Job No: 501134 Work Type: Locations: San Diego Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Finance/Accounting, Temporary, Full Time
Accounting Services is responsible for the analysis, review, recording and reconciliation of all transactional activity that feeds in from the sub-ledger modules and ultimately resides in the General Ledger. Utilizing the highest degree of accuracy, analysis and reconciliation are performed on General Ledger data on a regular basis. Accounting Services provides assistance to departments, staff and administrators in understanding and resolving any issues with transactions and department level accounting.
Under the general supervision of the Manager of Accounting Services, the Accountant II will utilize professional judgement to independently perform the full range of professional accounting work which requires a thorough knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). The incumbent will apply accounting principles to the analysis of complex accounting problems; analyze and interpret accounting data; analyze and interpret financial aid data; reconcile financial aid and related funds, student accounts, units and fees; prepare journal entries; prepare clear, accurate financial statements and reports; prepare schedules and audit support, utilize problem-solving techniques in finding solutions to complex accounting problems and discrepancies; understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies, and principles; make decisions and recommendations regarding accounting activities; communicate effectively with others inside and outside the unit, including conveying technical information to non-Accountants.
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This is a full-time (1.0 time-base) ACA benefits eligible, temporary position, anticipated to end on or before 10/31/2021, with the possibility for reappointment. This position is designated exempt under FLSA and is not eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.
Education and Experience
Experience: Equivalent to two years of progressively responsible professional accounting experience.
Education: Equivalent to a bachelor's degree with a major in accounting, business administration, finance or a closely related field OR a combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge and abilities.
Intermediate to advanced Excel skills.
Ability to manage a significant workload with multiple deliverables by prioritizing assignments.
Four years of progressively responsible governmental accounting experience, preferably in the higher education industry.
Experience working with the Oracle eBusiness Suite.
It is preferred that the incumbent possesses an active license as a Certified Public Accountant.
Compensation and Benefits
Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $5,400 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $4,161 - $8,030 per month. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources.
San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here
Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on July 2, 2021. To receive full consideration, apply by July 1, 2021. This position will remain open until filled.
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.
San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.
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 apply for the position.
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SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.
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Advertised: Jun 17, 2021 (9:00 AM) Applications Close: Open until filled
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