Work Schedule: Monday- Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m except during the summer when the campus operates under an alternate schedule.
First Review Deadline: This position will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed beginning March 19, 2019.
This position reports directly to the Associate Controller. The primary function is the performance of professional accounting work. This position requires the application of theories, principles, and practices of the accounting profession. The incumbent shall be primarily responsible for a variety of tasks and duties such as: preparing and posting journal entries both internal and external to record fund transactions; preparing and posting transfers; performing detailed account analysis and reconciliations; assisting with the monthly and year-end closing process; preparing and updating procedure desk manual as it relates to job tasks; assisting with regularly occurring audits; and special projects as assigned by supervisor. The incumbent will also provide guidance and assistance to other employees on campus as it relates to accounting services and interacts with various departments on campus as well as outside agencies on a regular basis.
Applicants must have a bachelor's degree with a major in accounting, business administration, finance, or closely related field, with three years of progressively responsible professional accounting experience.
As an accountant, this position must have knowledge and understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, internal controls, and audit compliance.
Applicants must have an in-depth knowledge of various software applications such as Excel, Word, and Access.
Applicants must be able to communicate clearly both orally and in writing. Applicants must be able to successfully work with a wide range of campus personnel.
Applicants must possess the ability to apply accounting principles to the analysis of complex accounting problems and be able to analyze and interpret accounting data and prepare clear, accurate financial statements and reports.
Applicants must have the ability to understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies, and procedures and be able to make sound decisions and recommendations regarding accounting activities.
Experience with governmental accounting methods and related laws, regulations, and rules are desirable.
Working knowledge of accounting systems in a university setting and PeopleSoft financials is highly desirable.
Also required is the ability to utilize problem-solving techniques to identify solutions for complex accounting problems.
Audit experience desirable.
Current employees will be given preferred consideration.
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 apply for the position.
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 as a condition of employment.
California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.
This position may be "Designated" under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information: http://hrd.csusb.edu/conflictInterest.html
This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)
California State University, San Bernardino offers a challenging and innovative academic environment. The university seeks to provide a supportive and welcoming social and physical setting where students, faculty and staff feel they belong and can excel. The university provides students the opportunity to engage in the life of the campus, interact with others of diverse backgrounds and cultures, as well as participate in activities that encourage growth, curiosity and scholarly fulfillment. Through its branch campus in Palm Desert, the university mission extends to the Coachella Valley.