Student Assistant - Accounts Payable

University Enterprises, Inc.

Date: 4 days ago
City: Sacramento, CA
Salary: $16 - $16 / hour
Contract type: Full time
University Enterprises, Inc.

Covered California accounting office is seeking to hire a student assistant in the Accounts Payable section. The student assistant will have the opportunity to learn governmental accounts payable, travel and Office Revolving Fund while working on the FI$CAL system.

Conditions of


This is a part-time, temporary, non-benefited, student position. Employment in all positions with University Enterprises, Inc. is dependent upon the mutual consent of University Enterprises, Inc. and the employee. This means that either University Enterprises, Inc. or the employee can, at any time, terminate the employment relationship at will, with or without cause.

Depending on the type of position you are applying for, a pre-employment background check consisting of one or more of the following may be conducted: employment history, professional references, criminal check: educational verification (degree, license, or official transcript) or DMV clearance. Applicants will be required to pass required pre-employment checks to the satisfaction of University Enterprises, Inc. (UEI) and the hiring Agency or Department.

UEI does not allow students to hold more than one UEI Job at a time, or work in more than one account per pay period. UEI employees who are considering leaving their current UEI Student assistant position for a different UEI student assistant positing should inform their supervisor in writing and provide at least a week’s notice.


Must be a college student attending classes during the regular term (fall, spring, and winter, if applicable) at an accredited college or university.

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Students must be enrolled in at least: six-semester units or nine quarter units for undergraduate students; four-semester units or six quarter units for graduate students.

Students declared major must match the major(s) listed in the job posting.

Majors/Fields of Study

Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, Finance and Mathematics

Work Schedule

F lexible workdays and work hours, Monday – Friday, between 8 AM – 5 PM. The final work schedule will be determined by the supervisor.

Additional Work Schedule

Student Assistant and Graduate Assistant employees generally work up to 24 hours per workweek (Sunday – Saturday) during the academic year and up to 40 hours per workweek during breaks; (winter, spring, and summer).

Minimum Qualifications

  • Data entry experience

  • Must have strong attention to detail and be compatible to work with different departments

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

  • Solid interpersonal skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong attention to detail

Preferred Qualifications

*Individuals who are, or have been, a dependent child in foster care, a homeless youth or a formerly incarcerated youth as defined by Government Code section 18220 are encouraged to apply and will be given priority. Please note that prior to appointment, individuals claiming preference under one of these categories will be required to furnish documentation establishing their eligibility.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assisting accounting staff in the tracking, processing, and reconciliation of accounts payable related to contract and purchase orders, processing misc. invoices.

  • Assisting in the review of travel expense claims.

  • Processing journal entries in the financial and accounting system.

  • Responding to internal and external inquiries regarding to payments.

Physical Requirements

Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of office equipment including computer workstations, telephones, calculators, copiers, printers, and scanners with or without reasonable accommodation.

Working Conditions

Work is performed in an office environment.

Application Instructions

Please complete all fields of the employment application. Include your educational history in the “Educational Experience” section and any employment history in the “Employment Experience” section of our application.

In addition to your resume, please upload the following documents:

  • Cover letter

  • Unofficial transcripts

Apply by: 2/4/2023

Covered California is a free service that connects Californians with brand-name health insurance under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. It’s the only place where you can get financial help when you buy health insurance from well-known companies. That means when you apply, you may qualify for a discount on a health plan through Covered California, or get health insurance through the state’s Medi-Cal program. Either way, you’ll have great health coverage. is sponsored by Covered California and the Department of Health Care Services, which work together to help Californians get the coverage and care that are right for them.

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