Title:  Accountant II

Division:  Finance
Schedule:  Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  Commensurate with experience
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  6220


Job Purpose

The Accountant II within the Grants and Contracts Accounting (GCA) department supports the day to day account reconciliations, billing, financial analysis, journal entries, invoicing, and reporting of external and internal sponsor accounts. This role will provide administrative and regulatory guidance to the Baylor College of Medicine faculty, administrators, and staff on the uses and reporting requirements from federal, state and private awarding agencies including, but not limited to the National Institute of Science (NIH), and the Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT).


Job Duties

  •  Work with Principal Investigators (PIs), administrators, other department managers and coordinator to ensure post award compliance to all federal, state, and private sponsors
  •  Perform monthly, quarterly, and annual close activities including preparation of journal entries, review/analysis of financial results, and reconciliation of accounts
  •  Complete and review Journal Entries as needed
  •  Maintain financial reporting schedules and ensure the timely reporting of all financial information
  •  Prepare, review and enter budget, revenue, expense, payroll entries, invoices, and other accounting transactions.
  •  Prepare accounting entries for proration of indirect costs, letters of credit, salary reallocations, loan transactions, refunds, and repayments.
  •  Review and manage aged reports with Grants and Contract accounting management
  •  Provide assistance with general ledger and monthly (and Yearly) accounting close process
  •  Reconcile and prepare spreadsheets to submit invoices and financial reports for sponsor accounts
  •  Perform final reconciliation and closeout of expired accounts
  •  Coordinate and ensure resolution of unidentified and unclaimed payments
  •  Participates in auditing projects, as appropriate to the operating needs of the college

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or a related field. 
  • Two years of relevant experience.





Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.