Trust Accountant

San Jose, CA

San Jose State University

Compensation

Classification: Accountant II
Anticipated Hiring Range: $4,161/month - $6,034/month
Salary Range: $4,161/month - $8,030/month
FLSA Status: Exempt

San Jose State University offers employees a comprehensive benefits package typically worth 30-35% of your base salary. For more information on programs available, please visit sjsu.edu/up.

About the Position

The Trust Accountant is primarily responsible for providing financial support for a large and complex organizational unit. This position is responsible for ensuring effective financial systems and controls, monitoring and reporting financial status, and conducting analysis and providing useful information on budget development and accounting reconciliations, financial policies and procedures, and process recharges / billings for various Trust funds including the Cost Recovery fund. In addition, position is required to work often with complex multiple funding sources and accounting issues.

Required Qualifications

- 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.
- Equivalent to two years of progressively responsible professional accounting experience.

Preferred Qualifications

- Experience working in the construction field
- Experience working in the CSU
- Experience managing 5 or more accounts

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

- Demonstrated working knowledge of the construction industry and constructions documents.
- Thorough knowledge of statistical and arithmetical presentation of data.
- Thorough knowledge of use of PeopleSoft financial system and WebTMA system.
- Working knowledge of government accounting methods and related laws, rules and regulations.
- Ability to analyze and interpret accounting data.

Application Procedures

Complete the SJSU Online Employment Application and attach the following documents:
-Resume
-Letter of Interest
-List of References

All applicants must apply within the specified application period: September 20, 2019 through October 6, 2019. This position is open until filled; however, applications received after screening has begun will be considered at the discretion of the university.

Additional Information

Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. SJSU will issue a contingent offer of employment to the selected candidate, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was offered the position on a contingent basis.

The standard background check includes: criminal check, employment and education verification. Depending on the position, a motor vehicle and/or credit check may be required. All background checks are conducted through the university's third party vendor, Accurate Background. Some positions may also require fingerprinting. SJSU will pay all costs associated with this procedure. Evidence of required degree(s) or certification(s) will be required at time of hire.

SJSU IS NOT A SPONSORING AGENCY FOR STAFF OR MANAGEMENT POSITIONS. (e.g. H1-B VISAS)

All San Jose State University employees are considered mandated reporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Equal Employment Statement

San Jose State University (SJSU) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, gender, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, race, religion or lack thereof, sex, sexual orientation, transgender, or protected veteran status consistent with applicable federal and state laws. This policy applies to all SJSU students, faculty and staff programs and activities. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and certain other federal and state laws, prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex in all education programs and activities operated by the university (both on and off campus).

Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.

Contact Information

University Personnel
jobs@sjsu.edu
408-924-2166
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To apply please click here! Posted: 06/08/2020