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Financial Analyst

Ventura County Community College District
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jan 20, 2022

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Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Financial Affairs
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Financial Analyst

Ventura County Community College District

Salary: $65,052.00 - $89,676.00 Annually

Job Type: Classified

Job Number: 2021-02104B

Location: Districtwide (Ventura County CA), CA

Department: Districtwide

Closing: 2/21/2022 11:59 PM Pacific

Under the direction of the Director of Fiscal Services, perform a variety of professional-level budget and accounting work in support of monitoring various district-wide budgets and accounts.

The District Administrative Center, centrally located in Camarillo, oversees administrative functions, and provides leadership and services to the three colleges in support of VCCCD's mission.

Pending Board approval, the anticipated vacancy will be fulltime (40hrs/week, 12 mos./year) vacancy located at the District Administrative Center.

Equity, diversity, and inclusion are essential to our culture and the work that we do within the Ventura County Community College District (VCCCD). The VCCCD is a public community college district serving residents throughout Ventura County. The VCCCD's three colleges - Moorpark College, Oxnard College, and Ventura College - offer programs for transfer to four-year colleges and universities; career technical training; basic skills instruction; as well as community service, economic development, and continuing education for cultural growth, life enrichment, and skills improvement. The Ventura County Community College District recognizes that a diverse community of faculty, staff, and administrators promote academic excellence. This creates an inclusive educational and work environment for its students, employees, and the community it serves. With the understanding that a diverse community fosters multi-cultural awareness, promotes mutual understanding and respect, and provides role models for all students, the VCCCD is committed to recruiting and employing a diverse and committed group of faculty, staff, and administrators who are dedicated to the success of all college students.

We encourage candidates who are equity-minded to submit an application for employment. We are designated Hispanic-Serving Institutions committed to racial and socio-economic diversity as it reflects our communities and student populations. We actively seek to attract candidates who share this commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.

The Ventura County Community College District ensures that all employees and applicants for positions will have equal opportunity for employment regardless of ethnic group identification, race, color, language, accent, immigration status, ancestry, national origin, political beliefs, age, gender, religion, transgender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, and/or physical or mental disability.

New Employees: Generally, new employees are placed on the first step of the appropriate range of the salary schedule.
Current Employees: An employee who is promoted will be placed on the salary step of the new range of the appropriate salary schedule that provides a minimum increase comparable to a one-step increase in salary.

New and current employees may be eligible for advanced step placement as outlined in Section 290 - SALARY PLAN in the Rules of the Personnel Commission for Classified Employees. (Download PDF reader) (Download PDF reader) (Download PDF reader)

Board Policy 3506 COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement for Employees and Students requires that all students and employees of the Ventura County Community College District, which includes faculty, staff, volunteers, student workers, and administrators, be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. All new employees must be fully vaccinated by the first day of employment. An exemption may be requested by individuals who cannot be vaccinated due to medical and/or religious reasons. Employees who receive an exemption will be required to wear a mask or face covering while on District property and/or facilities and will be required to undergo COVID-19 testing twice weekly. For more information about VCCCD's vaccine requirement, please visit the District's COVID-19 Information Website.

This recruitment is being conducted to establish a list of eligible candidates that will be used to fill district-wide, current and upcoming, temporary and regular vacancies for the duration of the list, not to exceed one year.

Representative Duties
Review, audit, monitor, and approve a variety of accounting and budgeting work from personnel at the colleges, accounts payable, and payroll, including purchasing requisitions, invoices, account reconciliations, restricted budgets, budget adjustments, and various reports; ensure reporting deadlines are met in a timely fashion. E

Verify, reconcile, balance, and adjust a wide variety of complex district-wide accounts, including capital project funds, district accounts receivable, deferred revenue, liability, and other accounts as assigned. E

Prepare complex general journal entries, including all year-end closing entries for restricted funds. E

Prepare and examine a wide variety of reports and statements, including grant expenditure reports, financial statements, budget variances, and reports of historical trends for program directors, management, and granting agencies; submit expenditure reports on behalf of the Director of Fiscal Services to granting agencies. E

Perform a variety of complex financial, budget, and accounting studies including the collection, compilation, analysis, and interpretation of data; make forecasts and recommendations for improvement in practices and procedures. E

Review, interpret, apply, and explain a variety of technical documents, legislation, State budget information, rules, regulations, and procedures pertinent to budget and accounting functions to both staff and management. E

Serve as a technical resource to district-wide personnel regarding a variety of accounting and budget activities; respond to inquiries and provide technical information concerning transactions, budgets, records, forms, and funding source requirements. E

Create, organize, update, and maintain both paper and computer-based tracking systems such as databases and statistical spreadsheets to track, analyze, maintain, monitor, and report data. E

Prepare schedules and other worksheets for the annual external audit of the district; serve as liaison to auditors to ensure an accurate and successful annual audit; conduct research and provide support as assigned. E

Assist college management and program administrators in the development, preparation, maintenance, and evaluation of budgets for a variety of programs; identify budget problems; recommend solutions, and implement corrective adjustments. E

Analyze and review accounting processes and procedures; formulate and recommend changes and revisions as needed to ensure effective and efficient operations. E

Maintain confidentiality of budgetary and personnel information and records. E

Provide guidance, training, and technical direction to management and staff. E

Perform other duties as assigned.

E = Essential Duties

Minimum Qualifications
Any combination equivalent to:

Education: A bachelor's degree including or supplemented by at least 12 semester units of accounting coursework.

Experience: Four years of technical or three years of professional-level accounting or budget experience.

Supplemental Information


This is an examination open to the public and current district employees seeking a promotional opportunity. To ensure consideration, please submit your application materials by February 21, 2022.
The examination process may consist of any of the following components: A) Written/Performance Test = Qualifying (pass/fail)
B) Technical Interview = 100% weighting on final score

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications stated by the filing deadline in order to move forward in the testing process. Those candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be invited to the written/performance test.

All communication regarding this process will be delivered via email.

Date Range: Tuesday, February 22, 2022 to Sunday, February 27, 2022
Location: All candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be emailed a link to the written/performance test on Friday, February 22, 2022 and will have until 11:59pm on Sunday, February 27, 2022 to complete the test. In order to participate in the written/performance test, you must have access to a computer and a reliable connection to the internet.

The eight (8) candidates with the highest passing scores on the written/performance test will be invited to the technical interview.

Date Range: Wednesday, March 9, 2022 to Wednesday, March 16, 2022 Location: The Technical Interview will be conducted remotely, using Zoom. In order to participate in the interview, you must have access to a computer with a camera, microphone, speakers, and a reliable connection to the internet.

The examination components and dates are subject to change as needs dictate. All communication regarding this process will be delivered via email.


Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications as stated, including the possession of licenses, certifications, or other requirements, by the filing deadline in order to move forward in the recruitment process. You must attach copies of any documents that demonstrate your attainment of the minimum qualifications (e.g., unofficial transcripts, foreign transcript evaluation, copies of any required licenses, and/or certifications). Failure to submit any required documents may result in disqualification. All required documentation must be attached to your application; Human Resources staff will not upload your documents for you. The VCCCD does not accept letters of recommendation for classified positions. Please do not attempt to attach letters of recommendation to your application.


When completing the application, please make sure you include ALL current and previous employment in the Work Experience section of the application and complete ALL fields, including the name and contact information for your supervisors. Experience that is included in the resume but not in the Work Experience section of the application may not be considered for the purpose of determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications. When completing the supplemental questionnaire (if applicable), outline in detail your education, training (such as classes, seminars, workshops), and experience.

ELIGIBILITY LIST: Upon completion of the examination, the eligibility list will be compiled by combining the final examination score with applicable seniority and veteran's credits, if any. The candidates will be ranked according to their total score on the eligibility list. Certification will be made from the highest three ranks of the eligibility list. This eligibility list will be used to fill current vacancies for up to one year from the date of the technical interview. PROBATIONARY PERIOD: All appointments made from eligibility lists for initial appointment or for promotion, with certain exceptions, shall be probationary for a period of six (6) months or one hundred thirty (130) days of paid service, whichever is longer. Classified management, police, and designated executive classifications shall be probationary for a period of one (1) year of paid service from initial appointment or promotion.
ACCOMMODATIONS: Individuals with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodation in the selection process must inform the Ventura County Community College District Human Resources Department in writing no later than the filing date stated on the announcement. Those applicants needing such accommodations should document this request in an email to including an explanation as to the type and extent of accommodation needed to participate in the selection process.


If a degree/coursework is used to meet minimum qualifications, an official copy of your transcripts will be required upon hire. If you have a foreign degree and the institution from which your degree was granted is not recognized as accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or the U.S. Department of Education, foreign transcript evaluation is required if the foreign degree/coursework is used to meet minimum qualifications. The foreign transcript evaluation must be included with your application materials. Visit the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or the U.S. Department of Education to search for institutions that are recognized as accredited. If you need your transcripts evaluated, please review the list of agencies approved for foreign transcript evaluation (Download PDF reader). If applicable, an official copy of your foreign transcript evaluation will also be required upon hire.

For more information about the recruitment process at VCCCD, including responses to Frequently Asked Questions, please visit our Classified Careers page.

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