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Accounting Technician II/Accounts Payable Specialist

Company: CSUDH Toro Auxiliary Partners
Location: Carson
Posted on: May 22, 2023

Job Description:

Accounting Technician II/Accounts Payable SpecialistCalifornia State University Dominguez Hills Toro Auxiliary PartnersAbout CSUDH Toro Auxiliary Partners:The California State University, Dominguez Hills Toro Auxiliary Partners ("Toro Auxiliary Partners") is a non-profit organization and was incorporated in 1968 as a partner of the California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) to provide supplemental services that enhance core academic programs, which are an integral part of the University's educational mission. CSUDH is a highly diverse, metropolitan university primarily serving the South Bay area of Los Angeles County. CSUDH is one of 23 campuses that comprise the California State University System.The Toro Auxiliary Partners offers tremendous personal and professional growth opportunities, in addition to competitive compensation and a highly attractive benefits program, including employer-sponsored health, dental vision, life insurance, retirement program, and vacation pay.Any inquiries should be directed to the Foundation Human Resources Office at .Position InformationEmployment at CSUDH Toro Auxiliary Partners is on an at-will basis and can be terminated by either an employee or CSUDH Toro Auxiliary Partners at any time with or without cause or advanced notice. Permanent status can neither be obtained nor granted.This is a Full-time, non-exempt, benefited position employer-sponsored health, dental vision, life insurance, retirement program and vacation pay.Annual Salary Range: $47,000 - $60,000 (Depends on a combination of experience and education)Purpose of PositionThe Accounting Technician II / Accounts Payable reports to the Controller, works with the accounting team and assists in all accounts payable and accounting operations of the company. Under general supervision, the incumbent is responsible for performing higher level accounting tasks related to the Accounts Payable operation such as resolving non-routine issues; analyzing data to report on key metrics; analyze data to identify opportunities to improve efficiencies and implement improvements; documenting and maintaining standard operation procedures; preparing and reconciling payables data; and providing exceptional customer service.The incumbent will manage a high volume of invoices for appropriateness of payment; obtaining payment approvals, data entry, matching, accrual of use taxes, interpretation and application of accounting policies and procedures, problem solving and heavy customer service contact.The incumbent will audit and reconcile accounts, including, but not limited to, Purchasing Card (P-Card) reconciliation, vendor statement reconciliation, reporting and pulling files for auditors, etc.Essential Position Duties and Responsibilities--- General knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), including three-way matching principles.--- Ability to apply financial and accounting concepts, policies and procedures, as well as related regulatory compliance requirements.--- Must demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Word, web browsers, query tools, integrated financial systems (document imaging system and ERP system), and/or other types of records management systems.--- Work independently; and make sound decisions and recommendations regarding accounts payable and accounting activities.--- Skilled in organizing work and setting priorities to meet deadlines while processing a high invoice volume with accuracy and providing a courteous, professional demeanor and excellent customer service.--- Effective oral and written communication skills.Education/Experience:--- Bachelors' Degree required in accounting, finance or related field required.--- Minimum of three years of progressively responsible accounts payable, general accounting or business experiencePreferred Qualifications and Skills:--- ONESolution financial system experience a plus.--- An understanding of tax reporting regulations (1099, 1042S and 592B) experience preferred.--- Procurement Card (P-Card) reconciliation experience a plus.--- Previous experience in higher education a plus.--- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills--- Strong organizational skills--- Ability to build and maintain effective working relationshipsApplication PeriodThe review of applications will begin on May , and the position will remain open until filled.Equal Employment Opportunity:The Toro Auxiliary Partners is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, national origin, sex sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status.EEO/AA/Disability/Veterans:Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may contact the Toro Auxiliary Partners Human Resources Office at .0E-Verify:This position requires new and re-hires employment verification to be processed through the E-Verify program administered by the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service in partnership with the Social Security Administration.If hired, the successful candidate will be required to furnish proof of legal authorization to work in the United States.Conditions of Employment:The person holding this position is considered a "mandated report" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth as a condition of employment.A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily for any position that the CSUDH Toro Auxiliary Partners deems sensitive. Sensitive positions are those requiring heightened scrutiny of individuals holding the position based on potential for harm to children. Concerns for the safety and security of people, animals, or property, or heightened risk for financial loss to the CSUDH Toro Auxiliary Partners or individuals in the university community. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current employees.Employee at the Toro Auxiliary Partners is on an at will basis and can be terminated by either an employee or the Toro Auxiliary Partners at any time with or without cause or advanced notice. Permanent status can neither be obtained nor granted.

Keywords: CSUDH Toro Auxiliary Partners, Carson , Accounting Technician II/Accounts Payable Specialist, Accounting, Auditing , Carson, California

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