This position will perform general accounting duties primarily relating to accounts receivable, including reconciliation of reports from Financial Aid, balancing of various general ledger accounts, general accounts receivable billing, sponsor billing, collection of outstanding accounts, including maintaining and reconciling ledgers and accounts according to general accepted accounting principles. Prepares reports and analyzes financial information.
Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background check and proof of degree.
Reconciles cash accounts, including but not limited to General Fund, Agency Fund, and Federal Funds accounts. Follow up on discrepancies to find cause and create journal entries to correct errors.
Generates invoices for accounts receivable, prepares and verifies amounts and invoices for various standard accounting entries.
Maintains all sponsored (third party/County Certificate of Residency/Fast Forward) billing processes. Reviews agreements to ensure that all contractual obligations are met. Builds and maintains relationships and communicate as needed with vendors.
Develops/maintains relationship with external student sponsors/vendors (Department of Labor, Veteran’s Administration, etc.) ensuring contract compliance and maintenance of agreed upon levels of customer service.
Provides support for student accounts collection activity, such as calls and letters for delinquent accounts, preparation of collection file, and associated accounting entries.
Prepares submission of unclaimed property related to Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable checks.
Provide back-up verification and reconciliation of Office of Finance petty cash, including balancing cash register and online credit card transactions, preparing deposits, generating daily cash reports and other cash-related functions as needed.
Interacts with external auditors, providing reconciliations and access to accounting records as requested.
Prepares monthly reconciliation of assigned balance sheet accounts including reconciliation of subsidiary accounts to the general ledger.
Develops and implements record keeping systems, forms, policies, and procedures.
Identifies and resolves problems and inconsistencies with student records/accounts.
Aids in the development, and implementation of fiscal systems and procedures, applying basic concepts, method, and techniques.
Communicates and helps facilitate accounting policies, practices, and procedures with students, employees, College managers, vendors and the public.
Maintains a positive, helpful, constructive attitude and work relationship with supervisor, college staff, students, and the community.
Education and Experience: Bachelor’s Degree and 2 year(s) of experience
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Extensive knowledge of accounting concepts and generally accepted accounting principles. • Ability to understand and apply high-level mathematical and reasoning concepts. • Ability to work and think independently. • Ability to learn and consistently apply college system policy and procedures. • Strong interpersonal and oral/written communication skills. • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of staff, faculty and outside contacts. • Proficient in using computers, related peripherals and job-related software programs, including Microsoft Office. • Ability to understand and effectively operate relational databases specific to the College • Ability to operate standard office equipment including phone, copier • Ability to work remotely required.
Internal Number: 492280
About North Idaho College
Founded in 1933, North Idaho College (NIC) is a comprehensive community college located on the stunning shores of Lake Coeur d'Alene. NIC offers degrees and certificates in a wide spectrum of academic transfer and career and technical education programs.