Accounting Assistant - Miami University in Oxford Ohio

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Miami University

Oxford, Ohio

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Job ID: 2541 - SATSS - FT (hourly)

Performs a variety of basic administrative tasks related to Accounting, Accounts Payable, Bursar & Purchasing operations.


Job Duties:

1) Greets and directs visitors; routes mail; answers multiple line telephone; provides basic information regarding Accounting, Accounts Payable, Bursar & Purchasing.

2) Creates or updates computer records; maintains records; e.g. records of payments, deposits, university purchases, vendor information.

3) May gather and analyze statistical information regarding Accounting, Accounts Payable, Bursar or Purchasing programs and activities; produce reports.

4) Oversees files and records; ensures that they are accurate, complete, and up-to-date.

5) Performs various basic administrative tasks; prepares correspondence and information packets; sends and receives faxes, assists with bulk mailings.

Working Conditions:

Periodic assignments given which entail dealing with modestly unpleasant physical conditions such as near continuous use of computer.

Minimum Qualifications

Requires six months of coursework beyond high school and one year of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of accounting, bursar and purchasing procedures and techniques; knowledge of standard office equipment and procedures; knowledge of computer and office applications; basic math skills, oral communication skills; ability to work with people with diverse backgrounds.

Special Instructions to Applicant

Please include a Cover Letter, Resume, and List of Three (3) References as attachments.

Miami University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with smoke- and tobacco-free campuses, is committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
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Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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