Location: Bristol, RI Category: Staff positions Posted On: Thu Jul 19 2018 Job Description:
The Cashier is responsible to receive, record, and deposit all monies received by the University in accordance with established departmental procedures in an accurate and timely manner.
Open and close the office service counter.
Service students, faculty, staff, and parents by processing payments, answering questions and cashing faculty personal checks according to departmental procedures.
Receive, verify, record, and process University cash receipts in an accurate and timely manner including, but not limited to monies received from accounts receivable activities, University departments and auxiliary services.
Reconcile his/her cash drawer and safe on a daily basis.
Prepare all bank deposits and bursar cash reports including cash, checks, credit cards and wire transfer transactions in an accurate and timely manner. Order and arrange security department pick-up of the daily bank deposits and change orders. Verify returned bank deposit slips to the daily cash out documents and file them in properly maintained files.
As primary department contact for students receiving outside scholarships, prepare all billing for scholarships and process all scholarship checks in accordance with the departmental procedures. Provide scholarship reporting for various University departments.
Process all loan checks and provide reporting in accordance with departmental procedures. Notify students of loan checks that require their signature.
Receive, verify and process VA Benefit payments and maintain records in conjunction with the University VA Certifying Representative.
Respond to inquiries received in person, via telephone or via e-mail pertaining to accounts receivable records.
Process wire payments and reconcile reports with the Finance Office for international and domestic wires. These include US Treasury wires from various branches of the military.
Prepare billing for deferred payment plans and process all deferred payments.
Process tuition and housing deposits for new and returning students in a timely fashion.
Maintain files for IRS 8300 cash payment reporting per federal guidelines.
Process refund requests for enrolled and non-enrolled students in a timely fashion per department policy.
Research accounts receivable discrepancies and process adjustment charges, credits and/or refunds.
Process transcripts in accordance with departmental guidelines.
Place balance due phone calls as needed by the department.
Open and distribute mail and coordinate outgoing mailings as needed.
This is a full-time (40 hours) PSSA Level 2 Clerical Union position.
Minimum qualification is a High School Diploma or GED. Minimum of two years recent accounting office experience is required.
Demonstrable computing skills and efficiency utilizing complex computing applications on the systems and programs of University's choice, currently by way of example, Microsoft Office Suite, and the University's Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system, Colleague.
Proficient typing skills.
As an institution committed to strengthening society through engaged teaching and learning as well as building the university that the world needs now, Roger Williams University values inclusion, seeks to reflect the diversity of the region and create access to higher education and career success.
The University seeks candidates who, through their work and life experiences, service to the community, and teaching or research, can contribute to our diversity, inclusivity, and equity goals.
Roger Williams University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and committed to a diverse workforce. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable state and federal law.
For information on our Non-discrimination and Title IX policy, visit: rwu.edu/NDT9
Internal Number: 100316
About Roger Williams University
Roger Williams University is inextricably connected to Roger Williams, the 17th-century leader devoted to freedom of conscience and social justice who founded a community in Rhode Island based on those tenets. Roger Williams' philosophy, and what has been called his 'lively experiment,' nurtured the growth of vibrant and open societies. Our pursuit of excellence in education, academic accomplishment and community service is rooted in his focus on intellectual exchange, critical thinking, inclusiveness and innovation as a means of improving a free society. It is this legacy that inspires our core purpose.