Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Cash Accounting Clerk

Recruitment #210908-1498CL-001

Introduction

Located in Willimantic, CT, Eastern Connecticut State University (ECSU) is one of the State of Connecticut institutions of higher learning and the state’s designated public liberal arts university.  Our mission is to provide high quality undergraduate and select graduate programs to a diverse population of talented students. 

We are recruiting for one(1) full-time Cash Accounting Clerk vacancy.  The work schedule for this position is Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm.  ECSU offers a competitive benefits package, health care options, generous leave policies, retirement plan, and more! We also encourage a healthy work-life balance to all employees.

Selection Plan

Please ensure that your application is complete and that you have specified your qualifications on your application. The minimum experience and training requirements must be met by the close date on the job opening, unless otherwise specified. 

This posting may require completion of additional referral questions (RQs) which will be sent to you via email after the closing date. The email notification will include an expiration date by which you must submit (Finish) your responses. Please regularly check your email for notifications. Please check your SPAM and/or Junk folders, as emails could end up there in error. 

Should you have questions pertaining to any phase of this recruitment, please contact the hiring agency's human resources office: LaShawn McBride, HR-Recruitment@easternct.edu, (860) 465-5220.

NOTE:  All State employees shall follow the guidelines as listed in Executive Orders  13F (3a) and 13G (3a) .

PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

This class is accountable for collecting large amounts of money and posting to proper accounts.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Performs the following duties to receive funds, to disburse funds, and to record monetary transactions: Receives cash or checks in person or by mail; counts money to verify amounts and issues receipts for funds received; issues change and cashes checks; compares totals on cash register with amount of currency in register to verify balances; endorses checks and totals cash and checks for bank deposit; prepares bank deposit slips; withdraws cash from bank accounts and keeps custody of cash fund; searches files (manually or using a computer) for proper account information; posts data to accounts and balances receipts and disbursements; answers questions in person or by phone regarding account status; compiles collection and disbursement reports; performs related general office work (typing, filing, etc.) as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Knowledge of accounting codes; knowledge of general office procedures; basic bookkeeping skills; interpersonal skills; ability to handle large amounts of money; ability to perform general clerical tasks; ability to operate a variety of office equipment which includes personal computers and electronic equipment, cash registers and check writing machines.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Two (2) years of clerical experience in accounting, financial record keeping or bookkeeping.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling six (6) months of experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

The successful candidate should:

  • Be detail oriented. 
  • Have experience with CORE CT, Banner or TouchNet operating systems, or similar is preferred.  This individual will receive funds, make electonic deposits and wire transfers, as well as post data to accounts and balance receipts and disbursements. 
  • Be a team player who enjoys working collaboratively with external and internal customers.

Conclusion

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.



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The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.