Job TitleFinancial Accountant II
AgencyTexas A&M Transportation Institute
DepartmentTTI Financial Services
Proposed Minimum Salary
Proposed Minimum SalaryCommensurate
Job LocationBryan, Texas
Who are we?
The Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) is an agency of the State of Texas and member of The Texas A&M University System. For 70 years, TTI has addressed complex transportation challenges and opportunities with innovation, objectivity, and unmatched technical expertise. Our staff delivers excellence, value and thought leadership to ensure our research sponsors achieve their goals.
Financial Services is one of four divisions that is organized within the Business Operations group at TTI. The Financial Services division provides business and accounting services in support of TTI's Sponsored Research Program. Financial Services staff work with TTI departments to ensure that all business activities are performed in compliance with Federal, State, Texas A&M University System, and Agency rules and procedures.
Our Mission and Vision
Our Vision - TTI leads in the creation of knowledge that transforms transportation for the benefit of society.
Our Mission - TTI delivers practical, innovative and sustainable solutions to improve the movement of people, data and goods through research, education and technology transfer.
Our Work Environment
Affiliation with Texas A&M University students and faculty
Ability to work with nationally recognized experts
Ability to help train the next generation of transportation professionals
Premier office and research facilities and equipment
Accredited laboratories and safety proving ground
Outstanding research support services
Hybrid work environment/telecommuting
Flexible work hours
High staff retention rates
Leadership development and wellness programs
Data allowance and home office equipment reimbursements
Relocation assistance (if eligible)
Tuition reimbursement program (if eligible)
Our Employee Benefits
TTI employees can choose from several health coverage options offered by The Texas A&M University System for themselves and their families, as well as numerous other benefit programs.
What you need to know
TTI is a Texas based agency. This position has the flexibility of a hybrid remote option with two days in a TTI Texas based office. This can be discussed further during the interview process.
The salary range for position is commensurate. Final salary will be determined based on the applicant's qualifications and experience.
The incumbent in this position is responsible for auditing travel expense reports, purchase vouchers, and purchase requisitions. This position also trains staff on business processes in individual and group settings. Continued employment in this position is contingent upon availability of funding and satisfactory performance.
AUDIT EXPENSE REPORTS, VOUCHERS, AND PURCHASE REQUISITIONS: Audit travel expense reports (Concur), purchase vouchers (AggieBuy), and purchase requisitions (AggieBuy) for compliance with Federal, State, System, Agency, Texas A&M Sponsored Research Services and/or sponsor rules and guidelines. Audit for proper documentation and accuracy of accounts. Compare purchase vouchers being processed for payment to issued purchase orders and resolve discrepancies. 85%
STAFF TRAINING: Provide TTI departmental staff with individual and group training on business processes for travel expense reports (Concur), purchase vouchers (AggieBuy), and purchase requisitions (AggieBuy). 9%
AGED TRANSACTIONS REVIEW: Monitor and address aged transactions using weekly Concur reports and daily AggieBuy email notifications. 5%
OTHER: Perform other duties as assigned. 1%
Required Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Two years of related experience.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Strong organizational and analytical skills with consistent, close attention to details. Ability to comprehend and apply rules and regulations.
Strong customer service orientation (requirement includes promptness and dependability). Excellent oral and written communication skills. Must be able to develop guidelines and training materials. Proficient with Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
Ability to make presentations and train personnel in both one-on-one and group settings in a professional manner. Ability to work independently, take initiative, set priorities, and see tasks through to completion. Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.
Preferred Education & Experience
Bachelor’s in Accounting or Business Administration or closely related field or equivalent combination of training and experience
4 years related work experience, accounting experience in a fiscal office
5 years related work experience with administering a travel expense program
Experience with Concur eTravel
Experience with AggieBuy (web-based e-Commerce system)
Expenditure (travel and/or purchase) audit experience with TAMUS member
Ability to perform common office functions.
Ability to frequently communicate with other individuals within the workplace.
Ability to operate a computer and other office productivity machinery.
Must be able to travel throughout the State of Texas (approx. 10 days per year)
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Valid Driver License
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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