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(Archived) Accountant I

Last Updated: 5/31/23

Job Description

Department: Controller

Full time

Open until filled: Yes

Requisition: 202300148S

Educational and Experience Requirement:

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or degree in Business related field with 15 credit hours in accounting from a four-year college. No prior experience required.

Nature & Purpose of Position:

Applies principles of accounting to analyze financial information, prepares journal entries, allocates financial transactions, and recommends appropriate accounting treatment of financial transactions.

Primary Responsibilities:

Performs statistical analyses to determine trends and estimates. Prepares narrative reports that explain findings and recommendations. Analyzes financial information detailing assets, liabilities, and capital. Reviews orders and vouchers of financial entries and investigates any errors or inconsistencies in these entries. Determines proper handling of financial transactions and makes the appropriate recommendations. Monitors compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and University policy and procedures. Assists with various special projects as needed. Performs other assigned duties.

Other Specifications:

Ability to follow generally accepted accounting principles and determine best action for transactions. Knowledge of Microsoft properties, including Outlook, Excel, and Word. Ability to investigate transactions, correspond with other departments in the organization, perform simple math and generate reports for findings and recommendations.

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...