To provide direct student services in the Accounts Receivable area and excellent customer service to all students and other internal and external customers while maintaining a high level of confidentiality. To perform all related Accounts Receivable support functions.
Reports to the Director of Student Accounts, who reports to the Vice President of Administrative Services, who reports to the President of the College.
Qualifications for Position
Two years of relevant work experience
Strong attention to detail with a dedication to accuracy
Excellent customer service and written and verbal communication skills
Strong organizational, human relations and teamwork skills
Excellent computer skills in word processing, spreadsheet and database, including Microsoft Word and Excel
Demonstrated commitment to supporting and participating in student activities and College events
Previous experience in accounts receivable
Provide excellent customer service to all students and other internal and external customers
Process accounts receivable transactions for the College and Kaskaskia College Foundation
Prepare cash receipts for processing for the College and Kaskaskia College Foundation including verifying calculations and providing appropriate receipts
Conduct account research and analysis to ensure a high level of efficiency and effectiveness in Accounts Receivable
Handle sensitive information in a confidential manner
Perform student, government and other receivable account reconciliations in a timely and accurate manner
Issue student refunds from both restricted and unrestricted funds
Post entries to the accounting ledger
Send statements to outstanding accounts
Interact regularly and systematically with students to resolve outstanding issues
Effectively communicate, using customer friendly and appropriate language, to explain student invoices, payment issues and billing disputes
Obtain and maintain an understanding of financial aid and other student service functions in order to provide the appropriate level of customer service
Provide professional, courteous, responsive and accurate service to our students in a timely manner
Perform other duties as assigned
Position will be expected to work as part of the Accounts Receivable and Enrollment Center team with a minimum amount of supervision. Consultation with supervisor is available as needed.
Position is expected to follow all College policies and procedures and all local, state, and federal laws and regulations. Position is also expected to adhere to and promote College core values of responsibility, fairness, respect, compassion, and honesty.
Position will have daily contact with students, prospective students and guests, College employees, community members, and external agencies.
Physical Demands and Work Environment
High-traffic, office environment with frequent interruptions. Must be willing and able to multitask and also to travel to training sites and education centers as necessary.
Kaskaskia College is seeking a full time Accounts Receivable Specialist. This position is benefit eligible, 12-month position at $13.00 per hour will perform all related Accounts Receivable support functions including excellent customer service to all students and other internal and external customers, conduct account research and analysis to ensure a high level of efficiency and effectiveness. Duties will also include reconciling student and government receivable accounts, issuing refunds, and receipting payments.
Position requires Associate Degree, two years of relevant work experience, previous cash handling experience, ability and aptitude to work with financial transactions in A/R, excellent customer service skills, and excellent written and verbal communication skills. Position also requires strong organizational, human relations and teamwork skills and excellent computer skills.
All applicants being considered for hire will be required to submit to a pre-employment background investigation, including a criminal record check.
To receive consideration, applicants must submit a cover letter describing how qualifications meet the position criteria, along with a resume, copy of transcripts, official Kaskaskia College Employment online at www.kaskaskia.edu/hr.
Human Resources AD 050222 Kaskaskia College 27210 College Road Centralia, IL 62801 firstname.lastname@example.org
As an AA/EEO employer Kaskaskia College is interested in receiving applications from individuals who would enhance the diversity of the College.
As an AA/EEO employer Kaskaskia College is interested in receiving applications from individuals who would enhance the diversity of the College. A full job description is available at www.kaskaskia.edu/hr.
BENEFIT SUMMARY SHEET FOR FULL-TIME KCTOP STAFF KASKASKIA COLLEGE
The following information is based on the current employee fringe benefits that Kaskaskia College offers. It is not intended to be a contractual agreement and in no way limits Kaskaskia College from altering such benefits in the future.
VACATION LEAVE 12 days per year for first fiscal year.
Thereafter, employee receives 12 days plus one additional vacation day for each year of completed service up to a maximum of 22 days per fiscal year. Leave is accrued at the rate of 1 day per month.
SICK LEAVE 12 days per fiscal year
PERSONAL LEAVE 3 days per fiscal year
PAID HOLIDAYS Consistent with Collective Bargaining Agreement HEALTH INSURANCE is effective the first day of the month after hire date and includes comprehensive medical, vision and dental coverage.
Rates as of 9/1/21: $178.00 per month employee only coverage $290.00 per month employee + 1 dependent $335.00 per month employee+2 or more dependents Provider is Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Illinois.
LIFE INSURANCE is provided by the College and is effective the first day of the month after hire date. The benefit amount is equal to annual salary. Additional voluntary insurance is available at employee’s expense.
FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT and 403(b) PLANS are also available.
RETIREMENT PLAN The State Universities Retirement System requires that 8% of an employee’s monthly gross pay is deducted for individual retirement purposes. It is also required that .5% of an employee’s monthly gross pay be deducted to fund the College Insurance Plan for Community College Retirees.