Accounting Assistant 5

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
05 – G – Non-exempt
Work Unit:
Finance And Business
Office of the Bursar
Full/Part Time:


The Office of the Bursar is seeking a motivated individual to fill a new, full-time position as an Accounting Assistant 5, responsible for Non-Student Central Accounts Receivable (A/R). This position will function as team lead for the transition of Non-Student A/R into a Non-Student Central Accounts Receivable unit under the new System for Integrated Management, Budgeting and Accounting (SIMBA). This includes processing and posting payments, preparing deposits, generating letters for past due invoices, submitting delinquent accounts to collections, and providing customer service. The position will serve as a team lead, handling complex situations. The position will provide guidance to another staff member and perform reconciliations for the team. The successful candidate must maintain a high level of professionalism and ability to meet specific deadlines and demonstrate the ability to work independently and handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Ability to communicate clearly and accurately both verbally and in writing, strong organizational skills, and proven record of success as a member of a professional team are desirable. The Pennsylvania State University is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusion that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educations and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission. Typically requires an Associate's degree or higher plus three years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A Bachelor's degree or higher in Accounting, Business Administration or related field is preferred. Experience with Microsoft Office Suite software and knowledge of financial systems is preferred. Due to the financial and fiduciary responsibilities of this position, successful completion of a credit history check will be required in addition to standard background checks.

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