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Community College of Philadelphia
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Accounting Clerk A (Collections)

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Community College of Philadelphia recognizes that our employees are important and vital to our success. We offer a high-quality, comprehensive program of benefits, which represents an important component of total compensation.

Our benefits include:

  • 100% College-paid medical, dental and prescription drug for employee and all of their eligible family members
  • College-paid life and disability insurance
  • College closes for Winter Break the week between Christmas and New Years and for a week in March for Spring Break
  • Tuition remission (for classes at the College)
  • Forgivable tuition loan (for classes at any accredited academic institution)
  • 403(b) retirement plan with 10% College contribution
  • Healthcare and Dependent Care flexible spending accounts
  • College operates on a 4-day work week during the summer months
  • Paid vacation plus holiday and personal time off

Community College of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Minimum Qualifications

• An Associate's Degree in business or a related discipline with two (2) years of collections work experience; or high school diploma, or GED equivalent, with six (6) years of collections work experience is required. Any and all degree(s) must be from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning.

• Experience in a computerized accounts receivables environment that uses an enterprise wide system required.

• Strong computer skills including demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel required.

• Ability to perform job duties and responsibilities with minimal supervision required.

• Ability to meet deadlines and work effectively with rapidly changing priorities required.

• Strong attention to detail and commitment to accuracy.

• Strong written and verbal communication skills required.

• Effective time management and organizational skills required.

• Ability to work well independently or as a member of a team.

• Ability to maintain sensitivity, understanding and respect for a diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty and staff of varying social, economic, cultural, ideological and ethnic background required.

Preferred Qualifications

• Collections experience in a higher education work environment preferred.

• Experience with Ellucian Banner preferred.

• Previous experience using Brio preferred.