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Sr. Accountant Grants

Lamar University

Job Description

Position Information
Posting Number
Position Title
Sr. Accountant Grants, #499371
Position Type
Finance and Reporting
Position Summary Information
Job Summary/Basic Function
About This Role:

The Office of Financial Services is inviting applications for the position of Sr. Accountant Grants. The Office of Financial Services, housed in the Division of Finance and Operations, handles matters related to University accounting, cashiering, investment, payroll, procurement, and student business services.

Major Job Functions:
  • Maintain various ledgers, journals, and other fiscal records; allocate revenues to appropriate funding sources. Monitor and review all grant accounts, as well as general restricted accounts.
  • Prepare examine and analyze accounting records, financial statements or other financial reports to assess accuracy and completeness. Assist with audits to ensure all policies and procedures are being followed.
  • Data entry in the USAS (Uniform Statewide Accounting System) as needed, as well as monitoring the daily IT file.
  • Prepare Journal Entries, Cash Receipts, Cash Disbursements as needed.
  • Participate in the preparation of the Annual Financial Report, and various other reports as needed.

Who We Are:
Lamar University is a diverse and accessible global university for life-long learners with a passion for broad-based community engagement. As a vital contributor to the socioeconomic wellbeing and resilience of the Gulf Coast region, our expertise is recognized locally and beyond. Lamar University is home to more than 17,000 students and is among the fastest growing Texas colleges and universities. LU is a member of The Texas State University System, which is the first higher education system of Texas and maintains the lowest average tuition and fees of any university system in Texas. With more than 100 degree options and a community that cares, Lamar students are always proud to be Cardinals.
Lamar University is committed to fostering a culture of diversity where students, faculty and staff of all backgrounds can learn, work, and serve.

Benefits – Job Perks:
At Lamar University one of the ways we show value to our team members is by offering the following perks:
Our Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Health, dental & vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • State of Texas Retirement plans
  • Tuition reimbursement for employees, spouses and/or eligible dependent
  • Paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays.
Minimum Qualifications
Minimum Education Required:
4-year degree in Accounting or related field from a regionally accredited university
Minimum Experience Required:
7 years or more of experience in Accounting
EEO Statement

Lamar University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Veteran's Preference Statement

Lamar University is proud to provide employment preference to veteran applicants in accordance with Texas 805 Government Code, Section 657.003.

Preferred Qualifications
Minimum Experience Preferred:
5 years of more experience using Banner
Security Sensitive Statement
This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.
$45,652 - $53,710
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