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
- 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
PURPOSE AND SCOPE:
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.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
- 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
- Analyze and audit financial procurement card accounts and
transactions. Report and record violations. Maintain credit card
spreadsheets and data
- Provide instruction and direction to campus personnel on direct
pay requests and accounts payable guidelines. Verify for accuracy
and submit direct payments for processing
- Prepares, reviews and reconciles a variety of journal entries
and general ledger accounts
- 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
- Assist campus personnel with Travel and Expense, as necessary.
Act as prepay auditor for travel and expense module
- Maintains a variety of logs, Excel spreadsheets, databases and
files. Logs and tracks a variety of data
- Assembles information and develops worksheets for budget and
audit purposes. Generates various periodic reports
- Responsible for other reasonable related duties as
- 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.
WORK SCHEDULE AND CONDITIONS:
- Equipment used includes, PC workstation running on a LAN in a
Microsoft Windows environment, calculator, phone and other general
- 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 with PC platform in programs such as Word, Excel,
- 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
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Lone Star College is an EEO Employer. All positions are
subject to a criminal background check.