Accounting Technician I-Cashier

Wyoming, Riverton Riverton USA
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Please apply by Friday, August 23. Please have your application in by midnight on that date. For full consideration, please submit both a cover letter and resume. If you have questions, please contact HR at 307-855-2112.

Position Summary

The Accounting Technician I, Cashier provides outstanding customer service while performing a variety of complex clerical and financial support duties as needed for the processing of all college cash receipts, including tuition, fees, and general cash transactions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Serves as primary customer service contact and liaison between students and the business office, responding to inquiries and directing calls and in-person customers as appropriate.

Assist students in understanding their account balances, etc.

Disburses and maintains accurate records of housing students’ meal money, apprises students of meal plan balance/needs; informs housing of delinquent accounts.

Processes cash receipts for student accounts, ensures proper posting to student accounts.

Provide customer service to staff and visitors.

Processes revenue receipts, checks, EFT’s, grants and daily deposits for WPBS, food services, college bookstore, athletics, housing, theatre and other departments as required; processes payments received from outreach offices; processes revenue from the library, housing, Sinks Canyon Center, Theatre, booster club, etc.

Processes credit card transactions.

Performs daily reconciliation of transactions, cash drawer, and receipts, ensuring cash and receipts are accounted for and deposited properly; prepares daily deposit and generates monthly sales report for bookstore, food court and coffee bar; generates banking and transaction reports.

Maintains adequate amounts of cash and change for college auxiliary operations, i.e., bookstore, food court; issues cash boxes with start-up cash for fund raisers, gate sales (volleyball & basketball games); processes petty cash reimbursements as required; reconciles Web Cash with general ledger and Pay Pal settlement reports as necessary.

Reviews credit card statements after processing for accuracy.

Performs related duties as required.

Prepares documentation and answers questions for auditors as well as knowledge of best business practices and awareness of our standards.

Position Specifications

Minimum Qualifications

Education

Graduation from college with an associate degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning recognized by the US Department of Education bookkeeping, accounting, general finance or related field

Experience

Three years of directly related experience

Licenses/Certifications

None required

Equivalency Statement

Equivalent combinations of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired may be considered on a case-by-case basis

Special Qualifications

Must be bondable

Preferred qualifications

2 years of direct experience in a cashier or similar type role

Bachelor’s degree in bookkeeping, accounting, general finance or related field

Experience with Ellucian Colleague (Datatel)

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:

Current basic accounting or bookkeeping

General office maintenance and practices

Filing systems (alpha and numeric)

Word processing, database, presentation, and spreadsheet applications, specifically Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Datatel (Ellucian Colleague ERP)

Letter composition, grammar, spelling and punctuation; operation of personal computer

Operation of standard office equipment

Basic mathematics

Interpersonal communication skills and telephone etiquette

Basic public relations

Basic budget development practices and processes

Skill in:

The operation of PC Computer, calculator, fax machine, ten-key by touch etc.

Customer and interpersonal relations.

Ability to:

Provide exceptional customer services and to accurately, efficiently, and effectively work with numerical data

Communicate effectively, verbally and in writing; relate in a professional, helpful manner in person and over the phone

Relate to a diverse population in a professional, helpful manner and to maintain composure when faced with difficult situations

Multi-task and organize, prioritize, and follow multiple projects and tasks through to completion with an attention to detail

Work independently with frequent interruptions

Effectively identify and resolve problems related to every-day administrative operations

Perform basic mathematical calculations; maintain strict confidentiality related to sensitive administrative information

Operate personal computer (windows) in utilizing various programs (MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.) to produce or compose formal documents, reports and records

Operate standard office equipment

Effectively identify and resolve problems related to assigned fiscal duties

Develop effective working relationships with executives, supervisors, employees, and the public.

Level of Supervision

Works under the general supervision of the Director of Finance.

Working Environment

Reasonable accommodation will be extended to otherwise qualified individuals with a legally recognized disability.

Equipment Used

Standard office equipment including personal computer, calculator, fax machine, ten-key calculator by touch, phone pod, scanners, copy machine, and telephone.

Physical Requirements

Tasks require variety of physical activities, which do not generally involve muscular strain, such as walking, standing, stooping, sitting, reaching and light lifting. Frequent interactions with the public are required as a part of operating the cashier’s window. Regular talking, hearing and seeing required in the normal course of performing the job. Common eye, hand, finger dexterity required to perform some essential functions. Mental application utilizes memory for details, verbal instructions, emotional stability, discriminating thinking and creative problem solving.

Environmental Conditions

Incumbent of the position generally performs in a typical office setting with appropriate climate controls.

Required Skills

Required Experience

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