Assistant Director Student Fiscal Services

George Mason University
Assistant Director Student Fiscal Services

The George Mason University Student Accounts Office invites applicants for the Assistant Director Student Fiscal Services. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.

Reporting to the Director Student Fiscal Services, this individual will provide managerial, new initiative, special project, and functional efficiency support. Additional responsibilities include:
  • Assist the Director of Student Fiscal Services in running the day-to-day operations of the department, to include the complete management of the department in his/her absence;
  • Support multiple software tools, data integrity, reporting, and data sharing between university offices and external constituents;
  • Perform managerial work involving the analysis and interpretation of financial and/or operational issues related to complex financial issues, processes, and systems;
  • Evaluate and ensure compliance with applicable state and federal laws and regulations;
  • Coordinate and collaborate on projects and upgrades, and ensure exemplary student services are maintained;
  • Represent Student Fiscal Services in meetings with the campus community;
  • Serve as the primary functional and technical liaison for the Student Accounts and Cashier's Offices;
  • Oversee the training operation, including supervising staff who are responsible for developing and maintaining training materials, written policies, procedures, reconciliations, and quality assurance, and assisting as necessary; and
  • Coordinate and implement cross functional solutions with other university offices.

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or business, or equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • Strong analytical skills with proven, effective application of those ideas into procedure;
  • Ability to analyze and interpret fiscal data and apply accounting principles to the accounts receivable and revenue functions, and oversee accounting and fiscal functions;
  • Advanced abilities with Ellucian Banner Accounts Receivable set up and processes, or an equivalent student system;
  • Experience with TouchNet payment system, Evisions FormFusion, or equivalent software;
  • Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office;
  • Ability to make decisive, informed decisions in fast-paced, high-volume office;
  • Self-starter and able to work independently;
  • Outstanding communication skills;
  • Highly organized with great attention to detail; and
  • Ability to work in team environment to develop plans and manage projects by consensus.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree;
  • Supervisory experience is strongly preferred;
  • Experience in higher education; and
  • CPA license is preferred.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 02755z at by October 20, 2017; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.


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