Accounting Specialist

Accounting Specialist


Western Piedmont Community College
1001 Burkemont Avenue
Morganton, NC 28655
Phone: 828-438-6000

Job Location

Main Campus


Minimum to Midpoint ($2609 – $3260/monthly)



Job Category

  • Technical/Paraprofessional

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, August 30, 2022
Closes: Thursday, December 1, 2022

Target Start Date

Sunday, January 1, 2023

Expected Work Hours


Reports to


Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

1. Education and/or work experience equivalent to an associate degree.
2. Two years of office experience, preferably in the areas of cashier and accounts payable.
3. Computer skills required in Microsoft Excel and Word.
4. Ability to concentrate on details during numerous interruptions by telephone calls or walk-in inquiries.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field.
2. Thorough knowledge of accounting principles.
3. Governmental accounting experience.
4. Community college experience.

Position Description

 Essential duties and responsibilities include:
- Assist students, faculty, staff, vendors and visitors at the front window of the Business Office.
- Voucher all invoices for three funding sources (State, County, and Institutional) through Colleague.
- Print all accounts payable checks for all three funding sources.
- Administer the Tuition Payment Plan.
- Receive and record cash receipts.
- Prepare the Daily Cash Analysis and reconcile the cash sessions daily.
- Calculate and process the sales and use tax report and payment.
- Schedule college vehicle reservations, distribute vehicle keys and fuel credit cards as needed.
- Month end reports and procedures.
- Perform other duties as assigned by the Controller and assist in other related duties in the Business Office.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online at

Job Post Contact

Anita Berry

Benefit/Recruitment Specialist

Western Piedmont Community College

(828) 448-3127


Western Piedmont Community College, an equal opportunity employer, values and encourages campus diversity in students, faculty, and staff.