Job Title: Accounting Technician II - Short-Term Temporary
Hourly Assignment Position Number: 03275 Posting Date 04/15/2021
Closing Date Initial Screening Date Open Until Filled Yes Position
Type: Short-term Temporary Hourly Rate:
$21.34 per hour
Work Week Flexible - as needed Minimum Salary: Maximum Salary:
Prorated sick leave.
This position is eligible for the ACA health benefits at
College/Site: District Office Location DO-KCCD Bakersfield
Downtown Basic Function
Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, perform complex
technical accounting work in the preparation, processing and
maintenance of College and District accounting records.
The Accounting Technician I performs a full-range of accounting
functions. The Accounting Technician I and II are both
paraprofessional accounting classes. The Accounting Technician II
performs the more complex technical accounting assignments.
- Maintain various ledgers, registers and journals; post, check
and balance ledgers; draw journal entries.
- Prepare daily journals from cash register sales receipts;
process credit card charge invoices through accounts receivable
- Verify account codes for accounts payable invoices; pay
invoices; enter payment information into computer and print checks;
verify appropriateness of invoices in relation to use of budgeted
- Prepare financial statements and oversee accounting activities
for assigned programs such as food service and bookstore.
- Maintain accounts payable and receivable invoices throughout
the fiscal year.
- Analyze account transaction requisitions for proper
documentation, signatures, account numbers and sufficient fund
balance for payments; enter journal entries for various account
transactions into account general ledgers; correct financial
records as necessary; maintain financial records.
- Monitor budgets for various accounts; oversee billing for
reimbursements of projects for various accounts; verify coding for
account transactions; prepare monthly budget reports for
- Bill state agencies for various projects for campuses, District
Office and various programs.
- Prepare journal entries for fringe benefits on various
projects; prepare billings to transfer funds from various accounts
to general funds; analyze projects for compliance with accuracy and
- Prepare expenditure and billings reports for various state and
county agencies; prepare quarterly and yearly financial reports for
a variety of college departments; compute quarterly sales taxes for
- Enter payroll data into computer; print payroll checks and
payroll check register; gather and send tax form information for
the District Office
- Reconcile monthly bank statements for various payrolls and
accounts; prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financial
statements and reports as required; distribute to various
- Process refund requests for students; monitor student fee
deferrals; coordinate changes with financial aid office; bill
enrollment and material fee charges from the District Office
- Analyze cash flow
- Check and approve budget transfers from the college
- Supervise and train staff involved in collecting, processing
and accounting for cash and tickets as required
- Perform related duties as assigned.
Education and Experience
Any combination equivalent to: graduation from high school
supplemented by some college-level course work in accounting,
business, or a related field AND two years of increasingly
responsible experience in the maintenance of fiscal record keeping,
accounting, and reporting.
Note: Degrees and credits must be from accredited institutions
(Title V Section 53406). Any degree from a country other than the
United States, including Canada and Great Britain, must be
evaluated by an evaluation service.
Note: The screening of candidates will be conducted by a
screening committee. The screening committee reserves the right to
limit the number of interviews granted. Meeting the minimum
qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant of an
Knowledge and Abilities KNOWLEDGE OF:
Principles and procedures of bookkeeping and basic
General accounting and invoice auditing procedures.
Pertinent laws, rules and regulations related to bookkeeping and
- Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment.
Maintain and balance a variety of financial records, ledgers and
Perform computational tasks and other bookkeeping functions with
speed and accuracy.
Audit records and invoices for payment.
Read and understand financial records, reports and technical and
Apply pertinent laws, rules and regulations of bookkeeping and
Maintain accurate and complete financial records.
Compile data to prepare financial and statistical reports.
Operate a computer, adding and calculating machine.
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
- Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working
relationships with others.
Salary Grade 41.0 Special Instructions to Applicants
Complete application packets will be accepted until the position
is filled. The College reserves the right to extend time limits or
reinitiate the recruitment/selection process at any point.
Completed application packet must include:
- Completed Online Application for Employment form
- Current resume
It is the applicant's responsibility to redact (or remove) any
personal information from all documents prior to uploading. This
includes Social Security Numbers, Date of Birth, and any photos of
Foreign Degree: Applicants with foreign degrees from colleges or
universities outside of the United States must have their
coursework evaluated by a professional association that is a member
of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services
(NACES) or Academic Credentials Evaluation Institute, INC. (ACEI).
A copy of the evaluation must be submitted with your on-line
Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate
in the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the
EEO Plan 2018-2021
Note: The District is strongly committed to achieving staff
diversity and the principles of equal employment opportunity. The
District encourages a diverse pool of applicants and does not
discriminate on the basis of national origin, religion, age,
gender, gender identity, gender expression, race or ethnicity,
color, medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, sexual
orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability,
pregnancy, or because he/she is perceived to have one or more of
the foregoing characteristics, or based on association with a
person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived
characteristics or any other characteristic protected by federal,
state or local law, in any of its policies, procedures or
Discrimination Free Work Environment
The District does not provide sponsorship for authorization to
work in the United States. Work authorization should be established
at the time of application submission.