Part-Time, Temporary Senior Accounting Technician

$35.08 hourly
  • Sunnyvale, CA, USA
  • Oct 25, 2019
Part time   Accounting Admin-Clerical Government

Job Description

NOVA (North Valley Job Training Consortium) provides employment and training services to job seekers and businesses in San Mateo County and northern Santa Clara County. NOVA is a department of the City of Sunnyvale.


  • Under general supervision of NOVA’s Fiscal Manager, performs complex clerical duties related to accounting, reconciliation, billing, auditing and accounting period close procedures.
  • Performs tasks related to day-to-day operations of assigned area including verifying and coding financial data, and processing and tracking data.

Required Qualifications:

  • Graduation from high school or tested equivalent; AND three years of technical accounting support experience.
  • Knowledge of:
  • Basic accounting and financial record keeping.
  • Functions of accounts payable, accounts receivable, purchasing, auditing and revenue collections at an advanced journey level.
  • Basic understanding of contract procedures.
  • Office methods, procedures, software and equipment.

Ability to:

  • Write queries and design reports using a computerized accounting system.
  • Analyze and integrate financial data, forms, records and reports.
  • Perform mathematical calculations, using a calculator and operating 10-Key pad by touch.
  • Establish and maintain complex filing systems.
  • Recognize, analyze and resolve problems.
  • Process complex accounting and financial transactions, reconcile and monitor accounts; identify, research and resolve discrepancies.
  • Interpret, apply and follow laws, policies and procedures.
  • Operate a computer using word processing and business software and other office equipment.
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Demonstrate initiative and exercise good judgment in the performance of assigned duties.
  • Work independently and as a team member; recognize and set priorities and meet deadlines.

General Information:

  • Salary: $35.08/hour
  • 20-25 hours/week; schedule to be negotiated.
  • Temporary/casual employees are limited to working no more than 900 hours in a fiscal year (July 1 - June 30) and are unbenefitted.

When applying, please note that you saw the job posted on the NOVA Job Board. If you need help with your resumé, please see a NOVA Career Advisor.  

Deadline to Apply

November 8, 2019