Staff Positions

Posting date 01.13.14

Assistant Controller

Essential Functions

Accounts Payable

  • Ensures the prompt and accurate payment of payables as they become due. Verifies accuracy and existence of stated amounts due. Follows procedures to ensure no duplicate or late payments.
  • Executes required procedures consistent with internal controls and financial institution requirements.
  • Maintains appropriate payment records and document files.
  • Reconciles all accounts payable control accounts monthly to the general ledger.
  • Conducts campus-wide training sessions relating to AP policies and procedures.

 General Accounting

  • Reconciles daily cash from front office.
  • Prepares monthly phone allocations.
  • Prepares annual state motor fuels tax refund claim report.
  • Maintains safe contents inventory and vehicle inventory list.
  • Assists with annual financial audit.
  • Prepare and mail annual 1099s.

 Fixed Asset Accounting

  • Conducts fixed asset inventory; facilitates annual verification of departmental fixed assets.
  • Maintains fixed assets database and inventory tags to reflect acquisition and disposal of assets.
  • Prepares audit schedules related to fixed asset additions/disposals and proposes annual depreciation journal entry.

 Financial Reporting

  • Assists in the preparation of quarterly interim financial statements and investment roll-forward.
  • Assists in the preparation of the annual financial report and adjusting/closing entries.
  • Assists AVP/Controller in all treasury functions including cash flow, endowment reporting, and daily bank reconciliations.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned.

Maintains highest level of confidentiality concerning all matters. Does not discuss in any manner any information obtained through work in the office.


  • Other duties as assigned by the AVP/Controller.
  • Contributes to team effort by consistently accomplishing assigned tasks and goals in a timely and professional manner.
  • Acts to facilitate good relationships and collaboration between employees, clients, and management through effective and principled interpersonal and professional communications.
  • Maintain University safety rules.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Accounting or Finance major preferred. Minimum of 7 to 10 years accounting experience.
  • CPA preferred.
  • Strong understanding of accounting fundamentals.
  • Strong computer experience and ability to work with complex spreadsheet applications in Excel.
  • Ability to grasp complex accounting issues and work in high stress fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to use ten-key calculator by touch.
  • Strong organizational skills, analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong interpersonal, customer relations and communication skills
  • Ability to perform several tasks concurrently with ease and professionalism.

Schreiner University
Human Resources Office
CMB 6233
2100 Memorial Blvd.
Kerrville, Texas 78028
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