Accounts Payable Technician (526016)

Cal State University (CSU) LA
September 16, 2023
Los Angeles, CA
Job Type



Job No: 526016; 04/13/2023

Accounts Payable Technician
Accounting Technician III
Controller's Office

Salary Range : $3,779 - $6,632/Monthly

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

Essential Fun ctions : Under the direction of the Disbursement Supervisor, the incumbent is responsible for auditing vendor invoices, relocation and recruitment expense claims, and processing vendor payments and travel reimbursements to employees for campus and the auxiliary organizations. Other duties include but are not limited to: reporting Fringe Benefit; auditing and reconciling daily cash disbursement file as well as processing daily positive pay; providing effective customer service to internal and external customers by responding to inquiries and resolving payment issues independently in a timely manner; analyzing and making independent judgement; cross-training within the department; participating in system testing and documenting testing results; maintaining and performing other related duties as necessary for the successful operation of Accounts Payable.

Required Qualifications & Experience : The incumbent must possess: the equivalent to four years of progressively responsible financial record-keeping experience which has provided the above knowledge and abilities 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). The incumbent must have the ability to: interpret and apply a wide variety of written rules and regulations; maintain accounting records for funds, programs, or activities involving multiple transactions; compile, verify, and reconcile financial data; analyze and make independent judgment; use current computer word processing and spreadsheet software programs, web browsers, query tools, integrated financial systems and/or other types of records management systems; and read and interpret computer-generated reports. Incumbent must demonstrate an interest 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 : Four years of accounts payable experience in a higher education or not-for-profit organization is preferred.

Closing Date : Review of applications will begin on 4/27/2023 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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