California State University

Los Angeles, California

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Date Posted June 20, 2022
Industry Accounting
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified


Job No: 512867; 4/1/2022

Controller's Office

Salary Range: $4,161 - $8,030/Monthly

Work Schedule: Full-Time, Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; exempt classification.

Essential Functions: Under the general supervision of the Accounting Manager, the incumbent performs professional accounting work requiring general knowledge and understanding of generally accepted accounting principles and practices. The incumbent is responsible for the generation of routine financial reports and statements, maintenance, analysis, reconciliation, and resolution of outstanding items related to assigned accounts; performs analysis and reconciliation of general ledger and subsidiary ledger accounts; prepares monthly and year-end journal entries; researches and resolves discrepancies in account and fund balances; identifies actual or potential problems with financial transactions and recommends corrective action; and assists in the year-end A-133 audit and reporting and PBC schedules. This incumbent will reconcile the monthly financial aid disbursements and assist with the analysis of the federal and state nonresident alien tax, the preparation of monthly prepayments for sales tax and nonresident withholding and the filing of Forms 990, UBIT, 1042’s, 592’s, sales tax return and other miscellaneous filings. The position also participates in developing and documenting accounting procedures, implementing system and procedural changes, and provides training and assistance to other employees.

Required Qualifications & Experience: Equivalent to a bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university with a major in accounting, business administration, finance or a closely related field or a combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge and abilities. Equivalent to two years of progressively responsible professional accounting experience. The incumbent must possess advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, particularly MS Excel. The incumbent must have the ability to independently interpret applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures, and apply accounting theory and practices based on generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP); and prepare reconciliations and to investigate and resolve errors, discrepancies, make correcting entries. The incumbent must have a demonstrated interest and/or ability to work in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the California State University. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University employees who may apply for the position.

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 system-wide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to

California State University, Los Angeles, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon 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

Desired Qualifications: PeopleSoft Financials (Student Financials and GL Modules) and Higher Education experience.

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin on April 15, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applicants are received. A COMPLETED ON-LINE CAL STATE LA APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT IS REQUIRED. RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF A COMPLETED APPLICATION.