Accounting Technician - Fiscal Services

California, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jun 03, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time


Under the direction of the Accounting Director, perform a variety of technical accounting duties in the preparation, maintenance and review of District accounting, budgetary, and fiscal records, documents and reports, assuring accuracy and conformance with established procedures.

The Accounting Technician l classification performs technical accounting duties involving complete responsibility through financial statements for such funds as The Trust Fund and the Associated Students Organization funds.

The Accounting Technician ll performs highly technical accounting duties involving complete responsibility through financial statements for such funds as Auxiliary services, Bookstore, Food Services, and Foundation. Accounting Technician ll maintains records for the General Fund, Capital Outlay Fund, General Obligation Bond Fund, Self-Insurance Funds, Child Development Fund, Student Financial Aid Fund, Payroll Clearance Fund, and all specially funded programs and projects. Accounting Technician ll is responsible for coordination of registration process, maintenance of budget records system, and compilation and filing of all state and federal tax returns.


Perform technical accounting and auditing work in the preparation, maintenance and review of District financial records, accounts and reports; assure compliance with applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures.

Prepare and maintain a variety of difficult financial and accounting records, ledgers and reports; audit accounts as necessary to assure proper internal controls.

Provide information to District personnel regarding audit requirements and accounting records, procedures and errors; answer questions and resolve problems related to assigned programs and accounting functions.

Maintain and monitor assigned accounts; post data and maintain journals and ledgers; reconcile, adjust and balance assigned accounts; audit deposits; and transfer funds as necessary between various funds and accounts.

Audit or advise clerical staff regarding various documents involved in financial transactions, such as invoices, requisitions, purchase orders, warrants, checks and receipts.

Review financial documents to assure accuracy, completeness and compliance with applicable regulations, requirements and established procedures.

Compile information and data and prepare a variety of financial, accounting and budgetary reports and statements.

Review financial reports and computer printouts to assure accuracy and completeness; make corrections and adjustments as necessary.

Provide work direction and guidance to assigned clerical accounting personnel and support staff; assist in selecting personnel and provide input concerning performance as requested.

Coordinate communication and accounting activities with other District departments and personnel, governmental agencies, auditors and vendors.

Operate a variety of office equipment and machines such as personal computer, computer terminal, typewriter, calculator and microfiche reader-printer.

Perform related duties as assigned.


Education and Experience:

Any combination equivalent to: two years of college-level course work in accounting or related field and two years increasingly responsible experience in the preparation and maintenance of financial records and reports.


Knowledge/Areas of Expertise:

Accounting and auditing principles, practices and procedures.

Financial and statistical record-keeping techniques.

Modern office practices, procedures and equipment.

Applicable sections of State Education Code and other applicable laws.

Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.

Operation of a computer terminal and personal computer.

Technical aspects of field of specialty.

Oral and written communication skills.


Perform technical accounting and auditing work in the preparation, maintenance and review of District financial records, accounts and reports, assuring compliance with applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures.

Apply auditing and financial record-keeping principles.

Prepare financial statements and reports.

Interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures.

Review and verify data with speed and accuracy.

Process account transactions accurately.

Operate a variety of equipment and machines such as computer terminal, typewriter, calculator and personal computer.

Maintain records and prepare reports.

Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.

Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.

Meet schedules and timelines.

Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Work independently with little direction.

Provide work direction and guidance to others.

Use tact, patience and courtesy in interpersonal interactions.


May require a valid California driver's license.


Typical office setting.

Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a keyboard.

Exchange information in person and on the telephone.

Sit for extended periods of time.

Lift and carry up to 25 lbs.

Move from one work area to another as needed.

High volume telephone usage.

Extensive computer work.

STARTING SALARY : (Step A) $4, 525 per month.

Employees contribute 7% of their earnings toward the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS).

*Salary increases are granted on the first day of the month following each year of service, until step F is reached.


This position is designated as a full-time, twelve-month classified. Excellent fringe benefits include eight 32-hour workweeks during the summer. Working hours will be Monday through Friday 7:45 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

Candidates selected for employment must agree to be fingerprinted, submit Certficate of Completion of the Tuberculosis Risk Assessment and/or Examination, provide proof of eligibility for employment in the United States, and present a valid Social Security card upon hire.


Applicants must submit the following documents by the closing date:

1) Online application:

2) Resume

3) Pertinent transcripts as stated in the required qualifications. (Unofficial computer-generated academic records/transcripts must include the name of the institution and degrees awarded to be acceptable.) Multiple page transcripts must be loaded as ONE pdf document.

Foreign Transcripts: Transcripts issued outside the United States of America require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. For information on transcript evaluation services, please visit:

Applicants with disabilities requiring special accommodations must contact Human Resources at least five (5) working days prior to the final filing date.

Please Note: Documents submitted or uploaded for a previous position cannot be reused for other positions. You must submit the required documents for each position you apply for by the closing date. Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application. Applications with an incomplete status will not receive consideration. You may check the status of your application online.

If you should need assistance please call (310) 660-3593 Ext. 3807 or by email at

Due to the large volume of calls received on closing dates, we highly recommend that you do not wait until the last day to apply so that we may assist you with questions or technical matters that may arise. Give yourself sufficient time to complete the profile, which may take 45 minutes or more. Positions close promptly at 3:00 p.m. PST (pacific standard time).

CLOSING DATE: MONDAY, JUNE 21, 2021 at 3:00 p.m.

* Previous employment performed in a different public retirement system may allow eligibility to continue in the same retirement system.

I n accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, El Camino College has published Annual Security Reports and all required statistical data, which can be found on the Police Department webpage at . These publications include Clery crime statistics for the previous three years relevant to El Camino College classes and activities, in addition to institutional policies concerning campus safety and security. The information is also available in printed form in the lobby of the Police Department and in select locations on campus. Upon request, the Campus Police Department can provide or mail out copies of this publication. Contact them at 310-660-3100.

El Camino College is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The El Camino Community College District is committed to providing an educational and employment environment in which no person is subjected to discrimination on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, creed, age (over 40), disability (mental or physical), sex, gender (including pregnancy and childbirth), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military and veteran status, or retaliation; or on any other basis as required by state and federal law

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