California State University San Bernardino Student Financial Services Senior Technician(Accounting Technician II)/Accounting Office in San Bernardino, California


Employment Status: Full-time, "non-exempt" probationary position.

*Work Schedule: *Monday through Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm.

*First Review Deadline: *This position will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed beginning September 6, 2016.

Under general supervision the Student Financial Services Senior Technician is responsible for a wide variety of duties requiring close attention to detail and customer service. Independently performs a broad range of tasks requiring independent judgment and initiative.

Typical Activities

Incumbent will cashier accepting student payments and department deposits at the service window. Provide customer service on the telephone and at the window for account inquiries which includes disseminating information and explaining account issues to students, faculty, or staff, and resolving problems via the application of departmental policies and procedures. Must utilize the Student Finance system to release holds, analyze, research and answer inquires pertaining to student accounts. Verify daily bank deposit, receipt departmental deposits, reconcile cash drawer daily. Additionally, the incumbent will perform a wide variety of tasks including, research, and distribution of payroll, reconciliations, process wires, credit card payments, alternative loans, scholarships, and other payments. The incumbent will also serve as backup as needed, manage the student club cash, payment plan, scholarship return, stale dated check, and Chaffee grant processes, and perform other duties as assigned. The incumbent will use personal computers, software applications, along with other accounting systems, operate standard office machines; and perform other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications


  • In addition to the Accounting Technician I abilities, the applicant must be able to apply accounting procedures and practices to the analysis of basic accounting problems.
  • Applicant must analyze and interpret accounting data.
  • Applicant must apply problem solving techniques in finding solutions to basic accounting problems.
  • Applicant must understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Applicant must use current computer word processing and spreadsheet software programs, web browsers, query tools, integrated financial systems and/or other types of records management systems, such as student accounting, cashiering and student financial aid.
  • Applicant must work independently and make sound decisions and recommendations regarding accounting activities. Experience:

  • Equivalent to three years of progressively responsible financial record-keeping experience which has provided the above knowledge and abilities. Education:

  • Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge and abilities. Supplemental Information

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.

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.

California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.

This position may be "Designated" under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information:

This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)

Job Type: Full-Time

Job Number: 2016-00632

Department: Administration & Finance

Closing: Continuous

Agency: California State University, San Bernardino

Address: 5500 University Parkway San Bernardino, California, 92407.

Phone: (909) 537-5138


Salary: $36,120.00 - $58,656.00 Annually

Location: San Bernardino, CA