The primary purpose of this position is to provide processing support and assistance for scholarship processing in the Financial Aid and Scholarships Office. The ideal candidate has strong financial skills, an analytical approach to problem solving, excellent communication skills, attention to detail and the ability to work independently and on a team.
To perform a variety of para-professional financial duties including developing and maintaining records, documents, reports and financial data; review financial documents and records; perform some entry level accounting, bookkeeping or audit functions; and perform related work.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Preparing daily deposits by verifying documentation and compiling with policies and procedures
Processing electronic fund transfer processing (EFT), set up new EFT's, cancel EFT setups as requested by the vendor, agency or financial institution.
Researching and analyzing accounting data to resolve any errors
Preparing daily journal entries
Maintaining accounts receivable
Reconciling accounts for external and internal scholarships
Completing Needs Analysis for outside scholarships
Maintain Perceptive Content for Scholarships Team
Work closely with Boise State academic departments and colleges to ensure accurate and timely scholarship awards to students.
Prime contact for outside donors and manage all outside scholarship accounts.
Comply with local, federal, and state laws to ensure accurate cash handling processes are in place.
Monitors student attendance and scholarship acceptance.
Returns funds to donors if a student fails to attend or comply with donor scholarship criteria.
Provide support to the Client Services team by answering questions and/or reviewing documents for acceptability as needed.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Some knowledge of accounting principles and practices.
Good knowledge of financial record keeping methods.
Experience: bookkeeping; using advanced Microsoft Excel functions; researching and compiling financial info and preparing summaries and reports; and using personal computers to retrieve, edit, and analyze financial data.
Ability to manage a changing workload, based on peak processing times.
Understanding of state and academic organizational structures, philosophy, and practices.
Experience using Google, Adobe, and Microsoft products.
Advanced knowledge of Excel, including pivot tables and filters.
Minimum of two year experience providing administrative support and customer service.
Working knowledge of PeopleSoft and Oracle Fusion Cloud database systems.
Experience interpreting, applying, and explaining complex information such as regulations, policies or services.
Experience developing and preparing financial documents.
Demonstrate critical thinking skills.
Committed to providing high quality customer service.
About Boise State University-Financial Aid and Scholarships Office
Boise State University, powered by creativity and innovation, stands uniquely positioned in the Northwest as a metropolitan research university of distinction. Learn more about Boise State and the City of Boise at https://www.boisestate.edu/about/boise-and-beyond/. Boise State University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Boise State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. We are a welcoming campus that supports diversity and inclusion.