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Deadline:  Open Until Filled

Salary Range CG FH:  $12.45 – $18.32/hour

12 months, 100% time


Job Responsibilities:  Provide clerical and accounting support for faculty and staff in the Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering Department.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Knowledge of:  Basic accounting principles and practices; database management; and computer software applications and systems (Microsoft Excel, Word and Access).


Ability to:   Interpret and apply accounting practices, policies and procedures; prioritize work to meet competing deadlines; communicate clearly and concisely; forecast and project budgetary needs; review and reconcile financial data; interpret guidelines and determine appropriate funding options; design, prepare and maintain spreadsheets with purposes ranging from daily accounting to budget forecasting; maintain accounts payable and accounts receivables; distribute costs to various grants and programs; process inventory bids, purchases, invoices, sub-award payments, etc.; maintain databases; prepare and process personnel documents; prepare letters, vouchers, tests, etc.; maintain files; proficiently use Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint; and answer and respond to inquiries.


Comments:    Bachelor’s degree and/or prior accounting work experience is preferred.  Knowledge of Banner accounting systems is desired.  Exceptional analytical, computer and interpersonal skills are essential.  Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.


Benefits:  SDSU offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision coverage for the employee, spouse, and dependents; life insurance; long-term disability insurance; paid holidays; educational assistance; retirement plans; and a generous vacation accrual and sick day allowance.


Application Procedures:  SDSU accepts applications through an on-line employment site, to apply visit



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