Job Details

Armstrong State University
  • Position Number: 1062057
  • Location: Savannah, GA
  • Position Type: Business - Accounting

Armstrong State University

Accounting Assistant I

Nature of Work:
Involves both traditional office duties, cashiering duties, and accounting functions.

Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma or GED with experience as a teller, retail sales cashier, handling and accounting for large sums of money; or any equivalent combination of training and experience.

Experience in the use of cash registers, adding machines, credit card machines.

Considerable knowledge of the methods of handling cash.

Ability to meet and serve the public tactfully and effectively and maintain effective working relationships with other employees.

Ability to make accurate arithmetical calculations.

Ability to understand and effectively carry out oral or written instructions.

Must have good communication skills and ability to work with a variety of customers.

Must have the ability to meet deadlines, maintain accurate records, and produce timely reports.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience in SCT/Banner student information system, Excel, and MS Word.

Essential Duties:
Cashiering duties include receipting funds through a computerized accounting system, posting fees, processing scholarship checks, assisting students with online payment systems and answering customer inquiries. Emphasis is placed on handling cash, checks and credit card payments.

Accounting functions include reconciliation of daily work, assisting with auditing student accounts, various financial transactions, mailing letters to students, and assisting in collection of past due accounts.

Salary: $13.20/hr $14.60/hr Salary commensurate with education and experience.

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link:

Situated on the Atlantic coast in beautiful Savannah, Georgia, Armstrong State University is a dynamic public university known for excellent arts and sciences along with outstanding professional programs. With approximately 7,600 students, Armstrong is small enough to foster a genuine sense of community and large enough to offer more than 100 academic programs that prepare our graduates for success in their careers and leadership in their communities. Armstrong is part of the University System of Georgia. Visit the University website at:

Armstrong Atlantic State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Georgia is an Open Records Law state.

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