Human Resources

Title: Accounting Assistant - WGVU
Classification: C3
Department: WGVU

Job Summary:
Maintains accurate accounting records and provides support for WGVU/WGVK.

Primary Duties & Global Responsibilities:

  • Process accounts payable.
  • Process billing.
  • Maintain accounts receivable & perform collections as necessary.
  • Assist staff members with accounting support.
  • Maintain client contract files & donor list.
  • Supervise student employees.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Secondary Duties & Responsibilities:

Distribute incoming mail.
Perform clerical duties such as filing, answering phones, etc.
Prepare bank deposits & post accounts receivable.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • High school graduate.
  • Minimum of three years related work experience and/or relevant training.
  • Demonstrated experience to successfully work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated experience to successfully maintain positive interpersonal relationships.
  • Demonstrated experience to successfully operate office equipment.
  • Demonstrated experience to successfully provide quality customer service.
  • Demonstrated experience to successfully maintain satisfactory work performance and attendance records.
  • Possess strong verbal and written communications skills.
  • Demonstrated experience to successfully work independently, organize own work and coordinate work activities of others.
  • Demonstrated experience to successfully perform mathematical calculations with speed and accuracy.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Some college course work.
  • Higher education experience.
  • Supervisory experience.
  • Experience with mainframe applications.
  • Maintain client contract files & donor list.

Supervision Received:
Receives general instruction from a designated supervisor, but is generally expected to work independently.

Supervision Exercised:
Hire, train, supervise, schedule and coordinate the work of student employees and may act as lead worker to other COT staff members within the department/unit/division. May participate in personnel decisions, such as hiring, terminating, disciplining and evaluating of COT's, but is not the decision maker.

Revised Date: September 1997 For questions regarding employment, email Human Resources Employment Information. TDD Callers: Call Michigan Relay Center 1-800-649-3777.