Accounting Technician - Journey
Open Date: 06/07/2018
Date Initial Screening Begins:
Minimum Education/Experience: High school diploma or equivalency and one year of experience in accounting work; or equivalent combination of training and experience.
Special Instructions to Applicant: * Please ensure your full range of knowledge, skills, abilities, experience and education are listed on your application. Do not write 'see resume' on your application when completing the job duties section. * If you answer the questions at the end of the application, please ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills, abilities and experiences to support your answers (see job duties section of previous employment). * Failure to answer the questions at the end of the application will not preclude your application from being considered but may result in your application not receiving full consideration of your knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Job Duties: The primary purpose of this position is to maintain, oversee and report student returned refund payments based on federal, state and University policies and guidelines. Responsibilities of the position include thorough general ledger accounting knowledge and ability to interpret Title IV Federal Financial Aid guidelines and State of North Carolina escheat policies. The position must be able to properly analyze student accounts in the Banner student module and the Banner Finance Accounts Payable module for discrepancies. This position will assist the Director of Student Accounting with adjustments related to withdrawals, drops, and processing errors to assist with the financial reporting of the department. Position will accurately review incoming wires and assign to appropriate general ledger accounts as it relates to 3rd party vendor and student wire payments. Additionally, this position will reconcile differences in posting payments and analyzing for potential corrections. Position will also serve as the initial point of contact for Student Accounting to respond to face-to-face traffic, telephone and email. Outline of Position Responsibilities: Customer Service - Maintains Student Accounting email - Initial contact for Student Accounting - Provides direct communication to students/parents and staff. Returned checks from AP for eRefunds - Logs checks returned on share drive folder - Emails students - Places comments on TGACOMC for students - Attaches check receipt/sign form Student Refund Checks -Timed Out Greater than 150 days - Utilizes e-Print report create list - Sends letter/affidavit to students - Places comments on TGACOMC - Sends to AP for cancellation when letter/affidavit not returned in 30 days - Updates/reviews check cancellation and return of FA Wire Payments: Backup for 3rd Party Accountant - Claims wires for students via Financial Services a. Third Party Payments b. Student Payments c. NCSEAA - Posts to student accounts a. Scholarship Payments (AmeriCorps, Chapter 33) b. Any miscellaneous student payments Other Duties - Analyzes Chapter 33 and AmeriCorps benefits and places memos on accounts as needed - Scanning - Filing as needed - Assist with student adjustments - Analysis of accounts as needed