Accounting Technician - Foundation
6/18/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
Under the direction of the Foundation Director, the Accounting
Technician will prepare, develop, monitor and maintain all
purchasing functions, financial statements and reports for the
Foundation Office or District-wide reporting of accounts receivable
and Auxiliary Funds.
This position is assigned to the Visalia campus, the
working hours are 7:45 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., and initial salary
placement will be $48,816.
College of the Sequoias Community College District serves a
diverse community of learners and is a designated Hispanic Serving
Institution. COS provides a wide range of opportunities in
transfer, general education, career and technical programs for our
students. We are dedicated to recruiting employees who are
committed to helping a diverse population of students achieve their
educational goals. We seek candidates who exhibit an understanding
and commitment to the community college mission, and who have a
passion for student success.
Job duties of the Accounting Technician:
Prepare financial statements for assigned area of
responsibility and other auxiliary functions assuring proper
financial controls and practices are in conjunction with accepted
Prepare or check warrants, invoices, requisitions, assigned
payrolls, purchase orders and similar documents; distribute as
Provide a system for the proper collection and accountability
of fees collected; verify funds and receipts and reconcile
Post, assemble, tabulate and reconcile a variety of financial
and statistical data in the maintenance of assigned accounting
functions; verify, balance and adjust assigned accounts.
Reconcile account balances of bank statements for the District;
prepare and deliver deposits; reconcile monthly statements from
vendors to verify invoices billed have been received and submitted
Audit invoices for expense claims; input and process for
payment for auxiliary service accounts.
Collect tuition, campus fees and other funds from students and
staff; deposit funds and submit collection reports; collect, count
and verify monies; prepare bank deposits; maintain records of cash
transaction and receipts.
Audit student registration refund claims; process checks for
payment; prepare and submit reports of transactions.
Maintain separate books and financial statements for various
campus auxiliary funds; maintain journal accounts; balance, check
and correct irregularities.
Type a variety of materials, such as checks, purchase orders,
requisitions and reports as required; operate a variety of office
machines including calculator and check paymaster.
Provide information to students, campus and District personnel
regarding various records, accounts or fees including Associated
Student Body, Trust and Community Services.
Resolve problems and discrepancies related to assigned
accounting functions; provide information and assistance regarding
accounting related matters to employees, students, vendors and the
Receive and record monies generated by campus organizations;
assist in the sale and maintenance of tickets to campus
Provide work direction and guidance to accounting clerical
employees as assigned; assist in the overall direction of an
Process, prepare and file a variety of documents, forms,
letters, credit memos, cash refunds and listings.
Utilize the District's integrated software in performing the
required duties of the position.
Perform related duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications (Education
Any combination equivalent to:
Graduation from high school AND
One year of college-level course work in accounting or related
Three years of experience in the preparation and maintenance of
financial records and reports.
Knowledge and Abilities
The hiring committee is seeking evidence of the
Accounting practices and procedures.
Financial and statistical record-keeping techniques.
Modern office practices, procedures and equipment.
District organization, operations, policies and
Oral and written communications skills.
Applicable sections of State Education Code and other
Technical aspects of field of specialty.
Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
Prepare and maintain moderately complex financial statements
Operate standard office machines, such as calculator and
Make arithmetic calculations quickly and accurately.
Inspect and review financial records.
Work cooperatively with others.
Work independently with little direction.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with
Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of
Meet schedules and time lines.
Plan and organize work.
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Ability to hear and speak to communicate with
Ability to read documents and inspect financial records.
Ability to sit and stand for extended period of time.
Ability to reach in all directions.
Ability to lift up to [heavy, moderately heavy, light]
Ability to operate a computer and office equipment.
To be considered, applicants must submit ALL
the following required material before or by the filing
An online job application.
Letter of interest, which addresses how the applicant's
experience and/or education enables him/her to be able to perform
the job duties.
Unofficial copies of transcripts of all college/university
work. Official transcripts required upon employment.
For questions regarding this recruitment, contact John Bratsch
at firstname.lastname@example.org or
College of the Sequoias does not sponsor H-1B Visas
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OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: The College of the Sequoias 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
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