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Accounting Clerk II

All applicants must be authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship.

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Chadron State College is seeking an Accounting Clerk II to work in the Business Office. Application materials that are required are a completed application, cover letter, resume, and transcripts. Please login to apply.

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Accounting Clerk II
Nature of Work

Responsible for maintaining student accounts to include: reviewing accounts receivable, billing students, preparing student collections, receipting payments, and providing great customer service through both oral and written communications. Maintaining agency checking account and billing certain third parties.

Examples of Work Performed

Essential Duties:
1. Provide excellent customer service to students, staff, and faculty
2. Responsible for accounts receivable (student accounts)
a. Process billings and payments
b. Answer inquiries on student accounts
c. Disburse student refund checks
d. Receipt off-campus payments when received
e. Send student accounts to outside collection agencies per procedures
f. Monitor monthly payment plans for students and parents
3. Responsible for Third-Party Billings
a. Invoice miscellaneous companies/agencies for third party billing
b. Maintain files with adequate authorizations and backup for billings
4. Responsible for Agency checking account
a. Maintain checking account and prepare month end printouts
b. Track study abroad and study away student payment balances
5. Assist Student Financials Accountant with weekly student account review
6. Responsible for reconciliations as assigned
Secondary Duties:
1. Issue parking permits to students, staff, faculty and public
2. Collect and post parking fines
3. Reconcile payments to cash drawer daily
4. Answer and route phone calls
5. Open and secure the safe daily
6. Process housing files
7. Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

High School diploma or equivalent
One year of responsible work experience in accounting or bookkeeping or any combination or skills, knowledge or abilities that meet these requirements
Knowledge of a set of standardized practices, procedures, rules and operations
One year of providing excellent customer service experience or more
Successful background records check

Preferred Qualifications

Associate’s Degree in accounting or related field
Two years of providing excellent customer service experience or more
Two years of responsible work experience in accounting or bookkeeping position
Knowledge of accounting principles and practices
Knowledge of computer systems and accounting and financial software applications
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with the general public and a diverse staff and student population
Ability to maintain financial records
Ability to make operational decisions based on established precedents and departmental policies

Physical Demands

The physical requirements for this position may include, but are not necessarily limited to, the ability to use a computer, calculator, telephone, lab equipment, keyboard, various teaching devices, and/or various types of office equipment. Must be able to effectively communicate in verbal and written formats and satisfactorily perform the functions of this position.

Salary Information $22,548
FTE

1

FLSA Non-Exempt
Union Status NAPE
Number of Vacancies 1

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number PS172P
Desired Start Date 02/01/2018
Open Date 01/05/2018
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Chadron State College is seeking an Accounting Clerk II to work in the Business Office. Application materials that are required are a completed application, cover letter, resume, and transcripts. Please login to apply.

General Information
EEO Statement

The Nebraska State Colleges are equal opportunity institutions and do not discriminate against any student, employee, or applicant on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, religion, or age in employment and education opportunities. Each College has designated an individual to coordinate the Colleges’ non-discrimination efforts to comply with regulations implementing Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. Inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies and practices may be directed to the Compliance Coordinators assigned at each College and identified on each College website.

Veteran Statement This position is subject to Veterans Preference.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Have you received a high school diploma or a GED?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How many years of work experience in accounting or bookkeeping?
    • 0
    • 1-2
    • 3-4
    • 5-7
    • 7+
  3. * Please describe any previous experience you have working in a customer service enviornment

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * How many years of customer service experience do you have?
    • 0
    • 1-2
    • 2-3
    • 3-4
    • 5-7
    • 7+
  5. * What is your Philosophy for serving students?

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Please share with us how your previous work history will help you in your interactions with our students and parents.

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Transcript 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation