6907 Accounting Technician I, Accounts Payable

Job description

Please note:


This position is open to current SDSU employees only.




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 Monday, April 8, 2019. To receive full consideration, apply by Sunday, April 7, 2019. 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 (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, temporary position anticipated to end on or before 6/30/2020. This position is designated non-exempt under FLSA and is 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.

The employee is primarily responsible for maintaining supplier accounts by reconciling unpaid balance statements; this includes the Auxiliaries unpaid balances. This employee is the primary backup for maintaining the Supplier File. The employee is also responsible for assisting the Accounting Technician IIs with the Hold Report, processing the daily mail, indexing of invoices through Verifier and performs other duties as assigned. This position provides backup for the main line’s phone coverage and front office support for the Accounts Payable and Contracts and Procurement Management suite. In that capacity, the employee is the first point of contact for outside suppliers, faculty, staff, and students for the office. The employee answers office phones, greets and assists customers, and provides back-up support as necessary.

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Compensation and Benefits


Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $3,210 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $2,710 - $4,763 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 one year of clerical accounting or financial record-keeping experience which has provided the above knowledge and abilities or any combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge and abilities.

Preferred Qualifications and Specialized Skills

  • Skills and experience using Microsoft Office and e-mail systems. Ability to write clear and concise memos.
  • Prior experience with Oracle eBusiness Suite and or/prior experience maintaining a supplier file would be preferred.
  • Experience working in an Accounts Payable office.
  • General knowledge of/or prior experience with MISC-1099 annual filing and income tax categories.
  • Accounts Payable Certification by a professional organization such as the Accounts Payable Network.
  • Ability to interpret and understand how information contained in the supplier file extends to other processes and departments (for example, tax data collected to meet the 1099 filing requirements).
  • A basic knowledge and understanding of standard naming conventions (state abbreviations, common street designators, etc.) as it relates to supplier payments and setup.


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) 594-1139.

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. 

San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act

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: 6907
Posted: 3/19/2019
Application Due: 4/25/2019
Work Type:
Salary: $2710 - $3210