University of Texas at Arlington Accountant III in Arlington, Texas

Posting Number S00825P

Position Title Accountant III

Department Grant Accounting

Location Arlington

Job Family Finance/Accounting

Position Status Full-time

Work Hours Standard

Work Schedule

Monday-Friday; 8:00am-5:00pm.

Open to External and Internal

FLSA

Salary Salary is commensurate based on qualifications and relevant experience.

Duration Funding expected to continue

Pay Basis Monthly

Benefits Eligible Yes

Job Summary

Provide valuable financial support services to the University community. This includes performing accounting duties related to accounting and reporting for grant accounting, grant award set-ups, budget transfers, corrections, monthly reconciliations, accounts receivable, and corresponding with outside granting agencies. This position also assists faculty and staff with various grant accounting needs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Grant award set-ups including budgets. Grant management including corrections, transfers, invoicing, and financial reports. Request cash drawdowns and complete monthly reconciliations for grants and contracts. Monitor accounts receivable balances. Correspond with outside granting agencies and University Grants and Contracts department to verify billing details.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or the equivalent experience. Four (4) years of experience in governmental or commercial accounting. One to four years of experience in grants or contracts.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. Four (4) years of experience in governmental or commercial accounting. One to four years of experience in grants or contracts.

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: If no high school diploma or GED, list highest grade completed; If some college or college degree, list school name, degree type, major.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).


  • Do you have a degree in Accounting?

  • Yes

  • No


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

  • None/less than 4 years

  • 4 to 5 years

  • 6 to 7 years

  • 8 or more years


  • How many years of experience do you have in grant and contract accounting?

  • 0 to 1 years

  • 2 to 4 years

  • 5+ years


  • What is your level of proficiency with PeopleSoft?

  • None

  • Average Experience

  • Moderate Experience

  • Proficient Experience

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents

  • Resume or CV

  • Cover/Interest Letter

Optional Documents