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Accounting Clerk II/Cashier

Bowie State University
Bowie, Maryland, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jun 13, 2024
Posting Details

Job Specification Information

Job Posting Number


Position Title

Accounting Clerk II/Cashier

Class Title


Regular or Contingent II

Regular (PIN)

Desired Start Date




$40,000 - $43,000

Open Date


Close Date

Open Until Filled


Duties and Responsibilities

Operating the cashier window to include:
  • Greets customers in person and by phone, answers question, and addresses concerns.
  • Maintains a positive attitude with students, faculty, staff, and coworkers.
  • Communicates concerns to management and follow-up on customer issues.
  • Performs cashiering activities such as completing check, cash, credit card transactions, issuing receipts, and balancing registers and receipts.
  • Ensures proper handling and safeguards in processing customer transactions. Examines currency and checks to detect counterfeiting, forgery or damaged money.
  • Prepares currency for bank deposits or transfers such as endorsing checks, tallying totals of cash, charges and checks received and preparing bank deposit slips.
  • Operates automated equipment such as cash registers, charge terminals, computer terminals and other manual and automated office equipment.
  • General advisement in all aspects of student financial services i.e. installment payment plans, fee payment, fee payment deadlines, refunds, dishonored, third-party billing, etc.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications

These are the job duties for required of the position


High school diploma or GED required.


Minimum one (1) year of accounting/cashiering experience required.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities
  • General knowledge of cashiering function
  • Working knowledge of general accounting principles and procedures used in financial record keeping.
  • Skilled in making accurate monetary transactions; in performing mathematical computations i.e. account reconciliation.
  • Ability to prepare written records and reports; to operate keyboards and calculators; to communicate effectively with customers and co-workers (i.e. students, staff, faculty and the general public); to operate manual and automated office equipment, computer literacy required. PeopleSoft ERP experience a PLUS but not required.
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work in fast paced environment and multi-tasks as necessary.
Conditions of Employment

Please be advised, COVID -19 vaccinations are not required but encouraged for faculty and staff to be employed at Bowie State University. This protocol is subject to change.

Mandatory overtime is required on occasion during peak periods


This is a Union position.

Bowie State University offers an excellent benefits package! This includes tuition remission including eligible dependents; choice of medical/vision plans, Carefirst BC/BS, United Health Care and Kaiser plans, dental, prescription, and life insurance, training and development, EAP ; and as eligible generous leave package including sick/bereavement, annual, personal; and winter and spring breaks.

Posting Detail Information

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a high school diploma or GED?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a minimum one (1) year of related work experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you possess cash-handling experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have a minimum of (1) one year of prior higher education work experience, specifically within a student services office (e.g., admissions, bursar/student accounts, financial aid, housing, registrar, retention, etc.)?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. LinkedIn Profile

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