Head Cashier (Accounting Technician II) - Student Account Services

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Job Title: Head Cashier (Accounting Technician II) - Student Account Services
Location: San Diego Main Campus
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 6708

San Diego State University is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of historically underrepresented groups.

Initial review of applications will begin on January 28, 2019. To receive full consideration, apply by January 27, 2019. The position will remain open until filled. The online application should be completed in detail. Completion of the online application is required for consideration; a resume alone will not suffice.

For more information on San Diego State University, please click here.

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This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, permanent (probationary) position. This position is designated non-exempt under FLSA and is eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.

The primary purpose of this position is to collect, deposit, and record all receipts owed to and accounted for by the University, primarily the more complex payment transactions. The responsibility of this position includes the review of Chancellor’s Office and SDSU policies and procedures as they relate to cash handling on campus as well as offsite (main campus and all satellite cashiering offices) and make recommendations to the Assistant Manager, Student Account Services Cashiering to ensure compliance. This position is also responsible for researching and resolving payment issues. In addition, this position assists with customer service, is a resource to staff in Student Account Services, handles escalated situations were a supervisor is needed and acts as a backup when Manager is unavailable.

This position assists the Assistant Manager, Student Account Services Cashiering in staying current with and meeting various processing deadlines for fee payments which include, but are not limited to, tuition/fees, housing fees, applications for admissions, graduation applications, transcripts, vendor payments, etc.

This position’s duties are varied and require accuracy, attention to detail, tactfulness, and flexibility. Thorough knowledge of internal policies and procedures, as well as, CASHNet, ASCOT and general accounting principles are integral to this position.

For more information regarding Student Account Services, please click here.

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Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $4,043 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $3,010 - $5,290 per month. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources.

San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.

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Minimum Qualifications

Equivalent to three years of progressively responsible financial record-keeping and cash management experience which has provided the knowledge and abilities listed below; Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge and abilities.

Preferred Qualifications and Specialized Skills

  • At least one year of customer service experience.

  • At least one year of professional experience reconciling financial records.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or other applicable field of study.

  • At least one year of cash handling experience.

  • Experience in a university student account or cashiering environment.

  • Experience using enterprise computer systems.

  • Ability to communicate English in a clear, concise manner, both orally and in writing.

  • Ability to work accurately under pressure of deadlines.

  • Ability to communicate with students, parents, faculty, staff and vendors.

  • Ability to provide accurate information and explain University policies and procedures to Students, Staff and Parents.

  • Ability to work closely and cooperatively with various campus departments.

  • Ability to work independently and carry out the day-to-day work without direct supervision.

  • Ability to work accurately under pressure of deadlines.

  • Experience with cash management.

  • Ability to work with proficiency and expertise in working conditions that are subject to constant interruptions.

  • Ability to review data for accuracy and completeness, and make any necessary corrections.

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To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button on this page. You must submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button. If you need assistance completing your application, please click here.

Applicants with disabilities requiring assistance may call (619) 594-7099.

General Information

The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

SDSU is a smoke free campus. For more information, please click here.

SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

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Posted: 12/29/2018
Application Due: 8/31/2019
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