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Accounting Specialist (Temp)

Apply now Department: 3670009200 Department of Housing & Dining
Job no: 513274
Employment type: Temporary Full-time
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Administrative / Professional, Business / Accounting / Finance
Pay Grade: 05A

About This Role:

Housing and Dining Services seeks a qualified applicant for the full-time, temporary position of accounting specialist to assist with student accounts and occupancy.  The position offers the opportunity to work with a team focused on providing exceptional customer care. 

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Assisting with telephone and in-person customer inquiries and requests
  • Review customer accounts and respond to inquiries
  • Review and balance resident account statements
  • Reconcile data from various reports and sources
  • Reconcile deposits and credit card transactions
  • Review past due accounts
  • Compile standardized reports
  • Assist with First-Year Residency Requirement exemptions

Why Join Us:

Serve as part of an inclusive, team-oriented, customer-driven work environment. Housing and Dining Services is a self-operated auxiliary department with approximately 340 full-time staff committed to creating an environment that fosters diversity, leadership, academic success and personal growth for our K-State Students.

More than 4,000 students call the K-State campus home. Why? This "home away from home" meets more than the basic needs of students living with us — we provide affordable, safe and engaging accommodations for our residents while finding unique ways to support them in their academic pursuits.

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion.  The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others.  The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma and six months of relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Completion of related coursework
  • Experience in general office/clerical work or accounting
  • Demonstrated ability to provide a high level of customer service to  diverse clientele
  • Ability to maintain positive, effective working relationships
  • Knowledge of on-campus housing, occupancy, and billing procedures

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment

How to Apply:

Please submit your resume and online application

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

$13.97 - $16.00 per hour

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

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