Cashier Senior Duties and Responsibilities
Purpose of Classification:
Receives payments from customers for fees or goods/services
second in a series of two classifications. The progression of the
series from Cashier Senior is to Teller Senior; then Teller Lead, as
long as experience and skills acquired meet the minimum
requirements. Cashiers are distinguished from Tellers by the types
of transactions. Cashiers accept payments or give refunds for
customers for fees or goods/services while Tellers execute a variety
of transactions and services including accepting payments for a
variety of university accounts, cashing checks, checking account
balances and transferring funds. The Senior level is for incumbents
accepting payment for fees or goods/services that require additional
documentation, reporting and/or use of a complex cash register or
account methods. Incumbents exercise independent judgment within
established limits and work relatively independently, referring only
difficult or complex problems to supervisor.
Examples of Duties:
- Accepts cash, checks or bankcards for payment of fees or
cost of goods/services received; completes check and bankcard
transactions according to established procedures.
- Reviews order or fee schedules to calculate total fee/price
and counts money, gives change, and issues receipt for funds
- Posts transactions on cash register or other approved means.
- Balances cash drawer against receipts, resolves
discrepancies; deposits funds into proper accounts using basic
- Prepares summary reports to reflect cash flow.
- Receives and fills telephone or mail orders; prepares
invoices and bills according to established procedure.
- Prepares and maintains various records, reports and files of
- Trains new cashiers and/or oversees other cashiers.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Knowledge of basic arithmetic.
- Knowledge of basic bookkeeping.
- Skill in cashiering procedures and techniques.
- Skill in dealing effectively with people and problem
years of related clerical experience which includes at least six
months' experience in counting, receiving, or disbursing money; OR,
Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which
comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
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