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Accounting Technician

Company: San Jose State University
Location: San Jose
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Accounting Technician Apply now ( Job no: 505787 Work type: Staff Location: San Jos-- Categories: Unit 7 - CSUEU - Clerical and Administrative Support Services, Finance/Accounting, Probationary, Full Time Job SummaryReporting to the Assistant Bursar and receiving work lead direction from the Cashiering Supervisor, the Accounting Technician performs cashiering duties, receipts, records payments to appropriate PeopleSoft accounts using TRANSACT. The Accounting Technician will prepares bank deposits; calculates registration fees for the adding or re-adding of dropped classes pre- and post-census; posts financial aid loan and scholarship checks to students after verifying eligibility. Also, will analyze student accounts; responds to student inquiries by interpreting complex financial records; handles the issuance of the university identification cards for students, and occasionally for staff and faculty in the Bursar's Office.Key Responsibilities+ Receipt payments utilizing the TRANSACT Payment System & PeopleSoft.+ Handling and processing departmental deposits and electronics files+ Monitor checks at window (athletic, scholarships, returned/reissued checks etc.)+ Balance cash fund daily, prepare bank deposits, calculate registration fees, and balance petty cash requests+ Issue Tower ID Cards and assist with maintenance of ID card machines+ Verify enrollment and post financial aid and scholarship checks+ Responsible for answering Bursar emails, phones, chat and Qless System + Communicates with students, parents, employees and external agencies to provide information on student account activity.+ Educate students how to better utilize the system to ensure deadlines are met and classes are secured.Knowledge, Skills & Abilities + Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of financial record keeping.+ General knowledge of the basic principles of accounting.+ Ability to adjust accounts and prepare documentation for various reporting systems.+ Thorough knowledge of CASHNet and PeopleSoft systems+ Ability to compose and appropriately format correspondence and reports+ Knowledge of software applications: word processing, spreadsheet, database management+ Ability to perform accurately in a detail-oriented environment+ Ability to handle multiple work priorities, organize, plan work and projects to meet and exceed customer needs and office demands+ Ability to maintain confidentiality and appropriately handle sensitive communications with students, employees and external agencies+ Excellent customer service and public relations skills+ Strong written and oral communication skills+ Ability to communicate Bursar's Office policies and procedures to students in a clear, concise mannerRequired Qualifications+ Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge and abilities+ Equivalent to three years of progressively responsible financial record-keeping experience which has provided the above knowledge and abilitiesPreferred Qualifications+ Experience within the CSU or public higher education+ Experience using PeopleSoft, CASHNet, and third party payment systems+ Experience using Word Excel Spreadsheets and Google documentsCompensationClassification: Accounting Technician IIAnticipated Hiring Range: $3,620/month - $3,700/monthSalary Range: $3,210/month - $5,449/monthSan Jos-- State University offers employees a comprehensive benefits package typically worth 30-35% of your base salary. For more information on programs available, please see the Employee Benefits Summary ( .Application ProcedureClick Apply Now to complete the SJSU Online Employment Application and attach the following documents:+ Resume+ Letter of InterestAll applicants must apply within the specified application period: October 15, 2021 through November 2, 2021. This position is open until filled; however, applications received after screening has begun will be considered at the discretion of the university.Contact InformationUniversity Personneljobs@sjsu.edu408-924-2252CSU Vaccination PolicyThe 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 as a condition of employment. The system wide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to InformationSatisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. SJSU will issue a contingent offer of employment to the selected candidate, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was offered the position on a contingent basis.The standard background check includes: criminal check, employment and education verification. Depending on the position, a motor vehicle and/or credit check may be required. All background checks are conducted through the university's third party vendor, Accurate Background. Some positions may also require fingerprinting. SJSU will pay all costs associated with this procedure. Evidence of required degree(s) or certification(s) will be required at time of hire.SJSU IS NOT A SPONSORING AGENCY FOR STAFF OR MANAGEMENT POSITIONS. (e.g. H1-B VISAS)All San Jos-- State University employees are considered mandated reporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.Equal Employment StatementSan Jos-- State University (SJSU) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, gender, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, race, religion or lack thereof, sex, sexual orientation, transgender, or protected veteran status consistent with applicable federal and state laws. This policy applies to all SJSU students, faculty and staff programs and activities. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and certain other federal and state laws, prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex in all education programs and activities operated by the university (both on and off campus). Advertised: October 15, 2021 (9:00 AM) Pacific Daylight Time Applications close: Back to search results Apply now ( Refer a friend

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