Accounting Technician

Lawrenceville, GA 30043

Posted: 10/10/2022 Industry: Professional Job Number: 2044248 Pay Rate: $20.00/hour

Job Description

Job Description:

Under general supervision, the Accounting Technician assists the business office staff with daily workload and special projects as identified and assigned. Responsible for accurate and timely Revenue and Accounts Receivable data entry.

Job Duties:

Reviews a wide range of source documents, such as vouchers, invoices, receipts, and other forms for accuracy and completeness
Gathers appropriate information, compares records and correctly traces inaccuracies or omissions and initiates appropriate corrective actions
Completes reconciliations and transfers accounting data from individual accounting journals and ledgers to general ledgers within appropriate periods
Notifies appropriate authorities regarding balancing/reconciling discrepancies, problems and/or trends
Enters routine financial transactions into accounting systems and verifies/corrects information
Reconciles accounting records
Receives and accurately batches source documents according to applicable methods
Accurately records transactions in a timely manner and according to established procedures and system guidelines.
Adequately analyzes and reviews recorded transactions to ensure accuracy of entry
Appropriately determines sources of errors and/or makes corrections
Categorizes revenue into appropriate accounts
Assigns correct accounting codes according to established guidelines
Verifies and records cash, check, and credit card payments
Properly receives and records receipts and computes accurate totals
Accurately identifies, traces, and corrects any discrepancies between receipts and cash/checks/credit card receipts
Accurately codes receipts for entry into the accounting records
Deposits or forwards funds to appropriate staff according to established procedures
Organizes and maintains hard copy files of departmental records
Maintains complete, accurate and readily accessible files that conform to applicable policies, procedures, guidelines and standards
Regularly purges files in accordance with policies on record retention
Follows guidelines for providing information to auditors and others
Maintains confidentiality of records, files and other documentation
Communicates with students, faculty and staff related to student accounts, as needed.
Serves as back-up to establish, maintain and process third-party contracts and scholarships in the student accounts receivable system;
Creates and processes third party invoices.
Communicates effectively with internal and external third-party entities
Serves as a back-up for sending payment reminders and billing notifications to students on a regular schedule that provides effective communication to students regarding account balances and meets due diligence requirements
Performs limited, routine general clerical duties
Responds to requests for information/advice and solves clerical problems
Accurately and promptly performs clerical duties such as, maintaining leave records, distributing mail, typing, answering the phone, etc.
Responds promptly, effectively and appropriately to requests for information and assistance
Performs other duties as assigned
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