ACCOUNTANT

Location
Pasadena
Posted
May 17, 2017
Institution Type
Community College
ACCOUNTANT
Fiscal Services
Classified Represented Position
100%-12 Months
Monthly Salary Range: $4,308.60-$5,498.98 (Starting Salary $4,308.60)
Hours/Days to be worked: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

FINAL DATE TO SUBMIT THE DISTRICT APPLICATION AND ALL SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS
TUESDAY, JUNE 6, 2017 BY 4:00 P.M.

We are looking for candidates who have the desire and ability to create a welcoming work environment that positively engages and impacts our diverse workforce and student population. Our goal is to create an inclusive working environment of collaboration, transparency, support, and shared leadership among all constituency groups: faculty, staff, administration, and students. We are looking for candidates who share the District's vision and willingness to ensure equal employment opportunity, will assist in creating an environment that is welcoming to all, and that will foster diversity and promote excellence.

DEFINITION:
Under direction of the appropriate manager, performs a wide variety of professional level accounting duties, and performs related work as required.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES (ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY):
• Under general direction of supervisors, performs a wide variety of complex, professional-level accounting work.
• Accounts for various specially funded projects; prepares required financial reports and bills project agency.
• Posts to subsidiary and general ledgers; prepares journals; takes a trial balance and prepares financial statements.
• Reconciles various accounts including but not limited to bank accounts.
• Audits, as assigned, expenditure transactions and makes corrections.
• Assist in training and providing coverage in all areas of accounting.
• At the request of a supervisor, performs a variety of unscheduled duties normally and traditionally performed by an accountant.

KNOWLEDGE OF:
• Accounting principles, methods, practices and terminology.
• Microsoft Excel and Word

ABILITY TO:
• Work with numbers in a wide variety of applications.
• Research, read and interpret complex regulations and instructions.
• Work and think independently.
• Evaluate a situation and make a judgment or reach a decision based on the facts presented.
• Deal with pressure in an effective manner and to work harmoniously with people in a variety of situations.
• Work in a multiethnic environment.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:
Two years of college with courses in Accounting 1A and 1B and two years of professional-level accounting experience. Experience may be substituted for education on a year-for year basis with the exception that at least two courses of college-level accounting are required and no substitution is permitted

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:
Major in accounting and experience with a California community college or school district.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
WILLINGNESS to:
• Travel to meetings, workshops, seminars, etc.;
• Take accrued vacation outside of the summer months and at a time convenient for the District;
• Work beyond 40 hours a week (with compensation) and/or evenings if required;
• Prepare spreadsheets and use a calculator;
• Use a PC.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS:
Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California Driver's
License by time of appointment.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer; to operate a motor vehicle and to visit various District and meeting sites; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person, before groups, and over the telephone. This is primarily a sedentary office classification although standing and walking between work areas may be required. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard, typewriter keyboard, or calculator and to operate standard office equipment. Positions in this classification occasionally bend, stoop, kneel, reach, push, and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry,
push, and pull materials and objects up to 25 pounds.

ENVIRONMENTAL ELEMENTS:
Employees work in an office environment with moderate
noise levels, controlled temperature conditions, and no
direct exposure to hazardous physical substances. Employees
may interact with upset staff and/or public and private
representatives in interpreting and enforcing departmental
policies and procedures.

SALARY AND BENEFITS:
Salary and other terms of employment are competitive. Placement is at Range 46 on the District Classified Represented Salary Schedule which is available online at http://www.pasadena.edu/hr/docs/compensation/PasadenaCity-College-CFT.pdf.

Generous fringe benefits include fully paid medical, dental, and vision for employees and their families, and life insurance for the employee.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
• Successful completion of background and fingerprint clearance and TB screening.
• Proof of eligibility to work in the United States and signing of loyalty oath per government codes 3100-3109.
• Meeting applicable eligibility requirements under CalPERS or CalSTRS if you are a current or former member.
• Board of Trustees approval.

APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS:
Pasadena City College utilizes an online application process. Hard copy, e-mailed, or faxed resumes are not accepted. You can apply for a position from any computer with Internet access. All materials are submitted electronically through PCC's Applicant Tracking System (ATS) at www.pasadena. edu/hr/. Applications completed and received by Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. will receive full consideration.

Please keep in mind the following:
• If you do not follow the process or your application/resume is incomplete, your information will not be processed.
• The hiring committee will review, evaluate, and consider applications and supporting materials received by the deadline. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a particular position does not assure the applicant an
interview. It is, therefore, important that the application be thorough and detailed. The District may re-advertise, delay, choose not to fill the position, or choose to fill more than one position.
• While the acceptance of the application packet is done through PCC's Talent Applicant System (ATS), all hiring decisions are made by a hiring committee.
• Positions are full-time (100%) and "open until filled,"unless otherwise stated.

Once applications are submitted they are final. Please carefully review your application and the documents which you are attaching to make sure that they are free from errors and complete. If you require assistance, please contact the Human Resources office at 626-585-7388. Applicants may expect to be notified approximately 4 – 5 weeks following the closing date as to the status of their application.

SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS:
For full consideration, applications MUST include all items in the order listed below. An incomplete application packet will not be accepted.

1. Cover letter
2. Professional resume
3. Transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable). Official transcripts are required upon offer of employment. Foreign transcripts and degrees require official certification of equivalency to U.S. transcripts and degrees by a certified U.S. review service at the time of application.
4. Other information considered pertinent to the application (optional)

Note: It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure that all application materials are fully and correctly submitted. All supporting documentation should include position name and/or position number. All materials submitted are for this position only and become the property of the District. Materials, including USB flash drives, compact disks and slides, will NOT be returned, copied or considered for other openings.

ABOUT THE DISTRICT:
Established in 1924, Pasadena City College has been serving the San Gabriel Valley for 90 years. PCC enrolls more than 30,000 students each semester and offers 60 academic and 72 Career and Technical Education programs. The main college campus occupies an idyllic 53-acre site, while the Community Education Center and Child Development Center are located in separate facilities. The college is renowned for its high student transfer rate, national mathematics and forensic honors, and extensive study abroad offerings. 80% of our students receive the Board of Governor's Fee Waiver which is based upon the federal poverty guidelines. PCC is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges. For more information, go to www. pasadena.edu.

MISSION:
The mission of Pasadena City College is to provide a high quality, academically robust learning environment that encourages, supports and facilitates student learning and success. The College provides an academically rigorous and comprehensive curriculum for students pursuing educational and career goals as well as learning opportunities designed for individual development. The College is committed to providing access to higher education for members of the diverse communities within the District service area and to offering courses, programs, and other activities to enhance the economic conditions and the quality of life in these communities.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
The Immigration Reform & Control Act of 1987, Public Law 99-603 requires that employers obtain documentation from every new employee which authorizes that individual to accept employment in this country. This requirement applies to both United States citizens and aliens. Any employee who is unwilling/unable to fulfill this requirement will not be employed.

Pasadena Area Community College District will not sponsor any visa applications.

If accommodations are needed for the application process in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, please inform Human Resources.

It is the policy of the PACCD that all candidates for employment need to be cleared for employment through the process of background check and verification of prior employment, references and credentials.

Crime awareness and campus security information are available from Campus Police and Safety. (Public Law 101- 542)

The Pasadena Area Community College District does not discriminate in the educational programs and activities operated by the District, or in employment procedures and practices of the District. The Policies of Title IX as developed to date are available for inspection during normal business hours at the District Office at 1570 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91106.

The Board of Trustees reserves the right to extend time limits or reinstate the search process at any time. The Pasadena Area Community College District is an equal opportunity employer. The District encourages applications from underrepresented minorities and the disabled.

For full application instructions and position description, visit https://pasadena.edu/hr/employment-opportunities/

PASADENA AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT
Equal Opportunity, Title IX, Section 504 Employer

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