Accounting Assistant 3

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
03 – E – Non-exempt
Work Unit:
Corporate Controller's Office
Office of the Bursar
Full/Part Time:


The Bursar's Office is seeking a highly motivated and skilled individual with excellent customer service skills to fill a full-time position as Accounting Assistant 3. The successful candidate must effectively communicate both written and orally to questions concerning tuition billing and payments. This position is part of the refunding team and will be required to issue refunds per request by students, parents, and campus personnel; review and act on financial and refunds reports; and complete other projects/reports as assigned. This position is also responsible for coordinating the daily mailing of refund checks and re-directing returned checks. Also, this individual will share in delivering quality customer service by providing telephone coverage for inquiries from parents, students, and outside agencies related to student accounts. In addition, the successful candidate will prepare semester bill payments for postings, prepare bank deposits, and serve as back-up in the absence of team members. Knowledge of Microsoft Word is required, strong interpersonal, written, verbal, and grammatical skills are essential. Experience with LionPATH is highly desirable. Penn State and the Office to the Corporate Controller are committed to fostering diversity and equal opportunity. Typically requires an Associate's degree or higher plus one year of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088