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Company: Mid-America Christian University
Location: Oklahoma City
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

Job DescriptionJob Title: BursarDivision/Department: Business OfficeLocation: Main CampusDivision/Department#: 120Position Number: 310Reports to: Assistant ControllerGrade: 6Position Type: Full-timeFLSA Status: ExemptHours worked Per Week:Approximately 40POSITION SUMMARY:Plan and direct all daily functions of the accounts receivable department. Assisting in developing and implementing plans and goals for the department. Working with the Assistant Controller to coordinate and supervise daily operations. Ensure compliance with regulations and internal policies.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Supervise the Accounts Receivable department.Support Accounts Receivable staff by addressing escalated issues with student accounts.Responsible for maintaining the Accounts Receivable Ledger through accurate and timely account payments and financial aid awards or refunds.Assist in the development and implementation of goals, as well as policies, priorities, and procedures relating to financial management and accounting.Prepare and ensure that charge/refund tables are set up and accurate.Prepare assigned monthly financial reports.Review and post accounts receivable transactions.Ensure appropriate internal controls are developed and maintained.Coordinate the student statements each month.Coordinate actions necessary for annual 1098-T reporting to students and the Internal Revenue ServiceCoordinate with the financial aid office on any staff that leaves the institution with balances due on account for staff waiver to be adjusted.Support Assistant Controller with info for filing annual 1042S forms for international students.Coordinate with other departments for specific questions or concerns from the team.Prepare reconciliations, analyze specified accounts, and complete projects as requested or assigned by the Assistant Controller.Continually improve productivity within the office by creating workflow effectiveness.Create and continuously update a policy and procedures manual.Participate in Team Planning meetings.Meet defined department goals and activity metrics.Be on any designated committees, as assigned.Responsible for promoting student success, including persistence, progression, retention, graduation, and satisfaction through ensuring the student accounts are in good standing at all times.Handle student appeals for waiving charges.Conduct training on Jenzabar software, GiANT, Core Values, and new policies or procedures that are implemented.Other duties as assigned by Assistant Controller or CFO.SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:Directly supervises five to seven employees in the Bursar's Office. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; providing constructive guidance when necessary; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Must provide strong leadership to promote a positive culture and work environment.QUALIFICATIONS:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Ability to provide exceptional customer service.Possess strong verbal and written communication skills.Ability to prioritize multiple demands in a fast-paced work environment.Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.Ability to operate office equipment.Typing and spelling competency.Experience working as part of a team to accomplish departmental and University goals and objectives.Experience forming and maintaining positive relationships with a variety of internal and external constituents.Ability to work well both independently and collaboratively.A personal commitment to the Lordship of Jesus Christ and to the mission and core values of Mid-American Christian University.EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:A bachelor's degree with a major in finance, accounting or business is preferred; three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. To perform this job successfully, an individual should have strong organizational skills. Experience in higher education is preferred.COMPUTER SKILLS:To perform this job successfully, an individual should demonstrate computer proficiency that includes various operating systems such as Windows, Microsoft Office, and G-Suite. Jenzabar ERP experience preferred but not required.PHYSICAL DEMANDS:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing these job duties, the employee is regularly required to sit.WORK ENVIRONMENT:The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while preforming the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is typically moderate.

Keywords: Mid-America Christian University, Oklahoma City , Bursar, Other , Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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