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Employment Opportunity

Central Cashiers / Collections

Financial Services
 
Competition Number: 13-3124
 
Appointment Type: Temporary Full-time
 
 
Start/End: As soon as possible up to April 25, 2014
 
  Leave Replacement: Appointment end date may be extended or end early dependent on return of incumbent.
Workload: 35 hours per week
 
Employment Group: Cupe 6
 
Position: 00019
Location: Nanaimo Campus
 
Duties: Accept fees paid by students and post to appropriate accounts in the student ledger. Confirm accuracy of student refund requests and process as required. Research and identify any credit card variances between credit card portal and SLED reports. Reconcile all entries posted to the student ledger. Scan documents to student records. Review and analyze student records. Collect, verify and receipt funds submitted by all revenue-generating departments. Balance cash receipts and prepare daily bank deposit. Post cash receipts to the Financial Record System (FRS), ensuring coding is accurate. Collect outstanding fees using established collection procedures. Work closely with Registration/Admissions staff at all campuses. Cashier position liaises regularly with Financial Aid, CCS, Accounts Receivable, Western Student Housing and VIUSU. Maintain cash floats and petty cash fund. Monitor revenues/expense recoveries for applicable tax implications, extract taxes as required. Liaise with external sources related to student awards and with respect to collections efforts.
 
Required Qualifications: Grade 12 education, plus minimum 15 credits post-secondary core accounting courses from an appropriately accredited institution. Three to five years recent, general accounting experience, including in-depth exposure to cash administration. Equivalent combination of education and recent, related experience may be considered. Collections experience. Intermediate level-skills using Microsoft Excel and Word. Accurate data entry experience. Demonstrated accuracy and attention to details. High volume front-line service experience.
 
Please Submit: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Copies of relevant transcripts/credentials/qualifications identified on resume
Name and contact information for three people willing to provide a reference


Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.
 
Posting Period: October 31, 2013 - November 13, 2013
Note: Vancouver Island University regrets that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Vancouver Island University embraces the principle of employment equity and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and people of Aboriginal descent.