Accounting Technician II

  • Cal State University (CSU) LA
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 14, 2024
Accounting and Finance

Job Description

Job No: 540475; 6/17/2024

Accounting Technician II

One-Stop Financial Services

Salary Range: $3,688 - $6,121/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 Disbursement Lead, the incumbent performs diversified duties involving a wide range of procedures in the Disbursement area of One-Stop Financial Services (OSFS). The incumbent must have a comprehensive knowledge of financial record-keeping methods, procedures and practices, and financial aid policies and procedures. Using the PeopleSoft Student Administration system, the incumbent will audit financial aid refunds and tuition and fees refunds each semester for accuracy and meet schedules and timelines. Ensure financial aid and tuition and fee refunds follow the guidelines pertaining to Title IV and Title V regulations. The incumbent maintains and updates the spreadsheet of all incoming off-campus scholarships on a daily basis. Deposit checks to the appropriate accounts and forward information to the Scholarship Office for coordination and authorization for each recipient. Process Associated Students Incorporated (ASI) Grants-in-Aid (GIA) checks and post refunds on student accounts. The incumbent must provide great customer service, work well with others, and liaison with internal and external departments/agencies.

Required Qualifications & Experience : Must have a minimum of three years of progressively responsible financial record experience, which has provided the above knowledge and abilities. Must have experience in higher education and some supervisory experience; and experience handling student issues and can effectively interpret policies and procedures in written or presentation form. The incumbent must have a comprehensive knowledge of financial aid policies and procedures and Title IV and Title V regulations. The incumbent must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and must possess excellent customer service skills. The incumbent must have the ability to think independently, analyze and interpret accounting and other data, and use problem-solving techniques to resolve errors and discrepancies; have competency in desktop software, including Microsoft Office Suite; and the ability to 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 to work 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 California State University. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University 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 with the PeopleSoft Student Administration, Common Financial Systems, and Transact. Bachelor's degree in business administration, accounting, finance, or a related field.

Closing Date : Review of applications will begin on July 1, 2024 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.

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Advertised: Jun 17 2024 Pacific Daylight Time
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