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Accounting Technician II
Kern Community College District

  • Mar. 20, 2017
 
  • Accounting Technician II
  • Finance
  • Kern Community College District
    Bakersfield, CA
    United States
 
  • 3/30/2017
  • Available immediately
  •  
 
  • Classified Staff
  • Fiscal Services
 
 
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Accounting Technician II

Kern Community College District


Position Number: 02007

Posting Date: 03/15/2017

Initial Screening Date: 03/30/2017

Open Until Filled: Yes

Position Type: Classified

Rate:

Work Week: 40 hours per week, 12 month position

Minimum Salary: $3,603.19 per month

Maximum Salary: $5,091.21 per month (maximum entry level $3,603.19)

Benefits:

Our competitive benefits package includes medical, dental, and vision insurance; life insurance coverage; long-term disability insurance, and an employee assistance program (EAP).

In addition, employees have the option to purchase:
Flex 125
AFLAC Policy
Supplemental voluntary life insurance
403b Tax Shelter Annuity

All coverages begin on the first day of the month following the hire date. Employees are covered under the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) and are vested 100% after five years of full time service.

College/Site: District Office

Location: DO-KCCD Bakersfield Downtown

Basic Function:

Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, perform complex technical accounting work in the preparation, processing and maintenance of College and District accounting records.
DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS:
The Accounting Technician I performs a full-range of accounting functions. The Accounting Technician I and II are both paraprofessional accounting classes. The Accounting Technician II performs the more complex technical accounting assignments.
REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES:
Maintain various ledgers, registers and journals; post, check and balance ledgers; draw journal entries.
Prepare daily journals from cash register sales receipts; process credit card charge invoices through accounts receivable ledger.
Verify account codes for accounts payable invoices; pay invoices; enter payment information into computer and print checks; verify appropriateness of invoices in relation to use of budgeted funds.
Prepare financial statements and oversee accounting activities for assigned programs such as food service and bookstore.
Maintain accounts payable and receivable invoices throughout the fiscal year.
Analyze account transaction requisitions for proper documentation, signatures, account numbers and sufficient fund balance for payments; enter journal entries for various account transactions into account general ledgers; correct financial records as necessary; maintain financial records.
Monitor budgets for various accounts; oversee billing for reimbursements of projects for various accounts; verify coding for account transactions; prepare monthly budget reports for accounts.
Bill state agencies for various projects for campuses, District Office and various programs.
Prepare journal entries for fringe benefits on various projects; prepare billings to transfer funds from various accounts to general funds; analyze projects for compliance with accuracy and accounting standards.
Prepare expenditure and billings reports for various state and county agencies; prepare quarterly and yearly financial reports for a variety of college departments; compute quarterly sales taxes for departments.
Enter payroll data into computer; print payroll checks and payroll check register; gather and send tax form information for the District Office.
Reconcile monthly bank statements for various payrolls and accounts; prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements and reports as required; distribute to various agencies.
Process refund requests for students; monitor student fee deferrals; coordinate changes with financial aid office; bill enrollment and material fee charges from the District Office.
Analyze cash flow.
Check and approve budget transfers from the college campuses.
Supervise and train staff involved in collecting, processing and accounting for cash and tickets as required.
Perform related duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

Any combination equivalent to:

Graduation from high school supplemented by two years of college-level course work in accounting or a related field AND four years of increasingly responsible experience in the maintenance of financial or statistical records.

Note: Degrees and credits must be from accredited institutions (Title V Section 53406). Any degree from a country other than the United States, including Canada and Great Britain, must be evaluated by an evaluation service.

Note: The screening of candidates will be conducted by a screening committee. The screening committee reserves the right to limit the number of interviews granted. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant of an interview.

Knowledge and Abilities:

KNOWLEDGE OF:
  • Principles and procedures of bookkeeping and basic accounting.
  • General accounting and invoice auditing procedures.
  • Pertinent laws, rules and regulations related to bookkeeping and basic accounting.
  • Basic arithmetic.
  • Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment.

ABILITY TO:
  • Maintain and balance a variety of financial records, ledgers and accounts.
  • Perform computational tasks and other bookkeeping functions with speed and accuracy.
  • Audit records and invoices for payment.
  • Read and understand financial records, reports and technical and procedural requirements.
  • Apply pertinent laws, rules and regulations of bookkeeping and basic accounting.
  • Maintain accurate and complete financial records.
  • Compile data to prepare financial and statistical reports.
  • Operate a computer, adding and calculating machine.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.


Salary Grade: 41.0

Special Instructions to Applicants:

First Review of Applications:
Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled; but those received by 5:00 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time) on March 30, 2017 are assured consideration. The College reserves the right to extend time limits or reinitiate the recruitment/selection process at any point.
Completed application packet must include:
Completed Online Application for Employment form
Current resume
Letter of interest (Cover Letter)
Copy of legible transcripts, if applicable
List of six (6) professional references Listed on application form
Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate in the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the necessary arrangements.
Recruitment Status (tentative):
Application Screening: TBD
Interviews: TBD
The District does not provide sponsorship for authorization to work in the United States. Work authorization should be established at the time of application submission.

All applicants must apply online at https://careers.kccd.edu/postings/8776. Emails will not be accepted.

As an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, the Kern Community College District encourages candidates with diverse backgrounds to apply.


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