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Account Payable Technician

California State University, Los Angeles
Full Time
Los Angeles, CA 90032
$3,779 - $6,632 a month
Posted 30+ days ago
Job description
Job no: 512870
Work type: Staff
Location: Los Angeles
Categories: Unit 7 - CSUEU - Clerical and Administrative Support Services, Finance/Accounting, Probationary, Full Time

Job No: 512870; 04/07/2022

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.; temporary position, ends on or before one year from the date of hire; may be extended; non-exempt classification.

Essential Functions: Under the direction of the Accounting Services Supervisor, the incumbent is responsible for: processing payments to Vendors and Employees; auditing and processing invoices for campus and the auxiliary organizations; processing travel claim payments, moving/relocation and recruitment expenses, and reporting fringe benefits; auditing and reconciling daily cash disbursement file as well as processing daily positive pay; accruing sales and use taxes; investigating and resolving errors and discrepancies; interpreting and applying a wide variety of written rules and regulations; creating, troubleshooting, modifying, running, analyzing, and exporting advanced queries; communicating established university policies and procedures to faculty, staff, and the general public, including those that require extensive interpretation; reconciling invoices charged on P-Card to monthly statement; participating in system testing and document testing results; performing other related duties; and cross-training with team members.

Required Qualifications & Experience: 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. 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; 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.

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 system wide policy can be found at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/ and questions may be sent to Of[email protected]

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.

Preferred Qualifications: Two years of accounts payable experience in a higher education or not-for-profit organization.

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin on April 21, 2022 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: Apr 07, 2022 (9:00 AM) Pacific Daylight Time
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