Accounting Specialist (TUC-Strength United)

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Work type: Auxiliary
Location: Northridge
Categories: Full Time


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Duties and Responsibilities:

Under general supervision, the Accounting Specialist will:  1) account for grants, 2) accounts payable processing, 3) provide payroll support, 4) maintain various financial databases, 5) account for accruals & amortizations, 6) perform reconciliations, 7) create worksheet tools, 8) create and submit grant invoices, reconcile and ensure payment 9) liaise and travel between various office locations within San Fernando and Santa Clarita Valleys, 8) provide back-up for other fiscal department functions, 9) facilitate grant submission processes including completion and timely submission of University documents, 10) provide support for facilities and operations departments. 11) Performs administrative tasks and other duties as assigned (i.e., helps to coordinate day-to-day office operations [i.e., phones, mail, correspondence, office opening and closing], assists with the implementation of office policies and procedures and helps maintain productive office workflow [i.e., posts office protocol, directs operational problems to the correct individual].



An Associate’s degree with concentration in Accounting or Finance and at least one year experience in an office environment is preferred, but not required. Experience in Microsoft Excel, any accounting software, and non-profit regulations is a plus. The candidate must be self-sufficient with minimum supervision required, able to maintain confidentiality, a team-player, ready and willing to take on challenges that may arise. Criminal background clearance, California driver’s license, automobile and automobile insurance required.


Knowledge, Specialized Skills, and Abilities:

Must demonstrate an acceptance and respect for cultural diversity in all its forms, including ethnicity, sexual orientation, abilities, and religious backgrounds and an ability to work collaboratively in an ethnically linguistically, and culturally diverse environment. Must be trainable, willing to learn, and have strong work ethics; have strong organizational skills, and attention to detail and accuracy, with minimum supervision required. Must always maintain discretion and professionalism. Must be able to create reports, spreadsheets, and analyze financial data. Must be a team player and able to contribute to a positive team environment and maintain cooperative working relationships with internal and external stakeholders. Must have the ability to work independently in a busy environment with frequent interruptions and changing priorities; communicate effectively, in English, in oral and written form; work well with persons of varying economic levels, cultures, ethnicities and lifestyles; and operate standard office machines.


Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule

This position is employed through The University Corporation (TUC).

Schedule: Monday-Friday 8 am- 5 pm

Full Pay range: $19.71 - $25.24

The anticipated hiring range: $19.71 - $25.24

Time Base: Full-Time

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 403 (b), Life, AD&D, Flex Spending


General Information



How to Apply

Please complete the online application/resume upload submission process to be considered for any open position within the university and its auxiliaries. The hiring department will contact the best-qualified candidates and invite them to participate in the interview process.


Application Screening begins 10/12/23 and will continue until the position is filled.

To be considered in the initial review, applications must be submitted before the date listed above.

Application submissions received after the application screening date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University.


For more detailed information on the application and hiring process, please view the link below:


Equal Employment Opportunity

The University Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination based on race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, and disability. Applicants who wish to request an accommodation for a disability may contact the Office of Equity and Diversity at (818) 677-2077.


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