Accounting Assistant

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Work type: Staff
Location: Big Rapids, MI 49307
Categories: Part-Time

Position Title: Accounting Assistant  
Location: Big Rapids (Main Campus)  
Department:

Finance Office

 
Advertised Salary: $17.00/hr  
FLSA: Non-Exempt  
Temporary/Continuing:  Continuing  
Part-Time/Full-Time: Part-Time  
Union Group: N/A  
Term of Position: 12 Month  
At Will/Just Cause: At Will  
Summary of Position: Provide backup, reconciliation, project, and system support for multiple areas within the accounting department as needed.  
Position Type: Staff  

Required Education:

Associate degree in business or related field, or equivalent work experience.

The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be considered.
 
Required Work Experience: Two years of office experience in accounting, accounts payable, payroll or related field.  
Required Licenses and Certifications:    
Physical Demands:
  • Office Environment
  • Sitting
 
Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered:    
Essential Duties/Responsibilities: Provide support to the Accounting office, including but not limited to Accounting, Accounts Payable, Payroll, expense system, or purchasing card duties.

Maintain the integrity of data inputted in University systems.

Responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of designated information.

Demonstrates an understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion, especially in working relationships with students, faculty, staff and community members.

Any other duties assigned within the position classification area.
 
Marginal Duties/Responsibilities:    
Skills and Abilities: Initiative to jump in and learn new and rotating responsibilities.
Attention to detail and accuracy.
Strong communication and analytical abilities.
Reports to the Disbursements Manager.
Experience working directly with people from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
 
Required Documents:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
 
Optional Documents: Unofficial Transcript 1  
Special Instructions to Applicants: Transcript 1 (OPTIONAL): Applicants must attach a copy of unofficial transcript of Associate degree in business or related field.

Transcript must include: Institution name, applicant name, date degree attained, degree awarded. Finalist will be required to submit an official transcript.



 
Initial Application Review Date:
11/29/2021  
Open Until Position is Filled?: No  
Posting Close Date:
11/28/2021  
EEO Statement: Ferris State University, an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, is committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity within its community. Ferris offers employment opportunities to qualified candidates seeking careers in a student-focused environment that values opportunity, collaboration, diversity and educational excellence.  Learn more about the Ferris Mission and community at ferris.edu. The University actively seeks applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups. For more information on the University‚Äôs Policy on Non-Discrimination, visit: Ferris Non-Discrimination Statement.  
     
     

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Applications close: Eastern Standard Time

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