Accounting Coordinator, Short Term Temporary/
Kern Community College District
Under the direction of an assigned manager, serves as lead worker
over Accounting Technician positions engaged in the maintenance and
preparation of accounting and financial records AND/OR
independently performs a variety of the most complex accounting and
financial transactions and reporting.
Plan, prioritize, assign and direct the work of the accounting
staff assigned to specially funded projects; coordinate activities
within projects; communicate with a variety of district, county,
state and federal offices and agencies regarding specially funded
Provide technical support, training and general backup for
accounting operations; plan, prioritize, assign and direct the work
of accounting office staff.
Assists in the implementation of federal, state and district
accounting and budget regulations; coordinate, prepare, analyze,
audit and monitor financial and fiscal related reports and
Prepare financial and statistical reports for audit preparation,
administrative decision support, state and federal reporting.
Prepare, monitor and analyze budgets for an assigned set of
accounts; review and analyze budgets for compliance to District
Maintain income records and monitor the collection of monies due;
assure accounts receivable are billed accurately and collected in a
Maintain general and subsidiary ledger accounts; update control
accounts; reconcile and balance accounts; create trial
Analyze and approve account transactions; assure fiscal documents
are prepared and maintained in accordance with established
Audit daily deposits and bank reconciliations; assist auditors in
conducting various accounting audits; audit and reconcile ledgers;
audit and distribute revenue receipts as appropriate; provide for
completeness and validity of documentation of financial
Maintain current, on-going knowledge of the methods and procedures
required and utilized in performing the day-to-day operation of
accounts receivable and accounts payable; attend training workshops
Participate in the selection of staff; provide and coordinate staff
training; provide input on performance appraisals.
Perform special projects involving budget or accounting analysis as
requested by supervisor.
Coordinate the disbursement of loans, scholarships and grants of
federal, State and local funds; perform compliance review related
to conference and travel requests, payment procedures,
reimbursements, audit of travel records, maintenance of travel
revolving fund and issuance of credit cards.
Perform related duties as assigned.
Any combination equivalent to
: Graduation from high school
supplemented by some college coursework in business or accounting
and four years of increasingly responsible experience in fiscal
record keeping, accounting, and reporting, preferably at least one
year in a community college or district-level school setting; or
Associate Degree in business, accounting, economics, or related
field and three years of increasingly responsible experience in
fiscal record keeping, accounting and reporting, preferably with at
least one year in a community college.
Knowledge and Abilities
Principles and procedures of general and governmental accounting as
applicable to community colleges.
Basic principles and practices of budgeting and financial
Federal, state and local laws, codes and regulations pertaining to
community college accounting and financial reporting.
Principles of training and providing work direction. Modern office
procedures, methods and computer equipment.
Basic principles and practices of fiscal, statistical and
administrative research and report preparation.
Principles and procedures of financial record keeping and
Maintain and balance a variety of complex financial records,
ledgers and accounts.
Organize and direct the work of accounting and clerical support
Understand the organization and operation of the district and of
outside agencies as necessary to assume assigned
Research, compile, analyze, interpret and prepare a variety of
fiscal, statistical and administrative reports.
Compile data and maintain complex records and prepare
Operate modern office equipment. Prepare a variety of complex
financial statements, reports and analyses.
Audit records and invoices for payment. Perform computational tasks
and other bookkeeping functions with speed and accuracy.
Prepare and administer a budget.
Provide work direction and train assigned staff.
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working
relationships with others.
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:First Review
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:
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
- 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
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
EEO Plan 2018-2021 (Download PDF
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/3294507/accounting-coordinator-short-term-temporary-hourly
Emails will not be accepted.