Campus Title: Accounting Assistant
Department: College of Graduate and Continuing Education
Job Type: Part Time. Permanent
Timeframe: 52 weeks
Shift: 18 hours per week, flexible hours during our office hours: Monday-Thursday, 8am-6pm and Friday, 8am-4pm.
Regular Days Off: Saturday and Sunday
Supervision Received: The Accounting Assistant reports to the Staff Assistant, CGCE Business Manager
Salary: $13.00 per hour
General Statement of Duties: Under the direction of the CGCE Business Manager, the Accounting Assistant works in collaboration with the CGCE Accounting Team, the University Bursar, and with other members of the CGCE office. The Accounting Assistant position requires high attention to detail, accuracy, professional communication and a commitment to help students attain their personal and professional goals.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Duties include but not limited to:
Accounts Receivable process and reconcile payments such as checks and credit/debit card transactions
Accounts Payable process and pay invoices
General Ledger entries and account reconciliations
Data entry, filing, shredding, copying and other office related duties, as assigned
Proficiency with computers and office software; including, Microsoft Excel, Access and Word, prefer experience with Banner (SIS database)
Experience in an office setting. Three (3) years of full-time or equivalent part-time preferred.
Experience with one or more of the following preferred: purchasing, accounting, records management, grants administration.
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Strong organizational skills and thoroughness
Ability to work independently and in a team environment
Westfield State University understands that persons with disabilities may need assistance with the job application process and/or with the interview process. For confidential assistance regarding disability accommodations, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (413) 572-8106.
Employment at Westfield State University is contingent upon a background check that is satisfactory to the University. Failure to provide written authorization for a background check will nullify the offer of employment.
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