Accounting Technician

North Orange County Community College District
Anaheim, CA 92801 (Northwest Anaheim area)

Job Description

Accounting Technician

North Orange County Community College District
Position Number: 2015487P

Location: District Services

Department: District Fiscal Affairs

Percentage of Employment: 100%

Months of Employment: 12 Months Per Year

Work Schedule: Hybrid schedule: Remote and in-person through 12/2021. Number of days may vary by position. Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (Schedule and shift are subject to change in accordance with department needs.)

Job Description:
Coordinates accounting activities for an assigned area or department; ensures compliance with accounting principles and standards; makes recommendations to changes in procedures as necessary; reconciles and balances accounts and bank statements for assigned area or department.

Monitors accounting activities of assigned categorically-funded programs; prepares expenditure and progress reports as requested and assists on year end closing process.

Prepares and processes various documents involved in financial transactions, such as invoices, requisitions, journal entries, purchase orders, budget transfers, contract agreements, and bids.

Prepares, audits, and analyzes invoices for payment; such as requisitions, petty cash vouchers, and mileage and travel expense reports; may process payments for payroll, loans, grants, and reimbursements, and may issue checks as required.

Prepares and maintains a variety of complex financial and accounting records, ledgers and reports; audits accounts as necessary to assure proper internal controls.

Audits financial documents to assure accuracy, completeness; conduct research to resolve discrepancies as necessary.

Coordinates communication and accounting activities with other departments and personnel, governmental agencies, private agencies and vendors.

Provides information to District personnel regarding various records, budgets, accounts and programs; answers questions and resolves problems related to assigned program or accounting function.

Maintains and files a variety of financial and accounting records, forms, listings and files; operates a variety of office equipment and machines such as calculators, computers, and copiers.

Trains and provides work direction and guidance to others as directed.

Learns and applies emerging technologies and advances as necessary to perform duties in an efficient, organized, and timely manner.

Participate in District/College efforts to increase the diversity of faculty and staff and to address student achievement gaps; active assistance in the creation of a welcoming and inclusive work and educational environment; attend and participate in diversity, equity and inclusion trainings and events.

Performs related duties as assigned.

Primary Purpose:
This position is responsible for performing technical and complex accounting duties in the preparation, maintenance and review of various District or campus financial records, accounts, invoices, purchase orders and reports to assure accuracy and conformance to established policies and procedures.

Working Relationships:
The Accounting Technician maintains frequent contact with various departments, staff, and outside vendors, agencies and financial institutions.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of accounting and auditing principles, practices and procedures

Knowledge of financial and statistical record-keeping principles

Knowledge of modern office practices, procedures and equipment

Knowledge of District organization, operations, policies and objectives

Knowledge of applicable sections of State Education Code and other applicable laws

Knowledge of computer-based accounting systems

Knowledge of various computer software programs

Ability to interpret, apply, and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures

Ability to make arithmetic calculations quickly and accurately

Ability to operate a variety of office equipment such as calculator, computer, copier, etc.

Ability to analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action

Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work

Ability to meet schedules and time lines

Ability to understand and follow oral and written directions

Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing

Ability to understand scope of authority in making independent decisions

Ability to review situations accurately and determine appropriate action according to established guidelines

Ability to train and provide work direction to others

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others

Special Requirements:
Coursework must be verifiable on a legible transcript. If selected as a finalist and/or given an offer of employment for this position, you will be required to provide a transcript (may be unofficial). Human Resources will contact the finalist to obtain this required documentation at that phase of the recruitment.

Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma or GED, supplemented by college courses in accounting.

Minimum two (2) years increasingly responsible work experience in accounting and/or banking.
Commitment to diversity. All applicants must have demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff. The applicant must be able to demonstrate how their experience with these factors relates to successfully achieving the goals of the position.

Desirable Qualifications:
Prior experience in approaching work and interactions with colleagues and/or students in an equity minded manner. Ability to provide an inclusive and welcoming work/educational environment.

Demonstrated experience integrating diversity, equity, and inclusion into the duties and responsibilities for this position.

Working Conditions:
College or District business office or customer service area; subject to sitting for long periods at a time (up to 2-3 hours); repetitive use of upper extremities including hand coordination activities.

Salary Range: $4,523 - $5,482 per Month

Number of Vacancies: 1

Posting Number: 2015487P

Open Date: 10/26/2021

Close Date: 11/16/2021

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