Accounting Technician II (One or More Positions)
Kern Community College District
$3,811.49 - $5,385.53 Monthly
Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, perform complex
technical accounting work in the preparation, processing and
maintenance of College and District 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.
Maintain various ledgers, registers and journals; post, check and
balance ledgers; draw journal entries.
Prepare daily journals from cash register sales receipts; process
credit card charge invoices through accounts receivable
Verify account codes for accounts payable invoices; pay invoices;
enter payment information into computer and print checks; verify
appropriateness of invoices in relation to use of budgeted
Prepare financial statements and oversee accounting activities for
assigned programs such as food service and bookstore.
Maintain accounts payable and receivable invoices throughout the
Analyze account transaction requisitions for proper documentation,
signatures, account numbers and sufficient fund balance for
payments; enter journal entries for various account transactions
into account general ledgers; correct financial records as
necessary; maintain financial records.
Monitor budgets for various accounts; oversee billing for
reimbursements of projects for various accounts; verify coding for
account transactions; prepare monthly budget reports for
Bill state agencies for various projects for campuses, District
Office and various programs.
Prepare journal entries for fringe benefits on various projects;
prepare billings to transfer funds from various accounts to general
funds; analyze projects for compliance with accuracy and accounting
Prepare expenditure and billings reports for various state and
county agencies; prepare quarterly and yearly financial reports for
a variety of college departments; compute quarterly sales taxes for
Enter payroll data into computer; print payroll checks and payroll
check register; gather and send tax form information for the
Reconcile monthly bank statements for various payrolls and
accounts; prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financial
statements and reports as required; distribute to various
Process refund requests for students; monitor student fee
deferrals; coordinate changes with financial aid office; bill
enrollment and material fee charges from the District Office.
Analyze cash flow.
Check and approve budget transfers from the college campuses.
Supervise and train staff involved in collecting, processing and
accounting for cash and tickets as required.
Perform related duties as assigned.
Any combination equivalent to:
from high school supplemented by some college-level course work in
accounting, business, or a related field and two years of
increasingly responsible experience in the maintenance of fiscal
record keeping, accounting, and reporting.
Knowledge and Abilities
Principles and procedures of bookkeeping and basic
General accounting and invoice auditing procedures.
Pertinent laws, rules and regulations related to bookkeeping and
Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment.
Maintain and balance a variety of financial records, ledgers and
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
Apply pertinent laws, rules and regulations of bookkeeping and
Maintain accurate and complete financial records.
Compile data to prepare financial and statistical reports.
Operate a computer, adding and calculating machine.
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working
relationships with others
SALARY RANGE$ 3,811.49 - $5,385.53
monthlyMaximum Entry Level Salary: $4,004.44
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONSFirst Review of
Complete application packets will be
accepted until the position is filled; but those received by
October 26, 2021
are assured consideration. The
College reserves the right to extend time limits or reinitiate 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
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
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
Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate
in the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the
necessary arrangements. EEO Plan 2021-2024
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
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
All applicants must apply online at https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/kccd/jobs/3267996/accounting-technician-ii-one-or-more-positions
Emails will not be accepted.