Senior Accountant
Texas Tech University - El Paso, TX

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Performs professional accounting functions according to established procedures, requiring knowledge of complex accounting systems; responsible for assembly and analysis of data; works under general supervision with latitude for technical judgement.

Major/Essential Functions

  • Responsible for monitoring and analyzing trends affecting budgetary needs of various El Paso Campus departments by reviewing reports and accounting records to determine whether or not all allocated funds have been spent as originally allotted. Communicates over-expenditures to administrative staff.
  • Monitors expenditures throughout the budgetary period.
  • Researches discrepancies of financial information discovered during review of accounts for the purpose of reaching resolution, ensuring accuracy of data and complying to established procedures.
  • Collaborate with departments in developing internal processes and controls.
Position Specific Qualifications:
Working knowledge of accounting principles and procedures.

Occasional Duties

  • Prepares budget revisions to adjust the expense budget within a fund, to budget from fund balance, to change a revenue budget, or to transfer budget between funds.
  • Assist inquiring departments with any accounting and financial reports and/or issues.
  • Gather, analyze and summarize data and information in order to provide accurate information for briefs, reports and correspondence, and to assist top management in developing planning strategies and efficient use of funds.
  • Assist in the preparation of quarterly and monthly financial reports submitted to Assistant Vice President for Fiscal Affairs and Dean of Medical School.
  • Assist with any financial and contract reporting requirements.
  • Assist in the preparation of the El Paso Campus’s annual budget by examining budget estimates for completeness, accuracy, and conformance with procedures and regulations.
  • Maintains ledgers and monitors contracts for residency salary reimbursement and consultant services.

Bachelor’s degree in job related field with major coursework in accounting plus three years’ experience in government or commercial accounting; OR a combination of education and/or experience to equal seven years.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of MS Office suite. Experience with budget, financial reporting and procurement.

Security Sensitive?

Security Level (TTU only)

Does this position work in a research laboratory?

If yes, are select agents used in this laboratory?

Pay Basis
Monthly (Exempt)

Job Type
Full Time

Texas Tech University HSC - El Paso

Work Location
El Paso

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Job Open Date

Job Close Date

Special Instructions to Applicants

Physical Demands

Physical Activities

2/3 of time: Talk or hear.

Weight to be lifted or force be exerted

Lift up to 10 pounds-Under 1/3 of time

Exposure to the following environmental conditions

< 1/3 of time: Work moving mechanical parts.

Salary Grade

Hourly Pay Range
13.94 - 21.15

Monthly Pay Range
2416.67 - 3666.67

Internal Candidates Only?

Internal Cand Open Date

Internal Cand Closing Date

EEO Statement:
The entities of the Texas Tech University System are Equal Opportunity Employers and employ without regard to sex, race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, genetic information, status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran, or other protected classes.

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