Utica College, a small comprehensive college in Upstate New York, is seeking applications for a General Accounting Clerk. Responsibilities include overseeing the “customer service” branch of the Finance Department and providing assistance and support to cashiering operations.
In deciding whether to apply for a position at Utica College, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the UC mission and culture to help determine their potential success at http://www.utica.edu/instadvance/marketingcomm/about/. Our Mission and Values Statement includes a commitment to fostering diversity in background, perspective, and experience within an environment that is dedicated to the freedom of expression and the open sharing of ideas. At UC, diversity means that we are a community that represents a range of human experience and makes conscious choices to appreciate, respect, and learn from each other. Utica College actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society.
Primary responsibilities include:
Maintains correct posting, corrections and reconciliation of cash transactions; Provides detail activity reports for various constituencies including agency funds, restricted funds and grants; Reviews requisitions that are charged to restricted or agency accounts to ensure sufficient funds are available and appropriate to spend; Performs bank reconciliations for minor cash accounts. Extracts bank data from website formats and loads into Banner system; Posts entries for cash transactions or provides information to those responsible for distribution of payments; Assists with maintaining accurate check register. Places stop-payments and voids as needed. Assists with handing out contact letters to payees of stale dated checks for reissue; Reviews and processes travel expense advances and reconciliations based on college policy; Provides assistance and training with all travel-related procedures; Posts miscellaneous journal entries; Responsible for monitoring and recording necessary journal entries for agency accounts; Responsible for working with supervisor and other team members to achieve successful results on all established individual and departmental goals and key performance indicators; Takes an active role in the development of the department’s strategic and operational plans as required by department leadership. Works closely with department supervisor to develop and implement operational goals that support departmental success; May perform other duties as assigned.
Associate Degree in Accounting with three years relevant experience required. A combination of significant related experience and knowledge may be considered in lieu of degree requirement.
To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and a diversity statement. All positions at Utica College support the College’s mission and values in part by being active members of an inclusive environment. Please describe in your diversity statement how you would see yourself incorporating this into this role.
In line with the College’s Affirmative Action Policy, there is no requirement or expectation that a candidate disclose their identity or membership in any protected class or group, either in the diversity statement or in other application documents submitted to the search committee. For additional information on what to provide in your diversity statement please reference the diversity statement guide at the following link: https://www.utica.edu/hr/media/Diversity_Statement_Guide.pdf
Active consideration of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. References will be checked for candidates invited to campus.
Utica College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from under-represented groups as well as individuals who have experience with diverse populations.
About Utica College
Founded in 1946, Utica College is a private comprehensive institution distinguished for its integration of liberal and professional study. Our dedicated faculty and staff have built a tradition of excellence in teaching and learning with particular emphasis on providing individual attention to students. The College enrolls approximately 3,700 students – approximately 2,700 undergraduates and 1,000 graduate students. A city of approximately 60,000, Utica is located at the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains in the Mohawk Valley region of upstate New York. The area offers easy access to a broad variety of cultural attractions, including the historic Stanley Performing Arts Center and renowned Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute, as well as four-season recreation.