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Senior Cashier

Employer
Westchester Community College
Location
Valhalla, NY

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Job Details

Category:: Staff Positions
Department:: Admin. Svcs. Division/Student Accts/Bursar's Office
Locations:: Valhalla, NY
Posted:: Dec 9, 2021
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Full-time
Ref. No.:: SC12921
Position ID:: 140439

About Westchester Community College:


Westchester Community College was founded in 1946 as the New York State Institute of Applied Arts and Sciences in White Plains. In 1957, the County of Westchester bought the 360-acre John Hartford estate in Valhalla and designated 218 acres for the community college. Westchester Community College is more than just the county's largest educational institution. It is a living, breathing part of Westchester that goes beyond the influence of a typical college and affects the lives of all who enter its doors.



Job Description:


Under the general supervision of the Manager of Fiscal Operations (WCC), the Senior Cashier will perform complex cashiering functions including receiving, recording and securing cash for fees or in payment for services; receiving, recording and securing valuables; maintaining detailed account ledgers using automated equipment and files; and conducting regular audits and reconciliations of accounts. This position involves the exercise of considerable independent responsibility in handling cash receipts. The Senior Cashier:


  • Posts payments and answers any questions students may have regarding their student account and financial records;
  • Receives payments in the form of cash, checks, and credit cards for fees or services rendered, records amounts received, issues receipts, and secures cash;
  • Maintains cash drawer by adding deposits, and balancing total amounts of cash, checks and credit cards received against receipts and/or on-going accounts;
  • Posts charges and payments to an automated account keeping file, and verifies the accuracy of information recorded;
  • Conducts regular audits of posted accounts and prepares reconciliations;
  • Maintains tapes of daily cash register transactions and verifies records with collected cash and checks at the end of the day;
  • Prepares cash and checks for deposit with appropriate bank deposit slips, and reconciles bank statements with internal accounts records;
  • Issues checks for refunds and for payments of orders received and deliveries;
  • Prepares reports and statements of cash receivable accounts by financial category and by type of service for specially designated accounts;
  • Enters Certificate of Residency information, updating addresses and verifying residence status;
  • Answers inquiries over the phone concerning charges and account balances;
  • Communicates regularly with Accounting, Operational and Administrative staff to determine charges for services and the status of accounts;
  • Refers delinquent accounts to appropriate staff for collection and reports discrepancies in accounts for further action;
  • Maintains detailed records of the contents of various safes, including cash and valuations and ensures the security of the contents;
  • Performs related clerical functions as assigned to ensure the safe, accurate, and effective receipt and disbursement of cash transactions;
  • Performs related duties as needed to ensure the effective operation of the area of assignment.


Requirements:


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Possession of a high school or equivalency diploma and three years of clerical experience, two years of which must have involved collecting cash and maintaining financial records. The successful candidate must also possess great communication skills; good knowledge of modern business practices related to cashiering and the maintenance of cash receipts, records and reports; good knowledge of handling, recording, and depositing money; and the ability to conduct accurate reconciliations of automated accounts. Excellent organization and time management skills, with the ability to work collaboratively and independently to achieve desired results, also required. *This is a Civil Service position. The final candidate will be required to take and pass the Civil Service Exam.*


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience with PeopleSoft Campus Solutions and related systems preferable.



Additional Information:


POSITION EFFECTIVE: The position will remain open until filled.


WORK SCHEDULE: The work schedule is Monday, Tuesday, Friday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm and Wednesday, Thursday: 10:30 am - 6:30 pm. Please note: Flexibility for these hours and days may occur.


SALARY & BENEFITS: The starting salary is $47,412 plus competitive benefits.




Application Instructions:


Applicants must apply online by submitting a letter expressing interest in this position, a resume/CV, and contact information for three professional references. You must be legally eligible to work in the United States at the time of hire. Please login to: https://sunywcc.interviewexchange.com/login.jsp in order to check/edit your profile or to upload additional documents. The review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


Westchester Community College provides accessible, high quality and affordable education to meet the needs of our diverse community. We are committed to student success, academic excellence, workforce development, economic development and lifelong learning.


The College will provide equal opportunity in all of its employment practices to all persons without unlawful discrimination on the basis of political affiliation, age, race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, arrest or conviction record, membership in any reserve component of the armed forces, or use or non-use of lawful products off College premises during nonworking hours, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law.


Organization

Working at Westchester Community College

Mission and Goals

Westchester Community College is more than just the county’s largest educational institution. It is a living, breathing part of Westchester that goes beyond the influence of a typical college and affects the lives of all who enter its doors.

History

Westchester Community College was founded in 1946 as the New York State Institute of Applied Arts and Sciences in White Plains. In 1957, the County of Westchester bought the 360-acre John Hartford estate in Valhalla and designated 218 acres for the community college.

Enrollment

There are approximately 12,000 full- and part-time college credit students. Continuing education students bring the total number served by the college each semester to more than 20,000. Precise statistics about the college's enrollment history can be found in the Institutional Research & Planning pages.

Faculty

Westchester Community College’s faculty and professional staff have received more SUNY Chancellors Awards for Excellence than any other community college in the system. More than 98% hold masters or doctorate degrees in their fields. Student/faculty ratio is 16.1:1.

Veteran Friendly Campus

The college, which opened in 1946 in order to train and educate veterans, welcomes those who have served our country. We are considered a "Veteran Friendly Campus" due to our extensive services for those who have spent time in the military.

Degrees

The college offers more than 50 associate and certificate programs. We have three types of associate degrees in 36 subject areas: the Associate in Arts for students transferring to four-year institutions in the liberal arts; the Associate in Science for those transferring to four-year institutions for business, math, science or health careers; and the Associate in Applied Science for those preparing to seek immediate employment, change careers or transfer. In addition, certificate programs typically requiring between 15 to 33 credits are offered in approximately 20 career fields.

Continuing Education

The Continuing Education Division is the largest such unit in the entire SUNY system. It offers courses for people of all ages considering career choices or changes or personal development; customized training for businesses; innovative programming for older adults; an exciting arts and culture series open to the public.

Library

The Harold L. Drimmer Library / Learning Resource Center contains 110,000 volumes and 600 periodical titles, as well as more than 19 million searchable records and entries from 97 electronically-linked libraries.

Career & Transfer Center

The Career & Transfer Center helps students assess career options, plan career and curriculum, take steps toward transfer to a four-year college, prepare for job interviews, and locate and obtain jobs before and after graduation.

Child Care

Virginia Marx Children's Center at Westchester Community College (Valhalla campus) provides year-round, fully licensed and accredited care for children of students, faculty, staff and other working parents. Ages six weeks - five years.

Sports

Intercollegiate teams for men are fielded in soccer, basketball, lacrosse, golf, and baseball. Women's intercollegiate teams include tennis, volleyball, basketball, and softball. The Westchester Community College Fitness Center provides access to cardiovascular equipment, universal, nautilus, and light free weights, pool, and tennis courts. College athletics also include intramural sports.

Locations

Valhalla (main campus); extension sites in New Rochelle, Mount Vernon, Yonkers, Shrub Oak, Mahopac, Ossining, Port Chester and Peekskill (Art Workshop) and White Plains (Art Workshop).

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