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CA - College Financial Administrator at Los Angeles Community College District

  • 1.  CA - College Financial Administrator at Los Angeles Community College District

    Posted 02-05-2020 02:14 PM
    Edited by Brukie Gashaw 02-05-2020 02:14 PM

    The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) invites applications for the position of College Financial Administrator. This position plans, organizes, and coordinates a college's fiscal activities which involves the areas of accounting and financial reporting.

    MONTHLY SALARY: $9,223 - $11,426*
    *Salary Information is based on a full-time, 12-month position

    Acts as custodian of and is responsible for the accounting of all funds generated at a college or allocated to a college.

    Directs all accounting functions of a college store and other auxiliary operation units.

    Controls and accounts for associated student financial operations and guides student officers in their responsibilities serving in an advisory capacity.

    Determines availability of funds prior to approving expenditures utilizing the encumbrance procedure, accounts for departmental budgets, accumulates and reports basic payroll data, supervises the input of data to the budget and accounting enterprise system, and analyzes and reconciles data base information.

    Directs and supervises the operations of a college's business office staffed with professional, supervisory, technical accounting, and clerical staff; may supervise a payroll timekeeping and reporting unit, personnel unit, purchasing unit, and fiscal aspects of farm functions.

    Plans, organizes, and supervises a college's accounts payable and accounts receivable functions.

    Participates in the implementation of new or improved financial and accounting enterprise management information systems that affect the assigned areas of responsibilities.

    Develops and/or directs the preparation of periodic and special fiscal reports, statements, summaries, and projections.

    Effectively utilizes integrated financial and accounting enterprise management information systems in the review and processing of accounting and financial data.

    Recommends changes within the assigned organizational units and to procedures in order to ensure cost effective and timely accomplishment of goals and objectives.

    Provides technical advice to college staff, managers, and administrators on areas such as accounting, budget maintenance, personnel and payroll, and purchasing.

    Accounts for all class related departmental funds such as purchases for production accounts, student material fees, sales of services to the public, and admission sales for theatrical or athletic events.

    Acts in a fiduciary capacity for scholarship grants of the United States government, the State of California, and trust funds of associations, companies, and individuals.

    Acts in the capacity of an agent for the Los Angeles Community College District and the State of California for the purpose of collecting, accounting, securing, and transmitting fees paid by students and others; collects and disburses District funds from non-tax sources.

    Responsible for college revolving fund and disburses funds incidental to sundry purchases within the framework of District policy.

    Receives, secures, and accounts for funds deposited by employee organizations and special projects approved by the District.

    Directs and/or assists in the preparation, implementation, monitoring, analysis, and control of the annual budget, as assigned.

    May oversee the inventory management of a college.

    May oversee the receiving function of a college.

    May supervise college store operations.

    Performs related duties as assigned.

    A current vacancy exists at Los Angeles Pierce College, 6201 Winnetka Ave, Woodland Hills, CA 91371. The hiring list established by this examination will also be used to fill future vacancies as they occur during the life of the list.  Our Colleges include: Los Angeles City College; East Los Angeles College; Los Angeles Harbor College; Los Angeles Mission College; Los Angeles Pierce College; Los Angeles Southwest College; Los Angeles Trade-Technical College; Los Angeles Valley College; West Los Angeles College


    • Medical and dental insurance and vision care plans are provided for employees and their dependents.
    • A $50,000 life insurance policy is provided free of charge for each employee.
    • 12 full-pay days and 88 half-pay days of illness leave.
    • At least 15 paid holidays per year.
    • Vacation days accrue annually beginning at 10 days and increasing incrementally to 24 days depending on years of service with the District.  Vacation days for management and confidential positions begin at 15, 20, or 24 days.
    • Other paid time off includes: bereavement leave, personal necessity leave, court subpoena, and jury duty.
    • Employees become members of the Public Employees Retirement System.  The employee contribution rate is 6 percent.  The District also contributes to the retirement system.  Employees are also covered by Social Security.
    • Employee Assistance Program


    Education and Experience:

    A bachelor's degree from a recognized college or university with a major in accounting, business administration, economics, finance, or a related field; OR a valid license to practice as a Certified Public Accounting in California.


    Four years of full-time, paid, professional level financial and accounting experience. Two years of the required experience must have been in a supervisory capacity. Experience in governmental accounting is desirable.



    A valid California Class "C" driver's license. Travel to locations throughout the District is required.

    For a complete job description including the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities associated with the position please visit our website.


    The examination process may consist of one or more parts which may include a training and experience evaluation, written test, performance test and/or oral interview.

    Individuals protected by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may request, orally or in writing, an accommodation in the examination process. Documentation of the need for accommodation is required solely for the purpose of establishing that the applicant has an ADA disability and that the disability necessitates a reasonable accommodation. Typically, a recent letter from an appropriate health care or rehabilitation professional which establishes that the applicant has an ADA qualifying disability, identifies the functional limitations as they relate to the testing situation, and recommends/suggests the appropriate accommodation is sufficient.  In order for appropriate arrangements to be made at the testing site, a request for accommodation and required documentation must be received by the Examiner of Record at least 3 days prior to the administration of the test.


    Completed applications must be submitted through our online employment system by 4:00 P.M. on FRIDAY, February 28, 2020. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application.  For a listing of other job opportunities with the Los Angeles Community College District, call our 24-hr job hotline, or refer to our Web Page at https://jobapscloud.com/laccd.

    Contact Us
    Personnel Commission: (213) 891-2129
    24-hr Job Hotline: (213) 891-2099
    TDD: (213) 891-2408
    Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday 7:30AM – 4:30PM


    Personnel Commission
    Los Angeles Community College District
    Los Angeles CA