Accounts Receivable Supervisor/Bursar

Saint Marys City, Maryland
Jun 19, 2017
Jul 24, 2017
Full Time

St. Mary's College of Maryland at Historic St. Mary’s City is accepting resumes for the position of Accounts Receivable Supervisor/Bursar.  This person oversees and/or performs all functions necessary to ensure appropriate, accurate, and timely recordation and collection of College revenues and accounts receivables. Major responsibilities include (1) performing accounting functions in support of these objectives, (2) supervising the accounts receivable support staff, (3) acting as a liaison for students and parents in resolving questions or problems regarding their financial standing with the College, and (4) overseeing the billing process. 

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree (an accounting/business major is preferred). Experience: At least 5 years experience in higher education with an understanding of the principles of accounting (including fund accounts and GAAP for higher education) and the services related to student accounts.  At least two years experience supervising a receivable operation at an institution of higher education. At least two years experience using automated financial accounting systems required; experience with LAN client-server based accounting packages a plus.  Organizational ability.  Judgement.  Initiative.  Tact and sensitivity to requirements of working with confidential data.  Ability to communicate effectively in writing or verbally. Leadership/Quantitative Skills/Aptitude – the ability to maintain high levels of integrity and customer service and the ability to manage multiple projects and contribute to a team environment.  Any combination of acceptable education and experience, which has provided the necessary knowledge and skills to fulfill the requirements of this position, may be considered. Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.    

Non-sectarian since its founding, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, a public Carnegie Baccalaureate, Arts and Sciences institution located Historic St. Mary’s City, 70 miles southeast of Washington, D.C., has been designated as Maryland’s public honors college. Undergraduate and residential in nature, with a diverse coeducational student body numbering approximately 1800, St. Mary’s emphasizes excellence in teaching.  The institution was awarded a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa in 1997.  The quality of life is enhanced by the recreational opportunities of the Chesapeake region and close proximity of the amenities of Washington D.C., Baltimore and Richmond.

St. Mary’s College ( embodies diversity and inclusion in its mission.  We create an environment that recognizes the value of individual and group differences and we encourage inquiries from applicants who will contribute to our cultural and ethnic diversity.  Application materials should include a cover letter, resume (including e-mail address), and three references and submitted online at:  Questions may be directed to Christopher True at

Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. St. Mary's College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

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