Accounts Receivable - Floating Cashier

Gaston College   Dallas, NC   Full-time     Accounting
Posted on March 26, 2024
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Salary $35,464.00 Annually
Location  Dallas, NC
Job Type Full-Time Regular Staff
Job Number 2022-00565
Division Finance and Operations
Department Accounting Services
Opening Date 03/22/2024

SUMMARY

Open until filled-
The primary function of this job is to provide cashier duties at any of the three campus locations.  Perform a variety of accounting duties, including accounts receivable functions, involving the exercise of independent judgment in accordance with established procedures.  Perform a variety of Business Office activities involving receipt of monies, student accounts and registration.  Assist in directing students and employees to the proper person in the Business Office and other departments within the College.  Assist with the bookstore at the Lincoln campus.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Perform Cashier duties at the Dallas, Lincoln, and Kimbrell campuses. 
  2. Perform service as the window cashier, assisting students, employees, and visitors.
  3. Assist with processing daily cash receipts from all sources including Continuing Education, Bookstore deposits, and mail-in checks.
  4. Prepare and scan checks and other documents into ImageNow system.
  5. Research student and employee questions and concerns to provide additional information as appropriate.
  6. Assist with handling phone calls in the Business Office daily by logging into and answering phone calls in the phone queue. 
  7. Provide written and oral correspondence to public.
  8. Maintain a high standard of professionalism in representing the College, including confidentiality in all aspects of the position’s responsibilities and adherence to policies, procedures, and other established guidelines.  Adhere to professional accountability and accept responsibility for managing situations and problems.  
  9. Work cooperatively with team members and colleagues, contributing positively and constructively to the achievement of team and College objectives, and provide a high level of service to customers by establishing and maintaining effective working relationships and partnerships.
  10. Serve on institutional committees as required or assigned; attend staff development as required.
  11. Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

MINIMUM EDUCATION QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school degree or equivalent required.
  • Associate degree from a regionally accredited college in accounting, business, or a related field preferred.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATIONS

  • One year’s experience in accounting required.
  • Two years’ experience in accounting preferred.        
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Excel, required.
  • Ellusion experience preferred.
  • Capability to work independently, possess excellent customer service skills, and ability to interact positively with students, faculty, and staff required.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills required.
  • Subject to a background and credit check.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Generally works in a traditional climate-controlled office environment and requires the ability to sit for extended periods. 
  • Some walking, standing, and bending required, and the ability to lift and maneuver items weighing up to 15 pounds. 
  • Work environment can be stressful at times in dealing with a wide variety of challenges and deadlines. 
  • In addition to regular office hours, position sometimes requires overtime and/or evening hours.  

BENEFITS

Gaston College provides a comprehensive, affordable insurance and benefits program.  We are continuously investigating new benefit offerings that are responsive to the needs of our regular** employees. 

  • State Health Plan
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Additional Supplemental Insurances
  • NC State Retirement Plan
  • Supplemental Retirement Plans
  • Disability Benefits, Long- and Short-Term
  • Longevity Pay
  • State Employees' Credit Union Eligibility
  • Leave (Vacation, Sick, FMLA, Civil and Military, Child/Student Involvement, Education, and Voluntary Shared)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Educational Advancement Compensation
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Benefits Overview Booklet

**Please note:  Temporary (part-time) employees do not earn benefits.