Title:  Senior Accountant

Division:  Finance
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8 AM - 5 PM
Work Location:  Hybrid
Salary Range:  $63,151 - $87,149
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  11806


Compile and analyze accounting entries to record complex financial transactions for new and existing endowments and other revenue sources. Compile numerous reports on a monthly, quarterly and yearly basis related to the same, as well as supply data and reports for numerous ad hoc requests from departments, management and internal/external auditors. Interface with numerous departments in order to properly record endowment transactions and track/move endowment funds.


This position is eligible to work a hybrid work arrangement.

Job Duties

  • Prepares monthly journal entries for assigned accounts and ensures that all account activity is recorded accurately and timely.
  • Performs analysis of general ledger reconciliations and accrual entries.
  • Reviews entries, verifies amounts and compares balances, and interpret trends or deviations from expected results.
  • Reviews expenses and revenues incurred/received to ensure compliance with GAAP.
  • Maintains complete and accurate files, including supporting documentation, for all reports, journal entries and analysis.
  • Responsible for updating and maintaining financial records.
  • Ensures that all transactions are made in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and federal, state, and Baylor College of Medicine guidelines.
  • Leads portion of Investment and Endowment accounting month-end and year-end close processes.     
  • Performs monthly distribution of endowment income and expense. Perform monthly cash projection and ensure timely transfer of cash to college operating account.     
  • Works with Philanthropy department and department administrators to record new endowment accounts and processing account transfers.     
  • Performs custodian and general ledger reconciliations to various subsystems for month end reporting.     
  • Completes audit requests from both internal and external auditors.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Four years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's in Accounting or a related field.
  • Investment accounting is a plus.



Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.


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