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Accounting Assistant

Richland Community College

Richland Community College

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Accounting & Finance
Posted on Thursday, February 8, 2024

Accounting Assistant

Non-Discrimination Statement

Richland Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs. The following person(s) has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies:
Nicole DelMastro-Jeffery, Title IX Coordinator and Kristie Dawson Deputy Title IX Coordinator titleix@richland.edu
For further information on notice of nondiscrimination, visit for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1.800.421.3481.

Contact Information

For questions about this posting or other general HR inquires please email Human Resources (hr@richland.edu)

Position Details

Position Information
Position Title Accounting Assistant
Job Category Full-Time Staff
Division Finance and Administration
Department Main Campus
Job Description
The Accounting Assistant will perform routine accounting, data entry and clerical functions requiring analysis and individual judgement. This position will assist a variety of positions within the Business Office, which include Accounts Payable, Payroll Coordinator, Controller, and Vice President of Financial Services. Filing, preparing reports, and data entry, as requested. This position will be the first point of contact for visitors of the college Business Office.

Scans physical documents into the college’s electronic document management system; digitally file (index) scanned documents. Assist with document retrieval as needed.
Performs a variety of bookkeeping duties.
Records accounting information where the identification is clearly defined.
Performs routine journal entries.
Provides clerical support to the Business Office staff: cross-referencing data, drafting and reviewing correspondence, organizing documents, receiving phone calls and messages and other similar functions.
Assists the Payroll Coordinator with data entry, data changes, entering new employee information, scanning and filing of payroll documents.
Maintains payroll files in and organized and up to date manner.
Use analytical and critical thinking to interpret and respond appropriately to diverse groups of people in various situations.
Provide outstanding customer service skills, including, interpersonal and active listening skills.
Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
Able to work effectively with little guidance.
Promotes a positive and professional image of the college.
Other duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications
High school graduation or equivalent and three years of accounting/bookkeeping experience required. Customer service and administrative/clerical experience is required.
Preferred Qualifications
Associate’s Degree in business or accounting. Understanding accounting principles preferred.
Physical Demands
Must be able to work effectively in stressful situations.
Must be able to receive, process, and provide visual and verbal information.
Respond to concurrent, multiple, non-related issues.
Provide timely response to externally imposed conditions and deadlines.
Must be able to sit and work at a computer for prolonged periods of time.
Typical work hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. There may be irregular hours including weekend and/or evening hours. Summer hours may vary. This position may be eligible for the Flexible Work Arrangement plan after the 120-day probationary period has been successfully completed.
None required.
Salary Pay Grade: N-8: Minimum Starting $18.48
Posting Detail Information
Posting Number S202P
Number of Vacancies 1
Job Open Date 02/07/2024
Job Close Date 02/21/2024
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
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