Senior Coordinator, Accounting

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7108058 (Ref.No. 12708-en_US)
Posted: August 13, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


Our Pediatrics - Hematology and Oncology department is seeking a skilled Senior Coordinator, Accounting. The candidate will be responsible for performing accounting related duties for the department including preparing budgets, obtaining funding approval, and entering journal entries (including revenue and expenses) into the appropriate systems (SAP, Concur, etc). The candidate will also be responsible for maintaining Cancer and Hematology Center financial records (PDF, philanthropy, grant) and ensuring that all transactions are made in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and federal, state, and BCM and TCH guidelines.


This position may offer the flexibility of a hybrid work arrangement.

Job Duties

  • Prepares and maintains financial records and related reports for philanthropic gifts, TCH grants and other TCH accounts.
  • Reviews expenditures and revenue to make sure they are allocated to the appropriate cost centers and chartfield strings on the BCM and TCH side.
  • Processes uploads into SAP and related reports, including budget detail manifests.
  • Ensures appropriate deposits, checks and funds are placed in the correct cost centers. 
  • Reviews and processes vendor invoices and interacts with Purchasing for procard related issues. 
  • Assists accountant and financial analyst in completing files and documentation for philanthropy and TCH grant journal entries. 
  • Maintains files for projections and forecasting of encumbrances on philanthropic and TCH funds. 
  • Assists business coordinator in backup for TXCH financial management for travel.
  • Ensures that TCH and BCM operational and philanthropy accounts are appropriately maintained and used as appropriate funding sources while adhering to Baylor and Texas Children's guidelines. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Four years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a business field.
  • Excel experience.
  • Concur experience.
  • Strong working knowledge of computers and related systems. Ability to effectively use word processing and MS Office suite.
  • Experience working in a team environment with cross-functional activities, "pitching in" in a fast-paced environment where mutual support of colleagues is ongoing.
  • Proven ability to work with little supervision, provide feedback, and manage time to meet deadlines under the challenge and stress of frequent interruptions and frequently changing priorities.



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.



Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.