Financial Representative (Accounting Technician II) (2 positions) (AS0991P)

  • CSU, Sacramento
  • Sacramento, California
  • Sep 28, 2021
Full Time Accounting and Finance

Job Description

Posting Details
Working Title Financial Representative (Accounting Technician II) (2 positions)
Classification Title Accounting Technician II
Job Summary
Under the general supervision of the Associate Bursar and University Cashier, the Financial Representative provides various services to assist the University's students, faculty, and staff with their financial business. This requires a thorough knowledge of University systems and a thorough knowledge of office functions related to the operation of the Bursar's Office. Financial Representatives also assist Student Affairs by advising students on their admission, financial aid, and registration status. This requires effective communication skills and the ability to demonstrate teamwork to insure the success of the department goals and objectives and the success of the Bursar's Office.
FLSA Non-Exempt - This position is covered by health benefits, and is non-exempt, (eligible for overtime compensation) according to the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Classification Salary Range
$3,210 - $5,449 monthly
Hiring Range $3,210 - $3,371 monthly
Salary Grade/Range 1
Step N/A
Is this position Hourly or Intermittent? No
Regular or Temporary Regular
Full Time or Part Time Full Time
Pay Plan 12
Work Hours Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm
Department Information
The Bursar's Office is responsible for serving students, staff and faculty with cashiering, disbursements, billing, collections, refunds, and the campus ID OneCard.
Minimum Qualifications
Thorough knowledge of financial record-keeping, mathematical and general office methods, procedures, and practices.

In addition to the Accounting Technician I abilities, must be able to apply accounting procedures and practices to
the analysis of basic accounting problems; analyze and interpret accounting data; apply problem solving
techniques in finding solutions to basic accounting problems; understand and apply applicable rules, regulations,
policies, and procedures; use current computer word processing and spreadsheet software programs, web
browsers, query tools, integrated financial systems and/or other types of records management systems, such as
student accounting, cashiering and student financial aid; work independently; and make sound decisions and recommendations regarding accounting activities.

Equivalent to three years of progressively responsible financial record-keeping experience which has provided the above knowledge and abilities.

Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge and abilities.
Required Qualifications
Experience with working with large sums of money.

Knowledge , Skills, Abilities

Ability to review financial documents for accuracy, completeness, validity, and adherence to standards; compute and post numbers rapidly and accurately, maintain files and records; identify, trace and correct errors.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others, exercise tact, courtesy, alertness and good judgment in responding to others.
Knowledge of accounting procedures and practices to the analysis of basic accounting problems; analyze and interpret accounting date.
Ability to maintain strong customer focus while working in a fast-paced environment with a heavy workload.
Possess effective communications skills, verbally or written.

Conditions of Employment:
Successfully complete a background check
Preferred Qualifications
6. Experience with some of the following systems: CASHNet, Peoplesoft, T2 Powerpark Flex, Blackboard Transact or comparable system.
7. Experience with Federal, State, or University regulation regarding University registration policies.

Physical Demands
Required Licenses/Certifications
Is Background Check Required Yes
Background Check Disclaimer
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position.
Eligibility Verification
Candidate will be required to provide official transcripts of their highest degree earned and must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S..
Hiring Preference Eligible on-campus applicants in California State University Employees Union (CSUEU) Bargaining Units 2, 5, 7, and 9 will be given first consideration in the recruitment.
Conflict of Interest
The duties of this position may include participation in decisions that may have a material financial benefit to the incumbent. Therefore, the selected candidate may be required to file Conflict of Interest Form 700: Statement of Economic Interest when they first occupy the position, an on an annual basis, complete ethics training within 6 months of appointment, and attend this training every other year thereafter.
California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act
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 the California State University Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
Equal Employment Opportunity
California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.

It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit

The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit

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Posting Number AS0991P
Number of Vacancies 2
Open Date 07/28/2021
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Priority Application Deadline 08/11/2021
Special Instructions to Applicants
Recruitment is open until filled. Priority application deadline is 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, August 11, 2021.

If you are chosen for an interview, there will also be a Q & A session with current staff members.

It is anticipated that all employees will work on-site on or before August 2, 2021.
Contact Name Employment Services
Contact Phone 916-278-6326
Contact Email
Supplemental Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

* What is the highest level of education attained?
High School Diploma
Associates Degree
Bachelors Degree
Masters Degree
* How many years of progressively responsible financial record-keeping experience do you have? (Express as a full-time equivalent.)
Four years or more
At least 3 years but less than 4 years
At least 2 years but less than 3 years
At least 1 year but less than 2 years
Less than 1 year
Documents Needed To Apply
Required Documents
Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Cover Letter
Optional Documents
Letter of Recommendation
Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

Sacramento, California 95819 United States View Map