Part-Time Accounting Assistant 1

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DePaul University

DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.

Job Title Part-Time Accounting Assistant 1
Job ID 3264
Location Loop Campus
Full/Part Time Part-Time
Regular/Temporary Regular

Multicultural Statement

At DePaul University, we are looking for candidates who want to join us in our mission to provide access to education for all. Successful candidates welcome ideas and perspectives from colleagues and students representing a wide variety of cultures, backgrounds, religious beliefs, and experiences. We seek collaborative, open-minded and hard working professionals to work in a real world urban learning environment. Are you exceptional, yet modest and open to challenges? We seek achievers and leaders that want to bring their passion and skills to our well-respected community of approachable colleagues. Build your career with us.

General Summary

The Accounting Assistant will work together with the Assistant Director to ensure all Perkins related duties and responsibilities are met timely. This individual will provide excellent customer service to our students and our partners equally.

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Handling cohort delinquencies and submitting to the collection agencies.
    • This involves reviewing and assessing the current condition of the loan and performing all necessary steps to ensure that the information is completely accurate, including contacting students via email and phone.
  • Contacting the Department of Education to help resolve disputes and/ or inconsistencies with our student records, specifically, when an assignment has been rejected to ensure that the proposed resolution will work.
    • Will work in conjunction with UAS; our loan servicer; to ensure all the information is accurate and updated.
  • Researching and analyzing Perkins account inquiries when demand from student is there.
    • This includes substantiating the debt and preparing itemized statements.
  • Reviewing monthly collection agencies invoices for Perkins.
    • Ensure that the collection agencies collection costs match what the student was charged at UAS. When amounts do not match, submits a request to UAS to reconcile account.
  • Assist with our Student Accounts front desk duties when student workers are not present.
  • Assist with the phones when SA is experiencing a staffing shortage or high volume of calls.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Education & Experience

  • High School Diploma.

Preferred Requirements

  • Experience towards a college degree preferred.

Other Skills & Abilities Reqd

  • Knowledge of excel, outlook and word.
  • Ability to create and /or update a spreadsheet.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Good organizational skills.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to lift boxes up to 20 pounds and spend extended time on your feet while filing.

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Additional Information

  • Be able to work additional hours as needed by the department.
  • Travel between campuses as neccesary.

Salary & Benefits Package:
DePaul offers a comprehensive package including competitive pay and benefits to attract and retain the best talent in order to further the University's mission. For more information, please visit the following pages:
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Posted: 8/12/2019
Application Due: 9/12/2019
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