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Accounting Technician II/Accounts Payable Office

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Work type: Staff
Location: San Bernardino - San Bernardino Campus
Categories: Unit 7 - CSUEU - Clerical and Administrative Support Services, Administrative, Probationary, Full Time


California State University, San Bernardino is a preeminent center of intellectual and cultural activity in Inland Southern California. Opened in 1965 and set at the foothills of the beautiful San Bernardino Mountains, the university serves more than 20,000 students each year and graduates about 4,000 students annually. CSUSB reflects the dynamic diversity of the region and has the most diverse student population of any university in the Inland Empire. Seventy percent of those who graduate are the first in their families to do so.

At CSUSB, you can:

  • Build your future
  • Work with the best
  • Be your authentic self
  • Focus on you
  • Make a lasting impact
  • Work for a purpose that is greater than your own
  • Bring everything you are, become everything you want

Department Summary

The Accounts Payable Department manages the payment of vendor invoices, employee and student reimbursements which supports the San Bernardino campus, the Palms Desert Campus and auxiliary operations.  The Accounts Payable Department is located on the San Bernardino campus.  

Employment Status: Full-time, probationary "non-exempt" position

First Review Deadline: This position will remain open until filled. The initial review of applications will begin on April 26, 2021.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2 to 3 years previous accounts payable, general accounting or business experience preferred 
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related field is preferred
  • An understanding of tax reporting regulations (1099, 1042S and 592B) experience preferred

Work Schedule:

Monday through Friday from 8 AM to 5 PM.  The work schedule for this position during the summer months is Monday through Thursday, from 7 AM to 5:30 PM (with a 30 minute unpaid meal period) and Friday off. 

Currently, Accounts Payable is working remotely and virtual, but is considered a hybrid-essential employee and may be required to work on campus on occasion. 

Key Qualifications:

  • An understanding of the three-way matching principles (matching of the Purchase Order, Goods Receipt and Invoice)
  • An understanding of general accounting concepts
  • Experienced with a document imaging system and ERP system (accounts payable module) and skilled in processing a high invoice volume with accuracy
  • Able to meet deadlines while offering the highest levels of customer service

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to process a high volume of invoices and related documents
  • Analyze and resolve complex problems
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Skilled in organizing work and setting priorities
  • Ability to reconcile supplier accounts
  • Microsoft Windows Office experience including Word, Excel, and Outlook email software
  • Peoplesoft Enterprise Systems preferred
  • Working knowledge of accounting concepts such as debits, credits, accruals, refunds, payment terms and discounts
  • Procurement Card reconciliation experience a plus
  • Previous experience in higher education a plus
  • A courteous, professional demeanor and excellent customer service skills 


Salary Range: $3,210-$5,449 monthly

Anticipated Hiring Range: $3,210-$5,449 per month

Statement of Commitment to Diversity

In our commitment to the furthering of knowledge and fulfilling our educational mission, California State University, San Bernardino seeks a campus climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the entire variety of human experiences. In our commitment to diversity, we welcome people from all backgrounds, and we seek to include knowledge and values from many cultures in the curriculum and extra-curricular life of the campus community. Our commitment to work toward an environment that values diversity requires that we create, promote, and maintain activities and programs that further our understanding of individual and group diversity. We will also develop and communicate policies and promote values that discourage intolerance and discrimination.

The concept and dimensions of diversity are to be advanced and incorporated into every aspect of university activity, including student life, the curriculum, teaching, programs, staffing, personnel training practices, research, community services, events, and all other areas of university endeavor.

Dimensions of diversity shall include but are not limited to, the following: race, ethnicity, religious belief, sexual orientation, sex, gender identity, gender expression, ability, socioeconomic status, cultural orientation, national origin, and age.

The implementation of the Commitment to Diversity will rest with the university as a whole. The president, in addition to a personal commitment and involvement, may use the University Diversity Committee, campus administrators, faculty, staff, and students as well as other members of the campus community to implement effectively the philosophy and intent of this statement.

Supplemental Information

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

The person holding this position is considered a `mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.

This position may be "Designated" under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter.  Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information:

This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)



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