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University of California Irvine - Temporary General Accountant III

The following information was provided by UCI

Job Opening ID: 52199

Reports To: UCI Temporary Employment Services (TES) Manager

Working Title: Temporary General Accountant III

Department: UCI Temporary Employment Services (TES) Department

Bargaining Unit: 99

FLSA: Exempt

Job Code: 7735

Job Location: UCI Irvine Campus/Remote/Hybrid

Percent of Time: 100%

Work Schedule: 8-5, M-F

Employee Class: Floater

Position Summary:

This job posting is for a Temporary General Accountant III within University of California Irvine’s Accounting & Fiscal Services department. This role is a hybrid position 8am-5pm Monday-Friday. This role is primarily remote, but the incumbent will be required to come to the Irvine office for trainings, meetings, and as needed/requested.

Under the general guidance of the Plant Accounting Manager, the Temporary General Accountant III is independently responsible for reviewing and analyzing accounting transactions and implementing financial statement or report changes to meet Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) requirements and generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). Accounting tasks are performed under minimal supervision and work is reviewed in terms of meeting specific goals and objectives in their entirety. Performance at this level involves all facets of high-level accounting and financial analysis, including knowledge of a wide range of concepts, including Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) requirements, General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), University policies and procedures, University accounting policies, the General Ledger System, as well as the skill to interpret and apply this knowledge to the identification and resolution of accounting and financial problems.


  • Process journal entries

  • Prepare assigned account reconciliations

  • participate in the lease accounting implementation project as directed by supervisor

  • Complete month-end close and fiscal close steps as assigned

  • Perform financial analysis and prepare financial reports

  • Perform other related 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:

$30.84-35.91 (hourly) is the expected pay range within the salary range of $30.84 - $48.73 (hourly)


  • Thorough knowledge of accounting function and assignments.

  • Ability to independently gather, organize, and perform accounting-related analysis to complete work assignments.