Trust Accountant

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Job Title: Trust Accountant
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 24882
Job Code: 4555 Accountant II
Department: Administrative Services
CompensationClassification: Accountant II
Anticpated Hiring Range: $4,161/month - $6,034/month
Salary Range: $4,161/month - $7,796/month
FLSA status: Exempt

San José State University offers employees a comprehensive benefits package. For more information on programs available, please visit
About the PositionThe Trust Accountant is primarily responsible for providing financial support for a large and complex organizational unit. This position is responsible for ensuring effective financial systems and controls, monitoring and reporting financial status, and conducting analysis and providing useful information on budget development and accounting reconciliations, financial policies and procedures, and process recharges / billings for various Trust funds including the Cost Recovery fund. In addition, position is required to work often with complex multiple funding sources and accounting issues.
Minimum Qualifications-Equivalent to a bachelor's degree 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.
Preferred Qualifications-Experience working in the construction field
-Experience working in the CSU
-Experience managing 5 or more accounts
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities-Demonstrated working knowledge of the construction industry and constructions documents.
-Thorough knowledge of statistical and arithmetical presentation of data.
-Thorough knowledge of use of PeopleSoft financial system and WebTMA system.
-Working knowledge of government accounting methods and related laws, rules and regulations.
-Ability to analyze and interpret accounting data.
Posting DateJanuary 11, 2019
Application ScreeningApplication Screening begins January 28, 2019
Applications received before that date will receive first consideration.

This position is open until filled; however, applications received after screening has begun will be considered at the discretion of the university.
Required Application MaterialResume
Letter of interest
List of References
Complete SJSU Online Employment Application

Please note that failure to completely fill out each section of the online application may result in your application not receiving consideration.
Additional InformationSatisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. SJSU will issue a conditional offer of employment to the selected candidate, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

The standard background check includes: criminal check, employment and education verification. Depending on the position, a motor vehicle and/or credit check may be required. All background checks are conducted through the university's third party vendor, Accurate Background. SJSU will pay all costs associated with this procedure. Evidence of required degree(s) or certification(s) will be required at time of hire.


All San José State University employees are considered mandated reporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
Equal Employment StatementSJSU is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability.

It is the policy of SJSU to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities who self disclose.
Contact InformationOne Washington Square San Jose, CA 95192-0046
Phone: 408-924-2250




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Posted: 1/22/2019
Application Due: 8/21/2019
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