Accounts Receivable Manager
Performs professional level duties in maintaining various accounting records for a dept or college; can include supervision of lower level accounting positions/staff.
Under the direction of the Bursar, provides direct support to the Bursar in handling all administrative and accounting duties within the Bursar Office Accounts Receivable section and ensures that all transactions, processing, balancing, reconciliations and related accounting functions are performed in an accurate and timely manner; Supervises two (2) staff accountants; Manages the interface operations for the area including: data uploads, adjustments, and parameter settings of the current Loan Management system, as well as, the student billing/online payment software applications; Provides leadership and formulates policy and procedures within Bursar function; Serves on various standing committees as needed; And acts in the Bursar's stead as needed.
The Accounts Receivable Manager provides management support to daily operations of the Bursar's Office by providing timely and accurate administration of institutional loans and assisting in the supervision, selection, training and evaluation of staff.
In addition, analyzes institutional loans and student accounts and confers with customers to resolve bill and payment discrepancies; oversees the collection of bad debt and collection process; disseminates billing and relevant information.
Other responsibilities include analyzing business processes and internal control measures, identifying and implementing changes to enhance customer service, data integrity, efficiency and effectiveness for a diverse population of students, faculty, staff and outside agencies; and serving as liaison to internal departments and external agencies; monthly reporting and compliance with extensive federal, state and university regulations and policies.
Information Technology: Provides leadership and acts as a primary point of contact to ESS regarding the interface of the enterprise (ECSI) loan management and student billing/online payment (Touchnet) systems, working closely with ESS to implement new services, troubleshoot issues, and generate student bills and associated reports.
As part of the background check process, this position WILL require a satisfactory Consumer Credit check as a condition of employment. See http://hr.kennesaw.edu/managers/docs/Credit_check_criteria.pdf for specific policy guidelines.
Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status.
Bachelor's degree and 4+ years bookkeeping or accounting experience.
A thorough knowledge of standard accounting practices and procedures; strong organizational, communication and computer literacy skills is desired. Ability to work independently with great attention to detail is essential.