Accounting Technician (Temporary)

Ventura County Community College District
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Oct 13, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time

Accounting Technician (Temporary)

Ventura County Community College District

Salary: $22.04 Hourly

Job Type: Classified

Job Number: Provisional-005

Location: Oxnard College (Oxnard CA), CA

Department: OC - Administrative Services

Closing: Continuous


This recruitment is being conducted to fill a temporary assignment at Oxnard College only and not being conducted to establish an eligibility list from which regular appointments will be made, as such this recruitment may close at any time.

Under the general supervision of an assigned supervisor, perform a variety of technical accounting work in support of various college and/or district functions.
We are currently recruiting for one provisional (temporary) Accounting Technician position. The assignment may only be scheduled up to 30 hours per week.

Oxnard College was founded in 1975 and is the newest of the three community colleges in the county. Set on 118 acres and located two miles from Pacific Ocean beaches, the college is easily accessible by the Ventura Freeway (Highway 101) or the Pacific Coast Highway.

More about Oxnard College can be found here:

Ventura County Community College District (VCCCD) is a public community college district serving residents throughout Ventura County. VCCCD's three colleges - Moorpark College, Oxnard College, and Ventura College - offer programs for transfer to four-year colleges and universities; career technical training; basic skills instruction; as well as community service, economic development, and continuing education for cultural growth, life enrichment, and skills improvement.

The Ventura County Community College District recognizes that a diverse community of faculty, staff, and administrators promotes academic excellence and creates an inclusive educational and work environment for its employees, contractors, students, and the community it serves. With the understanding that a diverse community fosters multi-cultural awareness, promotes mutual understanding and respect, and provides role models for all students, VCCCD is committed to recruiting and employing a diverse and qualified group of administrators, faculty, and staff members who are dedicated to the success of all college students.

The Ventura County Community College District seeks candidates who are best prepared to meet the needs, interests, and goals of the diverse students it serves and assures that all employees and applicants for positions will have equal opportunity for employment regardless of ethnic group identification, race, color, language, accent, immigration status, ancestry, national origin, political beliefs, age, gender, religion, transgender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, and/or physical or mental disability.

This is considered a temporary provisional assignment. As such, employees hired in this capacity are considered at will and do not accrue property interest in the assignment and are not eligible for benefits.

Representative Duties
Perform a variety of technical accounting work in the preparation, maintenance and review of financial records, accounts, and reports; ensure compliance with established District policies, procedures, governmental regulations, and generally accepted accounting principles. E

Prepare and maintain a variety of financial and accounting-related statements, records, and reports. E

Review, compile, and verify the accuracy and completeness of a variety of accounting data. E

Verify, reconcile, balance, and adjust a variety of accounts. E

Answer routine inquiries from administrators, staff, vendors, or students regarding various records, budgets, accounts, and programs. E

Review, audit, and process a variety of technical documents pertinent to payroll such as student worker authorizations, provisional employee authorizations, student payroll, and classified time sheets; distribute checks as assigned. E

Prepare, process, audit, and review a variety of financial documents such as requisitions, purchase orders, receipts, and inventory records. E

Prepare and process journal vouchers; ensure proper account codes are assigned to payroll, accounts payable, and other records. E

Perform accounts receivable functions, such as receiving and recording payments, and balancing and reconciling monthly accounts receivable reports. E

Collect, receipt, record, and deposit monies for assigned accounts; reconcile cash, receipts, and statements; resolve or assist in the resolution of discrepancies and errors; may serve as custodian of petty cash. E

Receive and record non-sufficient fund (NSF) checks; contact individuals by phone or in writing for payment of returned checks; send collection letters and past due notices as appropriate; place student accounts on hold when necessary. E

Provide work direction and guidance to lower level staff as assigned. E

Maintain a variety of files. E

May operate a cash register to process transactions, balance cash drawers, and prepare deposits and records pertaining to a variety of college transactions.

Perform other duties as assigned.

E = Essential duties

Minimum Qualifications

Any combination equivalent to:

Education: An associate degree including or supplemented by a minimum of 12 units of accounting coursework.

Experience: Two years of technical accounting experience.

Supplemental Information
Applications will be screened for evidence of the minimum qualifications and submitted to the hiring department as they are received, as such this recruitment may close at any time. Please include ALL employment you wish to be considered in the Employment Experience section of the application and complete all fields. Experience that is included in the resume but not in the Employment Experience section of the application will not be considered.

Individuals with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodation in the selection process must inform the Ventura County Community College District Human Resources Department in writing no later than the filing date stated on the announcement. Those applicants needing such accommodations should document this request including an explanation as to the type and extent of accommodation needed to participate in the selection process.

If a degree/coursework is used to meet minimum qualifications, an official copy of your transcripts will be required upon hire. If you have a foreign degree and the institution from which your degree was granted is not recognized as accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or the U.S. Department of Education, foreign transcript evaluation is required if the foreign degree/coursework is used to meet minimum qualifications. The foreign transcript evaluation must be included with your application materials. To search institutions that are recognized as accredited by CHEA or the U.S. Department of Education, visit or you need your transcripts evaluated, please review the list of agencies approved for foreign transcript evaluation (Download PDF reader) (Download PDF reader). If applicable, an official copy of your foreign transcript evaluation will also be required upon hire.

The Ventura County Community College District is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity. It is the District's policy to ensure that all qualified applicants for employment and employees have full and equal access to employment opportunities and are not subjected to discrimination in any program or activity of the District on the basis of ethnic group identification, race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, physical disability, mental disability, ancestry, sexual orientation, language, accent, citizenship status, transgender status, parental status, marital status, economic status, veteran status, medical condition, or on the basis of these perceived characteristics, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

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