Auxiliary Accounting Assistant (Student Position)

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Work type: Student Employment - General
Location: Big Rapids, MI 49307
Categories: Student Employment - General

Position Title: Auxiliary Accounting Assistant (Student Position)  
Location: Big Rapids, MI (Main Campus)  


Advertised Salary: $10.50- $14.00  
Summary of Position: Ferris State University’s Campus Auxiliary Services is seeking a dedicated and detail-oriented student to join our team as a Student Accounting Assistant. This role provides a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience in the financial operations of a university setting, including cross-training in accounting, disbursements, and accounts payable duties.  
Position Type: General Student Employment  
Position Requirements: - Currently enrolled at Ferris State University, preferably in a business or finance-related program.
- Strong numerical proficiency and attention to detail.
- Excellent organizational and time management skills.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
- Familiarity with basic accounting principles and financial systems is a plus.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel.
Essential Duties/Responsibilities: - Assist in the processing of accounts payable and receivable, ensuring accuracy and compliance with university policies.
- Support the disbursement of funds, including preparing and verifying financial documents and payment requests.
- Help maintain accurate financial records and assist in monthly account reconciliations.
- Participate in the preparation of financial reports and audits.
- Provide administrative support to the financial team, including data entry, file management, and responding to inquiries.
Number of Positions Available:    
Documents Needed to Apply: Resume/Class Schedule  
Special Instructions to Applicants:    
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 The University actively seeks applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups. For more information on the University’s Policy on Non-Discrimination, visit: Ferris Non-Discrimination Statement.  

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