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Accountant II

Houston, TX 77002
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We are currently seeking an Accountant II who will advance the institutions proud tradition of excellence in academics, student life and community service.

The Opportunity
Youre a savvy accountant with a team-oriented mindset who enjoys keeping financial processes running smoothly so an organization can focus on its goals in our case, helping students!

Your mission: Well count on you to not only reconcile and balance accounts and resolve discrepancies, but handle a broad range of accounting projects as well.

Your work: Youll be working with personnel in other departments within the College and the System to review and follow up on issues involving invoices, and ensure that expenditures fall within purchasing guidelines. When AP system software upgrades are implemented, youll participate in the process, and you will interact with internal and external auditors as well as funding agencies. Youll also be involved in year-end closings, and the 1099 process.

Next steps: If you always have the student experience in the forefront of your planning and execution, if youre a collaborator, an innovator and a person who gets things done, apply today!


Responsible for all accounting financial analysis, financial reporting requirements, cash/revenue monitoring, and audit schedule preparations. Prepare income and balance sheet statements, consolidated statements, and various other accounting statements, reports, and records.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Analyze general ledger accounts.

Reconcile subsidiary ledgers to the general ledger.

Reconcile bank accounts.

Prepare general entries to Houston Community College System (HCCS) official account books.

Perform revenue analysis for inter fund accounts.

Prepare audit work papers.

Participate in month-end and fiscal-end closing of accounting books.

Interact with internal and external auditors as well as funding agencies relating to accounting matters.

Prepare period closing entries including accruals, deferral and recurring entries.

Prepare annotated statistical reports, which detail financial operations (e.g., cash receipts and expenditures, accounts payable and receivable, profit and loss, etc.)

Analyze financial information and prepares reports to summarize current and projected financial position of college.

Compile and analyze financial information to prepare entries to accounts.

Audit contracts, orders, and vouchers and prepares reports to substantiate individual transaction prior to settlement.

Establish, modify, document, and coordinate accounting control procedures.

Enforce compliance with operational policies and procedures.

Supervise personnel, including scheduling, assigning tasks, assuring that work meets quality standards.

Update PeopleSoft tables.

May update Student Financial Services section of Catalog and Schedules

May prepare Student Financial Journal Vouchers.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above. The qualifications listed below are representative of the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.

Three (3) years experience in an accounting related field required.

Knowledge of state reporting requirements

Good communication and interpersonal skills

A thorough working knowledge of the application of general accounting principles

Knowledge of external and internal financial auditing procedures

Knowledge of PC, MS Windows, Word, Excel, and Access
Working knowledge of PeopleSoft required

The Organization

Houston Community College (HCC) is an open-admission, public institution of higher education offering a high-quality, affordable education for academic advancement, workforce training, career development and lifelong learning to prepare individuals in our diverse communities for life and work in a global and technological society. Were proud to say that 98 percent of our graduates step into a job in their field of study immediately upon graduation. One of the largest community colleges in the nation, HCC has served the Greater Houston area for over four decades. Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and the Schools Commission on Colleges, we offer 300+ associate degree and certificate programs to 75,000+ students across 13 Centers of Excellence and online each semester. We are proud to be No.1 among all community colleges in the nation in providing associate degrees to minorities and No.1 in educating international students, with 10.4 percent of our student population from outside the USA. Our vision is to become the Employer of Choice in support of our mission for Student Success by attracting, retaining and motivating the best employees.

The Team

Play a central role at HCC as you keep our everyday operations running like clockwork. Youll get the chance to make things happen and work closely with inspiring leaders across different parts of the institution. Whether your role is supportive, administrative, financial or something else, youll be part of a dynamic team that not only provides HCC students with cutting-edge academic and career tools, it also takes care of its people. EDUCATION
Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business related field with at least 18 hours of Accounting required. Eight (8) years directly related work experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.


Houston is a city with limitless possibilities:

Fourth-largest city in the U.S. and home to 54 Fortune 500 companies, second only to New York Citys 55.
145 languages are spoken here.
Overall after-taxes living costs are 5.6 percent below the average for all 308 urban areas recently surveyed.
Houston is a major-league sports town, and dont forget the annual Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo.
The weather is great! Mild winters ensure that outdoor activities can be enjoyed year-round.
World-renowned medical care. The Houston metro area has long been known for its first-rate health care system, with many Houston area hospitals consistently ranking among the nations top institutions.
With over 150 museums and cultural institutions in the Greater Houston area, museums are a large part of Houstons cultural scene.
Houston is the Culture & Culinary Capital of Texas with more than 7,500 restaurants and eating establishments covering 60+ cuisines.

If this sounds like the role for you and youre ready to join an amazing team, please apply right away.

EEO Statement

Houston Community College does not discriminate on the bases of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or veterans status. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies

David Cross, Director EEO/Compliance, Title IX Coordinator
Office of Institutional Equity

PO Box 667517

Houston TX, 77266

713 718.8271 or Institutional.Equity@hccs.edu

HCC values its employees and their contributions, promotes opportunities for their professional growth and development, and provides a positive working and learning environment that encourages diversity, innovation and creativity, and inclusion.

Individuals with disabilities, who require special accommodations to interview, should contact (713) 718-8565.

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Posted: 2019-11-20 Expires: 2019-12-19
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