Accounting Coordinator - Short Term Temporary Hourly Assignment
Kern Community College District
Position Closing Date:
Initial Screening Date:
Open Until Filled:
Short-term Temporary Hourly
$28.01 per hour
Flexible - as needed
Prorated sick leave.
This position is eligible for the ACA health benefits at employee expense.
DO-KCCD Bakersfield Downtown
Under the direction of an assigned manager, serves as lead worker over Accounting Technician positions engaged in the maintenance and preparation of accounting and financial records AND/OR independently performs a variety of the most complex accounting and financial transactions and reportingRepresentative Duties:
Plan, prioritize, assign and direct the work of the accounting staff assigned to specially funded projects; coordinate activities within projects; communicate with a variety of district, county, state and federal offices and agencies regarding specially funded programs
Provide technical support, training and general backup for accounting operations; plan, prioritize, assign and direct the work of accounting office staff
Assists in the implementation of federal, state and district accounting and budget regulations; coordinate, prepare, analyze, audit and monitor financial and fiscal related reports and claims
Prepare financial and statistical reports for audit preparation, administrative decision support, state and federal reporting
Prepare, monitor and analyze budgets for an assigned set of accounts; review and analyze budgets for compliance to District regulations
Maintain income records and monitor the collection of monies due; assure accounts receivable are billed accurately and collected in a timely manner
Maintain general and subsidiary ledger accounts; update control accounts; reconcile and balance accounts; create trial balance
Analyze and approve account transactions; assure fiscal documents are prepared and maintained in accordance with established requirements
Audit daily deposits and bank reconciliations; assist auditors in conducting various accounting audits; audit and reconcile ledgers; audit and distribute revenue receipts as appropriate; provide for completeness and validity of documentation of financial transactions
Maintain current, on-going knowledge of the methods and procedures required and utilized in performing the day-to-day operation of accounts receivable and accounts payable; attend training workshops as required
Participate in the selection of staff; provide and coordinate staff training; provide input on performance appraisals
Perform special projects involving budget or accounting analysis as requested by supervisor
Coordinate the disbursement of loans, scholarships and grants of federal, State and local funds; perform compliance review related to conference and travel requests, payment procedures, reimbursements, audit of travel records, maintenance of travel revolving fund and issuance of credit cards
Perform related duties as assigned
Education and Experience:
Any Combination Equivalent to:
Any combination equivalent to: Graduation from high school supplemented by some college coursework in business or accounting AND
four years of increasingly responsible experience in fiscal record keeping, accounting, and reporting, preferably at least one year in a community college or district-level school setting; OR
Associate Degree in business, accounting, economics, or related field AND
three years of increasingly responsible experience in fiscal record keeping, accounting and reporting, preferably with at least one year in a community college.
Knowledge and Abilities:
Principles and procedures of general and governmental accounting as applicable to community colleges
Basic principles and practices of budgeting and financial control
Federal, state and local laws, codes and regulations pertaining to community college accounting and financial reporting
Principles of training and providing work direction
Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment
Basic principles and practices of fiscal, statistical and administrative research and report preparation
Principles and procedures of financial record keeping and reportingAbility to:
Maintain and balance a variety of complex financial records, ledgers and accounts
Organize and direct the work of accounting and clerical support staff
Understand the organization and operation of the district and of outside agencies as necessary to assume assigned responsibilities
Research, compile, analyze, interpret and prepare a variety of fiscal, statistical and administrative reports
Compile data and maintain complex records and prepare reports
Operate modern office equipment
Prepare a variety of complex financial statements, reports and analyses
Audit records and invoices for payment
Perform computational tasks and other bookkeeping functions with speed and accuracy
Prepare and administer a budget
Provide work direction and train assigned staff
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing
Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others
Special Instructions to Applicants:
First Review of Applications:
Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled. The College reserves the right to extend time limits or reinitiate the recruitment/selection process at any point.
Completed application packet must include:
- Completed Online Application for Employment form
- Current resume
- Letter of interest (Cover Letter)
- Copy of legible transcripts, if applicable
- List of six (6) professional references - Listed on application form
Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate in the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the necessary arrangements.
The District does not provide sponsorship for authorization to work in the United States. Work authorization should be established at the time of application submission.
All applicants must apply online at https://careers.kccd.edu/postings/15321
. Emails will not be accepted.
As an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, the Kern Community College District encourages candidates with diverse backgrounds to apply.
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