Accountant I, Hybrid - Dunn Behavioral Sciences Center/HCPC at UTHealth Houston

Houston, TX

Accountant I, Hybrid - Dunn Behavioral Sciences Center/HCPC at UTHealth Houston

Location: Houston, Texas


Category: Accounting/Finance

UTHealth Houston Behavioral Sciences Campus

Requisition #: 240001NY

What we do here changes the world. UTHealth Houston is Texas’ resource for healthcare education, innovation, scientific discovery, and excellence in patient care. That’s where you come in.

Once you join us you won't want to leave. It’s because we reward our team for the excellent service they provide. Our total rewards package includes the benefits you’d expect from a top healthcare organization (benefits, insurance, etc.), plus:

  • 100% paid medical premiums for our full-time employees

  • Generous time off (holidays, preventative leave day, both vacation and sick time – all of which equates to around 37-38 days per year)

  • The longer you stay, the more vacation you’ll accrue!

  • Longevity Pay (Monthly payments after two years of service)

  • Build your future with our awesome retirement/pension plan!

We take care of our employees! As a world-renowned institution, our employees’ wellbeing is important to us. We offer work/life services such as…

  • Free financial and legal counseling

  • Free mental health counseling services

  • Gym membership discounts and access to wellness programs

  • Other employee discounts including entertainment, car rentals, cell phones, etc.

  • Resources for child and elder care

  • Plus many more!

Position Summary:

Performs accounting assignments involving the preparation of financial statements and reports. Applies accounting principles and procedures to ensure that financial reports and records are accurate and timely. The ideal candidate will have experience with PeopleSoft Financial Management System (FMS) and Human Capital Management (HCM); Moderate or Advance Excel Skills & Knowledge of VLOOKUP and Concatenate functions

This position is a hybrid position. The current hybrid schedule is three days onsite and two days remote. Tentative based on departmental needs.

Location: Dunn Behavioral Sciences Center/HCPC at UTHealth Houston

Dept.: BSC Financial Operations

Status: Full-Time

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Consolidates monthly revenue and expense figures to produce monthly financial statements so that departments may operate with accurate financial information.2. Balances departmental ledgers with those of the Accounting or State Comptroller’s Office by comparing the two and initiating adjustments so that accurate accounting records may be maintained.3. Ensures that journal vouchers be prepared and transfers of funds be made so that monies and expenses are allocated to correct accounts in order to maintain accurate information for the departments.4. Maintains accurate cash clearing accounts by comparing records of accounting and Medical Service Research and Development Plan (MSRDP), checking for accuracy, and reconciling discrepancies.5. Maintains departmental budgetary restraints by auditing deficit expenditures, notifying the department of same, and assisting the department with account reconciliation so as to prevent deficit spending by a department.6. Sets up and administers accounts. Ensures the accuracy and timeliness of the data.7. Prepares financial statements and reports. Provides professional accounting skills to prepare financial statements and reports by applying accounting principles to the analysis of department revenues and expenditures. Monitors departmental revenues and expenditures and provides reports to departmental administrators and managers.8. Interprets departmental financial statements and reports. Audits journal and/or spreadsheet entries and vouchers for errors, balances revenues and expenditures, reconciles accounts, and advises departments of deficit accounts.9. Performs other duties as assigned.



Minimum Education:

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or its equivalent with at least twenty-four (24) hours of college level accounting credit.

Minimum Experience:

No experience required.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

Residency Requirement:

Employees must permanently reside and work in the State of Texas.

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University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth Houston is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth Houston includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.

UTHealth Benefits

UTHealth Houston offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. For more information on our benefits programs please refer to the UTHealth Houston Office of Benefits Website.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

UTHealth Houston is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment-related activities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law or university policy. Reasonable accommodation, based on disability or religious observances, will be considered in accordance with applicable law and UTHealth Houston policy. The University maintains affirmative action programs with respect to women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and eligible veterans in accordance with applicable law.

UTHealthHoustonhas adopted a policy consistent with CMS regulations to protect our patients and university community from exposure to COVID-19. This policy affects all employees, residents, fellows, students, contractors, new hires, visiting scholars program participants, adjunct faculty, and volunteers who work, train, or collaborate at the John S. Dunn Behavioral Science Center.

In addition, all UTHealthHouston​​​​​​​employees who are assigned to work at a location that is subject to the affiliated partner’s hospital, clinical offices, or agency are required to abide by UTHealth’sHoustonrules and regulations, as well as the affiliate’s rules and regulations, including COVID-19 vaccination and safety requirements.

Work location is based on the needs of the department and may be adjusted.