Accounting Clerk III
  • Job Posting Expires: 12/19/2023
2M ago
$0 to $0
Full Time
2-4 Years
Primary Duties
Wayne State College is seeking an Accounting Clerk III to work in the Accounting Office.

This position will handle most of the accounts payable responsibilities. This position deals with the entire campus therefore a positive attitude, attention to detail, and good communication skills are required. You will work independently in an office with four other staff members.
Nature of Work: 
This is a leadership position involving the independent application of advanced accounting principles and practices to a wide range of financial accounts and records within an established accounting system. Work responsibilities include updating, reconciling and maintaining facility accounts receivable and accounts payable ledgers, updating, reconciling and maintaining individual student payment accounts and compiling statistical information and preparing financial statements and reports. An employee within this classification is expected to use independent judgment in making decisions within the context of professional edicts and departmental policies and procedures. General supervision is received from an administrative superior with work reviewed in the form of compliance with financial policies and procedures and overall accuracy. Employees in this classification will provide leadership over other accounting and clerical staff.
Examples of Work Performed: 

1. Open mail and route to correct individual
2. Code invoices with vendor number
3. Analyze and code invoice with expense code
4. Enter invoices for payment
5. Reconcile invoice batch for payment

1. Reconcile vendor statements
2. Process purchasing card statements
As Needed:
1. Maintain vendor list
2. Maintain prepaid payables list
3. Answer campus questions pertaining to process, procedure, budget
4. Review outstanding warrant report
5. Make journal entries
6. Other duties as assigned

Wayne State College serves as a model of success for regional public higher education. Investments in infrastructure and facilities, expanded academic programs and partnerships, a whole-campus approach to recruitment and retention, and a commitment to strategic planning position the College as a strong member of the Nebraska State College System. More than 4,500 students rely on Wayne State for access to graduate and undergraduate degree programs in more than 130 programs of study each year, a role the College has proudly filled since its founding in 1891. Our goals are clear: continually improve retention and graduation rates, provide high-quality academic programs and campus facilities, support workforce and economic development in the region, maintain affordability and access, and manage resources for sustainability. We invite qualified applicants to join us in our important work.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Required Qualifications: 

Graduation from Senior High school or equivalent supplemented by an Associate’s degree in accounting or a related field and two years of responsible supervisory experience in accounting or bookkeeping or any combination of skills, knowledge and abilities that meet these requirements.

Compensation Details

Salary Information: 

Minimum starting salary $3,048.00/month or as determined by the NAPE Agreement.


Wayne State College has an outstanding benefit package.

Benefit coverage begins the first day of the month after employment starts.


Coverage through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska with two options: a Preferred Provider Plan (PPO) with a $650 deductible

or a High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP) with a $3,800 deductible.

• Preferred Provider (PPO) = $650.00 deductible, co-insurance 80/20, out of pocket maximum is $4,600. Co-pays are

$35 for primary physician, $55 for specialty physician or urgent care, $85 for ER visits. This plan includes a prescription


• High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP) = $3,800.00 deductible, co-insurance 90/10, out of pocket maximum is $4,350.

Health Reimbursement Account funded by WSC for out of pocket expenses.

• Dental Plan includes two oral exams/cleanings each calendar year with no deductible. Any restorative or maintenance

services cost a $25 deductible per year.


Coverage through Ameritas-VSP; $20 deductible for an annual exam; coverage includes specified maximums for lenses and

frames and a discount on contacts.


All full time employees receive a term life plan with a death benefit of $30,000. Optional supplemental coverage is available.


Voluntary contributions are available for full time employees. Once employees meet the minimum age requirements,

employees will contribute 6% of gross salary on a pre-tax basis and WSC contributes 8%. Employees are fully vested from the

first date of contributions. Employees may contribute up to what law allows each year.


Full time employees receive sick leave, vacation leave, 6 days of bereavement leave, and 13 paid holidays.


Long Term Disability, Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), Tuition Waivers, Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and Wellness


For more information on benefits please go to and click on Benefits.

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