College Bursar Assistant I

Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 16, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time


The Business Office of Wilbur Wright College, one of the City Colleges of Chicago, seeks a College Bursar Assistant I to receive and process tuition payments at the cash terminal and assist with student inquiries regarding their accounts.


  • Receives, verifies, and processes cash deposits, tuition payments, and payments of other bills. Prepares the daily bank deposits for armor pick-up.
  • Prepares daily cash reports and log sheets for accounts payable.
  • Reviews, verifies, and processes vouchers, accepts and disburses funds in accordance with procedural guidelines.
  • Matches invoices to purchase orders and requests updates as needed. Reviews vendor accounts.
  • Prepares expense report as needed on vendor budgets and researches outstanding accounts. Contacts vendors for outstanding invoices, order updates and other inquiries.
  • Processes registration transactions and assists in student registration activities.
  • Processes third party transactions.
  • Balances daily cash transactions and cashes petty cash warrants.
  • Assists students with inquiries regarding their accounts. Reviews system to assess. Match exceptions and problem resolution.
  • Assists with data for preparing reports.
  • Assists in student registration activities.
  • Performs related duties as required.


  • Associates Degree is required; supplemented by 2 years of cash handling and accurate record of cash balancing; or an equivalent combination of training or experience.
  • Good knowledge of basic accounting principles and techniques. Good knowledge of accounting and auditing terminology. Some knowledge of accounting software a plus.
  • Ability to prepare and maintain accounting records. Ability to write simple financial statements and reports. Ability to supervise work of student assistants.
  • Good organizational skills. Good verbal and written communication skills. Basic computer skills required.


Monday through Wednesday: 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Chicago residency is required for all full-time employees within six (6) months of hire.
We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
Thank you for your interest in City Colleges of Chicago!

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