Financial Accountant II

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: College Station, TEXAS
Job Type: FullTime

Job Title

Financial Accountant II

Agency

Texas A&M Agrilife Research

Department

Administrative Services

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

College Station, Texas

Job Type

Staff

Job Description

The Financial Accountant II, under direction, performs complex professional accounting.

 

Job Responsibilities:

 

  • Audit payment card transactions in Concur for compliance with state purchasing rules and regulations for Texas A&M AgriLife Research, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, and TVMDL.  Act as a liaison with units and the State Comptroller's office concerning questions about compliance with state purchasing and regulations to ensure payment card transactions are processed accurately.  Ensure compliance with payment card program policies by monitoring credit card transaction reports and appropriate usage. Research and resolve problems and discrepancies with credit card transactions.  Provide technical expertise to units regarding State Comptroller's purchasing procedures and policies.

 

  • Respond to inquiries from units concerning state and AgriLife payment card regulations. Monitor any changes in the State of Texas and TAMU system rules and regulations.  Adopt changes into Texas A&M AgriLife rules and regulations and notify departments/units administrators of any changes of updates as needed regarding payment card information or recurring errors. Assists departments/units with clarification of current policies and procedures. Use TAMU Accounting System and Concur to report status of payment to vendors or employees. Assist all fiscal office employees in their absence and in times of high workload.  Clear up items rejected by TAMU and the State Comptroller's Accounting System on a daily basis.

 

  • Serve as credit card program administrator for Texas A&M AgriLife Research, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, and TVMDL.  Review, process, and submit credit card applications on-line.  Responsible for establishing and closing accounts, making decisions regarding merchant category code overrides and adjustment to credit limits on credit cards. Work with credit card carrier to resolve posting discrepancies on payment card accounts.

 

  • Review Oversight System for potential audit issues.  Coordinate with units/departments and Disbursements to clear or resolve any problems.

 

  • Special projects and other duties as assigned by Supervisor.

Required Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of training and experience, plus an additional two (2) years of related experience.

 

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
-Knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet software.

-Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

-Good customer service and problem-solving skills.
-Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.

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.



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