Cash Handling and Banking Services Specialist (4627U) 1836 - 1836
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Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: October 14, 2019
Financial Operations provides a wide-range of financial services. These include Accounts Receivable, Cash Handling & Banking, and Accounts Payable. We also assist with travel and entertainment expenditures.
Apply professional financial services concepts in cash-handling, accounts receivable, collections and billing and accounting concepts to independently perform analyses of moderately complex financial services, such as researching discrepancies, internal control implications and compliance with external regulations and internal policies.
Independently analyzes bank activity to identify opportunities for service enhancements and cost savings.
Under general supervision, researches and gathers information from a variety of sources; prepares and summarizes information and reports relative to new cash-handling or banking services, regulatory compliance issues and/or vendor selection and support activities.
Assesses and recommends changes to maintain compliance with federal and state requirements and internal financial/audit policies.
Conducts or assists with researching, developing and implementing new and changing business processes; participates in project planning and rollout.
Assesses and recommends changes to maintain compliance with internal financial controls and audit policies and procedures.
Formulates plans for implementing newly identified activities. Documents processes and procedures for financial activities.
Ensures that financial processing functions which include Cashiering and may include Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and Collections are performed timely and with accuracy and that the daily operations run smoothly.
Serves as escalation point for addressing complex or unique cash-handling or financial transaction problems. Serves as liaison and resource to central campus units, campus departments, UCOP, outside payers and the bank to resolve complex financial activity.
Functions as a resource to unit Manager, Campus Credit Card Coordinator and AR Financial Service Analysts on issues such as researching complex financial discrepancies, escalated customer service problems, and preparing analysis proposals and summaries.
Train staff and create effective teamwork environment. Acts as a back-up to other functions within the unit to ensure proper separation of duty and continuation of services during peak periods and staff absences.
Experience working in a high volume and complex cash-handling or financial transaction operation.
Experience assessing and implementing security measures, internal controls and best practices in a financial transaction environment.
Ability to apply working knowledge of financial processes, policies and procedures to a wide variety of situations.
Understanding of financial transaction and reporting system interfaces and data management protocols.
Ability to identify, develop, and implement business processes, practices and procedures for improved program performance.
Must be proficient in use of Microsoft Office and common desktop/web applications.
Strong interpersonal skills to establish and maintain effective working relationships with vendors and colleagues.
Analytical, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills.
Attention to detail.
Ability to perform consistently in an environment of competing demands, frequent interruptions, tight timeframes, and fluctuating workloads.
Effective verbal and written communication skills; ability to communicate clearly and concisely with broad and diverse audiences.
Ability to exercise good judgment and make sound decisions.
Ability to manage responsibilities independently to conclusion.
Bachelors degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
Experience developing and presenting training material preferred.
Strong experience in banking and/or financial services
Salary & Benefits
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Conviction History Background
This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
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