University of Texas at Arlington Accounting Clerk III (S00287P) in Arlington, Texas

Posting Number S00287P

Position Title Accounting Clerk III (S00287P)

Department Nursing

Location Arlington

Job Family Finance/Accounting

Position Status Full-time

Work Hours Standard

Work Schedule


Open to External and Internal


Salary Open (negotiable depending on qualifications)

Duration Funding expected to continue

Pay Basis Monthly

Benefits Eligible Yes

Job Summary

The Accounting Clerk III provides highly-skilled financial support to the College of Nursing Business Operations, and to ensure timely completion of vendor payments, account reconciliations, and other business payments/forms.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Responsible for the application of elementary and advanced bookkeeping principles to a variety of transactions in a central accounting system. Monitor accounts payable and receivable to ensure payments are up-to-date. Assist with financial records.

Ensure the timely and accurate processing and payment of vendor invoices, travel authorizations, checks, expense reports, and other business forms. Prepare travel and expense reports. Assist with HR functions, including payroll.

Responsible for monthly account reconciliations, including ProCard transactions. Enter data into UT Share and reconciles all documentation. Recommend resolution for financial discrepancies and problems. Distributes and tracks monthly phone logs.

Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

High School graduation and three years of related accounting experience, such as general ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and payroll or the equivalent experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Intermediate-to-Advanced MS Excel, Project Management and/or Intermediate MS Access experience.

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Business Administration. Experience in PeopleSoft and generating PeopleSoft queries. Attention-to-Detail and Data entry experience. Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word is preferred.

Working Conditions

Special Conditions for Eligibility

EEO Statement

UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1

Desired Start Date

Open Date

Review Start Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants

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.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  • What is the highest level of education attained?

  • GED

  • High School Diploma

  • Associates Degree

  • Bachelors Degree

  • Masters Degree

  • PHD

  • How many years of experience do you have in accounting or bookkeeping?

  • None/less than 3 years

  • 3 to 4 years

  • 5 to 6 years

  • 7 or more years

  • How much experience do you have working in higher education?

  • None/less than 1 year

  • 1 to 2 years

  • 3 to 4 years

  • 5 or more years

  • What is your level of proficiency with PeopleSoft?

  • None

  • Average Experience

  • Moderate Experience

  • Proficient Experience

  • What is your skill level with Microsoft Excel? (Proficient is the highest skill level)

  • No Skills/Basic

  • Intermediate

  • Advanced

  • Proficient

  • Please explain how your training, experience, and professionalism make you well suited for this position. Please give specific and detailed examples.

(Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents

  • Resume or CV

  • Cover/Interest Letter

Optional Documents

  • Letter of Recommendation