Job Description

CE 21st Century CLC Accounting Technician I (Revised)

Location:  Community Education

10 months, 3 hours/day

Interim Position

Grade 13, $13.91/hour

Start Date:  10-3-2019

Purpose Statement

The job of CE 21st Century CLC Accounting Technician I is done for the purpose/s of providing support to department activities with specific responsibility for processing, recording, updating and reconciling of fiscal information; and generating periodic reports in accordance with established financial practices.

This job reports to 21st Century Grant Manager

Essential Functions

Collects financial information related to work assignments for the purpose of providing required documentation and/or processing information.

Distributes departmental mail for the purpose of ensuring receipt to addressee.

Maintains financial information, files and records (e.g. accounting, purchasing, payroll, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring the availability of documentation and compliance with established policies and regulatory guidelines.

Prepares written materials and electronic financial information for the purpose of documenting activities, providing reference, conveying information, and complying with established financial, legal and/or administrative requirements.

Prepares archived files for warehouse storage for the purpose of providing reference and complying with established legal and administrative requirements.

Processes financial information (e.g. archiving old files and set-up for new fiscal year, etc.) for the purpose of updating and distributing information, authorizing for action and/or complying with established accounting practices.

Responds to inquiries of staff and administration regarding financial procedures for the purpose of providing information, direction and/or referral for addressing inquiry.

Supports assigned administrative personnel for the purpose of providing assistance with their administrative functions.

Other Functions

Performs other related duties as assigned (e.g. word processing, secretarial support, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.

Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

SKILLS are required to perform multiple tasks with a potential need to upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skill based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: applying district, state and federal policies and regulations; operating standard office equipment; performing standard bookkeeping/accounting procedures; preparing and maintaining accurate records; utilizing pertinent software applications; customer service.

KNOWLEDGE is required to perform basic math, including calculations using fractions, percents, and/or ratios; read a variety of manuals, write documents following prescribed formats, and/or present information to others; and understand complex, multi-step written and oral instructions. Specific knowledge based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: accounting/bookkeeping principles; codes/laws/rules/regulations/policies; recordkeeping and record retention practices.

ABILITY is required to schedule activities; gather, collate, and/or classify data; and use basic, job-related equipment. Flexibility is required to work with others; work with data utilizing defined and similar processes; and operate equipment using defined methods. Ability is also required to work with a diversity of individuals; work with similar types of data; and utilize specific, job-related equipment. Some problem solving may be required to identify issues and select action plans. Problem solving with data may require independent interpretation; and problem solving with equipment is limited. Specific ability based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: maintaining confidentiality; meeting deadlines and schedules; setting priorities; working with detailed information.


Responsibilities include: working under direct supervision using standardized routines; providing information and/or advising others; utilization of some resources from other work units is often required to perform the job's functions. There is a continual opportunity to have some impact on the organization’s services.

Work Environment

The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: some lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling,  and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 85% sitting, 10% walking, and 5% standing. This job is performed in a generally clean and healthy environment.

Experience:  Job related experience is desired.

Education:     High school diploma or equivalent.


Required Testing                            Certificates and Licenses                 

Pre-Employment Proficiency

Tests:  Speling, Mathematics

& Filing


Continuing Educ./Training               Clearances

                                                              Criminal Background Clearance


FLSA Status - Non Exempt

Primary Location: Community Education

Shift Type: 6.5 hrs/day

Job Contact Information

Applications will be accepted beginning
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 12:00 AM
(Mountain Standard Time)

Application Instructions

To apply directly to Paradise Valley Unified School District, please click the link below. Another window will open and allow you to apply online.

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