Accounting Assistant

California University of Technology
Pasadena, California, United States
18 Oct 2016
End of advertisement period
15 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Summary

This position will support the Fund Accounting team by performing a variety of accounting and clerical assignments.

Job Duties

•Prepare and record journal entries in Oracle to record or reclassify related account transactions
•Post transactions in Oracle, including cost transfers, manual usage entries, and budgets
•Prepare reports for financial services management and Development & Institute Relations
•Scan and save various types of documents into RADR, the document repository, according to set conventions
•Perform research in order to assist with review, reporting, responding to inquiries and problem solving
•Perform miscellaneous clerical assignments, such as file management and validating data
•Other duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications

•Minimum of 2 years of related experience
•Experience with MS Office programs, Outlook, Word, and Excel, and an understanding of accounting systems
•Ability to carry out instructions received in either verbal or written form
•Ability to learn and apply available tools and procedures
•Demonstrated attention to detail and focus on accuracy and completeness of work
•Excellent organizational and follow up skills, oral and written communication skills, and interpersonal skills
•Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks and deadlines
•Flexibility in dealing with changes in approach and/or deliverables
•Ability to work independently, to set priorities among competing demands with minimal supervision, and meet deadlines
•Motivated, self-starter, with strong analytical and problem solving skills

Preferred Qualifications

•Experience with Oracle and Cognos
•Experience with Excel advanced functions
•Knowledge of accounting principles
•College level coursework in Accounting

Supervisory position? No

Posting Detail Information

Posting Open Date 07/28/2016
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes

EEO Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.