Accounting Assistant / Cashier Assistant

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Instructions to applicants

Due to COVID19 restrictions put in place by the local, state and federal government, Sul Ross State University is temporarily suspending posting of new positions and hiring to fill vacancies. We will continue to review the situation as it unfolds, to lift restrictions at the earliest possible time.

Job TitleAccounting Assistant / Cashier AssistantLocationAlpineDepartmentAccounting Services DepartmentJob No.Posting Date10/24/2019End DateUntil FilledYesAppointment DateSalary$24,000Required

High school graduate or equivalent with course work in bookkeeping. Two years’ experience or training in accounting. Use of calculator, computer, typewriter and standard office machines

Preferred

College course work in accounting, and university. Computer skills work experience, preferably state supported. More than two years’ experience, with part at SRSU or related experience. Word processing, database, spreadsheet and graphics computer programs.

Primary Responsibilities

Due to COVID19 restrictions put in place by the local, state and federal government, Sul Ross State University is temporarily suspending posting of new positions and hiring to fill vacancies. We will continue to review the situation as it unfolds to lift restrictions at the earliest possible time.

Assist Collections Supervisor in the collection management of all University-administered student loan programs and third party billing and collections; maintaining student loan balances, reconciling balances with the general ledger and correcting when required; monitor bankrupt accounts insuring compliance with statutory rules and regulations; working with agencies for collection of accounts; coordinate loan collection activities between the University and outside services. Counsels with students regarding outstanding debts to the institutions, develop individualized repayment plans; places and removes holds and waivers where appropriate. Prepares cashier’s office for opening by securing cash from safe; receives cash and checks; cashes checks for employees and students; straps currency and rolls coins; endorses checks; prepares deposit slips; makes cash disbursements; prepares receipts for payments; properly executes state regulations and University policies regarding installment plans; assist with registration; answer phones, assist students with questions, process departmental deposits, issues faculty/staff payroll checks, process travel payments, disburses travel advances, performs duties unique to the department and other duties as assigned.

Assistant Cashier Duties Prepares cashier’s office for opening by securing cash from safe; receives cash and checks; cashes checks for employees and students; straps currency and rolls coins; endorses checks; prepares deposit slips; makes daily deposits; computes student refunds; processes Rio Grande College registrations and receipts; processes returned checks; prepares receipts for payments; mail notices of payments due; properly executes state regulations and University policies regarding installment plans; assist with registration.

Non-Essential: Duties unique to the particular department and other duties as assigned.

Responsible for personal safety and the safety of others; must exercise due caution and practice safe work habits at all times.

Other InformationAbout SRSU

Sul Ross State University, located in Alpine, Texas, www.alpinetexas.com), is in the Scenic Davis Mountains of West Texas, is a member of the Texas State University System, is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Associate, Bachelor’s, and Master’s degrees, and has an enrollment of approximately 2,000 students on campus in Alpine, Texas. At an elevation of 4,480 feet, and on the periphery of the Chihuahuan Desert, Alpine enjoys mild winters and cool summers. Davis Mountain State Park, Fort Davis National Historic Site, Big Bend National Park, and Guadalupe National Park are all within one to three hours driving distance from Alpine. More information is available regarding Sul Ross State University and position openings through our website (http://www.sulross.edu).

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