Restitution Processing Assistant, Manhattan

Job Type

Full Time

Published

09/10/2018

Address

New York
NY
United States

Description

Safe Horizon's mission is to provide support, prevent violence and promote justice for victims of crime and abuse, their families and communities. 


The Restitution Program is responsible for the collection and disbursement of court-ordered restitution to crime victims for unreimbursed expenses related to the crime. 

 

Job Functions:

  • Enters new cases into the Restitution database for processing
  • Establishes and maintains client files and records
  • Processes daily accounts receivables and payables
  • Prepares daily recording schedules (e.g., log books, cash receipts, cash disbursements)
  • Responds to general payment inquires via email and/or phone
  • Informs supervisor of any collection on a past due accounts and any accounts in arrears
  • Remits client late notices
  • Prepares deposit slips and makes bank deposits as needed
  • Performs administrative tasks such as filing, sorting, distributing mail, copying, and faxing
  • Provides assistance at other restitution program locations, as needed
  • Other ad hoc duties, as directed by supervisor


Qualifications:  High School diploma or equivalent required. Associates Degree preferred.

           

Required skills:

  • Strong MS computer skills (i.e., Excel), math skills and ability to use a calculator
  • Detail oriented
  • General accounting experience required
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Check and balance awareness
  • Able to work in a team environment
  • Customer service orientation 
  • Ability to interface with diverse population in a crisis driven environment 
  • Comfortable communicating with defendants.
  • Bilingual capability in Spanish desirable

 

If hired, I agree to abide by all of Safe Horizon’s rules and regulations, and understand that, if employed, my employment may be terminated with or without cause, and with or without notice, at any time, at the option of either the company or me. I further understand that no representation, whether oral or written by any representative or agent of the organization, at any time, constitutes a contract of employment


AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply

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http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf 


Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

High School


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