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Accountant 1

Company: University of California - Los Angeles
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: September 23, 2019

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY

Requisition Number:
31112

Job Title:
ACCOUNTANT I

Working Title:
Accountant 1

Salary:
$23.04 - $45.54 hourly

Job Type:
Career

Department Name:
3520-GENERAL ACCOUNTING

Department Website URL:


Job Summary Statement:
This is a professional accounting position requiring a basic knowledge and understanding of generally accepted accounting principles and practices. Incumbent works under direct supervision of an Accountant II or higher position level. Work assignments include some or all of the following: compilation and maintenance of records of routine accounting transactions; assistance in preparation and/or maintenance of accounting reporting systems; preparation of
journal entries and account reconciliations relative to position skills requirements; resolution of problems associated with incorrect entries, deviations from established procedures, and other
inconsistencies with generally accepted accounting principles; may assist in analysis and interpretation of accounting records and reports and/or performance of administrative & clerical support duties as assigned.

Percentage of Time:
100

Shift Start:
8:00 am

Shift End:
5:00 pm

QUALIFICATIONS FOR POSITION

13 Records


QUALIFICATIONS
REQUIRED/PREFERRED


General knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and theory and their application to student accounting and cashiering functions.

Required


General knowledge of web-based and online systems including integrated financial systems.

Required


General to working knowledge and skills in software applications (Office - e.g., Microsoft (MS) Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook; and financial - e.g., accounting ledgers/sub-ledgers and Blackline), including working knowledge of MS Excel, sufficient to create, maintain, and update financial spreadsheets, reconciliations, and ledger/sub-ledger data.

Required


Ability to work independently in a complex working environment that requires a great deal of flexibility, efficiency, quick response time and prioritizing of tasks with multiple and conflicting deadlines.

Required


Excellent communication skills and skills in interacting effectively with students, colleagues, university departments and outside agencies to clearly convey and obtain information and to explain complex systems, procedures and policies.

Required


Ability to research and analyze complex and sometimes conflicting information to resolve discrepancies and reconstruct prior actions.

Required


Ability to cope with changes to better serve the University community.

Required


Some experience combined with education that provides required knowledge and abilities.

Required


Ability to identify and deal with sensitive issues and work with confidential documents.

Required


Ability to analyze financial transactions and statistical data.

Required


Equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree (with a major in accounting, business administration, economics, mathematics, or other related field), accounting certificate program, or equivalent work experience.

Preferred


Working knowledge of UCLA and UCOP accounting systems, procedures, and policies relevant to assigned accounts or funds.

Preferred


Ability to provide professional, courteous, timely, and effective customer service.

Required



ADDITIONAL POSTING INFORMATION

Bargaining Unit:
99-Policy Covered

Application Deadline:
09-30-2019

External Posting Date:


Quicklink To Posting:
hr.mycareer.ucla.edu/applicants/Central*quickFind=77259

Special Instructions:
THE TARGET SALARY RANGE FOR THIS POSITION IS BETWEEN THE POSTED MINIMUM AND $26.34 HOURLY.

Contact information:


Number of Positions:


SPECIAL EMPLOYMENT DESIGNATIONS/ REQUIREMENTS PER UC POLICY

Conflict of Interest:
N/A

Critical:
Continued employment contingent upon completion of satisfactory background investigation.

Driving Record:
N/A

E-Verify Check:

Certain positions funded by federal contracts/subcontracts requires UCLA to notify job applicants that an E-Verify check will be conducted and the successful candidate must pass the E-Verify check.

More Information This position does not require E-Verify check.

CANRA:
Is this position designated as a mandatory reporter under CANRA* No

Other Special Employment Requirements:


POSITION IS SUBJECT TO PERFORMANCE STANDARDS AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY WIDE POLICE POLICIES AND ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES.


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The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

Please be advised that the final candidate recommended for hire into a critical (or otherwise designated) position will be required to successfully complete a background investigation. Any convictions will be evaluated to determine if they directly relate to the responsibilities and requirements of the position. Having a conviction history will not automatically disqualify an applicant from being considered for employment.

UCLA is a Tobacco-Free environment. For more information, please view the policy at Tobacco-Free Campus Policy https://ccle.ucla.edu/course/view/UCLA_tobacco_free_task_force

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