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District Office Accounting Specialist
San Diego Community College District

Date Posted Nov. 22, 2022
Title District Office Accounting Specialist
University San Diego Community College District
San Diego, CA, United States
Department Accounting
Application Deadline 10/10/2022
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Administration - Accounting & Finance

District Office Accounting Specialist

San Diego Community College District

Closing Date: 10/10/2022

Position Number: 011985

Location: District

Position Type: Classified

The Position:
Applications are currently being accepted for District Office Accounting Specialist in Fiscal Services, located at the District Office. Hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. Selected candidate must be willing to adjust work days/hours based on the department's needs.

Please note that an employee may be transferred to any site at the option of the Chancellor.

Major Responsibilities:


Desired Qualifications:
Training and Experience:Any combination of training and experience equivalent to: a Bachelors degree in Accounting or Finance and two years of advanced technical training in accounting or a related field AND four years progressively responsible professional level experience in finance or accounting.


    • California Community Colleges Budget and Accounting Manual, related Accounting Issues Statements, County Office interpretations and current practices, district policies and procedures, GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles), FASB (Financial Accounting Standards Board) and GASB (Governmental Accounting Standards Board), California Education Code sections, and Internal Revenue Regulations as they relate to specific area of responsibility.
    • Computer operating systems and applications for government accounting.
    • Computer applications, including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases.
    • District Financial, Human Resources/Payroll, and Student Services computing systems and applications.
    • District organization, operations, policies, and objectives.
    • Modern office practices, procedures, and equipment, including computer hardware and software.
    • Oral and written communication skills.
    • Principles and methods of government and institutional fund accounting, including fiduciary relationships.
    • Record-keeping techniques.
    • Technical aspects of field of specialty.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Access and extract information from the districts computer information system for evaluation and analytical use.
  • Analyze and determine instructional needs as they pertain to the district accounts.
  • Analyze legislation and project impact on the District.
  • Communicate with others persuasively.
  • Conduct technical analysis using basic financial analysis and research procedures and develop appropriate recommendations.
  • Develop strategies for the budget process.
  • Direct studies, analyze complex financial and statistical data, and develop summary conclusions and recommendations.
  • Establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with others.
  • Evaluate sensitive situations and adopt an appropriate course of action.
  • Interpret, apply, and explain legal requirements, guidelines, and procedures.
  • Meet schedules and timeliness.
  • Operate a variety of office machines and equipment, including computer hardware and software.
  • Plan and organize work.
  • Prepare and deliver oral presentations.
  • Prepare clear and comprehensive reports.
  • Provide instruction and assistance to others in resolving difficult problems.
  • Read, interpret, and apply research findings.
  • Serve as district spokesperson and representative for assigned functions.
  • Speak and write effectively.
  • Train and provide work direction to others.

License: Valid California drivers license.


Pay Information:
Range 27 ($4,444.39- $7,094.25) per month based on the current Classified salary schedule. New employees will begin on Step A ($4,444.39), Step B ($4,666.61) with 18 months of verified, paid, full-time equivalent related job experience or up to Step C ($4,899.94) with 36 months of verified, paid, full-time equivalent related job experience. For purposes of salary placement, 7.5 semester units (or equivalent quarter units) of directly related coursework from a regularly accredited institution will be equivalent to one (1) year of job experience. Promoted or transferred employees will be placed as specified in the CBA. This position is FLSA Non-exempt (may accrue overtime). Excellent Benefits are provided to all Contract employees with assignments greater than, or equal to, 50% (0.50 FTE) and all eligible dependents. A temporary probationary period will apply to the employee entering this assignment. The SDCCD Employment Web Page provides a link to employee collective bargaining agreements/handbooks and more information about terms and conditions of employment to include salary and benefits.

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All applicants must have demonstrated cultural competency and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and staff.


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