Accounting Technician II
Kern Community College District
District Office
4d ago

Basic Function

Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, perform complex technical accounting work in the preparation, processing and maintenance of College and District accounting records.

Representative Duties

  • Maintain various ledgers, registers and journals; post, check and balance ledgers; draw journal entries.
  • Prepare daily journals from cash register sales receipts; process credit card charge invoices through accounts receivable ledger.
  • Verify account codes for accounts payable invoices; pay invoices; enter payment information into computer and print checks;
  • verify appropriateness of invoices in relation to use of budgeted funds.

  • Prepare financial statements and oversee accounting activities for assigned programs such as food service and bookstore.
  • Maintain accounts payable and receivable invoices throughout the fiscal year.
  • Analyze account transaction requisitions for proper documentation, signatures, account numbers and sufficient fund balance for payments;
  • enter journal entries for various account transactions into account general ledgers; correct financial records as necessary; maintain financial records.

  • Monitor budgets for various accounts; oversee billing for reimbursements of projects for various accounts; verify coding for account transactions;
  • prepare monthly budget reports for accounts.

  • Bill state agencies for various projects for campuses, District Office and various programs.
  • Prepare journal entries for fringe benefits on various projects; prepare billings to transfer funds from various accounts to general funds;
  • analyze projects for compliance with accuracy and accounting standards.

  • Prepare expenditure and billings reports for various state and county agencies; prepare quarterly and yearly financial reports for a variety of college departments;
  • compute quarterly sales taxes for departments

  • Enter payroll data into computer; print payroll checks and payroll check register; gather and send tax form information for the District Office
  • Reconcile monthly bank statements for various payrolls and accounts; prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements and reports as required;
  • distribute to various agencies

  • Process refund requests for students; monitor student fee deferrals; coordinate changes with financial aid office; bill enrollment and material fee charges from the District Office
  • Analyze cash flow
  • Check and approve budget transfers from the college campuses
  • Supervise and train staff involved in collecting, processing and accounting for cash and tickets as required
  • Perform related duties as assigned.
  • Education and Experience

    Any combination equivalent to : graduation from high school supplemented by some college-level course work in accounting, business, or a related field AND two years of increasingly responsible experience in the maintenance of fiscal record keeping, accounting, and reporting.

    Note : Degrees and credits must be from accredited institutions (Title V Section 53406). Any degree from a country other than the United States, including Canada and Great Britain, must be evaluated by an evaluation service.

    Note : The screening of candidates will be conducted by a screening committee. The screening committee reserves the right to limit the number of interviews granted.

    Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant of an interview.

    Knowledge and Abilities KNOWLEDGE OF :

  • Principles and procedures of bookkeeping and basic accounting.
  • General accounting and invoice auditing procedures.
  • Pertinent laws, rules and regulations related to bookkeeping and basic accounting.
  • Basic arithmetic.
  • Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment.

  • Maintain and balance a variety of financial records, ledgers and accounts.
  • Perform computational tasks and other bookkeeping functions with speed and accuracy.
  • Audit records and invoices for payment.
  • Read and understand financial records, reports and technical and procedural requirements.
  • Apply pertinent laws, rules and regulations of bookkeeping and basic accounting.
  • Maintain accurate and complete financial records.
  • Compile data to prepare financial and statistical reports.
  • Operate a computer, adding and calculating machine.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
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