Student Accounts Manager

Wilmington, North Carolina
Jul 25, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Vacancy Number: S00581
Working Title: Student Accounts Manager
Career Band Title: Accountant
Location of Workplace: Main UNCW Campus
Competency Level: Journey

Essential functions of this position:
This position is responsible for the financial integrity and accountability for federal funds collections, reconciliation and requisition of federal draw down of funds, student accounts billing, rate table establishment, and oversight responsibility for the student collections of outstanding debt including state mandated interest assessment on delinquent accounts. This position is responsible for the integrity, funding and reporting for the Federal Department of Education Title IV programs encompassing over $50 million annually which includes Perkins Loan Funds, Pell, Direct Loans, Work Study and SEOG programs.

N.C. Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
Bachelor’s degree with 12 credit hours of accounting coursework; or Associate’s degree in accounting; or Associate’s degree in business or related discipline with 12 credit hours of accounting coursework; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Additional knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the essential functions of the position:
Ability to Interpret and apply thorough knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and apply to accounting operations
Possess strong analytical abilities, accounting skills and knowledge of accounting theory and practice, problem-solving skills, and reporting skills
Ability to compile and review moderately complex financial statements, accounts, and reports for accuracy and adherance to university, state, and federal regulations
Ability to develop and implement system and accounting process changes
Ability to assess and resolve problems that require research and review of policy, procedures and regulations; and issue resolutions based on level of authority
Ability to prepare written documentation which communicate accurate, informative, and concise messages and/or findings
Ability to recommend and make selection decisions and establish work plans and performance reviews
Possess effective decision making abilities and communication (written and oral) skills

Preferred education, professional skills and experience:
Experience working in an accounting or finance department at a higher education institution
Experience working in Student Accounts or Cashier Office at a higher education institution
Knowledge of financial aid programs
Banner Accounts Receivable experience
ERP experience
Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
Supervisory experience
Customer service experience in fast-paced

Recruitment Range: $61,232
NC Salary Grade Equivalency: 75
Hours Per Week: 1.0 (40 hours per week)
Months Per Year: 12 Months
Work Days: Monday - Friday
Work Hours: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Position Number: 1203
Job Posting Date: 07/25/2017
Job Closing Date: 08/21/2017

Special Instructions:
PLEASE NOTE: To receive full consideration, please be sure you have fully completed the entire application before you apply for this position. Failure to answer all required questions will cause the system to disqualify your application. Due to the high interest in positions at UNCW, we are happy to answer any questions you may have regarding the position if selected for an interview. Thank you in advance for your understanding.

You will be required to attach a cover letter and resume to successfully apply for this position. To receive full consideration, please be sure you have completed the ‘Work History’ section of the application before you apply for this position.

For more info/to apply visit Applications must be submitted through the online application system to be considered.

This position is being recruited at the Journey level. If no applicants apply who meet the required competency and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.

EEO Statement:
UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic or other minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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