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Sr Accounting Specialist, Veteran Services

San Jacinto College
Houston, TX 77049
  • Job Code
    115858804

San Jacinto College

Equal Opportunity Statement: The San Jacinto College District is committed to equal opportunity for all students, employees, and applicants without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, pregnancy, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, genetic information, marital status, or veteran status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

Sr Accounting Specialist, Veteran Services - Central Campus

Essential Job Functions:
  • Review and maintain accurate accounting records for students receiving veteran benefits.
  • Research and resolve complex VA student account discrepancies.
  • Serve as the accounting liaison between Veteran Services, Campus Business Offices, and Accounts Receivable to ensure timely posting of benefits.
  • Serve as financial VA School Certifying Official and makes adjustments / amendments based on enrollment.
  • Certify VA and Hazlewood educational benefits, as needed. Ensure that all Veterans benefits are completed within the 30-day requirement established by VA.
  • Assist manager with national and state reporting to the Veterans Administration and Texas Veterans Commission, including but not limited to catalog submissions, Hazlewood reporting, VA Compliance Surveys.

Additional Job Functions:
  • Consult and collaborate with the Manager to identify VA account balance issues and potential solutions.
  • Facilitate timely, professional communication and problem resolution strategies.
  • Represent SJC with outside agencies (Veterans Administration and Texas Veterans Commission), educational institutions, internal departments, and professional organizations.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • General knowledge of accounting practices, including knowledge of expense and revenue procedures and accounts receivable and accounts payable maintenance.
  • Advanced knowledge of the full functionality of Excel and Outlook, as well as a basic knowledge of the use of all other Microsoft Office programs.
  • Maintain a personal and professional commitment to the college values and the success of SJC and its students.
  • Must be team-oriented with the ability to work well with other staff and faculty members in the development and administration of programs within Student Development, as well as throughout the college.
  • Excellent oral & written communication, interpersonal, organizational and presentation skills as well as possess personal computer literacy.
  • Ability to manage numerous tasks simultaneously with little supervision.
  • Ability to safeguard sensitive and/or confidential information from intentional or unintentional disclosure.
  • Ability to meet deadlines for assigned reports and projects.
  • Ability to perform all the essential functions of the position.


Required Education:
  • Associate degree in accounting, business, or related field from a regionally accredited college / university required.

Preferred Education:
  • Bachelor's degree

Required Experience:
  • 3 or more years of progressive experience in accounting.

Preferred Experience:
  • Prior experience processing VA and Hazelwood educational benefits.
  • Knowledge and experience with Banner Student Systems or other student database software systems.


Salary Grade: 19

Salary is based on the Board-approved salary schedule for the current fiscal year. See Salary Schedule

Requisition Number: req2242

Posting Close Date: 12/3/2019

PI115858804

<br/><b>San Jacinto College</b><br/><br/><b>Equal Opportunity Statement:</b> The San Jacinto College District is committed to equal opportunity for all students, employees, and applicants without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, pregnancy, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, genetic information, marital status, or veteran status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.<br/><br/><b> Sr Accounting Specialist, Veteran Services - Central Campus </b><br><br><strong> Essential Job Functions: </strong> <br><ul><li> Review and maintain accurate accounting records for students receiving veteran benefits. </li><li> Research and resolve complex VA student account discrepancies. </li><li> Serve as the accounting liaison between Veteran Services, Campus Business Offices, and Accounts Receivable to ensure timely posting of benefits. </li><li> Serve as financial VA School Certifying Official and makes adjustments / amendments based on enrollment. </li><li> Certify VA and Hazlewood educational benefits, as needed. Ensure that all Veterans benefits are completed within the 30-day requirement established by VA. </li><li> Assist manager with national and state reporting to the Veterans Administration and Texas Veterans Commission, including but not limited to catalog submissions, Hazlewood reporting, VA Compliance Surveys. </li></ul><br> <strong> Additional Job Functions: </strong> <br><ul><li> Consult and collaborate with the Manager to identify VA account balance issues and potential solutions. </li><li> Facilitate timely, professional communication and problem resolution strategies. </li><li> Represent SJC with outside agencies (Veterans Administration and Texas Veterans Commission), educational institutions, internal departments, and professional organizations. </li></ul><br><br><strong> Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: </strong> <br><ul><li> General knowledge of accounting practices, including knowledge of expense and revenue procedures and accounts receivable and accounts payable maintenance. </li><li> Advanced knowledge of the full functionality of Excel and Outlook, as well as a basic knowledge of the use of all other Microsoft Office programs. </li><li> Maintain a personal and professional commitment to the college values and the success of SJC and its students. </li><li> Must be team-oriented with the ability to work well with other staff and faculty members in the development and administration of programs within Student Development, as well as throughout the college. </li><li> Excellent oral & written communication, interpersonal, organizational and presentation skills as well as possess personal computer literacy. </li><li> Ability to manage numerous tasks simultaneously with little supervision. </li><li> Ability to safeguard sensitive and/or confidential information from intentional or unintentional disclosure. </li><li> Ability to meet deadlines for assigned reports and projects. </li><li> Ability to perform all the essential functions of the position. </li></ul><br><br><strong> Required Education: </strong> <br><ul><li> Associate degree in accounting, business, or related field from a regionally accredited college / university required. </li></ul><br> <strong> Preferred Education: </strong> <br><ul><li> Bachelor's degree </li></ul><br> <strong> Required Experience: </strong> <br><ul><li> 3 or more years of progressive experience in accounting. </li></ul><br> <strong> Preferred Experience: </strong> <br><ul><li> Prior experience processing VA and Hazelwood educational benefits. </li><li> Knowledge and experience with Banner Student Systems or other student database software systems. </li></ul><br><br><b> Salary Grade: </b> 19 <br><br> Salary is based on the Board-approved salary schedule for the current fiscal year. <b> See Salary Schedule </b> <br><br><b> Requisition Number: </b> req2242 <br><br><b> Posting Close Date: </b> 12/3/2019 <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/LYWJxRsqgVyNCB74iqqGx"> <p>PI115858804</p>

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Posted: 2019-11-27 Expires: 2019-12-28

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