Managing Director Accounting Services

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
August 31, 2023
Lubbock, TX
Job Type


Position Description

Plans and directs the overall operation of a major department (with institutional oversight) and provides leadership for staff members. Meets ORP eligibility requirements. Under executive direction, performs highly varied administrative duties involving the use of independent judgment and professional skills. Responsible for all employees assigned to area.

Major/Essential Functions

This position is responsible for leading and directing the operational activities of the Accounting Services department, including developing and maintaining accounting policies and procedures, planning organizing and coordinating the year-end close process, overseeing reporting functions, budgeting and authorizing expenditures, and hiring, training, and retaining accounting staff.

Functions of the position include:

  • Management responsibility and monitoring of the operational activities of the Accounting Services department
  • Conduct periodic financial analysis to ensure the integrity of financial data
  • Ensures accuracy and compliance with accounting principles, standards, guidelines and reporting requirements
  • Ensures financial processes, policies, and procedures are compliant with federal, state, local and institutional regulations
  • Establishes goals and objectives for the Accounting Services department
  • Establishes schedules, priorities and standards for achieving departmental goals
  • Oversees the preparation of various reports including the University's Annual Financial Report (AFR) and other federal and state reports
  • Prepares ad hoc reports as requested for accounting and administrative use
  • Oversees responses to audit deficiency reports and implementation of audit recommendations
  • Oversees and participates in hiring, training, and development of staff
  • Performs other duties and complete other projects as assigned

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree required. Seven years progressively responsible management experience required. Education beyond bachelor's level may substitute for required experience on a year-for-year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree preferred
  • Degree major in Accounting
  • Certified Public Accountant License
  • Financial reporting experience in a Texas Higher Education setting
  • Experience in governmental/fund accounting
  • Prior experience with grant management and related federal/state regulations, including Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards (2 CFR 200)
  • Knowledge of USAS (State of Texas accounting system)
  • Experience using Cognos or other similar data querying/reporting tools
  • Knowledge of Banner finance system
  • Experience in planning, organizing and prioritizing a large amount of work to meet required deadlines

Pay Statement

Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan website .

EEO Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Jeanne Clery Act

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal statute requiring colleges and universities participating in federal financial aid programs to maintain and disclose campus crime statistics and security information. By October 1 of each year, institutions must publish and distribute their Annual Campus Security Policy & Crime Statistics Report (ASR) to current and prospective students and employees. To view this report, visit the TTUHSC Clery Act website .

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