Starting Salary ExpectationsThe first two steps of the range are: $43,310 to $44,610 per year. Higher salary placement may be available based on qualifications, experience and internal equity.
Position Grade Salary Range$43310 to $69503 Annual Salary
Internal Number: req1462
Best Consideration Date
Apply Immediately; This position will close once sufficient qualified applications have been received.
Position Grade Salary Range
$43310 to $69503 Annual Salary
Portland Community College is seeking an Accounting Tech II team member for its Student Accounts department.
PCC is committed to lifelong learning and transforming our culture through creating a sense of belonging, well-being, and equitable success for our employees and students.
The home base for this position is located at the Sylvania campus, however travel to the other three campuses may be required as needed for this position. This role performs a variety of activities to ensure the efficient and effective operation of a student account office. This position serves students, staff, parents and community members by working on a broad array of complex student and financial service issues. Proactively engaging students in financial conversations and planning to help ensure student financial success and referring students to appropriate college and external resources are essential. This position will work with the Cash Accountant on the Nursing and Perkins loans as well as work on special projects assigned by the Student Accounts Services Manager.
These qualifications, skills and abilities are critical for success in this position. Throughout the screening process, you will be evaluated based on the demonstration of these qualifications.
Experience performing regular accounting functions as assigned in such areas as student accounts, financial aid, treasury, receivables and general accounting. Functions may include, but are not limited to, preparing financial schedules and/or reports, balancing banking accounts, establishing systems for tracking accounting codes/transactions and reconciling vendor accounts.
Demonstrated experience researching discrepancies and problems; assists in the resolution process.
Experience designing, coordinating and maintaining operations specific to the department’s financial functions. May serve as subject matter expert in development of new processes. Prepares and submits billings and maintains records on payments related to a particular area of responsibility.
Responds to requests for financial information from administrators, auditors, departmental clerks, other accounting staff, contractors, outside agencies and other entities.
Uses both personal and mainframe computers to complete and monitor activities assigned. Works with spreadsheets and other software applications to accurately perform duties. May establish systems for tracking non-routine accounting transactions as it relates to area of responsibility.
To be considered, your application must demonstrate these minimum qualifications. (Experience is calculated based on the start and end dates you provide multiplied by the number of hours per week worked).
High school diploma or equivalent; one year of college-level bookkeeping or general accounting (experience performing the principal accountabilities described in the classification description for one year may substitute for the college-level coursework).
Two years experience performing accounting or bookkeeping functions, which must include coding transactions, balancing and resolving discrepancies.
Proficient in various computer applications, including use of spreadsheet and word processing software, and database. Accurate keyboarding and ten-key skills. Ability to communicate complex/technical data effectively – orally and in writing. Provides effective customer service to department customers.
Experience providing information on a variety of topics related to student services to students, staff, parents, and community members, in-person and via various communication methods, including phone, chat, zoom and email.
Experience balancing cashiering sessions and maintaining accurate records. Researches and resolves complex problems, discrepancies and/or disputes related to core areas of responsibility.
Experience working with the public in regards to financial outreach and intervention; providing support and information on financial options to students experiencing family, personal or economic crises.
Demonstrated experience in the use of Student Information systems, such as Banner, Touchnet and BankMobile.
Experience with Perkins and/or Nursing Loan programs and processing.
Portland Community College spans portions of 5 counties for the benefit of over 68,000 students annually. PCC supports student success by delivering access to quality education while advancing economic development and promoting sustainability in a collaborative culture of diversity, equity and inclusion. To fulfill its mission, the college focuses on these core themes: Access and Student Success; Economic Development and Sustainability; Quality Education; and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.