Working Title: Financial Representative
Classification Title: Accounting Technician II
Priority Application Date January 23, 2023 (Posting will remain open until filled)
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.
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 Campus ID Card (OneCard) and financial needs. This requires a thorough knowledge of University and Campus Cards 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 ensure the success of the department goals and objectives and the success of the Bursar’s Office.
CSU Classification Salary Range: $3.512.00 - $5,830.00 per month
Hiring Range: $3,512.00 - $3,688.00 per month commensurate with candidate's education, experience, skills, and training.
Salary Grade/Range: Range A, Grade 1
Recruitment Type: Regular
Work Hours: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (Monday - Friday)
The Bursar’s Office is the main artery for the majority of financial activity at the University. Our office is responsible for serving students, staff and faculty with their cashiering needs, such as registration payments and other fees owed to the University.
We are committed to excellent customer service, staff development, quality improvement and system enhancements to best serve our current and future students, staff, faculty and campus community. https://www.csus.edu/administration-business-affairs/bursar/
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.
1. Experience with working with large sums of money.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
2. 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.
3. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others, exercise tact, courtesy, alertness and good judgment in responding to others.
4. Knowledge of accounting procedures and practices to the analysis of basic accounting problems; analyze and interpret accounting date.
5. Ability to maintain strong customer focus while working in a fast-paced environment with a heavy workload.
6. Possess effective communications skills, verbally or written.
Conditions of Employment:
Successfully complete a background check
7. Experience with some of the following systems: Blackboard Transact or comparable ID card system, Transact (Cashiering System), Peoplesoft.
8. Experience with Federal, State, or University regulation regarding university registration policies.
Documents Needed to Apply
Resume and Cover Letter
About Sac State
Sacramento State is located in the heart of California’s capital city, five miles from State Capitol. The lush, 300-acre campus is situated along the American River, close to numerous bike trails and other recreational areas. Sacramento, also known as the “Farm-to-Fork Capital,” is one of the most ethnically diverse and livable cities in the country, with a population of half of a million. Sacramento State’s 31,000 students come not only from the Greater Sacramento Region, but also from across the state, country, and world. Our 1800 faculty and 1,500 staff are committed to meeting our mission: “As California’s capital university, we transform lives by preparing students for leadership, service, and success. Sacramento State will be a recognized leader in education, innovation, and engagement.” As the regional hub of higher education, Sac State is dedicated to student success, diversity, equity and inclusion, community engagement, philanthropy, and campus safety.
As evidenced by the values embedded in our Hornet Honor Code, Sacramento State is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all faculty, staff, students, and guests are welcome and valued. Our commitment is more than simply ensuring that our campus is free from bias and discrimination, but is one devoted to celebrating many diverse identities, life experiences, and perspectives that enrich our community, teaching and learning.
To learn more about why you should join the Hornet Family, please visit the Why Sac State? page.
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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. One variation of background check required could be a LiveScan screening, which involves submitting fingerprints at a certified LiveScan Service Center.
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Sacramento State University, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees (up)on 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.
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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.
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Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the current Annual Security Report (ASR) is available for viewing at https://www.csus.edu/clery .
The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery Act crimes for Sacramento State for the last three (3) calendar years. Paper copies are available upon request at the Police Service Center located in the University Union.
Selected candidate must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.. California State University, Sacramento is a sponsoring agency (i.e. H-1-B Visa).
Note to Applicants:
Possession of the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview unless required by collective bargaining agreement.