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Part-Time Financial Assistant, Business Office

  • Part Time
  • Quincy, IL
  • Posted on January 12, 2022
  • Salary: Salary range begins at $14.00 per hour

Website John Wood Community College

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Job Description

This is a part-time position that reports to the Manager of Accounting Services and is located on the JWCC Campus in Quincy, Illinois. Position is not benefit eligible.



This position is responsible for assisting with the processing of both Accounts Payable, Payroll, and Student Accounts in the Fiscal Services Department. The functions of these jobs require the use of our Banner Ellucian software system.  The Accounts Payable functions include but are not limited to; calculation and accuracy of amount due, processing bills for payment, completing weekly check runs, uploading data files to the bank, and maintain files with AP documentation. The Payroll functions include but are not limited to; review of time sheets including PTO and earn codes, processing requests for payment, maintain accuracy of data, and filing payroll reports with the appropriate agencies.  The Student Account functions include but not limited to; answering student calls, assisting at the front window, and applying payments.  Part-time positions may work up to 28 hours per week. Hours are flexible depending on the needs of the business office.



Associate degree in a related field or equivalent education recommended. One to two years of accounts payable and/or payroll experience preferred.  Must pay attention to detail, maintain confidentiality, troubleshoot problems, work within deadlines with accuracy, organize and prioritize work, display customer services skills, and work in a team environment. Experience with an accounting software system, Microsoft programs, and desk calculator is a plus.



We are committed to achieving workforce diversity reflective of our communities.  We are an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, marital status, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any legally protected status. If you are a person with a disability and need assistance applying for a job please submit a request to

How to Apply

To receive full consideration, submit a resume with cover letter and transcripts by visiting by January 28, 2022. Position is open until filled.