Bursar

Location
Columbia, Maryland
Posted
Aug 01, 2017
Closes
Sep 05, 2017
Function
Finance
Hours
Full Time

About Howard Community College:

Howard Community College (HCC) is an exciting place to work, learn, and grow! HCC has been awarded the distinction as a "Great College to Work for" since 2009 from The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Howard Community College values diversity among its faculty, staff and student population. We are an innovative institution that is committed to responding to the ever-changing needs and interests of a diverse and dynamic community. No matter where you want to go in your career, you can get there from here!


Job Description:

Employee is responsible to coordinate with the registrar and division offices, to ensure proper coding and recognition of revenues within the ST module of colleague.  Employee is responsible for managing and coordinating the $45 million revenue cycle including accounts receivable, cashiering and collection activities of the college.  Employee is responsible for internal revenue reporting for 17,000+ students and overseeing technological updates within the student and finance modules.  Employee is responsible for legal and college compliance requirements related to timely processing of financial aid refunds under Title IV. Employee is responsible to ensure proper accounting of revenue, scholarships, and waivers for accurate financial reporting.  Responsible for managing, delegating, and supporting staff that encompass the entire revenue, collection, and cashiering functions.

WORK PERFORMED

  • In coordination with the director and AVP of finance, revenue and waiver accounts used in the student and finance system will be analyzed for proper accounting and financial reporting.  New external and internal policies and procedures or changes to existing ones will be reviewed and analyzed to ensure compliance and accuracy.
  • Supervises coordination between all third party vendors including state and private collection agencies, payment plan processor, refund processor, PCI audit firm, and electronic cash receipting.
  • Coordinates efforts between finance, enrollment services, information systems, continuing education and academic service areas
  • Coordinate the validation and verification of AR coding on courses into colleague including timeliness and accuracy of the tuition tables within the student account system
  • Ensures proper accounting of all transactions relating to revenue, accounts receivable, collections, and cashiering.
  • Responsible for direct supervision of 3 employees and indirect supervision of 5 or more employees
  • Assists Director of Student Finance and Accounting with the improvement and enhancement of Accounts Receivable and Cashiering workflow processes through the use of technology
  • Manages all major technology implementations and upgrades for Accounts Receivable and Cashiering, including organization department wide training with external consulting and availability for test enhancements during system down times
  • Responsible to ensure the college maintains compliance with Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards, while cross functionally supporting the external audit preparation with Information Technology
  • Oversees internal collection efforts including, preparing detailed analysis of accounts as needed as pertains to collection accounts receivable and the aging of the accounts while maintaining strategic vital sign goals.


Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree required with a minimum of five years of related experience and three years of supervision.
  • Extensive knowledge of accounting procedures and principles as they relate to all areas assigned.               
  • Extensive knowledge of federal financial aid regulations as they relate to students accounts and federal refunds.
  • Ability to determine changes in regulations that affect our policies and procedures related to areas assigned.
  • Ability to use own initiative to locate and resolve problems.
  • Ability to coordinate with other areas of the college and external agencies to perform duties.
  • Ability to interact tactfully and to deal courteously and effectively with others.
  • Ability to interview, hire, train, direct, evaluate, discipline and provide supervisory support to subordinates.
  • Ability to analyze accounting and administrative systems to ensure accuracy and recommend and initiate modifications if necessary.
  • Ability to use standardized computer software such as spreadsheets, database, and word processors.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.


Additional Information:

  • Hours Per Week: 37.5
  • Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, Saturdays required during Fall and Spring Registration
  • Grade: 20
  • Compensation: $73,962 plus excellent health insurance, tuition reimbursement and paid leave. 
  • FLSA Status: Exempt
  • Open Until Filled
  • Best Consideration: Submit by August 18, 2017

Howard Community College (HCC) is an Equal Employment Opportunity & Affirmative Action employer & values diversity within its faculty, staff & student population. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.

HCC understands that persons with specific disabilities may need assistance with the job application process and/or with the interview process. For confidential assistance with the job application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 443-518-1100. The TDD line phone # is: 443-518-4822.


Application Instructions:

Please include the following documents:

1.  Cover letter

2. Resume

3. Completed application

Link for the job announcement:

https://howardcc.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=87176&CNTRNO=2&TSTMP=1501514661800