The Receptionist/Support Clerk for Accounting Services provides reception services; mail services and basic accounting support to the Finance units of Treasury Services, Payroll, Research Accounting and Financial Reporting; and their clients.
Ability to learn, understand and effectively communicate and/or provide direction to related policies, processes and forms used in an Accounting environment. Good working knowledge of cash handling procedures, credit card payment processing. regarding forms, procedures and policies related to Accounting Services operations.
Excellent command of effective communication in English to provide superb customer service to faculty, staff, students and external community members. Detail oriented with extreme accuracy shown in review, data entry and the preparation of documents. Strong organizational and interpersonal skills are required as is the ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities within an environment where there is frequent interruptions. Demonstrated skills in the use of computer software including Microsoft Office, communication methods and accounting software.
Sound working knowledge in basic accounting concepts such as revenue and expense recognition and sales taxes; preferably working within the areas of accounts payable/receivable and cash handling. Knowledge of records management fundamentals
1 to 2 years experience working in a general office environment, preferably with exposure to a the functions of cashiering, reception, basic accounting processing and data entry. Demonstrated experience working with people both in person and through written communications. Previous experience with Banner and FAST JV is considered an asset.
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