FT AR Assistant/Cashier

FT AR Assistant/Cashier


Johnston Community College
245 College Road
Smithfield, NC 27577
Phone: 919-934-3051

Job Location

Main Campus - Smithfield, NC 


$33,835.00 - $50,753.00 Annually



Job Category

  • Technical/Paraprofessional

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Closes: Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Target Start Date

Saturday, May 1, 2021

Expected Work Hours


Employment Type

Full Time

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum & Preferred Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education Minimum:  Associate's degree in accounting or business-related field.
Experience Minimum:  One to three years cashiering experience within a business office environment.
Experience Preferred:  Community college or other higher education work experience.

Preferred Qualifications


Position Description

Performs the full range of accounts receivable duties as well as general cashiering functions.


Knowledge & Responsibilities:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Receives, verifies, records and issues receipts for all College cash collections.
  • Assists students with account, payment plan, and refund questions. 
  • Distributes receipts, reports and various checks to appropriate recipients.
  • Manages and monitors the use of the College's gas credit cards.
  • Interacts with a diverse volume of students, staff, and the general public. 
  • Performs a variety of customer service and clerical work requiring general knowledge of fee collection and cashiering activities including filling in and assisting cashier position as needed. 
  • Assists in maintaining a variety of financial records related to fee collection.
  • Attends off-campus registrations as needed. 
  • Responsible for training new cashiers and cross-training others in office for cashiering 
  • Processes returned checks and disputed debit charges 
  • Verifies Nelnet remittances 
  • Verifies journal entries for Assistant Controller 
  • Reconciles and creates journal entries merchant Statements 
  • Reconciles and maintains Outside Scholarship Log 
  • Uses Communication Management to assist department with debt collections, W-9 distribution and other important notifications 
  • Coordinates Cashier office coverage to ensure appropriate staffing levels during peak periods.
  • Completes and submits Annual Survey of Fees report and other System Office requested reports as needed. 
  • Updates knowledge and skills through continuous training. 
  • Assists with other Accounts Receivable duties as needed, and serves as Accounts Receivable Specialist back-up. 
  • Assist Director of Students Accounts with various reconciliations and tasks as needed. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:  This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


Additional Information:

Language Skills 

  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and orally.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills     

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. 

Reasoning Ability   

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. 
  • Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills 
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of accounting programs and spreadsheet and word processing software.                                        
Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands and fingers, reach with hands and arms, and talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to walk and is occasionally required to stand, stoop, and kneel. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to multitask and prioritize without direct supervision.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

How to Apply

Please apply directly through our website:  https://www.johnstoncc.edu/employment/index.aspx

Job Post Contact

Human Resources