Job Description

Extended Job Title
Financial Analyst II (Contracts and Grants/Alberta)

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description
Performs central accounting and financial analysis functions according to established procedures.

Requisition ID

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
  • Responsible for accounting functions according to established policies and procedures. Interpret and implement TTUHSC El Paso policies related to contracts, grants, and other restricted funds.
  • Assist the Chief Analyst and Unit Associate Director of Contracts and Grants Accounting with the monitoring of sponsored project funds, specifically state and local grants and contacts as well as other restricted funds, endowments, ensuring expenditures adhere to governmental sponsor regulations and guidelines. 
  • Generate regular fiscal reports on sponsored programs, including but not limited to monthly, quarterly, and annual financial and cost reports required by an external entity or by an internal department.
  • Prepare regularly scheduled invoices for sponsored programs that operate on a cost reimbursement and fixed price basis. Ensure timely follow-up and proper application of payments.
  • Process transactions through various accounting systems following established deadlines after a thorough review and interpretation of the substance of each transaction. Maintain adequate documentation to support each transaction.
  • Serves as an intermediate approver for budget revisions, new fund requests, cost transfers, and grant travel vouchers, thoroughly reviewing submitted transactions according to established procedures. Ensure internal and external deadlines are met.
  • Provide assistance to department administrators and staff on matters related to assigned fund classes.
  • Develop training, reports, and documentation regarding business processes and fiscal controls for department and core offices.
  • Participate in the testing of new software, accounting systems, and report queries.
  • Work closely with the Office of Sponsored Programs, Contracting, and Institutional Advancement as needed to fulfill all grant post-award responsibilities. Maintain a working relationship with Physical Plant Administration, Financial Aid Office, Treasury, IA Financial Services, Student Business Services, and other central offices to complete responsibilities related to other restricted funds.
  • Respond to audit requests.
  • Work with department leaders and staff to research and resolve special accounting issues and requests.
  • Assist the Business Affairs department with other duties as needed during special projects or shortage of personnel.

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications.

Pay Basis

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
  • Ability to learn complex financial information systems.
  • Experience in fund accounting, Banner Finance, and IBM Cognos.
  • Accounting experience in a higher education environment.
  • Proficient in reconciling accounts, analyzing financial data, and financial reporting.

HSC - El Paso

Contracts and Grants Acctg Elp

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Resume / CV, Transcript

Job Type
Full Time

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 on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group
Executive and Admin Assistants


EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree and 2 years of experience OR
  • A combination of education and experience to equal 6 years.

Does this position work in a research laboratory?

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