Accounting Technician II / College of Extended and Global Education
California State University, San Bernardino
Location: San Bernardino, California
Internal Number: 2605401
Accounting Technician II / College of Extended and Global Education California State University, San Bernardino
Job No: 505952 Work type: Staff Categories: Unit 7 - CSUEU - Clerical and Administrative Support Services, Administrative, Probationary, Full Time
California State University, San Bernardino is a preeminent center of intellectual and cultural activity in Inland Southern California. Opened in 1965 and set at the foothills of the beautiful San Bernardino Mountains, the university serves more than 20,000 students each year and graduates about 4,000 students annually. CSUSB reflects the dynamic diversity of the region and has the most diverse student population of any university in the Inland Empire. Seventy percent of those who graduate are the first in their families to do so.
At CSUSB, you can:
Build your future
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Focus on you
Make a lasting impact
Work for a purpose that is greater than your own
Bring everything you are, become everything you want
In support of the CSUSB Strategic Plan, the College of Extended and Global Education (CEGE) leads the campus' internationalization and global engagement by collaborating with international partners to develop and promote activities, programs, and services that meet the needs of the university, regional, national, and global communities.
Under the general direction of the Senior Financial Analyst (AA/S III), the incumbent performs the Accounting Technician functions relatively independently. The Analyst sets priorities, goals, and special assignments. The incumbent will be responsible for providing customer service support in all matters concerning Accounts Receivable and for providing a full range of general office support functions related to Financial and Student Service support. The incumbent will review all Accounts Receivable balances, run monthly Accounts Receivable reports from PeopleSoft, and analyze outstanding account balances for validity. The incumbent will reconcile and troubleshoot problem registrations and accounts; will set up and maintain monthly collection spreadsheets; compose collection letters to be sent to students for delinquent payments; record holds on student records; respond to all declined credit cards and dishonored checks. The incumbent will act as a liaison to the student account office on campus and to outside collection agencies. The incumbent will reconcile deposits, record deposits in the log, reconcile Accounts Receivable and revenue accounts financial records to the general ledger. The incumbent will post all discounts, adjustments, or manual transactions to Students Financial accounts. The incumbent will process all invoicing and purchase requisitions for the College, as well as maintain invoice records and A/R spreadsheet for invoicing. The incumbent will provide customer service support to the departments within the College. The incumbent will communicate with students regarding account balances as necessary. The incumbent will assist the Senior Financial Analyst on special projects as assigned. Other duties as assigned.
Employment Status: Full-time, Non-Exempt, Probationary with the possibility of converting to permanent.
Application Review Deadline: This position will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed beginning November 15, 2021.
Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Some evenings and weekends may be required.
Ability to exercise considerable judgment, initiative, and independence to achieve results;
Possess verbal communication skills to effectively communicate with students and colleagues;
Thorough knowledge of financial record-keeping, mathematical and general office methods, procedures, and practices;
Be able to apply accounting procedures and practices to the analysis of basic accounting problems;
Analyze and interpret accounting data;
Apply problem-solving techniques in finding solutions to basic accounting problems;
Understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies, and procedures;
Must demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Word, web browsers, query tools, integrated financial systems, and/or other types of records management systems, such as student accounting, cashiering, and student financial aid;
Work independently; and make sound decisions and recommendations regarding accounting activities.
Education and Experience
Equivalent to three years of progressively responsible financial record-keeping experience which has provided the knowledge and abilities required for this position.
Bachelor's degree with a major in accounting, business administration, finance, or a closely related field.
Knowledge of PeopleSoft preferred.
Anticipated Hiring Range: $3,210 - $4,000 per month
Classification Salary Range: $3,210 - $5,449 per month
Statement of Commitment to Diversity
In our commitment to the furthering of knowledge and fulfilling our educational mission, California State University, San Bernardino seeks a campus climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the entire variety of human experience. In our commitment to diversity, we welcome people from all backgrounds, and we seek to include knowledge and values from many cultures in the curriculum and extra-curricular life of the campus community. Our commitment to work toward an environment that values diversity requires that we create, promote, and maintain activities and programs that further our understanding of individual and group diversity. We will also develop and communicate policies and promote values that discourage intolerance and discrimination.
The concept and dimensions of diversity are to be advanced and incorporated into every aspect of university activity, including student life, the curriculum, teaching, programs, staffing, personnel training practices, research, community services, events, and all other areas of university endeavor.
Dimensions of diversity shall include but are not limited to, the following: race, ethnicity, religious belief, sexual orientation, sex, gender identity, gender expression, ability, socioeconomic status, cultural orientation, national origin, and age.
The implementation of the Commitment to Diversity will rest with the university as a whole. The president, in addition to a personal commitment and involvement, may use the University Diversity Committee, campus administrators, faculty, staff, and students as well as other members of the campus community to implement effectively the philosophy and intent of this statement.
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 the continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
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 as a condition of employment.
California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.
This position may be 'Designated' under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information: http://hrd.csusb.edu/conflictInterest.html
This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)
California State University, San Bernardino offers a challenging and innovative academic environment. The university seeks to provide a supportive and welcoming social and physical setting where students, faculty and staff feel they belong and can excel. The university provides students the opportunity to engage in the life of the campus, interact with others of diverse backgrounds and cultures, as well as participate in activities that encourage growth, curiosity and scholarly fulfillment. Through its branch campus in Palm Desert, the university mission extends to the Coachella Valley.