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California State Unversity, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California 90032
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Bulletin #180334; 10/7/19



Accountant II

Facilities Planning, Design & Construction 


Salary Range: $4,161 - $8,030/Monthly


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


Essential Functions: Under the general direction of the Administrative Manager, the incumbent independently performs a full range of professional accounting work in support of the Facilities Planning, Design and Construction department. The incumbent is responsible for developing and maintaining internal monthly budget status reports; maintaining current and budget year positions; verifying the current year adjustments as posted by the PeopleSoft Financial System; managing budgets and funding for campus departments; reviewing and recommending changes on the financial reporting structure of the department and special funds; examining financial documents for completeness, accuracy, and conformance with established policies, procedures, and generally accepted accounting standards; reconciling reports and financial data with financial statements on file; resolving problems associated with incorrect entries, deviations from established procedures, and other inconsistencies with generally accepted accounting principles; and preparing routine financial reports and statements. Assists Administrative Manager in preparing, updating, and submits financial documents requested by the Capital Planning, Design & Construction and Finance & Treasury Departments of the Chancellor’s Office on a regular basis.


Required Qualifications & Experience: Equivalent to a bachelor’s degree with a major in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance or closely related field. Thorough knowledge of financial accounting methods, procedures, and practices; arithmetic; and governmental financial record-keeping methods. Must have strong organizational skills; and a high proficiency in Microsoft Office including Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint. 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; make sound decisions and recommendations regarding accounting activities; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; and coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast paced environment. Incumbent must demonstrate the ability and/or interest in working in a multicultural/ multiethnic working 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.


Desired Qualifications: Experience managing budgets and preparing financial reports. Experience in the finance aspects of project management. Knowledge of PeopleSoft.


Closing Date: Review of applications will begin on October 21, 2019 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.


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Posted: 2019-10-07 Expires: 2019-11-06

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