Accounting Technician – Accounts Receivables/Collections

Accounting Technician – Accounts Receivables/Collections


Edgecombe Community College
2009 West Wilson Street
Tarboro, NC 27886
Phone: 252-823-5166


Commensurate with experience


State of NC

Job Category

  • Technical/Paraprofessional

Application Period

Opens: Friday, January 22, 2021
Closes: Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Target Start Date

Monday, February 22, 2021

Expected Work Hours


Reports to


Employment Type

Full-Time Position

Minimum Qualifications

An Associate degree in accounting or business plus 1 – 3 years relevant work experience.

Preferred Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree in accounting or business; 1 – 3 years relevant work experience; and Colleague training.

Position Description

Perform a variety of diversified duties including, but not limited to, serving as the main contact for students with outstanding account receivable accounts; preparing AR statements, letters, and other correspondence to students; balancing AR accounts monthly; assisting in management of 1098-T Tuition Statements, handling all student refunds in a timely manner, and assisting in other related business office duties.


Assist the Financial Aid Department with student accounts receiving financial aid from several different sources; transfer charges, verify, and balance student accounts so that financial aid refund and other refund checks may be processed on a timely basis. Analyze and handle financial aid posting reports to post financial aid payments to accounts receivable. Ensure delinquent student accounts are reported on a timely basis to the NC Department of Revenue Debt Setoff Program. Balance Accounts Receivable reports monthly. Establish and distribute AR statements to students each semester; send follow-up letters as needed. Handle outstanding check lists and escheat reporting to the State. Facilitate year-end processing of 1098-T Tuition Statement with controller. Serve as the point of contact on tax filing and handle student inquiries regarding the tax form. Handle process for AP refund checks and refund checks processed through third party provider, and prepare wire transfer requests for provider-prepared refunds. Compose and type business correspondence relating to accounts receivables/collections. Serve as back-up to reconcile month-end reports and bank accounts. Verify daily cash analysis reports and prepare bank deposits. Participate in registration process. Serve as back-up for the bookstore manager. Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein and as assigned by the Controller.

Job Post Contact

Susan Barkalow, Director of Human Resources Edgecombe Community College 2009 West Wilson St. Tarboro, NC 27886