Bursar Job Description Sample
Rogers State University is accepting applications for the position of Bursar in the Bursar’s Office. This position directs and oversees the Bursar's Office including cashier's window; establishes goals and procedures for the office; provides leadership and direction for employees and processes; coordinates the staff and operations of the department in an effective and efficient manner; establishes outstanding customer service atmosphere; has overall responsibility for compliance of University policies and procedures as well as state and federal mandates for areas of responsibility.
Under the direction of the Associate Vice Chancellor & Controller at the Division of Business Services http://
www.bussvc.wisc.edu), the Bursar provides leadership and overall management, planning and supervision to UW-Madison's
Bursar's Office, which is comprised of approximately 18 full-time employees and 10-12 student employees.
The Bursar's Office is responsible for the collection of nearly $650 million annually of student tuition and fee revenue,
managing student tuition accounts, and managing campus-based student loan processing. The Bursar ensures accurate
invoicing for academic programs, proper application of charges and credits to student accounts, billing and collection of
student tuition and fees, disbursement of financial aid, customer service, compliance with applicable rules and regulations.
The Bursar also represents UW-Madison in a variety of on- and off-campus settings (e.g. NACUBO, B1G 10 Bursars and
AAU Bursars) and should serve as a national leader in post-secondary bursar strategies and operations.
UW-Madison is a world-class public research institution with approximately 43,000 students, 19,000 employees, and a total
annual budget in excess of $2.9 billion.
BURSAR Location:Miami, FLSchool Name:Keiser University Keiser University is a regionally accredited, private, career university that provides educational programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels for a diverse student body. The main campus is located in Fort Lauderdale with campuses located throughout the State of Florida and internationally.
Through quality teaching, the University is committed to provide all students with opportunities to develop the knowledge, understanding, and skills necessary for successful employment. Committed to a students first philosophy, Keiser University prepares graduates for careers in business, criminal justice, health care, technology, hospitality, education and career-focused general studies.
Inherent in our Mission is service to the community. This service includes community partnerships, involvement with various constituencies and various continuing education programs.
The Bursar oversees and handles the payment of tuition balance. Most students do not receive full funding coverage from government loans, grants, and scholarships and therefore must arrange to pay the balance. The Bursar oversees the payment of this balance and ensures cash payment plans are arranged and payments are collected in a timely manner.
The role of Bursar is to ensure student cash payments. This is accomplished through:
Student payment plans and payment methods are arranged
Student payments are up-to-date
Any outstanding payments are collected
Bursars must have a minimum of a Bachelors degree and at least 2 to 4 years of billing/accounting experience and the willingness to work with students.
Thisis a full time position that requires day, evening and weekend availability.
For consideration, only online applications will be accepted. For further information, you may contact your local campus. Campus contact information listed on our website at www.keiseruniversity.edu
Thank you for your interestin our school system. Our schools prohibitdiscrimination and harassment based on race, color, creed, religion, sex,gender, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age,disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, geneticinformation, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law tothe extent prohibited by law.
Reporting to the University Bursar, the Assistant Bursar will assist in the management of all student account functions including student billing / tuition and fee assessment, disbursement of federal, state, and financial aid and scholarship programs, and timely processing of student account refunds. The incumbent will monitor and manage delinquent collection balances; manage third party vendors and third party billings, and reconcile student account related financial activities.
Required to remain current with federal, state, and cash management regulations; review and identify deficiencies in current procedures, and assist in the development and implementation of revised policies and procedures. Provide supervision and oversight to eight Account Clerks with responsibility to ensure high quality customer service. The incumbent works closely with the University Bursar, serves as a representative on appropriate committees and performs other related tasks and special projects as assigned.
To be responsible for the efficient and effective organization and operation of all functions of the billing, collection, deposit, disbursement and record maintenance of student and other related monies.
The applicant offered this position may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.
Assistant Bursar - College Of Graduate & Continuing Studies - Norwich University
Responsibilities include maintaining day-to-day student account billing, refund and collection functions; analyzing student accounts for accuracy; advising students in financial aid and student account matters; and interpreting federal financial aid requirements and regulations. Additional responsibilities include processing university deposits.
High School diploma and three-five years related experience. Associate Degree a plus.
Specialized knowledge of financial aid counseling and a solid working knowledge of cash management, accounts receivable, and financial analysis pertaining to student accounts desired. Student account policy application and development, federal requirements and regulations, strong communication and analytical skills, as well as proficiency in Excel and Word.
Norwich University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing a positive education and work environment that recognizes and respects the dignity of all students, faculty and staff. Reasonable accommodations will be made for the known disability of an otherwise qualified applicant. Please contact the Office of Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
All candidates must be a US Citizen/Permanent Resident legally eligible to work in the US without sponsorship now or in the future. A post offer, pre-employment background check will be required of the successful candidate.
Norwich University offers a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental, vision, group life and long term disability insurance, flexible-spending accounts for health and dependent care, 403(b) retirement plan with employer match, employee assistance program, paid time off including parental leave, and tuition scholarships for eligible employees and their family members.
Please provide a cover letter, resume, and Norwich application: https://norwich.interviewexchange.com
Bursar Service Representative II
Responsible for providing assistance to the Office of the Bursar. Responsible for all duties surrounding proper due diligence and the collection of Federal and institutional loan accounts, and student tuition and fees, including processing payments, handling inquiries, and maintaining excel documents for monitoring the accounts.Coordinates the submission of accounts to internal and external collection agencies, as well as Oklahoma Tax Commission.
Required Education:High School Diploma or GED 24 months accounts receivable, banking, cash receipts,financial aid, or related experience
Computer literacy using word processing, spreadsheets
Billing and receivable software
Related web applications
Peoplesoft Student Financials
Ten key by touch
Job Posting Title:Assistant Bursar
Position Type:Professional / Unclassified
AS - BFAR - Bursar
Student Administration (Beth R Nettles (00008575))
Work Location:LSU - Baton Rouge
Oversee the managing of the processes and operation of the cashiering and merchant services functions. Responsible for coordinating, managing, and facilitating PCI Compliance processes with internal and external stakeholders.
Identify, assess, and advise on PCI Compliance risks and overall status of compliance efforts. Directs the professional development and evaluation of 8 team members. Makes decisions in the absence of Associate Bursars.
Oversee the managing of the processes and operation of the customer service section including vault operations, call center, mail processing, and Bursar email. Responsible for broadcast email and post card engagements for each of the 12 annual registration terms.
Oversee the daily posting of A/R, registration, sponsors, and MOT. Serves as point of contact for campus departments on the Treasurer Information System (TIS), CARD system entries, and the Advanced Billing System (ABS).
Serve as the primary subject matter expert for Bursar Operations on business solutions. Works with ITS, vendors, and other members of Bursar Operations to define business requirements, map processes, and define configuration. Responsible for reviewing updates, testing and communicating changes to key stakeholders.
Participates in the registration process for each of the 12 annual registration terms by assisting students, parents, and departments in person, by phone, and by email in completing registration by the established guidelines. Oversee the managing of system security access requests for team members and student workers.
Set up transaction codes for scholarships, exemptions, and cash awards. Responsible for processing fellowship disbursements utilizing established proration methodology. Oversee processing of the Greek fees, disbursements, and related accounting entry.
Responsible for the security of the office including maintenance of alarm codes, setting/releasing alarms, locking/unlocking doors, end-of-day lockup of CSR bags, and armored car pick-up. Responsible for the annual compilation, review, certification, mailing, and submission of 43,000+ IRS Form 1098-T's for LSU, LSUA, & LSUE.
Responsible for processing monthly write off reversals and processing bankruptcy and death notices for write off. Oversee the reconciliation of the cash clearing account and the monthly merchant services discount fee distribution.
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or a closely related business field with at least 24 hours of Accounting; 5 years of professional experience, 2 of which include supervisory experience.
Master of Accounting; 5 years professional experience; experience in the implementation of student information systems and cashiering systems and accounting information systems; CPA; experience in a university student services department; experience in merchant services and call center administration. Experience with Workday.
This position requires the physical ability and eye-hand coordination necessary to use a computer terminal, calculator, laptop, tablet, copier, telephone, and other office equipment. This position requires the ability to sit in the same position for extended periods (3.5 to 4 hours) at a time using continuous hand motions when using a calculator or entering data into the computer system.
This position requires the ability to communicate clearly and effectively through the use of phone, email, and direct contact with individuals (including conducting training sessions and presentations). Scheduled or non-scheduled overtime may be required to meet the needs of the division. Occasional travel may be required.
Additional Job Description:
Special Instructions:A copy of your transcript(s) may be attached to your application (if available). However, original transcripts are required prior to hire.
Please provide three professional references including name, title, phone number and e-mail address.
Posting Date:March 7, 2018
Closing Date (Open Until Filled if No Date Specified):
Additional Position Information:
- An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.
- LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!
Essential Position (Y/N):No
LSU is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity / equal access employer.
HCM Contact Information:
Questions or concerns can be directed to the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or emailed HR@lsu.edu
Supervisor (Asst. Sup. 1-As), Accounting & Bursar Services
Rowan University is accepting applications for Supervisor, Accounting & Bursar Services (State Title: Assistant Supervisor 1, Administrative Services). Reporting to the Director for Business Affairs & Bursar, the Supervisor of Accounting & Bursar Services will manage, handle, and oversee the accounting responsibilities of over 40+ Bursar issued sub-ledger to general ledger account reconciliations, including third-party financial remittances of private housing partnerships, and billing of sponsored programs, both internal and external. The incumbent will create and maintain University detail codes that drive accounting related functions; as well as, participate in cash management functions to include timely and accurate ACH file transfers, deposit forfeitures, and return to lender. The Supervisor, Accounting & Bursar Services, will manage a staff of 3-5 bursar professionals, and assist the Assistant Bursar of Financial Operations in all accounting matters related to federal and institutional loan programs.
The Assistant Supervisor will work very closely with the offices of Accounting, Budgeting, Registrar, Financial Aid, and Institutional Advancement, to ensure accounting entries are recorded correctly and student accounts are accurate and up to date. He or she will provide excellent customer service, administer third party contracts, handle special University agreements, and participate in audits.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Manage, handle, and oversee the accounting responsibilities of over 40+ Bursar issued sub-ledger to general ledger account reconciliations.
Create and maintain University detail codes that drive accounting related functions.
Oversee third-party financial remittances of private housing partnerships, and billing of sponsored programs, both internal and external.
Manage all accounting entries and reconciliation of alternative loan programs.
Reconcile the Rowan Foundation Scholarship fund and execute billing of open receivables.
Oversee un-cashed Title IV payments, ACH file transfers, loan disbursement notifications, teacher certification deposits, and hardship withdrawals.
Provide leadership and support to staff for special projects, including Rowan Choice, Degree in 3, and RCBC 3+1 programs.
Coordinate with Human Resources and other offices in processing University expense waivers and internal scholarships.
Assist the Assistant Bursar of Financial Operations in all accounting matters related to federal and institutional loan programs, including preparing the annual FISAP.
Provides direct support to Bursar staff in handling of administrative, technical, operational, and accounting duties within the Bursar's Office.
Counsel students and parents with open balances and assist in all student-related orientations, as needed.
Supervise full-time support staff, and establish policies and procedures to ensure positive, effective, and open relationships with all clients of the Bursar's Office, including, but not limited to, students, parents, faculty and administrators.
Other related duties as assigned.
- A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Accounting or related field.
- Four (4) years of professional experience in financial management, accounting, or business operations.
Supervisory experience in the fields of financial management, accounting, or business operations.
Direct experience working in a Bursar's Office of similar size and complexity.
Knowledge of accounting, fund accounting.
Ability to analyze and solve problems, evaluate situations and make sound decisions.
Willingness to make decisions as necessary and appropriate in accordance with established policies and procedures.
Self-starter who will take initiative to affect positive change.
Knowledge and experience with Ellucian Banner enterprise system preferred.
Strong oral and written communication skills
Understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
Ability to analyze problems in computer applications and implement procedures to resolve problems.
Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information.
Ability to interact in an effective and appropriate manner with a diverse population of students, staff, and faculty.
- Range R26 ($64,677-$73,788)
Advertised: Mar 1 2018 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: Mar 29 2018 11:55 PM Eastern Daylight Time
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Enrollment Bursar Specialist
The Lehman College campus is located in Bronx, New York. and is a Senior College within the City University of New York (CUNY) system. Lehman is the only four-year public college in the Bronx and is recognized as a Hispanic Serving Institution. The college serves mainly undergraduate students preparing them for employment, the professions and further study.
The Enrollment Bursar Specialist will report to the Enrollment Bursar Manager. In addition to the Title Overview duties, the successful candidate will also:
Reconcile and prepare invoices for corporate accounts.
Maintain and review content for the Bursar's web page.
Bachelor's degree and four years' related experience are required.
CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW
Administers a College student accounts function under management direction.
Administers processing, collection, reconciliation and maintenance of student receivables including cashier activities; supervises and approves refund process
Reviews student accounts; manages delinquent accounts in collaboration with collection agency
Advises students on tuition payment options and resolution process
Recommends and implements improvements to office operations; assists with strategic planning
Serves as resource reference to interpret and comply with University and College policies
Prepares analytical and statistical reports for management
May supervise office operations and/or department budget
Performs related duties as assigned.
Job Title Name: Enrollment Bursar Specialist
Higher Education Assistant
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
Salary commensurate with education and experience.
CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.
HOW TO APPLY
Visit www.cuny.edu, access the employment page, log in or create a new user account, and search for this vacancy using the Job ID or Title. Select "Apply Now" and provide the requested information.
Candidates must attach a resume, cover letter, and three professional references (name, title, organization, and contact information).
For technical issues:Contact the service desk by email: email@example.com. If you can, provide screenshots. Please do not provide your User Account password; it is not needed to investigate any issue.
For other questions:For questions about the content of any job posting, please contact the Human Resources department: Recruiting@lehman.cuny.edu."
The review of applications will continue until a candidate is identified (revised)
JOB SEARCH CATEGORY
CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.
Job Title: Enrollment Bursar Specialist
Job ID: 16959
Location: Lehman College
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
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