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Budget Business Technician

Dornsife Business Office Los Angeles, California

The USC Dornsife Business Office provides centralized financial management and business support for over 95 academic and administrative units.  Dornsife College is the largest academic fiscal unit on the University Park campus and the Business Office is responsible for thousands of accounts encompassing unrestricted, gift, endowment, agency, and sponsored research funds. USC Dornsife Business Services provide Budget/Finance, Accounts Payable, Research, Accounting/Reconciliation support to administrators, faculty, staff, and student employees within the Dornsife College.

The Budget/Business Technicians are a collaborative, team-oriented group that strive to provide excellent customer service to departments. They work to maintain the team objective of ensuring reimbursements, internal requisitions and cash advances are processed in a timely manner.  The team is responsible for a high volume of transactions and requests therefore the attention to detail and ability to multi-task is essential.

Job responsibilities:

  • Assists in the set up, maintenance and monitoring of department accounts. Assigns account numbers for routine business transactions. Prepares, processes and/or reviews paperwork, e.g., department orders and check requests, requisitions and other budget and business forms. Prepares and processes travel advances and reimbursements for faculty, staff, students and special vendors.
  • Inputs financial data to ledgers or departmental accounting systems. Reconciles internal records to university financial system ASR's. Distributes ASR's. Researches problems and corrects errors or brings to the attention of the supervisor for further consideration.
  • Deposits tuition and gift income to appropriate accounts. Processes gift receipts.
  • Monitors blanket requisition charges and itemizes expenses.
  • Monitors and/or controls expenditures for intercampus and external vendors. Reconciles vendor statements and pays invoices. Interfaces with purchasing, external vendors and accounts payable to verify prices and resolve discrepancies.
  • Interacts with university financial offices to exchange information and resolve problems.


$18 - $21 per hour


  • Preferred education: Bachelor’s degree
  • Preferred field of expertise: College coursework in business administration, accounting or related field and 1-2 years of directly related work experience.

Required Application Materials

Please submit a cover letter along with your resume submission.

Minimum Education: High school or equivalent, Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education
Minimum Experience: 2 years
Minimum Field of Expertise: Directly related office financial experience to provide a knowledge of accounts payable, income and expense accounting and reconcilement, and budget preparation.

REQ20058839 Posted Date: 07/12/2018

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