Position Description

Accounting Specialist – Cashier

STATUS: Part-Time, 20 hours per week
DIVISION: Business Services
REPORTS TO: Assistant Director of Business Services

Position Summary

The Accounting Specialist – Cashier position is responsible for various accounting and administrative duties in Business Services. This position will act primarily as cashier and will provide additional support for purchasing, accounts receivable, collections and the Business Services staff.

Position Accountabilities and Essential Functions

  • Provide excellent customer service to students, parents, staff and faculty;  Receipt payments to student accounts and all incoming cash to the college (donations, gifts, third party payments, etc.);
  • Processes the daily sales reports from the Bookstore and Imaging Center and reconciles them to the system;
  • Reconciles all cash receipt sessions and prepares bank deposits when necessary;
  • Maintains, disburses and reconciles petty cash daily;
  • Assists with the College’s collections efforts as the Student Accounts role needs;
  • Distributes student refunds, reimbursements, and payroll checks; assists with unclaimed property escheatment processes;
  • Prepares and mails Non-Sufficient Funds notifications when needed to customers;
  • Rent and distribute locks for College owned lockers; prepare monthly account reconciliations; rotate locks on lockers annually;
  • Cross-trained in Student Accounts functions; answering invoicing questions and sending monthly statements;
  • Cross-trained in Purchasing functions; processing purchase requisitions; troubleshooting any purchase order issues, etc;
  • Perform additional duties as required.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, business administration or related area preferred; or equivalent combination of education and work experience;
  • Computer literacy; knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word; familiarity with computerized accounting systems preferred;
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and problem solving skills;
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple priorities;
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff and student population.

Application Procedure/Additional Information

Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. The search will close when a suitable candidate is hired. Interested candidates should submit a resume and al etter of interest to:

College for Creative Studies
Office of Human Resources
201 E. Kirby
Detroit, MI 48202-4034

CCS website: http://www.collegeforcreativestudies.edu

About CCS

The College for Creative Studies (CCS) is a nonprofit, private college authorized by the Michigan Education Department to grant Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees. CCS, located in midtown Detroit, strives to provide students with the tools needed for successful careers in the dynamic and growing creative industries. CCS fosters students’ resolve to pursue excellence, act ethically, engage their responsibilities as citizens, and learn throughout their lives. With world-class faculty and unsurpassed facilities, students learn to be visual communicators who actively use art and design toward the betterment of society. The College is a major supplier of talent to numerous industries, such as transportation, film and animation, advertising and communications, consumer electronics, athletic apparel, and many more. Its graduates are exhibiting artists and teachers, design problem solvers and innovators, as well as creative leaders in business.

Founded in 1906 as the Detroit Society of Arts and Crafts, CCS plays a key role in Detroit’s cultural and educational communities. A private, fully accredited college, CCS enrolls more than 1,400 students, pursuing Master of Fine Arts degrees in Color and Materials Design, Interaction Design, Systems Design Thinking, and Transportation Design and Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees in Advertising Design, Art Education, Communication Design, Crafts, Entertainment Arts, Fashion Accessories Design, Fine Arts, Illustration, Interior Design, Photography, Product Design, and Transportation Design. The College also offers free art education for more than 4,000 Detroit youth annually through its Community Arts Partnerships program. In addition, the College’s University Prep Art & Design is a public charter middle and high school enrolling more than 800 students in a high-performance academic curriculum with a special focus on art and design.

The College for Creative Studies is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment  decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual  orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

posted on January 27, 2021 at 3:53 pm