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Accounting Technician II

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Work type: Staff
Location: San Luis Obispo
Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Finance/Accounting, Probationary, Full Time

Job Summary

The Financial Services Representative works to accurately account for payments to the university, distribute incoming payroll and provide financial information to staff, students and their supporter.

Department Summary

Student Financial Services provide the accurate accounting of student fees, payments and the management of student accounts. Student Financial Services includes the operations of Student Accounts and University Cashiers.  In addition, Student Financial Services is responsible for ensuring the proper receipting and safeguarding of payments and deposits made to the University and the distribution of payroll.

Key Qualifications

  • Ability to apply accounting procedures and practices to the analysis of basic accounting problems, the ability to analyze and interpret basic accounting data, and to apply problem solving techniques in finding solutions to basic accounting problems.
  • Ability to review financial documents for accuracy, completeness, validity, and adherence to standards.
  • Ability to resolve problems via the application of departmental procedures.
  • Ability to post transactions or other repetitive entries rapidly and accurately, and the ability to independently identify, trace and correct any errors that may occur.
  • Demonstrated ability to use tact and diplomacy to effectively handle a broad range of high level and sensitive interpersonal situations with diverse personalities, and to respond appropriately to conflicts and problems.

Education and Experience

Equivalent to three (3) years of progressively responsible financial record-keeping experience (Any equivalent combination of education and experience, which provides the required knowledge and abilities, may be substituted for the required experience).

Salary:

Anticipated Hiring Range: $47,400 - $53,400 annually

Classification Range: $38,520 - $65,388 annually

Cal Poly

Known for its Learn by Doing pedagogy, Cal Poly is the flagship of the world-renowned California State University system. Annually recognized as one of the top public universities in the nation, Cal Poly continues to offer an academic curriculum based on learned experience gained through real-world practice. Located in San Luis Obispo, Cal Poly is nestled comfortably among the coastal foothills, minutes from the Pacific Ocean and equidistant to the Bay Area and Los Angeles.

Cal Poly offers a best-in-class benefits program, including health, dental and vision insurance, retirement participation in the Public Employees' Retirement System, and educational benefits for eligible employees. See our benefits website for additional information.  

Diversity Statement

At Cal Poly, we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. Bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences and value systems fosters the innovative and creative thinking that exemplifies Cal Poly's values of free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility.

Cal Poly's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. Cal Poly is an equal opportunity employer. 

Supplemental Information

Following a conditional offer of employment, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate may start work with Cal Poly. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that Cal Poly has designated as sensitive.

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.

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.

Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo is not a sponsoring agency for staff positions (i.e. H-1B visas).

Positions are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days.

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