Overview

Job Location:
College Station TAMU

Job Title

Financial Accountant I

Agency

Texas A&M University

Department

Departmental Accounting Services

Proposed Minimum Salary

$3,042.67 monthly

Job Location

College Station, Texas

Job Type

Staff

Job Description

Our Commitment

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability.  Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values.

Who we are

As a part of the Division of Finance and Operations, Financial Management Operations is an employee-centric organization that provides accounting services in partnership with our stakeholders. By promoting high standards of efficiency, integrity, innovation and customer satisfaction, we ensure financial compliance and accountability to Texas A&M University and its constituents. Read more   Financial Management Operations – Accounting provides quality services that enable the institution to track and monitor fiscal operations. Our goal is to assist in developing and maintaining quality accounting records and processes. In conjunction with various TAMU departments and external customers, we strive to provide superior customer service. 

What we want

Are you looking to jump start your accounting career in a great place that can foster your growth and learning? If so, consider working for us in our Financial Accountant I position. Under direction you will perform entry-level professional accounting and auditing duties. We are looking for someone who has great communication and customer service skills. Also, someone who understands our demand for timeliness and accuracy and can demonstrate this in their performance. The selected candidate will subscribe to and support our commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accountability as stated above. Consider this great opportunity to develop your skills and grow in this career, apply now for this job.

What you need to know

COVID-19 information:  Texas A&M University monitors local, state and federally mandated health guidelines to keep students, employees, prospective employees, and visitors as safe as possible. For the latest information regarding Texas A&M’s COVID-19 response, please visit the University’s COVID-19 website. For COVID-19 employment-related information, please visit the Division of Human Resources and Organizational Effectiveness’ COVID-19 website.

Required Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Oral and written communication skills

  • Customer service skills

  • Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Accounting experience in a business office

Responsibilities:

  • Payroll/HR Processes – Provides Payroll/HR services for customers, which may include the verification and submission of monthly and bi-weekly time in Workday, maintaining Workday records, serving as a Workday administrator, processing new employee and termination paperwork, acting as an alternate signer for payroll reports, and acting as the customer’s HR Liaison.

  • Account Payables – Processes and audits Accounts Payable for various accounting customers, which may include preparing requisitions and processing invoices in AggieBuy or FAMIS, processing travel reimbursements in Concur, reviewing and reallocating payment cards, and preparing DBRs, DCRs and UFOs. Provides assistance to departments with their accounts payable questions and working with vendors regarding past due invoices or statement issues.

  • Account Reconciliations – Assists with the preparation of account reconciliations/verifications and monthly management reports prepared for the customers, which may include the posting of financial transactions in a secondary bookkeeping system and auditing for accuracy.

  • Accounts Receivable – Processes and audits Accounts Receivable for various accounting customers.  Prepares receivables invoices, IDT processing,  A/R billings in Access, Core, or Filemaker, follows up on collections efforts, and deposits funds received. May also include handling customer inquiries and correction requests.

  • Other Duties – Works on moderate to complex accounting, reporting, and processing functions contracted with numerous TAMU customers including auxiliaries, service centers, and designated E&G functions and accounts, which includes answering customer emails, phone calls related to FAMIS accounts, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll, and handling special requests.  Performs other duties as assigned. 

Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University and TAMHSC, must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.

In accordance with the federal contractor vaccination mandate, specific facilities at The Texas A&M System may be considered a covered contractor workplace with covered contractor employees. Therefore, successful applicants for this position may be subject to the federal mandate to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment unless an approved medical or religious accommodation is in place.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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