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Accountant II

ID 9811
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Accounting / Finance
CSU Fresno State University

At a glance

Be a key player in the University Accounting Services team at Fresno State University! They have an Accountant II opening in the Controller’s office. Bring your financial reporting expertise to the table and help make a difference and promote their culture of service excellence. Plus, the Central Valley area of California has a ton to offer, mountains, close to the Bay area, and low cost of living.

Description: What you'll be doing

Another Source’s client, Fresno State, is recruiting an Accountant II to join their University Accounting Services team in Fresno, California. 


Here’s a little about Fresno State and the position they are recruiting for:  


The University Controller/Accounting Services Office is dedicated to facilitating the primary mission of the University by seeking the most cost-effective methods of delivering services while continuing to implement improvement of services to students, faculty, staff and all other customers.   
Learn more: 


Why Fresno State:   


There is a sense of contribution when you join the Fresno State team at the higher education level. With numerous opportunities to participate and implement initiatives that will improve student retention, success and their overall experience as a college student, you’ll get the opportunity to make a positive impact first-hand as your help serve ~25,000 students across campus.  


What’s in it for you?  


Education Benefits:  The CSU Employee Fee Waiver Program allows eligible staff or their eligible dependents to attend courses at any CSU for reduced rates at a maximum of two courses or six units per term, whichever is greater.  


Balancing Work/Life:  One of the big WOW's is that this position is the vacation accrual in addition to the 14 paid holidays and 8 hours accrued per month of sick leave.  


CalPERS Retirement Benefit 


More about the benefits of working at Fresno State: 


Anticipated Hiring Salary Range: $4,161 - $6,500 per month 

Full classification Salary Range: $4,161 - $8,030 per month 


The role:  

This position reports directly to the Associate Controller and is a member of Accounting Services. Accounting Services is under the Division of Administrative Services which reports to the Vice President of Administration and Chief Financial Officer. Positions in this classification require a thorough knowledge of financial record-keeping methods, procedures, and practices, and knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). May provide technical and/or work direction to other employees. This position performs a wide variety of duties requiring considerable judgment, initiative, and independence. Incumbents in this classification devise new methods, modify and document established procedures based on precedent and university policies and develop new procedures as necessary; work with subject matter requiring technical expertise; and resolve difficult and unusual problems. 


Experience and Education You Will Bring: 

  • Equivalent to a bachelor’s degree with a major in accounting, business administration, finance or a closely related field OR a combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge and abilities. 


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities You Will Have: 

  • Thorough knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP); office methods and procedures; statistical and mathematical presentation of data; advanced proficiency with current word processing and spreadsheet software programs, web browsers, query tools, integrated financial systems and/or other types of records management systems. 
  • Knowledge of fund (governmental) accounting (preferred) 
  • Ability to apply accounting principles to the analysis of complex accounting problems. 
  • Knowledge of student financial aid reporting requirements preferred. Experience using 
  • PeopleSoft Finance or other computerized accounting systems preferred. 


California State University, Fresno is committed to maintaining and implementing employment policies and procedures in compliance with applicable state and federal equal employment opportunity laws and regulations. Executive Order 883 prohibits discrimination and Executive Order 927 prohibits harassment, on the basis of a protected status: race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex (including gender identity), sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition and covered veteran status. Fresno State’s commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring, and retention. We are proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. 


Another Source works with their clients, on a retained project basis, to maximize the recruiting process.   


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