Student Accounts Representative

Employer
Flagler College
Location
Florida, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 17, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Accounting & Finance, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Financial Affairs, Student Affairs, Financial Aid, Other Student Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time


Purpose: Under the direction of the Manager of Student Accounts and the Assistant Controller, this position is responsible for interacting daily with customers to process payments and respond to customer inquiries. This position will perform additional accounting duties, including journal entry preparation and posting, Cashnet transaction entry and support, campus receivables billing and other accounting support as needed.

Essential Functions:
  • Receives and records cash, check and credit card transactions
  • Applies department deposits to department accounts
  • Prepares daily cash receipt reports and bank deposits
  • Balances daily receipts
  • Receives and directs phone calls related to all functions of the Business Office
  • Processes outside scholarships and other financial aid checks
  • Processes returned checks
  • Greets students and other customers and answers general questions related to students bills, fees and other concerns
  • Works closely with the Manager of Student Accounts to communicate with students and parents on various topics and serves as backup for this position.
  • Communicates both verbally and in writing with various university constituents including administrators, faculty, students, other College staff
  • Closes the office and maintains fiscal integrity of college petty cash funds, expense advances and reimbursements
  • Ensures advance/reimbursement receipts are returned in a timely manner
  • Prepare monthly/annual reconciliation of selected general ledger accounts
  • Responsible for invoicing third-parties (rentals, etc.) and maintaining proper subledger accounting
  • Reconciles invoices and payments received and manages second invoices and collections
  • Assists with student collections as needed
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Manager of Student Accounts and the Assistant Controller
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and accepted until the position is filled.

Qualifications:
  • High school diploma required
  • Two to five years of experience in an office environment with bookkeeping and/or cashier duties.
  • Associate's degree in Accounting or Finance preferred
Knowledge and Skills:
  • Demonstrates well-developed interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written, in order to effectively communicate with students, parents, College employees, and other outside sources.
  • Aptitude with relating to diverse populations and ability to maintain composure when faced with difficult situations
  • Knowledge of current technologies and word processing, database, and spreadsheet software, specifically Microsoft Office applications. Knowledge of Jenzabar and Cashnet systems a plus.
  • Ability to learn new software packages
  • Organizational skills necessary to plan the workday and monthly/annual schedule
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to keep College records confidential
Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:
  • May require walking, kneeling, reaching, climbing stairs, and ability to lift office supplies, up to 20 pounds.
  • Ability to exchange information, either on the phone, or in person.
  • Frequent exposure to noise caused by telephones, office machines, and visitors.
Flagler College provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other protected characteristic. In addition to federal law requirements, Flagler College complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the College has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Inquiries regarding discrimination on the basis of sex and gender may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights at the United States Department of Education Office for Civil Rights (OCR), or both. Contact information for the above referenced Title IX Coordinator and OCR, as well as the Colleges Sexual Harassment Policy can be found here: www.flagler.edu/title-ix .

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