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Accounting Technician
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  Job posted:   Tue Apr 17, 2018
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Accounting Technician
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# Job Summary
This position is responsible for the safekeeping of college, state, federal and student's assets. Responsibilities include the accounting for all the financial aid programs, drawing down federal funds, disbursement of financial aid and student refunds, preparing the daily deposit, helping students with their accounts and completing the reporting for federal financial aid for Anoka-Ramsey Community College and Anoka Technical College.
## Minimum Qualifications:
* Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) sufficient to analyze, interpret, and prepare financial information, records and reports; locate errors; and recommend solutions to procedural or other fiscal problems.
* Knowledge of the Statewide Integrated Financial Tools (SWIFT), or other private or governmental accounting system, sufficient to query and compile records and reports, and assist with preparation and maintenance of spending plans, financial status reports and budget requests.
* Working knowledge of electronic spreadsheets, word processing software, computers and other office equipment such as calculators.
* Mathematics skills sufficient to calculate, review and reconcile data and balance accounts.
* Ability to design, interpret and explain work procedures and operations and provide advice on fiscal policies and procedures.
* Ability to read and write a variety of materials in English.
## Preferred Qualifications:
* Have an understanding of ISRS, Minnesota States integrated statewide records system.
* Work experience in Higher Education.
* Understanding of Federal financial aid regulations.
* The incumbent must be able to develop and recommend improvements in work procedures and forms by applying knowledge of accounting procedures.
* Basic business and governmental accounting terminology, principles and procedures sufficient to record, post and code information.
* Law, policies, procedures, and Minnesota State requirements for handling and depositing state funds.
* Provide courteous and efficient service and communicate effectively with internal and external customers sufficient to explain policies and procedures and deal with complaints from clients who may be hostile, confused or agitated.
* Meet required deadlines and adapt to change.
* Interpret and apply policies related to business office, student records, registration, financial aid, and data privacy in accordance with Federal and State laws and college policy.
## Additional Requirements
This position requires successful completion of the following:
In accordance with the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities (MnSCU) Vehicle Fleet Safety Program, employees driving on college/university business who use a rental or state vehicle shall be required to conform to MnSCU's vehicle use criteria and consent to a Motor Vehicle Records check.
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## Other Information
Employment information for this position can be found in its collective bargaining agreement or its plan document at -relations/labor-relations/Labor.
## Why Work For Us
GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.
Anoka-Ramsey Community College, with campuses in both Cambridge and Coon Rapids, Minnesota, has been a leading provider of higher education and training in East Central Minnesota since 1978 and the north suburban area of Minneapolis/St. Paul since 1965. Anoka-Ramsey aligned with Anoka Technical College, Anoka, Minnesota, in 2011. Annually, the two colleges (three campuses) serve more than 16,000 learners of all ages as they pursue associate degrees that transfer as the first two years of a bachelor's degree, or technical and certificate programs that lead immediately to rewarding careers. Anoka-Ramsey Community College and Anoka Technical College are members of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System.
The Clery Act Campus Crime & Security Report is available to perspective employees at -us/safety-security/
## How to Apply
Click "Apply" at the bottom of this page. If you have questions about applying for jobs, contact the job information line at 651-259-3637.
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## Contact
If you have questions about the position, contact Sharon Wolfgram at or 763-576-4212
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## Equal Employment Opportunity
Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. We prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law. As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status.
Reasonable accommodations will be made to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651.259.3637or email Please indicate what assistance is needed.
*Job Title:* Accounting Technician
*Location:* Coon Rapids
*Job ID:* 21844
*Regular/Temporary:* Unlimited
*Full/Part Time:* Full-Time
*Who May Apply:* Open to all qualified job seekers
*Date Posted:* 04/16/2018
*Closing Date:* 04/30/2018
*Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit:* Minnesota State Anoka-Ramsey Community College
*Hiring Agency:* Minnesota State Anoka-Ramsey Community College
*Division/Unit:* Buisness Office
*Work Shift:* Day Shift
*Work Hours:* Day Shift
*Work Shift/Work Hours:* Day Shift
*Days of Work:* Monday - Friday
*Travel Required:* No
*Salary Range:* $17.81 - $25.19 hourly; $37,187 - $52,597 annually
*Classified Status:* Classified
*Re-Posting:* No
*Job Class:* Accounting Technician
*Working Title:* Accounting Technician

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