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Accounting Technician II - Special Projects
|Position Title||Accounting Technician II - Special Projects|
|Position Type||Classified Full Time|
|Percentage Employee||100 %|
|Number of Months Assignment||12|
|Starting Date||As soon as possible|
|Current Work Schedule||
Monday thru Friday 8:00 a.m. â€“ 4:30 p.m. Days and hours of employment may change depending on District needs.
$5,145.60 â€“ $6,592.17 monthly- Successful candidate will start at step 1 except in cases where District deems appropriate. This is a Categorically Funded position. Continuation of this position is contingent upon continued funding.
|Open Until Filled||Â|
|About Rio Hondo College||
About RÃo Hondo College
RÃo Hondo College welcomes and embraces all students in their educational and career pathways. As a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI), our College has a student population of 22,000, of which 18,000 are Latinx students. We were the first college in Los Angeles County to provide two years of free tuition to first-time, full-time college students through our RÃo Promise program. We are proud to acknowledge that many of our students have transferred to high ranked institutions such as Harvard, Stanford,Â USCÂ andÂ UCLA, UC Berkeley, UC Irvine, Cal State LA, Cal State Long Beach, and Whittier College to name a few.
Our caring and dedicated student-centered staff, faculty, and administrators are devoted to the advancement of educational justice, equity, and opportunity for all our students. Our Collegeâ€™s 900 employees, with close to 600 faculty, hold themselves accountable for the academic success of disproportionately impacted student populations. Our entire staff, with unwavering team collaboration, work hard to ensure our students reach their full potential by eliminating gaps in academic outcomes that traditionally hinder students of color.
RÃo Hondo College is committed to the recruitment of qualified and diverse employees who are dedicated to our studentsâ€™ success. We recognize that diversity in an academic environment fosters cultural awareness, promotes mutual understanding and respect, and provides suitable role models for our students. We are steadfast in our hiring practices and staff development processes which reinforce the goals of equal opportunity, diversity, and inclusion. Our practices and processes also support the importance of a workforce that reflects the community and the diverse student population we serve.
RÃo Hondo College employs approximately 55% tenured track faculty of color; 60% part-time faculty of color; 85% classified staff of color; and 50% administrators of color.
RÃo Hondo College offers 30 associate degrees that guarantee transfer (ADTs) to Cal State Universities, a bachelorâ€™s degree in Automotive Technology, more than 60 certificates, a Pathway to Law School, dual enrollment with K-12 districts, state championship speech & debate team, top-notch athletic teams, student leadership opportunities, travel abroad experiences and more.
In collaboration with the communities in Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, El Monte, South El Monte, Whittier, portions of Norwalk, La Mirada, Downey, La Puente, the City of Industry, Los Nietos and Avocado Heights, RÃo Hondo College provides an exceptional academic curriculum to meet the unique needs of our region and strengthen our communities.
Under general supervision, to perform and coordinate a variety of complex and technical accounting work involved in the receipt or disbursement of funds and budget control; to process, analyze and reconcile financial documents; and to do other work as required for special projects and programs.
Coordinates cashier functions, cash receipts, cash disbursements, accounts payable services and special accounts and funds.
Monitors and controls expenditures of all funds; pre-encumbers requisitions; assigns account codes to all requisitions, travel authorizations and cash receipts to ensure proper accounting for expenditures; assures adequate funds to cover expenditures; assures that expenditures are charged to appropriate accounts.
Enters appropriate data and information regarding the District budget; records receipts and expenditures; transfers monies; corrects errors and discrepancies as necessary for special projects.
Performs a variety of budget control duties; ensures proper collection of funds from all College departments; ensures compliance to College security procedures; resolves budget problems as they arise with Districtfaculty, staff and administrators; enters budget changes and updates as necessary.
Assists faculty and staff with questions regarding cash receipts, disbursements and account balances; responds to inquiries from staff and students; resolves difficult and sensitive student problems and concerns regarding special projects.
Performs a variety of cash disbursements duties; posts payments regarding construction contracts, maintenance agreements, independent contractors and utilities; ensures timely disbursement of funds.
Establishes, monitors and maintains assigned accounts or categories; reconciles and balances assigned accounts and bank statements; records financial transactions as necessary for special projects.
Prepares, processes, inputs data and posts all related information from payroll recap printout generated from the County.
Processes various claims including travel and conference requests and posts mileage deferrals.
Prepares and processes a variety of internal and external reports including budget reports for special projects, quarterly reports and year-end miscellaneous reports related to special projects and programs.
Operates a variety of office equipment including a calculator and personal computer and word processing software such as Microsoft Office.
Performs related duties as required.
|Knowledge and Abilities||
|Education and Experience||
Any combination equivalent to graduation from high school and supplemented by college level course work in accounting. Five years of increasingly responsible technical and clerical accounting experience.
Any degree from a country other than the United States, including Canada and Great Britain, must be evaluated by an Evaluation Service prior to the closing date. Certification must be attached with copies of transcripts.
Incumbents in this class are required to semi-independently perform the more skilled work in this series. They are required to have a thorough knowledge and understanding of financial record keeping methods, procedures and practices, and a general knowledge of governmental financial record keeping methods and general guidelines for categorical, state and federal funding. This position will be responsible for special projects such asÂ VTEA, state and federal grant projects, contract training, etc. They perform diversified duties involving a wide range of procedures, using initiative and judgment in analyzing information and determining a course of action within the standard operating procedures and established guidelines. This class differs from the Accounting Technician II in that the latter applies to general College/District accounting responsibilities versus specific special projects/programs.
Applications are currently being accepted for Accounting Technician II-Special Projects. This is a Full-Time 100%, 12 month position. Hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. â€“ 4:30 p.m.
Applications must be submitted byÂ 11:59 p.m. PTÂ on the closing date.
Applicants must submit aÂ complete online applicationÂ that includes the items listed.
|Special Instructions to Applicants||Â|
|Commitment to Diversity||
All applicants must have demonstrated cultural competency and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and staff.
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WEÂ RESERVEÂ THEÂ RIGHTÂ TO RE-OPEN, RE-ADVERTISE,Â DELAYÂ ORÂ CANCELÂ FILLINGÂ THISÂ POSITION.
Rio Hondo College is committed to employing qualified administrators, faculty and staff members who are dedicated to student success. The Board recognizes that diversity in the academic environment fosters cultural awareness, promotes mutual understanding and respect, and provides suitable role models for all students. The Board is committed to hiring and staff development processes that support the goals of equal opportunity and diversity, and provide equal consideration for all qualified candidates.
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