Accountant II - Covid Reporting, Fiscal Services (Hybrid/Remote) (508011)

  • Cal State University (CSU) San Marcos
  • San Marcos, California
  • May 19, 2022
Full Time Accounting and Finance

Job Description


Job Overview

Under the direction of the Stateside Accounting Manager, the COVID Reporting Accountant acts as the Accounting Office control point for COVID-related activities and transactions to be reimbursed by federal grant dollars under the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) and other governmental programs as applicable. This position performs professional accounting and analysis for the university through mastery and interpretation of accounting principles, regulatory requirements, business processes, and organization procedures. This includes the maintenance and tracking of all financial activities and underlying supporting documentation in accordance with the legal basis of accounting, GAAP and GASB. This position has workable general knowledge of ERP systems and can navigate the PeopleSoft financial system to extract and compile required information. The role will maintain and monitor multiple HEERF-related funds. It will validate spending activity to the allocation spending budget plan and validate that activities are qualified reimbursable costs in accordance with relating governmental guidelines. This position will play an important role in internal and external reporting of COVID-related financial activity and relating allocations.

Position Summary

Accountant II - Covid Reporting

The University supports the use of telecommuting work options, including hybrid work arrangements, based on employee performance and operational needs.

This is a full time, temporary, exempt position ending on or before September 30, 2022. Reappointment to this position is dependent upon the individual's performance as well as administrative and budgetary considerations. The university reserves the right to terminate this appointment earlier than the scheduled expiration date.

This position is eligible for a broad range of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurances, retirement (CalPERS), tuition waiver, vacation and sick leave. In addition, 14 paid holidays are offered each year; 13 scheduled on specific days and a Personal Holiday that may be taken any time during the year.

A comprehensive benefits summary for this position is available online by visiting our Benefits Portal.

To view the full job description and position requirements, please click on the following link: COVID Reporting Accountant

Anticipated Salary Range: $5,834 - $6,250 per month

CSU Classification Salary Range: $4,161- $8,030 per month

California State University San Marcos

A mid-size university located in San Diego's vibrant North County, we are dedicated to service, innovation, leadership and diversity. We have an attentive faculty and state-of-the-art facilities which offer our students hundreds of opportunities to learn, lead, play and serve.

California State University San Marcos is a new kind of university, pushing the boundaries of innovation to prepare tomorrow's leaders, build stronger communities and solve pressing issues.

Cutting-edge research meets hands-on application at our campus and in the real world.

Application Process

This position is open until filled.

Applicants who require an accommodation during the application or testing process due to a disability recognized under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)/CA Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) should notify the Office of Human Resources at (760) 750-4418 or e-mail: Hearing & speech impaired call our TDD at (760) 750-3238.

Supplemental Information

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at Questions should be sent to the Office of Human Resources at

Following a conditional offer of employment, satisfactory completion of a background check (including criminal records check) is required prior to beginning employment. Any offer of employment rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

California State University San Marcos is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that is strongly committed to promoting diversity in all areas of the campus community. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, physical or mental disability, gender or sex, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, and veteran or military status.

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act or Clery Act Notification can be found at .

California State University San Marcos is not a sponsoring agent for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B visas).

Positions are posted for a minimum of 14 days.

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

San Marcos, California 92096 United States View Map