Account Technician (00804A)
The Finance Office at Old Dominion University is seeking candidates for the Account Technician (full-time, 12 month) position. The Account Technician reviews, audits analyses and accurately post payments received by mail or in person. Processes locked bank bags and verifies cash for deposit. Audit and completes account analysis for assigned accounts and prepare balances and university procedures to students/parents via the counter/telephone. Post return checks, audit cash reports and assist in preparing the daily bank deposits.
Required Education: Working knowledge of basic bookkeeping/ accounting principles and practices.
Required Qualifications: Working knowledge of office procedures and equipment. Some skill in the use of personal computers and Microsoft Office Suite especially Excel. Demonstrated ability to perform daily with numerical data and to make arithmetical calculations rapidly and accurately in a high-volume environment. Demonstrated ability to prepare routine financial reports and statements. Demonstrated ability to verify fiscal documents for accuracy and completion; communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate accounting information, policies, and/or procedures in a manner easily understood by the customer. Demonstrated ability to work with detailed information on a continual basis; and meet deadlines. Demonstrated ability to research and resolve inquires. Working experience involving clerical accounting, accounts receivables, reconciliation, and/or resolving customer inquiries or complaints concerning accounts. Some experience related to handling large volume of cash.
Preferred Qualifications: Previous work experience in a higher education institution working with student accounts, collections or related duties. Associate degree in accounting, finance, business administration or related field. Basic knowledge of FERPA and experience handling sensitive data related to students, faculty and staff. Basic knowledge of Ellucian/SunGard/Banner products and/or related computerized information systems used in financial and/or accounting applications. High School Diploma or its equivalent preferred.
Conditions of Employment: This recruitment includes a $1,000 sign-on bonus.
This is an open until filled recruitment. This recruitment may close after the five-day required posting period when a suitable pool of applicants has been generated.
Review Date: The initial application review date for this position is May 23, 2022 and will remain open until filled.
To apply, please visit https://jobs.odu.edu/postings/16083. Old Dominion University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution.