Job Details
Accounting Technician
Classified
Fiscal Services
08/01/2022
08/17/2022
Opened until filled

ACCOUNTING TECHNICIAN

FIRST REVIEW AUGUST 17, 2022 - OPEN UNTIL FILLED

$3,449 TO $4,119 PER MONTH

$41,394 TO $49,427 PER YEAR

12 MONTHS / 40 HOURS PER WEEK POSITION, MONDAY - FRIDAY

PRIMARY WORK LOCATION: WEED CAMPUS

 

Under the direction of the Associate Director- Fiscal Services, process and oversee receipts; maintain Country Treasury funds and appropriate transfers; process invoices and accounts receivable collections; process accounts payable and payroll disbursements and tax payments; reconcile assigned accounts as required; provide assistance to a diverse population of students, faculty and staff regarding accounting functions and inquiries.

  • Process and oversee receipts; review reports and transactions; confirm transaction and deposit amounts and prepare payment vouchers, deposit slips and journal entries; reconcile deposit totals and prepare associated documents in accordance with District policies and procedures.

  • Maintain County treasury funds and appropriate transfers; prepare reports for reconciliation and provide for Board meetings; assure proper authorization of transfers, debits and credits; prepare related journal entries.

  • Process invoices and accounts receivable collections; bill agencies for student accounts including fire departments, grant agencies, high schools and other public and private agencies as directed; reconcile student accounts and class rosters; send invoices to agencies.

  • Reconcile assigned accounts as required, including insurance, sales, financial aid, clearing, medical, loan and bank accounts; generate, maintain, update and submit required documents as appropriate; assure accuracy of financial data and reconciliations.

  • Provide assistance to a diverse population of students, faculty and staff regarding accounting functions and inquiries; monitor student account balances; respond to inquiries regarding payments, accounts payable, accounts receivable and general processes of the Department.

  • Communicate with personnel and outside agencies to exchange information and resolve issues or concerns.

  • Operate a variety of office equipment including a calculator, copier, fax machine, computer and assigned software.

  • Perform various clerical duties in support of assigned functions as required; prepare routine correspondence; duplicate and distribute materials.

  • Perform related duties as assigned. 

  • High school diploma supplemented by college-level course work in accounting or related field AND

  • Five (5) years clerical accounting experience.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Associates Degree or higher in accounting or related field. AND

  • Three (3) years clerical accounting experience

 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Managerial accounting.

  • Methods, procedures and terminology used in technical accounting work.

  • Financial and statistical record-keeping techniques.

  • Preparation of financial statements and comprehensive accounting reports.

  • General accounting and business functions of an educational organization.

  • Policies and objectives of assigned programs and activities.

  • Use and processing of requisitions, purchase orders, invoices and related documents.

  • Preparation, review and control of assigned accounts.

  • Data control procedures and data entry operations.

  • Modern office practices, procedures and equipment.

  • Operation of a computer and assigned software.

  • Oral and written communication skills.

  • Interpersonal skills including tact, patience and courtesy.

  • Perform a variety of technical accounting duties in the review, evaluation and adjustment of assigned accounts.

  • Maintain accurate financial and statistical records.

  • Prepare and evaluate comprehensive accounting reports and statements.

  • Verify, balance and adjust accounts.

  • Review, process, evaluate and verify a variety of financial information.

  • Identify, investigate and resolve financial errors and discrepancies.

  • Issue and distribute vendor and claim reimbursement payments as assigned.

  • Monitor and audit income and expenditures.

  • Assemble, organize and prepare data for records and reports.

  • Reconcile, balance and audit assigned accounts.

  • Compare numbers and detect errors efficiently.

  • Operate standard office equipment including a computer and assigned software.

  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.

  • Meet schedules and time lines.

  • Perform arithmetic calculations quickly and accurately.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS
The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
 
Environment
  • Professional Office environment

  • Constant interruptions

  • This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers and filing cabinets

 
Physical Demands
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard

  • Hearing and speaking to exchange information

  • Sitting or standing for extended periods of time

  • Seeing to read a variety of materials

  • Bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching to file materials

  • Ability to occasionally lift office products and supplies, up to 20 pounds

 

Benefits:

The District offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental and vision coverage to employees and qualified dependents. In addition, the District provides vacation, sick leave and paid holidays. The employee participates in CalPERS through District and employee contributions.

 

Selection Process:

After the preliminary screening, selected candidates will be invited to the campus for an initial interview with the Search Committee. Videoconference interviews (in lieu of an in-person initial interview) will be offered.  Candidates to be interviewed will be selected from applicants who most closely meet the minimum and desired qualifications.  Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview.  The Search Committee will recommend finalists to the Superintendent/President for a final interview.

The District reserves the right to re-advertise the position or to delay indefinitely filling of the position if it is deemed that applicants for the position do not constitute an adequate applicant pool or if funding is not available.

 

Conditions of Employment:

Employees must satisfy all the pre-employment requirements prior to appointment that include, but are not limited to, tuberculosis clearance (EC 87408.6), fingerprint processing, and verification of their legal right to work in the United States.  A pre-employment physical examination is required for this position.

Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations in completing the application or interview process must notify the Human Resources Office in advance.

College of the Siskiyous is an equal opportunity employer. The policy of the District is to encourage applications from ethnic and racial minorities, women, persons with disabilities and Vietnam-era veterans. No person shall be denied employment because of ethnicity or race, color, sex or gender, gender identity, age, religion, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, medical conditions, status as a Vietnam-era veteran, ancestry or political or organizational affiliation.

College of the Siskiyous is accredited by the Accrediting commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

WORKING CONDITIONS
The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
Environment
• Professional Office environment
• Constant interruptions
• This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers and filing cabinets

Physical Demands
• Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard
• Hearing and speaking to exchange information
• Sitting or standing for extended periods of time
• Seeing to read a variety of materials
• Bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching to file materials
• Ability to occasionally lift office products and supplies, up to 20 pounds
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