Assistant Vice President of Accounting Services (S04603P)
The University of Texas at Arlington
Location: Arlington, Texas
Internal Number: 23199
Provides highly advanced administrative and managerial functions for Business Affairs, including Accounting Services, Payroll Services, Grant Accounting, Procurement, Disbursements and Financial Reporting. Provides day-to-day direction, guidance, and policy information for financial operations and university decision-makers.
Provides oversight and leadership in the activities of the accounting, payroll, financial reporting, disbursement and procurement functions of the university.
Responsible for the salaries and budgeting for all departments in these areas.
Provides oversight of the maintenance of the University's financial records in accordance with acceptable accounting principles, applicable University policies and local, state and federal requirements.
Provides oversight of the preparation of various financial reports, including the Annual Financial Report, ensuring accuracy and timeliness.
Provides management with timely reviews of the university's financial status. Oversees external, internal, and other third-party audits.
Provides oversight, leadership and guidance for university procurement and contract management and Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) program.
Provides leadership in the development and implementation of appropriate internal control systems.
Participates in University and campus community relations by representing department at meetings and serving on committees as needed. Fosters positive relationships with academic and administrative units throughout the University community.
Performs other duties assigned.
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration or equivalent relevant experience
Must demonstrate a thorough knowledge of accounting principles, financial operations, compliance and financial systems management.
Must have the ability to work at all levels and constituencies, as well as have proven skills in in the resolution of complex issues.
Solid leadership skills, including a team-based approach to work.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, excellent computer skills, customer oriented, and demonstrated ability to work with a diverse population required.
CPA and/or Master's degree.
Current knowledge of NACUBO, federal, and state rules and legislation concerning higher education, Experience with PeopleSoft finance and human resource systems preferred.
Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.
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With annual research expenditures in excess of $100M, the University of Texas at Arlington is a Carnegie Research-1 “highest research activity” institution committed to life-enhancing discovery, innovative instruction, and caring community engagement. A leading institution in the heart of the thriving North Texas region, UTA nurtures minds within an environment that values excellence, ingenuity, and diversity. With a total global enrollment of over 59,000 in AY 2018-19, UTA is one of the largest institutions in the University of Texas System. Guided by its Strategic Plan Bold Solutions | Global Impact, UTA fosters interdisciplinary research and teaching to enable the sustainable megacity of the future within four broad themes: health and the human condition, sustainable urban communities, global environmental impact, and data-driven discovery. UTA was cited by U.S. News & World Report as having the second lowest average student debt among U.S. universities in 2018. U.S. News & World Report also ranks UTA fourth in the nation for undergraduate diversity. The University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is ranked as the top four-year college in Texas for veterans on Military Times’ 2018 Best for Vets list.