SENIOR ACCOUNTING TECHNICIAN
Number of Vacancies:
Scope of Job:
To provide dependable upper level accounting assistance for the
performance of many varied accounting office tasks. Responsible for
performing accounting tasks in pre-auditing accounting documents or
making debit and credit postings to individual accounts.
Description of Duties:
• Reviews and audits a variety of accounting documents including
invoices, promissory notes, travel expense claims, vouchers and
payrolls, and other financial reports.
• Prepares original accounting entries for journals and ledgers,
prepares and audits monthly reconciliation.
• Verifies and records accounting and financial data from various
sources for analysis.
• Prepares various periodic financial reports and verifies the
accuracy of entries.
• Posts data to ledgers and reports.
• May prepare state sales tax, record monthly bank interest, code
and log all budget changes, and, code and log interdepartmental
• Processes budget transactions and related documentation.
• Prepares invoices for billings.
• Maintains and reviews inventory for capital equipment, consumable
supplies, and other departmental assets.
• Processes payments received.
• Reconciles accounts.
• Types letters and memos related to payment processing.
• Performs other related duties as assigned.
Specific supervision from assigned supervisor.
May supervise assigned staff.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Graduation from a Business/Vocational school with emphasis in
accounting, or, college coursework in the field of accounting or
• Five (5) years experience in accounting or bookkeeping work,
• Two (2) years experience in accounting or bookkeeping work with
an Associate’s Degree in a related field or 60 hours of College
Credit including 12 hours of accounting related class work.
Use of standard office equipment.
Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties.
Office Environment. May work in departments where special hazards
exist. May spend long periods standing or sitting. May be required
to perform light lifting (10 lbs.) to move files, equipment, paper,
etc. Must be able to stoop, bend, and reach to retrieve
Commensurate with experience
Commensurate with Experience
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It is the policy of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to
promote and ensure equal employment opportunities for all
individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex,
age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or
expression, genetic information or protected veteran status. In
accordance with the requirements of Title VII of the civil rights
act of 1964, the title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972,
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans
with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is
committed to comply with all government requirements and ensures
non-discrimination in its education programs and activities,
including employment. We encourage women, minorities and
differently abled persons to apply for employment positions of
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UTRGV is a distributed location institution and working location is
subject to change based on need.
All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background
check (CBC). Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Substitutions to the above requirements must have prior approval
from the Chief Human Resources Officer.
To apply, visit https://careers.utrgv.edu/postings/30414