Job Summary

The Cashier is responsible for administering the disbursement, collection, and receipt of all funds of the University, and to coordinate the logistics for the payment portion of the registration process. The Cashier maintains custody of student loans and work-study checks.

The Cashier reports to the Controller.

Employment Type:

Full-time, 12-month


Business Office


Huston-Tillotson University

Essential Duties and responsibilities

  • Receives and receipts cash and other forms of payment daily
  • Prepares daily Cash Recap and writes up deposits.
  • Prepares daily reconciliation of cash receipts.
  • Balances daily cash receipt report for all funds.
  • Prepares daily deposits for verification and approval prior to delivery to the bank.
  • Accepts delivery of all student checks/disbursements from the Financial Aid and Institutional Advancement Offices; maintains custody of these items until final disposition of depositing.
  • Maintains accurate log of items received and released in the Cashier’s Office.
  • Prepares and maintains daily cash receipts report for daily distribution to management.
  • Works closely with other members of the Business Office and the staff of other departments to ensure that  cash receipts activities are handled according to published policies.
  • Reviews credit balance reports weekly and submits refund requests.
  • Prepares status report on all Deferred Payments (DPP) and other plans; maintains the DPP spreadsheet.
  • Aids in the collection of student accounts receivables.
  • Assists in preparing and mailing of statements.
  • Prepares final report of all checks on-hand on the last day of the month.
  • Evaluates operational processes in the Cashier’s office for efficiency and desired outcomes and recommends changes as necessary to improve flow and accuracy.
  • Supervises the collection of returned checks by monitoring the maintenance of the returned check lists and files, and the mailing of notices; notifies Student Accounts Officer to have items charged to student accounts.
  • Serves as contact for ATM and vending machines.
  • Serves as backup to the Central Services Officer.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Associate degree in business or related field preferred, or any equivalent combination of experience and  training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Two years cashiering experience in a busy accounting office preferred.
  • High computer and software proficiency, particularly in accounting, spreadsheet and database software, or ability to learn such programs in a reasonable amount of time.
  • Knowledge of and experience in account reconciliation and analysis; strong mathematical skills.
  • Excellent organization, time management and project management skills; high level of detail and task orientation.
  • Ability to handle highly sensitive and confidential information.
  • Proficient oral, written, customer service and interpersonal communication skills, experience meeting and interacting with the public a must.
  • Commitment to the Mission and Vision of the University.

How to Apply

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