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Accounting Technician I

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Work type: Staff
Location: Los Angeles
Categories: Unit 7 - CSUEU - Clerical and Administrative Support Services, Administrative, Probationary, Full Time, Student Services

Job No: 506074; 11/5/2021

Accounting Technician I
One-Stop Financial Services

Salary Range: $2,918 - $4,906/Monthly

Work Schedule: Full-Time, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; non-exempt classification.

Essential Functions: Under the direction of the One-Stop Office Lead, the incumbent performs accounting duties in the One-Stop Financial Services area. The incumbent interprets and explains various transactions, answers related questions, and resolves problems while interacting with students and various University departments. The incumbent will use the Point of Sale cashiering system to receive and issue receipts for monies, guard against the receipt of counterfeit monies, and run reports and balance transactions accurately. The incumbent must strictly adhere to policies and procedures regarding audit and cash control.

Required Qualifications & Experience: Equivalent to one year of clerical accounting or financial record-keeping experience. Experience in reading and comprehensively reviewing financial records and/or financial accounts for accuracy, and point of sale cashiering system. Competent with Microsoft Office Suite programs. Incumbent must possess ability to: interpret and apply written policies and regulations; compute and post financial data quickly and accurately; operate standard office machines, such as computers, printers, copy machines, accounting calculators, cash counters, etc.; as well as excellent customer service skills and demonstrated interest and ability to work in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who may apply for the position.

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so.  Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The system wide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to

Desired Qualifications: Knowledge of PeopleSoft Student Administration system.

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin on 11/19/2021 and will continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. A COMPLETED ON-LINE CAL STATE LA EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION IS REQUIRED. RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF A COMPLETED APPLICATION.

The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.

In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, California State University, Los Angeles is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, disability, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, gender, or other personal characteristics or beliefs.

Candidates must demonstrate ability and/or interest in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. Certain positions require fingerprinting. The University actively encourages qualified minorities, women and persons with a disability to apply.  Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause an undue hardship. We are an Equal Opportunity/Title IX Employer.

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