Occupational Category (Staff Positions Only): Professional
Hiring Salary: Monthly-Staff
Department: Facilities Management - Business Services
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or other business related field. Two years professional accounting experience or a related field.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
Performs accounting and related assignments involving the recording, analysis, and reporting of financial data.
Primary Responsibilities (Staff Positions Only):
Prepares various vendor payments and reconciles accounts receivable. Assembles data from books of original entry and control records. Prepares financial statements and reports pertaining to departmental or University activities. Audits and processes purchases, vendor payments, deposits, cash receipts, and disbursement documents in accordance with the Texas State University System (TSUS) and Sam Houston State University (SHSU) rules and regulations. Reviews central accounts and fund groups for propriety of entries and investigate overdrafts. Assists in the preparation of financial reports including monthly summary reports, government reports, annual financial reports, and reports related to Facilities Management Accounts. Prepares or assists with billings to government or federal projects. Works with Facilities Management work order system, Bearkat Buy system, and Banner Accounting system. Researches complex vendor inquiries. Reconciles P-card and prepares payments. Handles the reconciliation of discrepancies and making required corrections. Performs other related duties as assigned
Internal Number: 21783
About Sam Houston State University
For more than 130 years, Sam Houston State University has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The Measure of a Life is its Service", echoes across SHSU's six colleges and beyond its Texas campus through student research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more. Named for Sam Houston, Texas' greatest hero, SHSU continually strives to honor its historical roots through academic excellence that includes exceptional teaching from faculty members who care as much about their students' success as they do about furthering the knowledge of their fields. While embracing its legacy, SHSU also strives to meet the needs of contemporary students, both traditional and online. With over 20 bachelor's and graduate degrees available entirely online, and more in development each semester, SHSU Online is quickly becoming one of the best online universities in Texas.