Assistant Bursar - Accounts Receivable

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Classification Title Assistant Bursar Position Type Staff Department Bursar Position Title Assistant Bursar - Accounts Receivable Position Number 7745 Pay Grade Range Nature of Work

This position has responsibility for the accurate reflection of revenue and accounts receivable in the general ledger for approximately $50M. Leads a staff of four or more and indirect supervision of fifteen or more student account professionals. Analyze, plan and direct financial activities for institutional accounts receivable; review and prepare accurate financial information between the offices of Accounting and Bursar, as well as, other offices throughout the university. Ensures accurate reconciliation information between student system and financial system is completed. Reviews outstanding accounts receivable and directs additional action for collection. Makes recommendations to the Bursar for collection based upon analysis. Renders exceptional customer service to UWG students, parents, and institutional offices is expected. As part of the management team, this position supports the Bursar in the achievement of departmental goals and other work related activities.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Business related field required. Must have three or more years work experience in work related field, along with three or more years supervisory experience for two or more full-time employees. Candidates must be able to express concepts clearly in conversations and interactions whether verbally or in business writing with students, parents, and administration. Must be capable to work with confidential information, analyze data, and make informed decisions. Expected to have knowledge of and the ability to apply generally accepted accounting principles, particularly governmental regulations. Must have the skill to analyze and interpret financial reports and supervise staff. Must be able to work independently and as a team. Must be able to deal with high volumes and be flexible in dealing with changing demands and deadlines. Must be proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook). Attention to detail is essential. Must be capable of handling a variety of individuals and situations in a professional environment with a diplomatic and pleasant disposition.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s Degree in Business, Accounting, or relatable field.
Previous experience with higher education in a business or financial aid office
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Salary $19.18/hrly (minimum) to $25.07/hrly (midpoint) Physical Requirements/Working Conditions

Ability to sit or stand for long periods using a computer keyboard and mouse. Ability to lift 50 pounds. Working outside normal business may be required during peak periods. Leave time must be coordinated around reporting and fee payment deadlines.

Does this position require any special certification/ license? If yes, please specify. no Work Hours Notice to Applicants

Please be advised that should you be recommended for a position, the University System of Georgia Board of Regents policy requires the completion of a background and credit check as a prior condition of employment.

It is the policy of the University of West Georgia to follow federal law in regards to affirmative action and equal opportunity. The University of West Georgia.s affirmative action program and related policies are developed in compliance with Executive Orders 11246 and 11375, as amended; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Sections 503 & 504) and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (Title II) and their implementing regulations; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; and the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as it amends 38 U.S.C. 4212.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S01154P Posting Date 05/14/2019 Closing Date 05/27/2019 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicant Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Reference 1




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Posted: 5/15/2019
Application Due: 5/29/2019
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