Accounting Technician II (529105)

Cal State University (CSU) LA
August 26, 2023
Los Angeles, CA
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Job No: 529105; 06/21/2023

Accounting Technician II
Accounting Technician II
One-Stop Financial Services/Cashier's

Salary Range : $3,512 - $5,830/Monthly

Work Schedule : Full-Time, Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; non-exempt classification.

Essential Functions : Under the direction of the Student Accounts Lead, the incumbent performs accounting duties in the back-office cashiering operation of One-Stop Financial Services (OSFS). The back-office cashiering operation is responsible for processing and ensuring accuracy of charges, payments, and invoices posted to student accounts. The incumbent interprets and explains various transactions, answers related questions and resolves problems while interacting with students and various University departments. The incumbent corrects charges and applies payments on student accounts as related to general balance payments, misapplied payments, wire payments, and various staff and student requests. The incumbent works with the College of Professional and Global Education (PaGE) to explain and/or correct student accounts and ensures that charges and payments in the EED account type are accurate. The incumbent provides backup support to other Accounting Technician IIs in OSFS back office and front office. The incumbent uses the Transact and PeopleSoft point-of-sale cashiering systems to receive and issue receipts for monies, guards against the receipt of counterfeit money, runs reports and balances transactions accurately, and strictly adheres to policies and procedures regarding audit and cash control.

Required Qualifications & Experience : Equivalent to three years of progressively responsible financial record-keeping methods, procedures and practice experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge and abilities. Must have experience in cashiering in front or back-office operations, and experience handling student issues. Must be competent in desktop software, including Microsoft Office Suite. Must have excellent communication, interpersonal, and customer service skills. Must have the ability to: apply accounting procedures and practices to the analysis of complex accounting problems; analyze and interpret accounting data; prepare clear, accurate financial statements and reports; utilize problem-solving techniques to find solutions to complex accounting problems; understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies, and procedures; work independently; make sound decisions and recommendations regarding accounting activities; effectively interpret policies and procedures in written or presentation form; and exercise a high level of tact and judgment in addressing members of the campus community. The incumbent must have a demonstrated interest and/or ability in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who may apply for the position.

California State University, Los Angeles, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California. 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.

Desired Qualifications : Experience working with PeopleSoft Student Administration system and Microsoft Office with an emphasis on Excel and Word is preferred.

Closing Date : Review of applications will begin on 7/5/2023 and will continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. A COMPLETED ON-LINE CAL STATE LA EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION IS REQUIRED. RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF A COMPLETED APPLICATION.

The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.

In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, California State University, Los Angeles is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, disability, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, gender, or other personal characteristics or beliefs.

Candidates must demonstrate ability and/or interest in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. Certain positions require fingerprinting. The University actively encourages qualified minorities, women and persons with a disability to apply. Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause an undue hardship. We are an Equal Opportunity/Title IX Employer.

To obtain employment information for the impaired call:
TDD Line (323) 343-3670
24-hour Dial-A-Job Line (323) 343-3678
Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

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