Accounting Technician

Accounting Technician


Pitt Community College
1986 Pitt Tech Road
Winterville, NC 28590
Phone: 252-493-7200

Job Location

Winterville, NC


$28,148.00 - $35,186.00 Annually


FT Benefits

Job Category

  • Executive/Administrative/Managerial

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Closes: Sunday, December 8, 2019

Target Start Date

Thursday, January 2, 2020

Expected Work Hours

M-F, 8-5pm

Reports to

Accounts Receivable/Cashier Supervisor

Employment Type

Full-Time Position

Minimum Qualifications

Associate's degree with course work emphasis in Accounting, Business Administration, Office Administration, or related field; supplemented by one to two years previous experience and/or training involving accounting or finance; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.  Community College and/or Colleague experience preferred.
Physical Requirements:  Must be physically able to operate a variety of machinery and equipment, including computers, typewriters, calculators, copiers, facsimile machines, etc. Must be physically able to exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 5 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects. Physical demand requirements are those for Sedentary Work. Sedentary Work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.
Data Conception:  Requires the ability to compare and or judge the readily observable functional, structural, or composite characteristics (whether similar to or divergent from obvious standards) of data, people, or things.
Interpersonal Communication:  Requires the ability to speak and/or signal people to convey or exchange information. Includes receiving instructions, assignments or directions from superiors.
Language Ability:  Requires the ability to read a variety of forms, statements, etc. Requires the ability to prepare a variety of forms, statements, etc., using prescribed formats. Requires the ability to speak to people with poise, voice control and confidence.
Intelligence:  Requires the ability to apply rational systems in order to solve problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists; to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagrammatic, or schedule form.
Verbal Aptitude:  Requires the ability to record and deliver information, to explain procedures, to follow oral and written instructions. Must be able to communicate effectively and efficiently in a variety of technical or professional languages, including tax terminology.
Numerical Aptitude:  Requires the ability to utilize mathematical formulas; to add and subtract; multiply and divide; calculate decimals and percentages; compute discount, ratio, etc.
Form/Spatial Aptitude:  Requires the ability to inspect items for proper length, width and shape.
Motor Coordination:  Requires the ability to coordinate hands and eyes in using automated office equipment.
Manual Dexterity:  Requires the ability to handle a variety of items, such as keyboards, control knobs, switches, etc.  Must have minimal levels of eye/hand/foot coordination.
Color Discrimination and Visual AcuityRequires the ability to differentiate colors and shades of color; requires the visual acuity to determine depth perception, peripheral vision, inspection for small parts; preparing and analyzing written or computer data, etc.
Interpersonal Temperament:  Requires the ability to deal with people beyond giving and receiving instructions. Must be adaptable to performing under stress and when confronted with persons acting under stress.
Physical Communication:  Requires the ability to talk and/or hear (talking - expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words; hearing - perceiving nature of sounds by ear.) Must be able to communicate via telephone.

Preferred Qualifications

See Minimum Qualifications

Position Description

Under general supervision, the purpose of the position is to provide cashiering, accounting, and clerical support. Employees in this classification perform routine accounting and clerical work related to student AR accounts.  Performs related work as directed.  Reports to the Accounts Receivable/Cashier Supervisor.

Verifies daily cashier reports and prepares daily deposits to appropriate banks; prepares daily reports to North Carolina State Treasurer and NCCCS.
Receives and processes Return to Title IV Financial Aid calculations for repayment /reduction of financial aid.
Assists with Third Party Sponsorships creation and billing.
Processes tuition and fee refunds after verifying the accuracy of refund amounts.
Reviews the online web payment emails for payment accuracy and student restriction hold removal.
Receives payments from students, Continuing Education Department, staff, faculty, third party payors, EFT, and contracting agencies on a daily basis.
Verifies and processes the Bookstore, Library, Copy Center and various other department deposits.
Processes Financial Aid postings and initiates the refund vouchers in the absence of the AR/AP Accounting Technician.
Prepares financial aid refund checks for mailing. Holds, tracks and contacts students with financial aid checks that are being held.
Receives, reviews, processes, submits, and/or files a variety of documents and reports including refund requests, bookstore daily reports, day end reports, stop payment forms, etc.
Acts as liaison for the Cashier's office to the Financial and Registrar office's.
Receives, processes, or resolves student inquiries and issues.
Cross-trained to and backs up all Accounts Receivable personnel.
Refers to policy and procedure manuals, computer manuals, codes / laws / regulations, publications and reference texts, etc.
Operates and use a variety of office equipment such as computer, printer, telephone, calculator, etc.
Interacts and communicates with various groups and individuals including immediate supervisor, co-workers, staff, and the general public. 
Sets up and maintains files for all receipts; prepares various forms to be used by the office.
Performs other duties as directed.