Aug 05, 2022

TCAPPs System Support Analyst (Accountant V)

$4,023 - $5,301 monthly
  • Texas Education Agency
  • Texas Education Agency, Congress Avenue, Austin, TX, USA
Full-time Other

Job Description

MISSION: The Texas Education Agency (TEA) will improve outcomes for all public-school students in the state by providing leadership, guidance, and support to school systems.

POSITION OVERVIEW: The Texas Education Agency is hiring for a TCAPPS System Support Analyst. This individual provides TEA CAPPS (TCAPPS) financial system supports to the agency financial users, including user training, system trouble shooting, system process monitoring as well as leading the system upgrades and other system related tasks.  In addition, the position will perform accounting work that requires careful review of contract invoices before payment vouchers are entered to the agency accounting system (TCAPPS). This individual will play a critical role ensuring that the accounts payable team meets its performance goals and supports the agency in fulfilling its strategic priorities by meeting deadlines and maintaining a high standard of accuracy. The analyst must have a passion for outstanding customer service to respond to the needs and expectations of a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders. The analyst is expected to contribute his or her knowledge, independent judgment, initiative, and expertise to build on the team's objective of continuous improvement.

Please note that a resume and short answer responses are required attachments for applying to this position. Incomplete applications will not be considered. 

Flexible work location within the state of Texas may be considered for qualified candidates.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Perform daily production control of TCAPPS accounting system and monitor all interfaces including the TEA Grant Interface (TGIF), Foundation School Program (FSP), Educational Materials (EMAT), Child Nutrition Program (CNP), Uniform State-wide Accounting System (USAS), State Property Accounting (SPA) and Taxpayer Identification Number System (TINS) systems; resolve issues to ensure timely and accurate interface performance
  • Provide core support to Accounting, Budget, and Purchasing and Contract staff
  • Audit administrative contract and non-contract invoices against contract/PO payment terms
  • Obtain program manager final invoice payment approval 
  • Process vouchers in TCAPPS per State of Texas Prompt Payment guidelines

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
 
Education: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university.

Experience: At least four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in accounting and working with financial system operations.  Experience with developing queries and with CAPPS or PeopleSoft accounting system is preferred.  

Substitutions: Each additional year of related experience above the required minimum may substitute for education on a year-for-year basis
 
OTHER QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Share the belief that all Texas students can achieve at high levels and are able to succeed in college, career, or the military;
  • Experience with accounts payable procedures and processes, CAPPS, USAS, and TINS;
  • Knowledge of fiscal programs; governmental accounting; budget control methods, policies, and procedures; and of laws and regulations pertaining to financial operations;
  • Highly skilled with Microsoft Office and PeopleSoft products; 
  • Prefer advanced Excel skills;
  • Ability to engage in a collaborative, results-oriented team environment;
  • Highly organized; ability to manage multiple projects at once and meet deadlines;
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills; 
  • A desire to self-reflect, give/receive feedback and continuously improve.

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