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Part-Time Specialist III, Financial Management

Lone Star College
Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Apr 19, 2023

Commitment to Mission

This job carries with it the obligation to uphold the Mission of Lone Star College (LSC) in carrying out the duties of the position. A commitment to positive interpersonal behaviors, professional communication, diversity, integrity, leadership, stewardship, respect and accountability to LSC students and employees is essential.

Cultural Beliefs
  • One LSC
  • Student Focused
  • Own It
  • Advance Equity
  • Cultivate Community
  • Choose Learning
The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For” is designed to recognize colleges that have been successful in creating great workplaces and to further research and understanding of the factors, dynamics and influences that have the most impact on organizational culture at higher education institutions.

Lone Star College was recognized in eight areas: Professional Development; Mission & Pride; Supervisor/Department Chair Effectiveness; Confidence in Senior Leadership; Faculty & Staff Well-Being; Shared Governance; Faculty Experience; Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging .

Campus Marketing Statement

Lone Star College-North Harris

Lone Star College offers high-quality, low-cost academic transfer and career training education to 93,000+ students each semester. LSC has been named a 2021 Great Colleges to Work For® institution by the Chronicle of Higher Education and ranked 35th in Texas in the Forbes ‘America’s Best Employers By State’ list.

LSC consists of eight colleges, seven centers, eight Workforce Centers of Excellence and Lone Star Corporate College.

Lone Star College-North Harris, nestled on 200 acres of piney woods, is the original and largest college in the Lone Star College System family. Serving the community for more than three decades, LSC-North Harris offers more than 60 programs of study, including university-transfer and numerous education courses and programs. LSC-North Harris is keenly focused on leading-edge technology in emerging technical job fields.

Location address is 2700 W.W. Thorne Drive, Houston, TX 77073.

Job Description


The Specialist III, Financial Management supports other staff by performing task-oriented duties while providing clerical, analytical, administrative, and/or operational support under general supervision. Assists with operations of the department as it pertains to college monies including but not limited to purchase cards, travel & expense and purchase orders. Under general supervision, position follows established procedures in the daily operations of the Business Operations Office.


  1. Designs, plans and implements basic processes and procedures for a variety of accounting and budget related transactions including but not limited to accounts receivable and/or accounts payable
  2. Analyze and audit financial procurement card accounts and transactions. Report and record violations. Maintain credit card spreadsheets and data
  3. Provide instruction and direction to campus personnel on direct pay requests and accounts payable guidelines. Verify for accuracy and submit direct payments for processing
  4. Prepares, reviews and reconciles a variety of journal entries and general ledger accounts
  5. Provide training and assistance on purchasing guidelines to requestors and division managers. May assist with reviewing outstanding purchase orders that need to be closed out by including but not limited to emailing requestors
  6. Assist campus personnel with Travel and Expense, as necessary. Act as prepay auditor for travel and expense module
  7. Maintains a variety of logs, Excel spreadsheets, databases and files. Logs and tracks a variety of data
  8. Assembles information and develops worksheets for budget and audit purposes. Generates various periodic reports
  9. Responsible for other reasonable related duties as assigned

  • Requires detailed analytical skills and a high level of accounting skills and knowledge
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel required)
  • Ability to follow procedures that may result in interaction with co-workers or other individuals
  • Possesses excellent organizational skills
  • Strong attention to accuracy and detail
  • Ability to work independently and be self-motivated
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Ability to work on several tasks simultaneously

The work is sedentary. Typically, the employee sits comfortably to do the work. However, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying of light items, such as papers, books, or small parts; or driving an automobile. No special physical demands are required to perform the work.

  • Equipment used includes, PC workstation running on a LAN in a Microsoft Windows environment, calculator, phone and other general office equipment
  • Interface with internal and external contacts as needed to carry out the functions of the position
  • Work is performed in a climate-controlled office with minimal exposure to safety hazards
  • High School Diploma or GED and at least 3 years of related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience with PC platform in programs such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Experience working with PeopleSoft
  • Prior accounting experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel

Hourly Pay Rate is $14.55

Benefits Marketing Statement

By joining our top-notch institution, you will enjoy being a part of an organization that offers a supportive, collegial work environment, excellent work/life balance, tuition waiver, participation in a tax deferred retirement plan and more.

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How to Apply


We will not accept application material received via fax, email, mail, or hand delivered.

Postings for part-time and adjunct positions are active for the academic year. By selecting the option to receive notifications on your profile, you will begin receiving electronic communication regarding new opportunities with Lone Star College (LSC).

If selected for an interview, a recruiter will contact you by phone, or email to schedule an interview.

Lone Star College participates in the E-Verify program, under which Lone Star College provides the federal government with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm that the employee is authorized to work in the United States.

More information on the E-Verify program is available at .

Lone Star College is an EEO Employer. All positions are subject to a criminal background check.

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