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Accountant I

California Baptist University
California, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 20, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Accounting & Finance, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Other Business & Administrative Affairs, Financial Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time
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Posting Details

Job Title Accountant I Posting Number S999P Classification Title
Processes entry level accounting duties including examination, analysis, maintenance, reconciliation and verification of student account finances, other financial records, and performs related work as required. Learns to apply the principles of accounting within an assigned area of accounting or group of funds by performing the following duties. Essential Duties and Responsibilities
1. Learns to initiate and process journal entries into various accounts.
2. Assist with reconciliation of Federal, State, and Private Grants.
3. Provides customer service and support to internal departments related to various accounting inquiries.
4. Assist with reconciliation of various Athletic accounts in relation with the audit.
5. Reconcile Cost of Goods Sold from bookstore.
6. Maintain Prepaid Insurance Schedule.
7. Monthly and year-end reconciliation for various General Ledger accounts.
8. Participates in cross-training activities to assure office work coverage.
9. Assists with the preparation of annual and interim audit for all companies.
10. Assist in special projects as directed by the Director and/or Associate Director of Accounting. Supervisory Responsibilities
This position could be responsible for assigning work and/or giving direction to part-time Student Workers, in order to complete work assignments. Other Knowledge Skills and Abilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
§ Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications.
§ Knowledge of university and/or public auditing policies, standards, and procedures.
§ Knowledge of general accounting principles.
§ Knowledge of standard budgeting, and expenditure control procedures and documentation.
§ Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control procedures.
§ Ability to interpret, adapt, and apply guidelines and procedures.
§ Strong investigative and problem resolution skills.
§ Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.
§ A thorough knowledge of: Business English and arithmetic; general office methods, procedures and practices.
§ Ability to read and write at a level appropriate to the duties of the position.
§ Ability to plan, develop, and coordinate multiple projects.
§ Ability to use independent judgment, and to maintain, and impart confidential information.
§ Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.
§ Strong interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff and student body.
§ Strong organizational skills and detail oriented.
§ Ability to maintain confidentiality.
§ Ability to resolve customer complaints and concerns.
§ Ability to investigate and analyze information and to draw conclusions.

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent. Education and/or Experience
Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university; one to two years of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Open Date 09/20/2021 Remove from Web Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants Nondiscrimination Statement

State and Federal law permit California Baptist University to discriminate on the basis of religion in order to fulfill its purpose. The University does not discriminate contrary to either State or Federal law.

Quick Link to Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a Christian?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you attend church regularly?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. If no, please explain (required):

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Are you both familiar with and not in conflict with the fundamental doctrines and practices of the California Southern Baptist Convention as stated in the Baptist Faith and Message dated June 14, 2000? (Please see above link for more information)
    • Yes (I am familiar and not in conflict)
    • No (I am in conflict or not familiar)
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Letter of Reference 1
  3. Letter of Reference 2
  4. Other Document
  5. Other Document 2

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