Accounting Assistant, Part Time - Westfield State University

Westfield State University Westfield , MA 01086

Posted 4 months ago

Job Description:

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:

Essential:

  • 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

Requirements:

  • 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

Additional Information:

Disability Accommodations:

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.

Background Check:

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.

Application Instructions:

An online application is required. A complete application includes the following:

  • Resume

  • Cover letter

  • Contact information for three (3) references*

  • Provide the contact information for reference providers in the references section of the online application.

NOTE: If you need assistance completing your application please contact our online Help Desk. The link to the help desk can be found at the top of the page via Contact Us.

Westfield State University provides equal access to employment opportunities for all applicants, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, age, disability or veteran status in compliance with all applicable laws, regulations and policies.


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