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Accounting Technician I - Short-Term Temporary, Hourly Assignment

Kern Community College District
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Feb 8, 2023

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Accounting & Finance
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Accounting Technician I - Short-Term Temporary, Hourly Assignment

Kern Community College District

Salary: $20.41 Hourly

Job Type:

Job Number: FY21-22-DO-BUS

Location: Bakersfield, CA

Department: Business Services

Basic Function
This is is a short-term temporary, hourly assignment.

Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, perform technical accounting work in the preparation, processing and maintenance of College accounting records.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: The Accounting Technician I performs a full range of accounting functions. The Accounting Technician I and II are both paraprofessional accounting classes. The Accounting Technician II performs the more complex technical accounting assignments.

Representative Duties
Maintain various ledgers, registers and journals; post, check and balance ledgers; draw journal entries.

Reconcile bank statements; prepare financial reports for trial balances and income statements; post accounts payable warrants to proper accounts.

Post and balance accounts receivables for various projects and accounts; prepare receivables for bank deposit; count daily cash receipts and reconcile with sales reports; maintain revolving cash fund.

Prepare and place orders with vendors; receive prices; check invoices against orders, prices and purchase order numbers; prepare invoices for payment.

Prepare payrolls; compute and record certificated salary withholdings; set up annual food services salary schedule; maintain payroll records; prepare and distribute 1099 information.

Maintain the chart of accounts for assigned funds or programs.

Review documents for proper revenue and expenditure classification; code data for correct budgetary charges according to prescribed procedures. E

Perform related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
Any combination equivalent to: Graduation from high school and one (1) year of experience in maintaining financial or statistical records.

Knowledge and Abilities
General accounting and invoice auditing procedures.
Principles and procedures of bookkeeping.
Pertinent laws, rules and regulations related to bookkeeping.
Basic arithmetic.
Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment

Maintain and balance a variety of financial records, ledgers and accounts.
Perform computational tasks and other bookkeeping functions with speed and accuracy.
Audit records and invoices for payment.
Read and understand financial records, reports and technical and procedural requirements.
Apply pertinent laws, rules and regulations of bookkeeping.
Maintain accurate and complete financial records.
Compile data to prepare financial and statistical reports.
Operate a computer, adding and calculating machine.
Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others.

First Review of Applications: Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled. The College reserves the right to extend time limits or re-initiate the recruitment/selection process at any point.

Completed application packet must include:
  • Completed Online Application for Employment form
  • Current resume
  • Letter of interest (Cover Letter)
  • Copy of legible transcripts, if applicable
  • List of five (5) professional references - Listed on application form

It is the applicant's responsibility to redact (or remove) any personal information from all documents prior to uploading. This includes Social Security Numbers, Date of Birth, and any photos of the applicant.

Foreign Degree: Applicants with foreign degrees from colleges or universities outside of the United States must have their coursework evaluated by a professional association that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or Academic Credentials Evaluation Institute, INC. (ACEI). A copy of the evaluation must be submitted with your on-line application.

Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate in the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the necessary arrangements.
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Note: The District is strongly committed to achieving staff diversity and the principles of equal employment opportunity. The District encourages a diverse pool of applicants and does not discriminate on the basis of national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race or ethnicity, color, medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, or because he/she is perceived to have one or more of the foregoing characteristics, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law, in any of its policies, procedures or practices._ Discrimination Free Work Environment

The District does not provide sponsorship for authorization to work in the United States. Work authorization should be established at the time of application submission.

All applicants must apply online at Emails will not be accepted.


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