Financial Accountant I

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: College Station, TEXAS
Job Type: FullTime

Job Title

Financial Accountant I


Texas A&M Forest Service


Budgets & Accounting Department

Proposed Minimum Salary

$3,500.00 monthly

Job Location

College Station, Texas

Job Type


Job Description

The Financial Accountant I is responsible for performing financial reporting and serving as a resource in all areas of operations within the Budgets & Accounting Department. This position reports to and works closely with the Budgets & Accounting Department Head.


-Assists with the preparation of financial reports, including annual operating budget, annual financial report, legislative appropriation request, research expenditures report and other required or ad how reports.

-Performs analyses, prepares entries and audits activity.

-Serves as a resource to departmental staff and other agency staff on accounting related issues.

-Serves as a check signer and releases batches in USAS.

-Serves as additional resource for establishing vendor IDs in FAMIS and TINS. Verifies W-9 taxpayer identification numbers using IRS TINS Matching Website. Prepares documentation for filing.

-Other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

Required Education:  Bachelor’s degree in business-related field.

Preferred Education:  Accounting or Finance Major

Required Experience:  None. Entry level position.

Preferred Experience:  Experience in fiscal office operation at a Texas A&M University System institution.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Required Knowledge:  Word and Excel. Advanced knowledge of governmental and higher education fiscal operations. Advanced knowledge of FAMIS and USAS.

Required Skills:  Sound judgement. Great attention to detail. Strong interpersonal skills.

Required Abilities:  Comprehend and apply rules and regulations. Work independently and perform duties in a time sensitive environment. Multi-task and work cooperatively with others.

Licenses, Certifications or Registrations:

Required:  Texas drivers license

Applicant Instructions:

Resume, cover letter, references and transcript are REQUIRED to be uploaded to application.   Certifications are preferred to be uploaded to the application.  Documents/certifications can be uploaded in the "My Experience" page in the "Resume/CV section.  More than one document can be uploaded; just click the "Upload" button for each document.  Documents can only be loaded at this time and cannot be uploaded once the application is submitted.  If there are any issues uploading documents, please contact 979-458-6690.   Please check your spam folder in case more information is sent in regards to this position.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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