College Bursar Assistant III

Malcolm X College
May 16, 2019
Institution Type
Community College
Responsible for accurate accounting records for receipts and/or disbursements within a college department or administrative office. Applies accepted procedures to the preparation and maintenance of accounting and other records, and preparing financial, statistical, and/or technical reports. 
  • Responsible for the same duties as the College Bursar Assistant II. 
  • Posts transactions involving cash receipts, disbursements, and/or accounts payable and accounts receivable to ledger accounts. 
  • Prepares trial balances and periodic summary statements to determine account balances; reconciles account balances with bank statements; assists in the analysis of routine accounts and in the preparation of financial reports.Maintains general ledger and subsidiary ledger accounts for students receiving financial aid through various grant or loan programs. 
  • Maintains cost systems, allocating expenditures to accounts in accordance with established procedures. 
  • Prepares summary sheets for use of supervisor or auditors in preparing comprehensive financial statements. 
  • Audits and proofs accounting or other reports for clerical accuracy and conformance to departmental procedures. 
  • Troubleshoots problems in student financial system. 
  • Supervises lower level College Bursar Assistants and support staff. 
  • Responds to student inquiries regarding the status of their financial aid grants or loans. 
  • Assists in student registration activities. 
  • Performs related duties as required.

  • Associates Degree and a minimum of 6 accounting courses at the college level; supplemented by 4-6 years of experience in general accounting work; or an equivalent combination of training or experience. 
  • Knowledge of basic accounting principles and techniques; knowledge of accounting and auditing terminology and accounting software. 
  • Ability to prepare and maintain accounting records and write simple financial statements and reports. 
  • Good written and verbal communication skills required. 

We Offer: Excellent health and welfare benefit package and long-term savings and investment programs including 403(b) & 457(b) Investment Plans and a pension plan with the State University Retirement System (SURS) Plan.Generous vacation, holiday, personal and sick days, and tuition reimbursement. For a more detailed overview of benefits, please visit the benefits page of our website. 
Chicago residency is required for all full-time employees within 6 months of hire. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Thank you for your interest in City Colleges of Chicago

Job: Other
Primary Location: Malcolm X College
Job Posting: May 14, 2019, 11:47:00 AM

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