SAM HOUSTON STATE UNIVERSITY Accountant I - Controller in HUNTSVILLE, Texas

Open Until Filled Yes Educational and Experience Requirement Bachelor s degree in Accounting required. One year of related professional accounting experience or equivalent. Additional education may be considered in lieu of experience. Nature & Purpose of Position Performs responsible, professional accounting work following standardized applications of established accounting practices. Performs related assignments involving the recording, analysis, review, and reporting of financial data. Primary Responsibilities Reviews and works with departments across campus to ensure that all finance transactions are made following University policies and procedures, as well as any governing regulations. Assists in preparing the proper documentation to aide departments in financial operations. Reviews agreements, including, but not limited to endowment agreements, to ensure the University is following the guidelines defined. Prepares reports for management detailing findings and activities. Develops reports to assist campus users in utilizing University financial data. Other duties may include the following: assembling data from books of original entry and control records; preparing financial statements and reports related to departmental or University activities; and preparing, reviewing, and correcting accounting entries. Performs other related duties as assigned. Other Specifications Other University departments, vendors, and off-campus agencies. Work requires the exercise of moderate judgment in the application and interpretation of procedures or practices to work problems of a well‑defined nature. Full Time Sam Houston State University's employment portal: https://shsu.peopleadmin.com SHSU Employment Office: (936) 294-1070 Sam Houston State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Sam Houston State University is an "at will" employer. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code 51.215. Sam Houston State University Member the Texas State University System