Accounting Assistant

San Dieguito Union High School District - Encinitas, CA

About the Employer

Thank you for your interest in employment with San Dieguito Union High School District (SDUHSD). Located in North Coastal San Diego County, SDUHSD is comprised of middle and high schools. We offer a wealth of academic and extracurricular opportunities in which our students can engage and excel. Our success as a school district is due to the dedication of our educators and support staff. We invite candidates with a commitment to service to explore employment opportunities in our schools, offices, and facilities.

Job Summary

The Accounting Assistant is responsible for performing journey-level accounting and related clerical functions at a District level, requiring independent judgment over established functions such as accounts payable.

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Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements: Two years of increasingly responsible experience in financial or statistical record-keeping.

Please note that job descriptions are updated periodically to ensure they accurately describe the duties of the job as well as the required knowledge, abilities and minimum requirements. An updated job description will be presented for approval to our Personnel Commission on November 12, 2019.

Comments and Other Information
Examination process: Completed applications are reviewed and candidates who meet the minimum qualifications participate in the following examinations:

Multiple choice test (weight: 20%) and performance test (weight: 30%) tentatively scheduled for December 3, 2019 and a Qualifications Appraisal Interview (weight: 50%) tentatively scheduled for December 9, 2019.

The competitive basis for this recruitment is Open/Promotional-Dual Certification: candidates who pass all exams are placed on an eligibility list in order of overall exam score. The list is used to fill current and future vacancies for six months. This recruitment is posted as Open/Promotional-Dual Certification.

If a candidate has taken the multiple choice and/or performance test for this San Dieguito Union High School District job title or similar job title within the past two years, candidate may be able to transfer the scores to this recruitment. The exam must be sufficiently similar, as determined by the Director, Classified Personnel. Prior to the application deadline, a request to transfer score(s) should be e-mailed to: Transferring of exam scores does not apply to the Qualifications Appraisal Interview.

Veterans may be eligible for preference points on examinations. Please attach a copy of your DD214 to your application.

Employment with San Dieguito Union High School District is contingent upon successful completion of post-offer background check, fingerprinting, physical exam including tuberculosis, drug and alcohol screening, and an Oath of Allegiance.

The probationary period for a new or promotional employee is six months or 130 days of paid service, whichever is longer.

San Dieguito Union High School District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation and bullying in educational programs, activities, or employment on the basis of actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, immigration status, religious beliefs or customs, sexual orientation, parental, pregnancy, family or marital status, military status or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. SDUHSD requires that school personnel take immediate steps to intervene when safe to do so when he or she witnesses an act of discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying. Any concerns regarding discrimination may be directed to Susan Dixon, Director, Classified Personnel, 710 Encinitas Blvd., Encinitas, CA, 92024; (760) 753-6491.