Accounting Assistant / Cashier

Columbus State University

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Accounting Assistant / Cashier

Job ID: 232840
Location: Columbus State University
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Summary
Columbus State University has an opening for an Accounting Assistant / Cashier position in the Bursar's Office. This is a customer-focused position that involves cashiering and accounting duties. The Bursar's Office is the University's Accounts Receivable office and our customers include Faculty, Staff, Students, and other members of the community.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: providing customer service in person, via email, and via phone; receipting tuition and fee payments; processing departmental deposits; preparing bank deposits; issuing petty cash; and helping perform due-diligence collection efforts. Other duties include data entry for approved Nelnet payment plans, communication with the Financial Aid office regarding scholarship checks received, and providing back up to others in the Bursar's Office when co-workers are absent.

Required Qualifications
Minimum qualifications include an Associate's degree in an accounting related field or four years of related experience; or an acceptable combination of education and experience. The successful candidate must have working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel; knowledge of accounting principles and procedures (banking, cashiering, bookkeeping); and the ability to use standard office equipment, such as fax, copier, calculator and desk-top computer.

Preferred Qualifications
Working knowledge of Ellucian Banner and PeopleSoft is a plus.

Proposed Salary
The annualized salary range for this position is $24,882 - $25,000 and includes full benefits.

Required Documents to Attach
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled.

Required Documents to Submit with Online Application:
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

All applications and required documents must be submitted using the Columbus State University's online employment site.

Contact Information
If you have any questions, please contact the Human Resources Office at 706-507-8920 or e-mail to [email protected].

Conditions of Employment
Successful completion of a criminal background investigation and legal authorization to work in the US prior to employment is required.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Columbus State University is committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. It is the policy of Columbus State University to recruit, hire, train, promote, and educate persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

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Founded in 1958, Columbus State University, with an enrollment of over 8,000, is part of the University System of Georgia. CSU offers more than 70 undergraduate and graduate degree programs and is ranked among the top public regional universities in the South by U.S. News & World Report. It maintains two campuses: its original campus on 150 acres in midtown Columbus, and its RiverPark campus, nestled in the city’s historic downtown overlooking the Chattahoochee River. Columbus, Georgia, located 100 miles southwest of Atlanta and the second-largest city in Georgia, is recognized as a vibrant and contemporary cultural community, which is an asset to the university’s recruitment and retention success. With an annual economic impact exceeding $247 million, CSU is a top-10 employer in a community of 350,000 residents that is also home to world-class enterprises such as Aflac, Synovus, W.C. Bradley Company, TSYS and Ft. Benning, the U.S. Army’s Maneuver Center of Excellence headquarters. Learn more about the area and its diverse business, recreational and social amenities at

The university’s 14 men’s and women’s NCAA Division II sports teams compete in the Peach Belt Conference, which adds to CSU’s vibrant campus life experience. The university serves the greater Columbus region through its abundant art, music and theatre offerings, as well as its nationally recognized outreach programs that span topics ranging from art and science appreciation to leadership development.

Guiding the university is its current seven-year strategic plan ( and the core values that undergird it and all that Columbus State is. CSU’s commitment to fostering greater inclusion and diversity, found among its core values, includes a focus on attaining “a level of diversity among faculty and staff that more closely reflects the student population.” This commitment is woven through the university’s student and employee recruitment, retention and mentoring programs.
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