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NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY
HUMAN RESOURCES SERVICES

POSITION CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION


Position Classification Title: Cashier,Department
Position Classification Code: C4002
Job Family: Business, Accounting and Finance
Pay Level: 03
Exempt Status: Non-exempt
This description is intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed. It is not intended to be a complete list of specific duties of any particular position. Duties, responsibilities and bargaining unit eligibility may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.
Purpose of Classification:
Under general supervision, receives incoming cash from customers, employees, or by mail. Examines and counts money and prepares receipts as required. Keeps records of all cash transactions, receipts, and disbursements. Enters data to proper records and periodically balances cashbooks.May prepare bank deposits, cash disbursements or checks in payment of approved expenditures; Operates a cash register or other related machines.
Standard Duties:
Oversees and coordinates the day-to-day activities of an assigned cashiering work group, to include cash and/or credit receipts, distribution and/or refunds, and records maintenance; Assists cashiers and patrons in the accurate application of their transactions; researches records on electronic and other available files to provide information regarding financial status, as necessary; Provides information and assistance to patrons regarding pertinent policies and procedures related to cash-related transactions; directs patrons, as appropriate, to seek resolution of problems beyond the scope of the cashiers; Maintains compliance with departmental security procedures, audit procedures, and University business policies and procedures; Maintains electronic files necessary to generate daily reports; maintains confidentiality of University and student records; Opens and closes automated accounting system on a daily basis, approves and inputs system overrides; receives, receipts, verifies, and posts a variety of payments and other cash-related transactions; Prepares daily cash bags for cashiers; maintains and balances vault cash and daily cashier charge activity, and verifies daily cash transfers; Supervises personnel which includes: work allocation, training, promotion and enforcement of internal procedures and controls and problem resolution; evaluates performance and makes recommendations for personnel actions; motivates employees to achieve peak productivity and performance. Prepares cash receipts for deposit, prepares cash reports, balances cash drawer, reconciles receipts, and investigates and resolves any out-of-balance problems; projects currency and coin requirements and reorders as necessary. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of cashiering and cash management principles, systems, procedures, and standards; Knowledge of customer service standards and procedures; Knowledge of computerized information systems used in financial and/or accounting applications.
Records maintenance skills; Organizing and coordinating skills.
Ability to use independent judgment and to manage and impart confidential information; Ability to analyze and solve problems; Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information; Ability to effectively communicate accounting information, policies, and/or procedures in a manner easily understood by the customer; Ability to lead, train, and functionally supervise staff and/or student employees.
Minimum Qualifications:
   Education- High School diploma or GED certificate.
   Experience- No previous work experience required.
   Equivalency- None
   Certifications/License-
   Departmental Requirements-
   Special Requirements-