Accounting Assistant

University of South Florida - Tampa, FL (30+ days ago)4.2

Position Details

Dept Number/Name: 3-5101-000 / Administrative & Financial SVC

College Division: USFSP-Admin and Financial Svcs

Salary Plan: Staff

Job Code/Title: 3212 / Accounting Assistant

Hiring Salary/Salary Range: $28,000 - $31,000

Position Number: 00026881

Process the collection of revenue through several computerized financial management systems: Banner, People soft and T2. Including but not limited to: Student tuition and fees, housing and meal plan, library fines, application and transcript fees along with parking permits, citations, invoice payments and department deposits. Respond to inquiries by phone and in person from customers regarding their financial accounts in compliance with FERPA regulations.

Uses the Student Financial System (Banner) to process student payments and post transactions from Touchnet. Ensures transactions are administratively compliant with USF policies using established guidelines and processes. Responsible for accuracy of monies and related supporting documents, daily settlement and deposit preparation for revenue received. Point person for "Florida Prepaid" and tuition waivers to disseminate information to students and parents. Reconciles monthly merchant statements. Responds to and facilitates emails and phone calls directed to "cashier".

Interpret student's tuition accounts, assists with student issues/conflicts when possible at the point of contact. Advises and interprets policies and procedures regarding payment deadlines and parking rules and regulations. Makes contact with key areas/offices on behalf of students to help resolve student problems efficiently and reduce frustration. Serves as backup cashier for parking services.

Research discrepancies and payments received without invoices or reference identification. Facilitates customer refunds and third party payments, process mail and drop box payments. Enters department deposits into FAST system.

General office tasks: Compose and send correspondence, filing, and assists with monthly mail outs for Parking Services and permit pick-up and distribution.

Presents to transfer and FTIC orientations cashier and parking presentations as well as updates flyers and PowerPoint to ensure accuracy with current rates and information.

Other duties as assigned by supervisor or assistant director.

This position requires a high school diploma and a minimum of two years of fiscal, office or business support experience of an equivalent level. Appropriate college coursework may substitute for required experience.

Experience with BANNER and/or People soft and/or T2 software. Excel spreadsheet skills, 10 key adding machine.

Information for Applicants

This position is subject to a Level 2 criminal background check. Once hired, will need to pass the University Cash Collections, FERPA and PCI tests.

How to Claim Vet Preference

This position allows eligible veterans and their spouses to claim Veterans’ Preference pursuant to Florida Statute 295.

Applicants claiming preference are responsible for providing required documentation AT THE TIME OF SUBMITTING APPLICATION ; such documentation is required for eligibility determination.

Supporting documentation, in addition to the DD214, may be required based on eligibility criteria. If you are submitting a DD 214, please ensure the social security number and date of birth is redacted/removed.

For information on obtaining a DD 214 visit or call 1-866-272-6272.

How To Apply

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Apply online by completing the required information and attaching your cover letter and resume. Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above. YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME, PLUS ANY OTHER REQUESTED MATERIAL, MUST BE IN ONE ATTACHMENT. Only online applications are accepted for this position.

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Equal Employment Opportunity

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Work Location

Campus map and location overview: USF - St. Petersburg Campus

About USF

The University of South Florida St. Petersburg (USFSP) is a separately accredited institution and a member of the University of South Florida System. USFSP serves approximately six thousand students and is located on the beautiful waterfront of St. Petersburg. USFSP offers undergraduate and graduate programs in the Colleges of Business, Education, and Arts & Sciences.

Working at USF

With more than 16,000 employees in the USF System, the University of South Florida is one of the largest employers in the Tampa Bay region. At USF you will find opportunities to excel in a rich academic environment that fosters the development and advancement of our employees. We believe in creating a talented, engaged and driven workforce through on-going development and career opportunities. We also offer a first class benefit package that includes medical, dental and life insurance plans, retirement plan options, tuition program and generous leave programs and more.

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