Cashier/Accounting Technician Part time

Georgia Highlands College
Job Description
Job Description Summary

This position is responsible for assisting with the college’s administrative and accounting support functions.

Georgia Highlands is a growing and progressive institution with opportunities for the individual selected to grow with us. With a focus on employee wellness and development, the culture is warm and embracing, while the work is fast paced and challenging.

This is an excellent opportunity to impact the lives of literally thousands of students and their families.

Key Qualifications

• Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education
• Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years

Key Responsibilities

• Receives and processes student payments for tuition and fees
• Reviews all source documents for content, accuracy, signatures and required documentation; matches and verifies invoice amounts to source documentation
• Prepares documentation for payment; prepares checks and obtains appropriate signatures as necessary
• Processes expense reimbursements and transmits electronic fund transfers to bank
• Prepares monthly journal entries for utilities, work orders and vehicle usage
• Issues student identification cards
• Assists with student communication for semester fee payment deadlines
• Scans & images daily cashier reports, bank statements, and other Business Office documents
• Processes incoming and outgoing mail
• Prepares cashier deposits
• Processes petty cash requests
• Performs related duties

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles
• Knowledge of college and university system policies and procedures
• Knowledge of college travel policies
• Knowledge of modern office practices and procedures
• Skill to make timely decisions
• Skill in the operation of computers and job related software programs
• Skill in decision making and problem solving
• Skill in interpersonal relations and in dealing with the public
• Skill in oral and written communication

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