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Manager II - Facilities Project Financial Manager

Sam Houston State University

Last Updated: 5/17/23

Job Description

Department: Facilities Business Services

Full time

Open until filled: Yes

Requisition: 202300178S

Educational and Experience Requirement:

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, or related field. Two years of experience in finance and/or project administration, or related experience. Additional experience may be considered in lieu of education,

Nature & Purpose of Position:

Performs responsible professional financial and budgetary functions to enhance and support the Facilities Management Department with construction projects. Establishes, maintains and manages the financial and budgets involving the construction project set up processes and procedures within the campus ERP system. Participates with any new developments and enhancements of the University’s accounting software for all facilities construction projects and vendor payments.

Primary Responsibilities:

Provides complex professional support for finance, budget, project set ups, programs and high-level administrative assignments. Manages the construction financial set ups, administrative and analytical operations for Sam Houston State University Facilities Management projects. Oversees and manages the administration of financial processes and systems developed to comply with regulations, policies and procedures. Oversees and manages the development, preparation and control procedures of construction project budgetary performance. Manages project financial set-up, budget and cash interdepartmental transfers within the ERP system and set up of automatic fees. Provides project financial reporting and analysis services to the University’s construction project managers and upper management. Prepares internal financial requests and approvals to include monthly project financial reviews for project managers. Manages the accounting and budgetary control procedures. Manages the financial closeout process for construction projects. Informs management of budget and fiduciary deviations, problems and events likely to affect operations. Develops forms and other electronic templates to maintain consistent and efficient management practices. Develops methods for the control of expenditures and encumbrances to comply with state and University policies and procedures. Identifies budget and financial issues and opportunities, recommends solutions and coordinates resolution. Provides financial reports involving litigation or potential legal recourse. Facilitates the successful analyzing and processing of electronic financial and budgetary data. Assists and supports special tasks requested by Finance and Operations Department in preparation of construction project and income related reports. Oversees and researches construction vendor payments. Reconciles construction transactions posted on the university’s ERP system to the university’s facility construction software. 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.

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...