Account Clerk III
Job Posting Title Account Clerk III Location Los Rios Community College District (American River College) Department Location Business Services Office Posting Number C01512P The Institution
Founded in 1955, American River College ( ARC ) is one of the largest institutions of higher education in the Sacramento region, serving about 30,000 diverse students each fall and spring at its main campus and centers.
The College has an outstanding record for academic quality and is among the top community colleges in the state for transferring students to the University of California and California State University systems. The College offers education and support for students to strengthen basic skills, earn associate degrees and certificates, transfer to other colleges and universities, and achieve a career as well as other academic and personal goals. ARC also has a strong reputation for its wide array of career programs in areas such as Healthcare, Hospitality, Human Services, Business and Computer Science, Public Safety, Applied Arts, Advanced Transportation and Manufacturing, and Apprenticeship.
Our vision is to transform the future of all students and our community through inclusive, equitable education. The College seeks individuals who share our mission of placing students first by providing an academically rich, inclusive environment that inspires critical thinking, learning and achievement, and responsible participation in the community.
Our Commitment to Social Justice and Equity
American River College strives to uphold the dignity and humanity of every student and employee. We are committed to equity and social justice through equity-minded education, transformative leadership, and community engagement. We believe this commitment is essential to achieving our mission and enhancing our community. The College seeks candidates who are committed to culturally inclusive practices and serving the ARC student population. Faculty and staff are encouraged to engage in the ongoing development of their professional skills. The College thus supports employee engagement in a broad range of trainings, workshops, and activities such as the Equity Action Institute, the New Faculty Academy, and the Classified Leadership Academy. Also, faculty and staff regularly participate in trainings offered through the College’s Center for Teaching and Learning and its Instructional Technology Center.
Under minimal oversight, serve as the technical resource, performing the more complex clerical accounting duties such as opening and closing accounts, posting to ledgers, preparing journal entries, and financial reports. [For a detailed job description for this Los Rios Classified Employees Association (White Collar) posting click here ].
Los Rios Community College District offers competitive salaries and a very comprehensive employee benefits package to include medical insurance, CalPERS retirement, and opportunities for additional insurance and financial investments.
Full-time, twelve-month employees receive 17 days of annual paid holidays, 15 days’ vacation yearly (with increases after 5 & 10 years) and 8 hours of sick leave per month. Los Rios also offers extensive professional development opportunities with the district and financial support and/or paid time off to complete external academic studies. (See full LRCEA contract agreement details.)
In addition to the duties of the Account Clerk I and Account Clerk II, process receiving transactions on purchase orders; prepare daily trial balances, bank reconciliation’s, profit and loss statements, and sales tax reports; maintain claims registers and general ledger journals for District funds, accounts payable, student refunds, and vendor warrants; maintain fixed asset data; perform general ledger posting for income and journals and analyze for accuracy of postings; serve as full-charge bookkeeper for student association and other college collected funds and accounts; reconcile college journals with District reports, and District journal with County of Sacramento journal; close and reopen books of account, such as reconciling and balancing for year-end close. Perform related duties as assigned.
Additional Information Work Year 12 month Work Schedule
10:45 a.m. to 7:15 p.m., Monday – Thursday; 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Friday
Total Hrs per Week/Day 40 hours per week Special Requirements Minimum Qualifications
EXPERIENCE : Three years of experience related to the duties of the position.
Promotional: One year of experience in Los Rios Community College District performing clerical duties as an Account Clerk II. (Promotional applies to regular, current Classified employees working with the Los Rios Community College District.)
Have an equity-minded focus, responsiveness, and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles; and successfully foster and support an inclusive educational and employment environment.
(Experience Requirement: One year of experience is equal to 12 months of experience at a maximum of 40 hours per week. Applicable part-time experience will be converted to the full-time equivalent for purposes of meeting the experience requirement.)
1. A completed Los Rios Community College District Classified Application
3. Letter of Interest
● Applications submitted without all required documents, listed above, will be disqualified.
Do not submit additional materials that are not requested.
Physical Demands Salary $3,589.63 per month LRCCD Salary Schedules Additional Salary Information Plus shift differential.
Posting Date 06/10/2021 Closing Date 07/01/2021 Open Continuously Beginning and/or Ending Dates
How and where to apply
Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions for complete information on how to apply online with our District. Application services are available between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. If you need assistance with any phase of the application process, please call (916) 568-3112 during our business hours.
After hours inquiries should be emailed to HR@losrios.edu. Submission of applications are by 11:59 p.m., of the posting closing date.
Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful clearance from a criminal background check, freedom from tuberculosis, and proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States prior to the first day of work. The District may select additional qualified candidates should unexpected vacancies or needs occur during this recruitment/selection process. When education is a requirement for the position, official academic transcripts from the accredited college/university must be submitted within 60 days of hire.
Quicklink https://jobs.losrios.edu/postings/15617 Supplemental Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Have you ever been convicted of an offense other than a minor
traffic violation (you must disclose convictions that have been
dismissed pursuant to Penal Code Section 1203.4; Ed. Code 87008)?
If yes, complete Form No. P-881 by clicking on the following link
and downloading the form to your computer: http://wserver.losrios.edu/hr/forms/P-881,10-2013.pdf
Attach the completed form with your application to this posting.
- * Can you perform the essential functions of this position?
- * Considering this specific position that you are applying to –
where/how did you learn about this position?
- College Department
- Chronicle of Higher Ed (Vitea.com)
- Community College Registry Job Fair: Oakland
- Community College Registry Job Fair: Los Angeles
- Community College Registry Online Job Board
- Community Outreach (ex. Festivals, etc.)
- Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
- D'Primeramano Magazine
- Facebook (Campaign)
- Facebook (Los Rios Page)
- Greater Sacramento Urban League
- Handshake (CSU, UC Job Boards)
- Job Sites
- Job Journal
- Latina Leadership Network of the California Community Colleges
- Los Rios Community College District Employee
- Los Rios Community College District Human Resources Email
- Los Rios Community College District Website
- LRCCD Resource Group - API (Asian Pacific Islander Legacy)
- LRCCD Resource Group - Black Faculty & Staff Association (BFSA)
- LRCCD Resource Group Native American Collaborative (NAC)
- LRCCD Resource Group - Spectrum (LGBTQIA+)
- Professional Networks
- Sacramento Black Chamber of Commerce
- Sacramento Asian Chamber of Commerce
- Sacramento Builders Exchange
- Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
- Sacramento Rainbow Chamber of Commerce
- The HUB
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- Unofficial Transcript 1
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- Unofficial Transcript 5
- P-881 Report of Arrests Which Led To Convictions For Crime Document
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