Accountant I (499073)

Stanislaus State
February 17, 2021
Turlock, CA
Job Type


Full-time temporary position available on or after April 1, 2021 and ending on or before March 31, 2022 in Financial Services. (Appointment will be made for one year from date of hire with the possibility of reappointment and/or becoming permanent based on budget, department needs, and job performance.)

Under the supervision of the University Accounting Manager, the Accountant I applies principles of accounting to analyze financial information, interprets new and existing federal and state, regulations; performs complex professional and technical accounting functions for the University and its related entities; reconciles accounting records, meets required deadlines, creates financial reports to meet operational needs; provides consultative services to supervisors in resolving accounting problems and other financial duties as listed. This position is a journey level professional accountant performing a full range of accounting skills while applying policies, procedures, governmental accounting standards and generally accepted accounting principles and practices to university and auxiliary financial activities.

Minimum Qualifications:
Equivalent to a bachelor's degree with a major in accounting, business administration, finance or a closely related field OR a combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge and abilities.

Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in a business related field with accounting course work of 15 units.
Two years of experience working as an Accountant (or equivalent).
Previous experience in governmental and/or non-profit accounting, fund accounting or similarly complex accounting structures, to include familiarity with associated rules, laws and regulations.
Experience with People Soft or other large ERP software, query, and databases.
Possesses strong time management skills and ability to set/adjust priorities in a deadline oriented environment.
Candidate should be self-motivated, driven and focused on continuous learning and improvement.
Ability to effectively communicate information both verbally and in writing, in a clear, concise and professional manner.

Salary Range:
$3,775 - $7,073 per month plus excellent paid benefits. (Anticipated salary will be $3,775 - $4,530 per month, depending on the qualifications of the successful finalist.)

For full job announcement details or to apply, please visit the link above.
Closing Date/Time: February 28, 2021

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