#6594 Manager of Accounting Services (Administrator II), Accounting Services

Job description




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 April 27, 2018. To receive full consideration, apply by April 26, 2018. The position will remain open until filled.   

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Position Information


This position is in the Management Personnel Plan (Administrator II) and earns management benefits including medical, dental, vision, $100,000 life insurance plan, and the CalPERS pension plan.  For more information on benefits included for this position, please see the benefits summary.

This is a full-time, benefits eligible, at will position. This position is designated exempt under FLSA and 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.

This position is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the Accounting Services function.  This involves supervision of the Accounting Services staff and review of their reconciliations and other work.  This position is also responsible to ensure that all campus, CSU, state, and federal legal and budgetary reporting requirements are met and provides reports to management when as needed.  This position is also responsible for ensuring that all transactions for the sub-ledgers are posted successfully to the General Ledger.

In addition, this position ensures that support is provided to campus departments regarding accounting transactions and journal entries. 

This position manages 7 employees, including one lead and several student assistants.



Compensation and Benefits


Starting annual salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $95,000. CSU Classification Salary Range: $3,726 - $12,767 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 

  • Equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in Accounting, which may include education and/or experience.  
  • Five plus years of accounting or related work experience.
  • Experience providing lead direction or supervision of others.

Preferred Qualifications and Specialized Skills

  • Experience working in the accounting or auditing functions.
  • Active CPA License preferred.
  • Experience working with the Oracle eBusiness Suite financials.
  • Experience working in a large higher education and/or public sector organization.


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

All management and executive employees shall be required to provide a written statement to the appropriate administrator of any and all outside employment. Employees shall also provide a written statement of outside employment if a written request by an administrator is made.

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.

SDSU is a smoke free campus. For more information, please click here.

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.




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Job No: #6594
Posted: 4/16/2018
Application Due: 5/29/2018
Work Type:
Salary: Compensation and Benefits Starting annual salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $95,0