confirmation letters and footnotes.
  • Job Duty Name Policies and Procedures & Reporting

    Description of Job Duties

  • Abide by University financial policies and procedures, donor requirements and agency regulations;
  • Assist in the creation of new policies and procedures established by the University in accordance with regulations;
  • Communicate and disseminate best practices to University personnel;
  • Generate monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports;
  • Perform cost analysis and create statistical reports and data.
  • Job Duty Name Other

    Description of Job Duties

  • Prepare monthly reconciliations and journal entries as needed;
  • Assist with the preparation of financial statement for international campuses;
  • Provide guidance and mentoring to Accountant and student employees;
  • Assist with the preparation of debt related disclosures/annual budget;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Qualifications

    Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to handle confidential manner in a professional manner.
  • Ability to analyze and evaluate accounting problems.
  • Ability to interpret and analyze financial documents and reports.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to apply accounting principles and practices to non-profit/ governmental accounting.
  • Ability to prepare a variety of financial statements, reports, and analyses.
  • 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.
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications: databases, spreadsheets, and/or word processing.
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Exceptional attention to detail with ability to multitask, prioritize, and meet concurrent deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • 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 NCAA.
  • Required Education

    Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, or Finance from an accredited college or university.

    Required Work Experience

    Three (3) years of general accounting experience.

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of non-profit/governmental accounting, budgeting, and/or tax reporting.
  • Master's Degree in Accounting or Tax.
  • CPA.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of financial audit and reporting requirements.
  • Prior endowment experience.
  • UIW accounting experience.
  • Required Certifications, Licenses or Registrations

    None specified.

    Work Hours

    Monday thru Friday 8am-5pm, with occasional weekends and/or after hours as required based on departmental needs.

    Physical Demands

    None specified.

    Posting Details

    Posting Details

    Posting Number AS1665PO

    Number of Vacancies 1 Job Type Full Time Job Category Administrator (exempt) Desired Start Date 06/16/2023 Position End Date (if temporary) Reports to Financial Operations Manager Salary $65,000-$70,000 Annualized Open Date 02/24/2023 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

  • Letter of Recommendation 1
  • Other Document
  • Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
  • UIW Website
  • Chronicle
  • Indeed
  • Glassdoor
  • Personal Referral
  • Employee Referral
  • Other
  • If you selected other, please tell us where?
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Do you have at least a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, or Finance?
  • No
  • Yes
  • 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 endowment management
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Describe your experience in preparing tax forms (i.e. 990, 990T, sales tax, hotel-motel tax, etc.)
  • (Open Ended Question)

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