Central Valley Specialty Hospital Financial / Accounting Manager in Salida, California

Job Summary

The incumbent ensures financial stewardship of sponsored funds. Analyze and review expenditures, identify compliance policy violations, communicate concerns and issues to campus department personnel, facilitate resolution of outstanding issues, and prepare complex financial reports and invoices per college, sponsor and federal guidelines. Review and validate the establishment of contract and grants in the award management and the colleges financial systems, keep abreast of changing agency regulatory requirements, and offer guidance to the campus research community surrounding financial management of contract and grants.


Bachelors degree in Accounting or related field from an accredited college or university required. Prefer accounting experience with college courses. Prior higher education experience. Professional accounting experience in a community college or university. Capable of working well independently and with others; excellent communication skills. High level of discretion. Ability to maintain a flexible attitude and approach towards work assignments.

Duties and Responsibilities

Ability to handle high volume of work with changing priorities and constant interruptions, and establish priorities and deadlines. Ability to work as a part of a team to maximize efficiency. Working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet and database applications, including Excel, Outlook. Ability to utilize financial mainframe systems, various local systems and perform queries. Demonstrated knowledge of college accounting, contracts and grants, payroll, purchasing, material and equipment management policies and procedures and ability to utilize campus systems and forms to process financial transactions. Ability to analyze and interpret financial data to prepare and reconcile financial reports, ledgers, and accounting journals.


Ability to adapt to changes as a result of automation and changing regulatory environment. Skill in writing clear, concise and grammatically correct business correspondence, analyses and financial reports. Skill in organizing material and information in a systematic way to optimize effective and efficient operations. Skilled in financial management practices, including a basic understanding of internal controls, sufficient to analyze transactions and activity to determine whether they comply with regulations, terms and conditions. Working knowledge of laws and regulations governing sponsored projects in the college environment. Ability to prepare complex contracts and grants financial statements and invoices. Ability to understand organization and department stated goals and objectives, and ability to monitor and evaluate performance against it Send monthly account statements for all accounts with a balance. Other duties as may be assigned. Full cycle A/P, matching, vouchering, and GL coding. Correctly match all checks to invoices, ensure proper approval, appropriate documentation before checks are given to check signers to sign and distribute checks appropriately. Responsible for maintaining an accurate organization of all invoices, resolve invoice discrepancies, maintaining efficient, organized files and documentation. Perform Journal Entries and month-end for AP accruals. Assist with other projects as needed. Sort and distribute incoming mail. Prepare and verify daily deposit reports Research discrepancies cash receipts, coding and posting of receipts Maintain and verify receipt number. Maintain bank deposit books, tuition receipts and non-tuition receipts. Maintain all daily deposits on excel. Organizes and maintains retention files for required period of time.