Accounting Clerk, Accounting Department (Part-Time/32 hours) - Simmons University
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Internal Number: 9528
The Part-time Accounting Clerk is a customer focused accounting position serving the University?s Students, Faculty, and Staff ensuring the accurate recording and deposit of all cash receipts of the institution. This role, while primarily focused on the accounting for cash at the University will also support the accounting department on an as needed basis with reconciliation work and the posting of journal entries. This role requires significant interaction with the Simmons community as they make payments or require assistance with other areas, as noted below. Essential Functions:Responsible for recording all payments received by the University in our financial system and preparing the daily cash reporting and deposit with the bank. Ensure payments are accurately recorded to the proper student accounts or internal budget accounts. Prepare daily bank deposits for various bank accounts utilized by Simmons.Work closely with colleagues in the accounting department in support of the ongoing reconciliation process around cash receipts and disbursements.Work closely with colleagues in other departments, in particular Student Financial Services, to investigate questions that arise regarding payments received by the University.Work with various departments to correct any errors or variances in a timely manner. Support departmental colleagues in the posting and uploading of journal entries into the University?s financial system and reconciling accounts as needed.Compile audit support as needed for the year-end financial statement auditOther duties as assigned.Qualifications:High School degree required. Minimum 1-2 years of relevant experience required;Prior experience using automated systems, spreadsheet applications, and word processing software required;Excellent customer service skills and ability to communicate effectively with various constituencies;Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and problem-solving skills.This is a benefits eligible position at 32 hours per week / 4 days a week. This position may be eligible for partial remote work.Required Application Materials:ResumeCover LetterSalary GradeH04
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