6393 Athletics Accounting Analyst (Administrative Analyst/Specialist, Exempt II)

San Diego, California
CSU Classification Salary Range: $4,693 - $7,769 per month
Jul 26, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


San Diego State University is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of historically underrepresented groups.

Initial review of applications will begin on August 9, 2017. To receive full consideration, apply by August 8, 2017. (The position will remain open until filled).  The online application should be completed in detail. Completion of the online application is required for consideration; a resume alone will not suffice. 

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  Position Information  

This is a full-time, benefits eligible, temporary position anticipated to end on or before June 30, 2018, with the possibility for reappointment. This position is designated exempt under FLSA and is not eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.

Under the general direction of the Senior Associate Athletic Director of Business Administration, the Athletics Accounting Analyst is responsible for planning, organizing and evaluating departmental business office operations; serving as Athletic Department resource for business and accounting policies which reconcile entrepreneurial aspects of an intercollegiate athletic program; analyzing budget reports, reviewing for accuracy and processing corrections; assisting Senior Associate Athletic Director of Business Administration in budget changes; reviewing and approving department requisitions up to $10,000 and purchase orders up to $5,000; reviewing and approving reimbursements, small dollar payments, and purchase order invoices.  In Oracle, processing Athletic journal entries in the primary and secondary general ledgers.

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  Compensation and Benefits  

Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $7,084 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $4,693 - $7,769 per month. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources. 

San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here


Minimum Qualifications 

Entry to this classification requires general knowledge and skills in the applicable administrative and/or program field with a foundational knowledge of public administration principles, practices, and methods. This foundation would normally be obtained through a bachelor's degree and/or equivalent training and administrative work experience involving study, analysis, and/or evaluation leading to the development or improvement of administrative policies, procedures, practices, or programs.

Preferred Qualifications and Specialized Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or a related field.
  • Five years of accounting experience within an Athletic business office. 
  • Experience with higher education accounting/financial practices and reporting. 
  • Experience processing journal entries in primary and secondary general ledgers using Oracle.
  • Experience with preparation of monthly financial reports.
  • Knowledge and skills in understanding and implementing university’s budgeting and accounting practices and procedures.
  • Ability to interpret university and Athletic Department’s financial policies and procedures and effectively explain to others. 

  Application Procedures  

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button on this page.  You must submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button. If you need assistance completing your application, please click here.

Applicants with disabilities requiring assistance may call (619) 594-7099.

General Information

The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. 

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

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SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.