Student Finance Functional Accountant

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Student Finance Functional Accountant

Student Finance - 350271

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Department Overview
**Open only to internal candidates at University of North Texas Health Science Center**

Student Finance & Cashiering Services at the University of North Texas Health Science Center is responsible for all aspects of the student's account. This includes the billing and collection of tuition, fees and third-party payments. We also administer payment plans, process refunds, and issue short-term loans to eligible students. The department works closely with other enrollment areas on all campus locations, including admissions offices, registrar's offices and financial aid offices.

Position Details
The Student Finance & Cashiering Service Department at the University of North Texas Health Science Center is seeking to hire a Student Finance Functional Accountant to join our team. Responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to:

* Project lead for 1098-T process (prepare, print, mail 1098-Ts, all 1098-T issues, and annual set 1098-T and IRS submission).
* Responsible for the various account reconciliations.
* Perform advanced accounting involving maintaining numerous and diversified departmental accounts and records.
* Assist in the applying fundamental accounting practices and controls to a variety of financial transactions.
* Preparation of annual year-end reports.
* Providing support to the departmental and functional users for Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) applications.
* Act as the department super-user, update and maintain ERP for Student Finance providing training, resolution of problems or issues, testing of upgrades and system changes.

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Required Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor's Degree in accounting, finance or a related field and two (2) years of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

* five years of accounting experience.
* Two years experience working with all areas of student financial including tuition and fees, collections, academic departments and 1098t's.
* Ability to understanding of student accounts, financial aid and registrar functions is essential.
* Knowledge of third party billing practices, legal statutes, policy and procedures.
* Thorough knowledge of University policies and procedures related to functional area (or ability to rapidly assimilate).
* Strong skill in analyzing and solving complex data processing and business application problems.
* Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills.
* Thorough knowledge of Texas rules and regulations related to functional area (or ability to rapidly assimilate).
* Ability to communicate clearly, succinctly and effectively both orally and in writing.
* Two (2) years of People Soft experience.
* Proficiency with Office Products.

Special Instructions to Applicants
**Open only to internal candidates at University of North Texas Health Science Center**

Applicants must submit a resume, cover letter and professional references with their online application.

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Salary Commensurate with Experience

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Monday - Friday

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Posted: 12/31/2018
Application Due: 1/23/2019
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