The Accounting Specialist II provides accounting and administrative support for all professional accounting staff. The job duties involve frequent contact with other accounting staff and State Bar of Texas departments. The Accounting Specialist works under the supervision of the Accounts Receivable Manager.
Responsible for assisting in the statewide support of pro bono and legal aid services to the poor efforts of State Bar of Texas (SBOT) and the Texas Access to Justice Commission (TAJC) initiatives to improve access to justice for low-income people in Texas.
Assists the Executive Director who advises and supervises all operations of a statewide board of twelve volunteer attorneys appointed by the Supreme Court of Texas to hear attorney discipline cases. The Deputy Director is hired by the Executive Director and reports to the Executive Director.
Develops and implements initiatives of the Texas Access to Justice Commission to improve access to justice for low-income Texans. Represents the Commission in hearings on access to justice matters before the Texas Legislature and the Texas Supreme Court. Provides research and recommendations to the Texas Legislature and Texas Supreme Court on statutes, rules, and policies that impact low-income Texans in the civil justice system. Drafts legislation, rules, policies and procedures to reduce barriers to the judicial system. This position involves frequent contact with the Texas Supreme Court, the Texas Legislature, Texas law schools, State Bar departments, as well as outside agencies and organizations and the public.
Under moderate supervision, responsibilities include analysis, design, development, installation and ongoing technical support of departmental and organization-wide software applications. The successful candidate will leverage their software development skills in order to develop, integrate and support enterprise software applications.
Develops and implements initiatives of the State Bar of Texas to improve access to justice for low-income Texans. Provides research and recommendations to the State Bar, Texas Legislature, Texas Supreme Court on statutes, rules, and policies that impact low-income Texans' access to the civil justice system, and represents the Commission in any associated hearings. Collaborates with access to justice stakeholders.