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(Archived) Manager IV - Financial Accounting and Reporting Manager

Last Updated: 5/16/23

Job Description

Department: Associate Controller - Financial Reporting

Full time

Open until filled: Yes

Requisition: 202300099S

Educational and Experience Requirement:

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, or another related field. Master’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or another related field desirable. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification or working on CPA preferred. Six years of accounting experience with an emphasis in fund accounting or experience in a related field. Supervision of professional accounting staff and higher education experience preferred.

Nature & Purpose of Position:

Performs advanced managerial work supervising, coordinating, and analyzing financial activities and information for the Controller and Assistant Controller.

Primary Responsibilities:

Manages the activities financial activities to include accounting control, reconciling, and reporting. Oversees the establishment of goals and objectives of financial accounting and reporting. Oversees and approves schedules, priorities, and standards for achieving goals. Plans, implements, coordinates, monitors, and evaluates policies and procedures and monitors compliance with policies and procedures. Oversees schedules, priorities, and standards for achieving goals. Identifies areas of needed change and makes recommendations to improve operations. Monitors reporting requirements and supervises the preparation of various financial reports required by state and federal regulations. Assists in the review of reconciliations of bank and general ledger accounts. Develops and provides instruction to staff for correcting and adjusting entries on all accounts. Assists with recording, reconciling, and managing endowments and Banner related endowment tracking. Assists in the preparation of ad hoc reports as requested for accounting and administrative use. Assists in functional analysis related to upgrades and development of computerized accounting systems. Interviews, hires, and evaluates personnel within the functional area. Coordinates and conducts training for staff and university personnel. Manages programs focusing on continuous process improvement. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Other Specifications:

Knowledge of local, state, and federal laws. Ability to manage business functions. Communicates with other university departments, personnel, and other agencies.

Up to 20% of this position, over the fiscal year during off-peak periods, may be performed remotely as determined by the supervisor.

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.

Physical Address:

Human Resources Department

1831 University Ave, John W. Thomason Bldg. Suite 202

P.O. Box 2356

Huntsville, TX 77341-2356

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Huntsville, Texas, United States
A Great Name in Texas Education! Named for Texas’s greatest hero, Sam Houston State University (SHSU) continually honors its historical roots through academic excellence. For more than 140 years, SHSU has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, “The measure of a Life is its Service,” resonates among its approximately 21,612 students, eight college...