University of North Carolina, Wilmington
North Carolina, United States
Salary Not Specified
Sep 04, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Details

Vacancy Number
Position Title
Accounting Tech/Specialist
Working Title
Competency Level
Student Accounts/Cashiers - 35101
Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit

The Student Accounts & Cashier Services Office ( SACO ) is responsible for student billing as well as receiving and posting student accounts receivable payments and departmental receipts. SACO strives to provide timely and courteous service to students, parents, alumni, and the university community.

Finance - 35150 College
College/School Information

University Information

The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to learning through the integration of teaching and mentoring with research and service. Guided by our Strategic Plan , the university is committed to nurturing a campus culture that reflects its values of diversity and globalization, ethics and integrity, and excellence and innovation. A public institution with nearly 17,000 students, the university is focused on supporting and enhancing the student-centered learning experience that has been a hallmark since its founding in 1947. UNCW offers an array of programs at the baccalaureate and master’s levels, and doctoral programs in marine biology, educational leadership, psychology and nursing practice. UNCW is one of the 17 institutions that make up the UNC System.

Location of Workplace
Main UNCW Campus
Brief Summary of Work for this Position

The Cashier position will process and post student accounts receivable payments and departmental receipts.

This position will:
•Reconcile daily receipts to administrative cash receipting reports
•Verify all transaction documentation
•Prepare the daily bank deposit
•Maintain university bank accounts and certification of state treasurer wires and transfers
•Support the Lead Cashier and Cashier Supervisor in the processing of e-commerce transactions
•Communicate policies and procedures with university community

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

High school diploma or equivalency and one year of experience in accounting work; or equivalent combination of training and experience.

Preferred education, professional skills and experience

Must have:

Ability to multi-task in a high volume/fast paced environment

Ability to research and resolve student account inquiries in a timely manner

Excellent organizational and time management skills

Excellent customer service skills

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Calculator speed and accuracy needed

Proficient with Microsoft Excel and Word

Requires general understanding of accounting and banking relationships


Three years of banking and/or cash handling experience

Two years of customer service experience

Strong data entry and calculator skills

Knowledge of general university operations; policies and procedures must be understood and practiced

Required Certifications or licensure


Recruitment Range
$31,200 - $32,000
1.0 (40 hours per week)
Months Per Year
12 Months
Work Days
Monday - Friday
Work Hours
8:00AM - 5:00PM
Anticipated Ending Date if Time-Limited

Position Number
Job Posting Date
Posting Close Date
Special Notes to Applicants

PLEASE NOTE : This posting will close at 11:59PM on the posted closing date. To receive full consideration, please be sure you have fully completed the entire application before you apply for this position. Failure to answer all required questions will cause the system to disqualify your application.

For more info/to apply visit Applications must be submitted through the online application system to be considered.

You will be required to attach a cover letter and resume to successfully apply for this position. To receive full consideration, please be sure you have completed the ‘Work History’ section of the application before you apply for this position.

EEO Statement

At the University of North Carolina at Wilmington ( UNCW ), our culture reflects our values of inclusion, diversity, globalization, ethics and integrity and innovation and we are committed to providing equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs. UNCW believes that embracing the unique contributions of our faculty, staff and students is critical to our success and paramount in being recognized for our global mindset.

External Link to Posting
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. (HISTORICAL) List of 3 Professional References
Optional Documents Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Please describe any previous customer service experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. Do you have experience with Banner Finance or other Accounting ERP systems?
    • No response
    • No, none
    • Yes, 0-2 years
    • Yes, 2-5 years
    • More than 5 years