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Financial Services Technician

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

Job No: 508042; 12/22/2021

Accounting Technician II
One-Stop Financial Services 

Salary Range: $3,210 - $5,449/Monthly

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

Essential Functions: Under the direction of the One-Stop Manager, the incumbent performs high level of customer service and accurate processing of student records in one or more of the following areas: student accounts, business financials, registration, and financial aid. This position will have responsibility for specific tasks within more than one area and will serve as support for other staff as well as department leadership within One-Stop Financial Services area and Controllers Office, and other financial services areas. The incumbent is responsible for processing student payments and departmental financial transactions accurately; use the point-of-sale cashiering system to receive and issue receipts for monies; guard against the receipt of counterfeit monies; run reports and balance transactions accurately; interacts with various departments on campus and students in answering questions and resolving problems and requires the ability to interpret and explain various transactions;  verifying completeness of departmental forms submitted such as travel, direct pay form, and other financial transactions form requests; and ensure that policies and procedures with regards to audit and control of cash are strictly adhered to.

Required Qualifications & Experience: Equivalent to three years of progressively responsible financial record-keeping methods, procedures and practice experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge and abilities. Must have experience in cashiering in front office operations, and experience handling student issues and can effectively interpret policies and procedures in written or presentation form. The incumbent must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and excellent customer service skills. The incumbent must have the ability to apply accounting procedures and practices to the analysis of complex accounting problems; analyze and interpret accounting data; prepare clear, accurate financial statements and reports; utilize problem-solving techniques in finding solutions to complex accounting problems; understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies, and procedures; work independently; and make sound decisions and recommendations regarding accounting activities; be able to analyze and interpret accounting data, and utilize problem-solving techniques, competency in desktop software including Microsoft Office Suite; and to exercise a high level of tact and judgment in addressing members of the campus community. The incumbent must have a demonstrated interest and/or 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 California State University. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University 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 systemwide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to


Closing Date:  Review of applications will begin on January 5, 2022 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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