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Accountant II

Sam Houston State University

Last Updated: 5/16/23

Job Description

Department: Controller

Full time

Open until filled: Yes

Requisition: 202300175S

Educational and Experience Requirement:

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required from a four-year College and four years of professional governmental or commercial accounting experience.

Nature & Purpose of Position:

Performs all Level I duties/responsibilities and applies principles of accounting to analyze financial information, prepare adjusting entries, reconciliation’s, and financial reports.

Primary Responsibilities:

Processes journal vouchers for payroll office and USAS. Develops, coordinates, and implements USAS processes from the department, university, and state. Completes data entry and data processing for USAS. Preform monthly reconciliation of general ledger accounts and work with departments to resolve outstanding amounts. Monitor COM Clinic and record activity in Banner each month. Record TPEG at the beginning of each semester and review TPEG balances monthly. Assist with year-end closing procedures. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Other Specifications:

Proficient in Microsoft Excel. Knowledge of Banner, Cognos, and USAS. Customer service related skills as the job requires contact with multiple departments.

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...