Budget Office Assistant

  • Cal State University (CSU) LA
  • Los Angeles, California
  • May 07, 2024
Accounting and Finance Clerical and Administrative Support

Job Description

Job No: 538597; 5/6/2014

Accountant I
Public Safety

Salary Range : $4,241 - $7,946 /Monthly (Salary will be prorated according to time base)

Work Schedule : Part-Time (30 hours), Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; temporary appointment expires on or before June 30, 2025. Appointment may be extended/may become permanent; non-exempt classification.

Essential Functions : Under the general supervision of the Senior Budget Analyst, the Budget Office Assistant will provide fiscal support to the Department of Public Safety budgets which includes Police, Parking, Transportation, Lock shop, Security Camera Shop, and Emergency Preparedness. The incumbent will: record financial transactions; prepare invoices for payment; submit purchase requisitions; post data to various internal records/files; verify and reconcile payments received; assign transaction codes; and maintain internal financial records. Incumbent will assist in the reconciliation of the PS financial reports to the department's various internal records, files, and systems; interact and communicate with vendors regarding invoices, payments, and other financial transactions. Incumbent will: assist with special projects, special events chargebacks, quarterly and year-end financial assessments, and related research projects; and assist with monthly audits for parking payroll deductions. The incumbent may perform routine clerical functions such as data entry, answering phones, filing, and providing technical assistance to other employees.

Required Qualifications & Experience : Equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university with a major in accounting, business administration or a combination of education and experience. General knowledge of (GAAP)Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, mathematical and general office methods, procedures, and practices. Incumbent must have the ability to: understand and interpret university policies and regulations; use integrated financial systems and/or records management systems such as CashNet, PeopleSoft, CMS, FDW and AIMS; review financial documents for accuracy, completeness, validity, and adherence to basic accounting standards; compute and post numbers accurately; maintain files and records; identify, trace and correct errors; interpret and apply written rules and regulations; establish effective working relationships with others; and exercise tact, courtesy and good judgment in responding to others. The incumbent must have a demonstrated interest and/or ability in working 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.

California State University, Los Angeles, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California. As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

Desired Qualifications : Ability to interface and communicate effectively with diverse community. Ability to work independently and make reasonable decisions with limited supervision.

Closing Date : Review of applications will begin on May 20, 2024 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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Advertised: May 06 2024 Pacific Daylight Time
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