Accounts Receivable Specialist - Cashier

Bowdoin College
March 18, 2023
Offerd Salary:$18.00
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Contract Type:Open-ended
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Posting Details

Posting Details

Title Accounts Receivable Specialist - Cashier

Posting Number S01079JP Department Controllers Office Job Summary

The Accounts Receivable Representative will handle the centralized cash depository function for the Controller's Office which includes:

  • Verifying and processing all funds; reconcile, prepare and transport bank deposits
  • Serving as the primary point of contact for students, families and departments relating to Accounts Receivable inquiries
  • Collecting and posting a variety of transactions to student accounts
  • Operating the cashier window including: accepting and verifying deposits/payments
  • Processing petty cash transactions and balancing petty cash drawer daily; replenish as needed
  • Estimating own work plan and priorities in accordance with accepted procedures, referring to supervisor for guidance and exceptions
  • Performing other related duties as assigned
  • Hourly range for this position is expected to be: Minimum $18.00 – Maximum $24.00 per hour.

    Education/Skills Requirements

    Required :

  • High School: Diploma or GED
  • Strong data entry and computer skills
  • Excellent customer service skills with students, faculty, staff and others associated with the College
  • Must be a self-starter, able to work independently in busy office setting with frequent interruptions
  • Must be comfortable working in multiple software environments with extremely confidential information
  • A valid Driver's license and the ability to meet the requirements of the College's Motor Vehicle Use Policy required
  • Preferred :

  • Associates Degree in Accounting preferred
  • Experience Requirements and/or Equivalents


  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in accounts receivable, cash management or bank setting with accounting duties; demonstrated cash handling and PC experience required
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, and Teams)
  • Preferred:

  • Experience with Workday Student, Workday Finance and/or Ellucian Banner Accounts Receivable preferred
  • Standard Work Days and Hours

    First shift, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Occasional overtime required.

    About Bowdoin

    Bowdoin embraces diversity in all forms, and the College is home to talented students, faculty and staff—with a variety of racial, ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds; religious beliefs; and gender identities, among other factors.

    We encourage applications from candidates committed to the support of an inclusive campus community and those who will enrich and contribute to the College's multifaceted diversity. We value a community in which individuals of all backgrounds are warmly welcomed and encouraged to succeed.

    Founded in 1794, Bowdoin has maintained its commitment to the liberal arts for well over 200 years. Bowdoin's reputation as a preeminent liberal arts college rests on the excellence of its faculty, students, and staff; intimate size; strong sense of community; and connections to the people, history, and natural beauty of Maine.

    Bowdoin's campus is situated in a beautiful natural setting. Located in Brunswick, Maine, a town of approximately 20,000, the College is a short drive from the Maine coast, twenty-five miles from Portland and 120 miles from Boston.

    Shift First Shift Employment Category Full Time Year Round FTE 1.00 Benefits Eligible Yes Pay Type Hourly Background Check Package Requirements Support Staff + MVR Is driving a vehicle (e.g. Bowdoin vehicle or off road vehicle, rental car, personal car) an essential function of this job? Yes Is a pre-placement physical required for this position? No Posting Date 01/31/2023 Applications Accepted Until Open Until Filled No Type of Posting Internal/External Special Instructions to Applicants EEO Information

    Bowdoin College complies with applicable provisions of federal and state laws that prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment, admission, or access to its educational or extracurricular programs, activities, or facilities based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry and national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, marital status, place of birth, genetic predisposition, veteran status, or against qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities on the basis of disability, or any other legally protected statuses.

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