• Accounting Clerk III

    Wayne State College
    Job Description
    Wayne State College is seeking an Accounting Clerk III to work in the Accounting Office.
    This position will handle most of the accounts payable responsibilities. This position deals with the entire campus therefore a positive attitude, attention to detail, and good communication skills are required. You will work independently in an office with four other staff members.

    Nature of Work: 
    This is a leadership position involving the independent application of advanced accounting principles and practices to a wide range of financial accounts and records within an established accounting system. Work responsibilities include updating, reconciling and maintaining facility accounts receivable and accounts payable ledgers, updating, reconciling and maintaining individual student payment accounts and compiling statistical information and preparing financial statements and reports. An employee within this classification is expected to use independent judgment in making decisions within the context of professional edicts and departmental policies and procedures. General supervision is received from an administrative superior with work reviewed in the form of compliance with financial policies and procedures and overall accuracy. Employees in this classification will provide leadership over other accounting and clerical staff.

    Examples of Work Performed: 
    1. Open mail and route to correct individual
    2. Code invoices with vendor number
    3. Analyze and code invoice with expense code
    4. Enter invoices for payment
    5. Reconcile invoice batch for payment

    1. Reconcile vendor statements
    2. Process purchasing card statements
    As Needed:
    1. Maintain vendor list
    2. Maintain prepaid payables list
    3. Answer campus questions pertaining to process, procedure, budget
    4. Review outstanding warrant report
    5. Make journal entries
    6. Other duties as assigned

    Required Qualifications: 
    Graduation from Senior High school or equivalent supplemented by an Associate’s degree in accounting or a related field and two years of responsible supervisory experience in accounting or bookkeeping or any combination of skills, knowledge and abilities that meet these requirements.

    Salary Information: 
    Minimum starting salary $3,048.00/month or as determined by the NAPE Agreement.

    Apply Online at: https://nscs.peopleadmin.com/postings/11335

    Wayne State College serves as a model of success for regional public higher education. Investments in infrastructure and facilities, expanded academic programs and partnerships, a whole-campus approach to recruitment and retention, and a commitment to strategic planning position the College as a strong member of the Nebraska State College System. More than 4,500 students rely on Wayne State for access to graduate and undergraduate degree programs in more than 130 programs of study each year, a role the College has proudly filled since its founding in 1891. Our goals are clear: continually improve retention and graduation rates, provide high-quality academic programs and campus facilities, support workforce and economic development in the region, maintain affordability and access, and manage resources for sustainability. We invite qualified applicants to join us in our important work.
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