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University of California Irvine - Temporary Accounting Assistant

The following information was provided by UCI

Job Opening ID: 51981

Reports To: UCI Temporary Employment Services (TES) Manager

Working Title: Temporary Accounting Assistant

Department: UCI Temporary Employment Services (TES) Department

Bargaining Unit: 99

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Job Code: 7707

Job Location: UCI CentrePointe- Irvine/Hybrid

Percent of Time: 100%

Work Schedule: M-F, 8-5

Employee Class: Floater

Position Summary:

This recruitment is for a Temporary Accounting Assistant through UCI's internal temporary service. This position will be 100% onsite for the first two months with the possibility of a hybrid/remote schedule once training is completed. The incumbent will report to the Finance Operations Manager and the School of Medicine (SOM) Controller at the (SOM) Dean's Office.


  • Perform a variety of analytical assignments and conduct comprehensive reviews of a variety of financial transactions and data in KFS such as Travel and Entertainment Reimbursements, Disbursement Vouchers and Credit Card purchases

  • Follows standard practices and procedures in reviewing and approving or processing Travel (TR), Entertainment (ENT) and Disbursement Voucher (DV) payments in KFS

  • Analyzes, supports, and enforces UC Policy, policy limits, and approval hierarchy

  • Understands and applies generally accepted accounting principles, cost accounting standards, and compliance with University policies and procedures

  • Applies general policy and methods for purchasing within UCI and using campus purchasing instruments, such as- PalCard, Requisitions and Purchase Orders in KFS

  • Other duties as assigned

Total Compensation:

In addition to the salary range listed below, we offer a wealth of benefits to make working at UCI even more rewarding. Temporary employees may be eligible for partial benefits based on full-time, 100% appointment and is subject to collective bargaining agreements. These benefits may include medical insurance, sick and vacation time, retirement savings plans, and access to a number of discounts and perks. Please utilize the link listed here to learn more about our benefits.

Compensation Range:

$23.23 (hourly) is expected pay range within the full salary range of $23.23- $40.95 (hourly)


  • Basic knowledge and understanding of internal control practices and their impact on protecting University resources. Ability to establish and maintain all contract and grant files, including files for all financial source documents

  • Strong interpersonal skills, analytical skills, service orientation, active listening, critical thinking, attention to detail, ability to multi-task in a high-volume environment, organizational skills, effective verbal and written communication skills, sound judgment and decision making

  • Intermediate proficiency in Excel


  • Preferred experience in the UCI Health Sciences area