Accountant V-cc517-1512-B21-1020
Texas Education Agency - Austin, TX

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This position reports to the Assistant Accounting Director in the division of Accounting. Performs highly complex accounting work. Perform monthly grant reconciliations of internal accounting system data to US Department of Education, US Department of Agriculture, and US Department of Health and Human Services data. Responsible for Federal Financial Report (Report 425) and other federal reports for assigned grants with multiple grant years. Perform monthly reconciliations between internal accounting system (ISAS) and Texas Uniform State-wide Accounting System (USAS) at the cash and appropriation levels. Perform quarterly reconciliations of Annual Financial Report (AFR) data at the fund level and prepare journal entries as needed. Responsible for full reporting of at least one fund in the AFR as well as several notes and other portions as needed. Prepare adjusting journal entries for the AFR as needed. May perform fixed asset reconciliations. Perform other duties as assigned. Works under limited supervision with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Graduation from an accredited four year college or university. Candidate is required to have completed a minimum of 18 semester hours in accounting.

Experience: Three (3) years of experience of progressive, responsible experience in accounting and financial operations. Prefer experience with general ledger, reconciliations, Annual Financial Reports and federal grants. Prefer but not require applicant to be a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSA):

Knowledge of:
Governmental accounting required; budgetary control and state reporting requirements preferred.

Ability to: Perform complex accounting work and to interpret and apply complex accounting theory.

Skill in: Advanced Excel skills preferred.

Supplemental Information:

This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice.

Salary is dependent on qualifications.

Positions exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) will earn compensatory time off rather than overtime for hours in excess of 40 per week. May be required to work hours other than 8 to 5. May be required to work weekends and holidays.

In accordance with applicable federal and state equal opportunity laws, it is TEA's policy that no person shall be excluded from consideration for recruitment, selection, appointment, training, promotion, retention or any other personnel action, or be denied any benefits or participation in any educational programs or activities which it operates on the grounds of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age or veteran status (except where age, sex or disability constitutes a bona fide occupational qualification necessary to proper and efficient administration.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires all new employees to present proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States. TEA does not sponsor H1-B work visas. Males, 18 to 25 years of age, are required to present proof of selective service registration (or exemption) prior to being employed by any state agency.

There is a 90-day waiting period for health insurance coverage and retirement contributions for new hires and re-hires.

This position requires the applicant to meet Agency standards and criteria which may include passing a pre-employment criminal background check, prior to being offered employment by the Agency.

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