Claflin University is seeking applications for the Accounts Receivable Manager/Bursar position.
The Student Accounts Receivable Manager/Bursar reports to the Associate Vice President of Fiscal Affairs and assumes responsibility for supervising all accounts receivable functions. Administer and interpret policies, assist with all departmental audit requests (cashier and student accounts), prepare information for auditors, complete required reports, and coordinate registration schedule for Fiscal Affairs. Implement, administer, interpret, and supervise the enrollment process; work closely with the Registrar’s Office, Financial Aid, Housing, and International Programs to ensure proper and accurate billing of students; review student accounts to approve or decline check requests for refunds; reconcile accounts receivable subsidiary ledger; prepare the debt balance report analysis and invoices; and post edits of parking, library, dorm, and post office fine charges. Maintains updates for MPP module in CASHNet, implements changes to the Accounting Office Cost webpage(s), assists with annual preparation and distribution of 1098Ts, prepares listing to Payroll Accountant of flexible payroll deductions, and assists in month-end and fiscal-end closings. Releases monthly online statements to students, administers all student bankruptcy cases, prepares all small claims court documentation, and works closely with collection agency on delinquent accounts. Reviews and recommends action on program proposals, brochures, catalogues, and bulletins as applicable to the department. Performs any other duties within the scope of this position.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university with a concentration in accounting or business administration and experience in accounting or finance. Equivalent combination of education and leadership experience demonstrating knowledge and understanding of loans receivable principles and laws, and knowledge of various federal, state, and local regulations may be considered. Knowledge of accounts receivable required. Ability to provide effective supervision, perform assignments independently, establish priorities, manage multiple tasks efficiently and effectively, work in a deadline driven office, and function in a team environment required. Must possess strong interpersonal relations, oral and written communication, customer service, decision-making, analytical, critical thinking, problem-solving, and organizational skills. Considerable skills in using Jenzabar, Microsoft Office, ten-key and other office equipment required.