Account Technician

CSU, Chico Research Foundation - Chico, CA (30+ days ago)

POSITION: Account Technician/Cashier

Full-Time / Benefited / Hourly / Non-Exempt


LOCATION: The CSU, Chico Research Foundation is a 501(c)(3) public benefit corporation serving as an auxiliary organization to California State University, Chico. The purpose of the Foundation is to help develop and administer those activities that aid and supplement the educational mission of CSU, Chico, including managing externally funded projects oriented toward research, education, or public service; acting as a fiscal agent for numerous campus programs; providing fiscal management of fundraising and philanthropic endeavors on behalf of the University Foundation (a separate 501(c)(3) corporation).

COMPENSATION: $13.48 - $19.85 per hour, DOE

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Under the direction of the Accounting Supervisor, this position is responsible for recording revenue by verifying and posting receipts and resolving discrepancies. Responsibilities include:

  • Transaction posting for deposits mostly in the form of cash, checks, credit cards, and wires
  • Transaction review for timeliness, coding, tax, etc.
  • Cash handling in regards to deposits/withdrawals
  • Daily Electronic Deposit Capture
  • Invoice management including creation, payments, and aging

This position requires proficiency in data entry and management, attention to detail and accuracy, good communication and problem-solving skills, excellent customer service to project directors and project/account support staff.

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS: Proficiency with MS Excel and Word required. Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field preferred. Prior experience as a bank teller/cashier preferred. Must possess excellent customer service skills, strong written and oral communication skills, strong problem solving and organizing skills, and attention to detail. Critical thinking skills are essential to providing the best information and guidance to the Foundation’s customers. The ability to recognize transactions that require additional attention from risk management is essential. 10-key proficient. Must receive a DOJ/Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) fingerprint clearance (referred to as Live Scan) prior to beginning employment.


BENEFITS: Benefits include options for health, vision and/or dental insurance; employer contributions to a 403(b) retirement plan (beginning year 2); employer-paid life and disability insurance; and paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Application and announcement can be located on our website. In order to be considered, applicants must submit the following:

  • CSU, Chico Research Foundation application
  • Cover letter
  • Current resume
  • Three professional references

APPLICATION DEADLINE: July 30, 2018. Application can be submitted:


CSU, Chico Research Foundation

CSU, Chico, Building 25

Chico, CA 95928-5388

BY FAX: (530) 898-3391


Please visit the CSU, Chico Research Foundation website for the email address to submit applications.


CSU, Chico Research

25 Main Street, 2nd Floor suite 206

Chico, CA

For questions, please contact the Research Foundation Human Resources office:

BY PHONE: (530) 898-6811 or VISIT OUR WEBSITE:

The employer is the CSU, Chico Research Foundation, a non-profit corporation serving as an auxiliary organization of California State University, Chico. Employment is considered to be at-will.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $13.48 to $19.85 /hour