State Bar of Texas

Accountant (part-time) - TAJF

Job Locations US-TX-Austin
Posted Date 6 months ago(8/4/2022 7:05 PM)
Closing Date
Open Until Filled

General Description

This position performs a variety of accounting functions, manages the loan assistance program, and performs entry-level financial examination work.

Primary Functions


  • Performs a variety of accounting functions:
    • processes payments,
    • maintains vendor master list,
    • oversees cash receipt and bank deposit processes, and
    • prepares related reports.Work involves maintaining, preparing, posting, and balancing accounting statements, records, documents, and reports.

Work involves maintaining, preparing, posting, and balancing accounting statements, records, documents, and reports.

  • Performs entry-level financial examination work by assisting with fiscal desk reviews:
    • examines grantees’ audits and documents any findings
    • analyzes grantees’ operations, internal controls, and systems for reliability, adequacy, and compliance with grant regulations
    • reconciles grantees’ accounting records and their quarterly expenditure reports to ensures reliability, adequacy, accuracy, and compliance with grant regulations, and
    • reports erroneous or questionable transactions.
    • Creates statistical, financial and other informational reports for Director of Finance, while maintaining confidentiality. 
    • Responsible for student loan assistance program application and award process: Reviews applications for the Texas SLRAP and makes awards in strict adherence to TAJF-Board established criteria, and creates and distributes award documents.
    • reviews quarterly attorney applications for accuracy, completeness, and determination of grant amount,and
    • examines quarterly certifications and ensures accuracy of quarterly payments.
    • Tracks ongoing eligibility and adjusts TAJF SLRAP records, accordingly. Assists with fund distributions to grantees.
  • Assists with monthly bank reconciliations.
  • Performs other responsibilities as required.

Position Requirements


  • Two years’ experience in a professional environment that requires basic knowledge of accounting principles.
  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university is desirable but not required; major coursework in accounting, finance, business administration, or a related field is preferred.
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office products required, particularly Excel; experience with MS Dynamics GreatPlains accounting software preferred.
  • Knowledge of accounting processes required; experience in nonprofit accounting and grant accounting/compliance preferred.
  • Project management skills; problem solving skills; time management skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both orally and written.


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