Financial Specialist II - Cashier

University of Wisconsin - La Crosse   La Crosse, WI   Full-time     Accounting
Posted on May 10, 2024
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Position Summary

Under the general supervision of the Student Billing Manager, the Cashier is responsible for assisting students and staff at the Cashier’s window, on the telephone, and via email. This position will process student payments, department (non-student) deposits, and scholarship checks. The Cashier will also assist in the review and update of the processes and procedures for the Cashier’s Office. This position will be responsible for opening and closing the Cashier’s Office each day. The normal work schedule for this position is Monday through Friday, 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in person.

Required Qualifications

    • An associate degree in business administration or relevant experience.
    • Banking or cashiering experience.
    • Demonstrated knowledge and skills in cash management.
    • Knowledge of basic accounting principles.
    • Good analytical skills and ability to solve problems with data.
    • Proficient in using computer software, including Microsoft Word and Excel.
    • Ability to direct telephone calls and emails and assist students and staff in a professional manner while using discretion and good judgment regarding confidential information.
    • Ability to work independently and with a team in a fast-paced and high-volume environment with an emphasis on accuracy and timeliness.
    • Possess a positive work ethic and be a strong communicator with well-developed interpersonal skills.
    • Collaboratively work with team members to ensure work is completed timely and accurately.
    • Ability to work with people across multiple levels of the organization.
    • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
    • Ability and willingness to maintain and enhance professional competencies by participating in professional development workshops and training sessions related to current position responsibilities.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Oracle PeopleSoft software.
AA/EO Statement
The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. We strongly encourage women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans to apply. UWL, in compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.