Accountant III - Sponsored Programs Administration - Post Award

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POST DATE 8/23/2016
END DATE 12/9/2016

UT Soutwestern University Medical Center Dallas, TX

Dallas, TX
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


Full/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular


This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information


Salary Negotiable

Bachelor's degree with minimum twelve (12) hours in accounting and five (5) years progressively responsible experience in governmental and/or commercial accounting.

Maintains internal accounting procedures, clerical operation, and workflow to maximize efficiency.
Advises management personnel relative to planning and revising budgets to ensure monies are expended correctly and no financial difficulties occur as result of inadequate planning or underestimates of projected expenses.
Prepares or coordinates preparation of monthly, quarterly, and/or annual financial reports, schedules for such financial reports, and other special reports as required.
Approves expense vouchers.
Verifies ledgers for correctness and maintenance of adequate balances and reconciles monthly and annual reports.
May supervise posting of entries to such ledgers as general, accounts payable, and accounts receivable. Examines postings in ledgers and journals for accuracy and compliance with prescribed accounting procedures.
May determine work priorities for staff of lower level Accountants and/or Accounting Clerks.
Performs other duties as assigned.

**Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned.

This position will be working in Sponsored Programs within the Reporting team. Understanding of allowable costs, fund accounting, and Uniform Guidance is helpful. The person will be submitting financial status reports to our many research sponsors itemizing use of federal and private funds for research.

To the extent provided by applicable law, no person shall be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination under any program or activity sponsored or conducted by The University of Texas System or any of its component institutions, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, or disability..