View Job Listing

Title : SMU-1914232-Student Accounts Coordinator
Date : July 11, 2019
Department : Business Office
Type : Staff
Location : Oakland
Contact : Hasib Khan
To Apply : Visit Taleo Link
Cost Center : 8086
Description :
This position will provide support to the Bursar and staff as required. The tasks for this position that are to be included;
a) Monitor student account balances, using the PowerCampus custom aging report, for available financial aid.
b) Calculate and request disbursements of refunds for student credit balances within the 14 day federal guideline.
c) Set up and monitor payment plans.
d) Prepare and balance the daily student account deposits and verify the accuracy of the postings. Review payments and ensure cash receipts are posted to the correct year and term.
e) Review of student accounts for accuracy of billing and production of student statements.
f) Attend new student orientations to explain the tuition process and answer any questions.

Skills and Abilities:
· Ability to use personal computers in a networked environment; as well as knowledge and experience with Windows operating system.
· Extensive knowledge of Excel and word processing software.
· Heavy phones and e-mail usage will be required.
· Possess thorough knowledge of fundamental accounting principles, theories and terminologies, plus skills to perform tasks with accuracy and competence.
· Ability to perform and analyze reconciliation data for meaningful conclusions and reasonableness.
· Ability to organize and complete large-scale projects independently while participating as a team player.
· Demonstrate consistent levels of accuracy and motivation.
· Ability to interface with large, diverse user groups and vendors.
· Must be able to represent Samuel Merritt University professionally and responsibly to the public.
· Ability to interact effectively with faculty, administration, vendors and all constituencies involved in the process.
· Ability to handle stress and deadlines.
· Occasional overtime may be required.

Education and/or Experience:
· A combination of two to three years of education and related experience and/or training that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed for successful performance of the job duties will be considered.
· Prefer a Baccalaureate Degree in Business Administration or a related field from an accredited college or university.
· Two years in increasingly responsible accounts receivable work environment and/or combination of accounting.
· Previous experience in a higher education environment highly desirable.

The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence.

To apply: Apply to job requisition SMU-1914232