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Job Order: 17274965 

Print Date: 9/25/2020              Expires: 11/24/2020

Job Title: Business Service Technician

Job Time Type: Full Time (30 Hours or More)

Job Description:

Basic Function:

The Business Services Technician performs a wide variety of clerical and accounting work and maintains good public relations with parents, students, staff, and the community. This position is required to perform responsible functions in the day-to-day operations of the School District Office; to perform typing, filing, receptionist, and record keeping assignments; and to do related work as required. Employees in this classification receive general supervision within an established framework of standard policies and procedures. This position requires the ability to perform a variety of accounting duties with minimal supervision. Performance of these responsibilities requires accuracy, attention to detail, discretion, good communication skills, and sound judgment.

Essential functions may include, but are not limited to the following:


  • Perform clerical financial data entry and record keeping activities to support the preparation, processing and maintenance of payrolls for certificated, classified, and hourly employees
  • Prepare employee data sheets
  • Maintain employee attendance, benefit and voluntary deduction records
  • Answer questions from employees requiring explanation of calculations, rules and regulations governing payroll processing
  • State payroll reporting
  • Interact closely with Human Resources and Administration to assure that all information regarding payroll adjustments, problems, employment status, and salary accounts are up to date and accurate
  • Prepare payroll calculation and Excel spreadsheets as requested

Purchasing/Accounts Payable

  • Prepare and process accounts payable information to comply with various payment timetables. Verify and reconcile documentation of merchandise and services received against claims, invoices, purchase orders, and packing
  • Assign budget coding and verify budget balances on all requisitions
  • Processing of purchase requisitions
  • Process employee reimbursements and accounts payable payment
  • Monitor budget expenditures as requested by the Business Manager; requests and distributes budget and financial activity reports for staff review as
  • Maintain revolving fund bank account
  • Prepare and submit required state reports
  • Prepare financial reports or supporting information for governmental reports such as sales and use tax, and state reporting for independent contractors on Form 1099
  • Maintain district inventory system
  • Maintain vendor and contract files
  • Maintain construction project files

Accounts Receivable

  • Process accounts receivable billings and maintain receivables log
  • Receive cash and cash equivalent from a variety of
  • Deposits to banks and County Treasury
  • Reconcile bank statements monthly
  • Cafeteria program deposits

Required Education and Experience

  • High School diploma or equivalent with at least five (5) years’ experience in accounting, preferably with some experience in a public-school
  • Experience using technology in an office setting. (Two years preferred)
  • Obtain a score of 80% or better on clerical/computer
  • Valid Driver’s License, Criminal Justice Fingerprint Clearance, TB Clearance
  • Possession of valid First Aid/CPR Certification

Required Testing

  • Pre-employment Proficiency Test on clerical/computer applications, typing (minimum 50 words per minute), English usage, and mathematics.

Desired Qualifications

Previous experience in a school district or government setting

Knowledge of:

  • Practices and terminology of accounting, clerical and office procedures and methods, business mathematics and record keeping.
  • Proper English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and
  • Modern office methods, procedures, and practices, including filing systems, business correspondence, and telephone
  • Filing systems and records development and maintenance
  • Standard bookkeeping and record
  • Microsoft Office including advanced proficiency in Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint
  • Rules of PERS, STRS, Government Fund Accounting, and health and retirement benefits
  • Sufficient human relations skill to convey technical concepts to others and to exercise patience in frustrating exchanges of information

Hiring Requirements: Background Checks, Reference Checks

Education Level: High School Diploma or Equivalent

Requires a Driver’s License: Yes, Operator License

Minimum Salary: 18.58 Hour     

Maximum Salary: 20.90 Hour

To Apply:
Fill out and submit application and forms at  / Forms Needed: Cover Letter, Resume, Application, Pre-Employment exam certificates and 1 recent (within one year) letter of recommendation.

Job Application Methods Accepted: Via website:

Employer Information:

Penn Valley Union Elementary School District

14806 Pleasant Valley Rd

Penn Valley, CA 95946

Contact: Nicole Wagner

Phone: (530) 432-7311

Background Checks, Reference Checks
Minimum Hourly Wage: 18.58
Maximum Hourly Wage: 20.90

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: High School
Driver's License Required: Yes