527511 – Cashier (Accounting Technician III) (527511)

Cal State University (CSU) Fullerton
May 6, 2023
Fullerton, CA
Job Type



Job Title



Accounting Technician III




Student Business Services


Business and Administrative Services

Salary Range

Classification Range $3,779 - $6,632 per month

(Hiring range depending on qualifications, not anticipated to exceed $3,779 - $4,100 per month)

Appointment Type


Time Base

Full Time

Work Schedule

Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

About CSUF

Standing on 241 acres at the heart of Southern California, the university was founded in 1957 and has grown into a population of over 39,000 students. As Titans, we believe that diverse perspectives deepen our understanding. We are committed to giving students the support they need to graduate, while responding to California's revolving work force needs. At California State University, Fullerton we strive for continual improvement of students, staff, faculty and administrators through orientations, training programs and professional development opportunities. As part of the Titan Community, you have access to many campus facilities and services including but not limited to the Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana, Fullerton Arboretum, cultural events and performances in the Clayes Performing Arts Center, Cal State Fullerton Athletics sports events, Titan Recreation Center, and the Employee Wellness Program.

Job Summary

It is an exciting time to join Cal State Fullerton as we are an in demand comprehensive University that is driven to shape the future of education and foster a vibrant community of diverse students, faculty, staff and administrators who uphold values of inclusive excellence, free speech, and an environment free from discrimination. We are continuously seeking individuals from a variety of career disciplines that share in the University's mission and core values. We warmly welcome you to consider joining the Titan Community where minds expand and opportunities flourish.

About the Position:

Student Business Services is part of the Division of Administration & Finance. We operate as our university's cashiers and collect, allocate, and safeguard funds between students, banks, other departments, and various external sources. Account specialists are available to offer private consultation and personalized meetings to find payment solutions. Our customer service centers are ready to answer inquiries about student financial accounts and other related issues. We are seeking an exceptional individual to join our team as the Cashier (Accounting Technician III). The ideal candidate in this role should have a positive attitude and an active, energetic mind that is characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, flexibility, integrity, and kindness.

Responsible for writing internal procedures for Cashier's Office. Evaluates incoming checks and correspond with departments on the origin of such checks. Processes petty cash reconciliation and reorder cash-train staff on cashiering office and PeopleSoft functions. Serves as backup lead when the primary lead is away. Processes Tax Documents for Controller's Office. Creates Cashiers Statistics logs, dishonored check log, hand receipt inventory log, and monitor incoming mail. Processes fee receipts. Researches old data on microfiche and legacy computer systems. Creates and monitor scholarship process to interface with Student Accounts. Generates daily reports to verify deposit balance with actual cash collected. Verifies the accuracy of deposits. Approves refund file and checks greater than tuition amount. Assists in tracking 529 retirement plans and ensuring payments are posted to avoid disenrollment. Submit check requests for credit card merchant fees. Discusses complex problems with students, faculty, and staff. Test software upgrades. Serves as the primary trainer for office staff and tests PeopleSoft and CashNet for all system upgrades. Supports department efforts in promoting an inclusive environment of teamwork and will contribute towards ensuring diversity, equity, and inclusion are incorporated in department operations, programs, and services. Demonstrates initiative to anticipate potential problems and proactively recommends effective solutions to management. Other duties as assigned.

Essential Qualifications

Four years of progressively responsible financial record-keeping experience or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge and abilities. Comprehensive knowledge of financial record-keeping, mathematical and general office methods, procedures, and practices; and basic knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Ability to interpret and apply a wide variety of written rules and regulations. Ability to maintain accounting records for funds, programs, or activities involving multiple transactions. Ability to Compile, verify, and reconcile financial data. Ability to use current computer word processing and spreadsheet software programs, web browsers, query tools, integrated financial systems and/or other types of records management systems, such as student accounting, cashiering and student financial aid. Ability to Investigate and resolve errors and discrepancies. Ability to read and interpret computer-generated reports.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

Preferred Qualifications

Previous CSU Experience in PeopleSoft Student Financials functionality and CashNet processing in a university environment.

Special Working Conditions

Notice of Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Gender or Sex and Contact Information for Title IX Coordinator

Additional Information

California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the University's strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.

As of January 1, 2022, the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.

If you are applying for a staff position, please note that you are not eligible to work concurrently in a staff position and an Academic Student position such as Graduate Assistant, Teaching Associate, Instructional Student Assistant or a Student Assistant position.

Regular attendance is considered an essential job function; the inability to meet attendance requirements may preclude the employee from retaining employment.

Employee/applicant who submits an application for a position may be required to successfully complete job related performance test(s) as part of the selection process.

Online application/resume must be received by electronic submission on the final filing date by 9:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)/midnight (Eastern Standard Time). Applicants who fail to complete all sections of the online application form will be disqualified from consideration.

California State University, Fullerton is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B Visas).

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/ and questions may be sent to hr@fullerton.edu

Hiring Preference

On-Campus CSUEU Employees
Closing Date/Time: May 18, 2023

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