Accounting Specialist III - Texas City - job 745497

College of the Mainland

Date: 05/04/2021

City: Texas City, Texas

Salary: $34,853 per year

Employment type: Full-time

Please see Special Instructions for more details.


Please NOTE: All applications must contain complete job histories, which include job title, dates of employment (month/year), name of employer, supervisors name and phone numbers and a description of duties performed. If this information is not submitted, your application may be considered incomplete. Applications with “See attached” or “See resume” will not be accepted in lieu of a complete application. Omission of data can be the basis for disqualification; you may state “unknown” for any incomplete fields. A scanned copy of unofficial transcript(s) must be attached to the online application.



Position Details






Posting Number AS189P



Position Title Accounting Specialist III



Contract Length 12 months



Class Summary

Provides a variety of routine accounting office support to various College offices. May perform general office support duties including data entry into administrative software, word processing and filing.







Candidates Eligible to Apply Internal/External



Position Type Non-Exempt Staff



Employment Status Full Time



Position Funding Type Regular






Minimum Education/Training/Experience

Associate’s Degree plus 2 years of direct accounts receivable experience or 5 or more years of direct accounts receivable experience in lieu of degree.







Preferred Education/Training/Experience

Accounts receivable experience with a governmental entity or community college.







Minimum Knowledge & Skills

  • Business Arithmetic

  • Basic practices of reviewing financial documents for completeness and accuracy

  • Basic office practices and procedures

  • Basic record keeping practices

  • Basic computer applications related to the work

  • Performing detailed office support work

  • Maintaining accurate records of work performed

  • Operating standard office equipment

  • Reading and explaining rules, policies and procedures

  • Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction







Preferred Knowledge & Skills

none







Licensing/Certification Requirements

none







Job Duties

1. Process all student billing with accuracy.

2. Prepare bank deposits on an as needed/backup basis.

3. Process state tuition exemptions/waivers in a timely fashion.

4. Process Collegiate High School exemptions/waivers.

5. Process all contract and third-party sponsorship billing.

6. Process and disburse refunds for tuition and fees, and financial aid in accordance with the college policy, state and federal regulations.

7. Assist students and/or cashiers that are working with students to resolve problems and/or provide explanations for their tuition and fee billing statements.

8. Execute tasks for student online payment plan maintenance on an as needed/backup basis.

9. Work closely with AR Lead to ensure unpaid invoices are collected in a timely fashion.

10. Perform a variety of basic office support duties such as collating materials, distributing incoming mail, perform document imaging, retrieval and indexing, preparing materials for mailing, completing forms, proofreading typed or printed materials, and/or typing correspondence reports and other materials.

11. Complete Workforce Solutions Cost Obligation Forms as needed.

12. Respond to interdepartmental/intradepartmental inquiries and requests in a timely and accurate manner.

13. Perform de-registration multiple times per semester on an as needed/backup basis.

14. Perform other duties of a similar nature or level.







Physical Requirements

  • No or very limited physical effort required.

  • No or very limited exposure to physical risk.

  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.







Minimum Salary Range $34,853



Mid Point Salary Range .



Maximum Salary Range $43,566



Posting Open Date 04/26/2021



Posting Close Date




Posting Will Be Open Until Filled Yes



Special Instructions to Applicant

Please NOTE: All applications must contain complete job histories, which include job title, dates of employment (month/year), name of employer, supervisors name and phone numbers and a description of duties performed. If this information is not submitted, your application may be considered incomplete. Applications with “See attached” or “See resume” will not be accepted in lieu of a complete application. Omission of data can be the basis for disqualification; you may state “unknown” for any incomplete fields. A scanned copy of unofficial transcript(s) must be attached to the online application.







EEO Statement

College of the Mainland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, disability or veteran status.



College of the Mainland does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the recruitment and admission of students, the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, and the operation of its programs and activities, as specified by federal laws and regulations within Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and 1992.








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Supplemental Questions



Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).



  • * Do you have at least 2 years of relevant experience?

    • Yes

    • No



  • * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?

    • 0-1

    • 1-3

    • 3-5

    • 5-7

    • 7+



  • * Do you have an Associate's Degree?

    • Yes

    • No



  • * Do you have experience working in a community college?

    • yes

    • no





Documents Needed to Apply



Required Documents
  • Resume


  • Cover Letter

  • Transcripts (1 of 3)




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