Position Description: The chosen candidate will have prior accounts receivables and accounts payable experience, will be software savvy (preferably with Blackbaud Financial Edge), and have good communication skills.
Major Job-related Duties and Functions: Provide excellent customer service to internal and external customers, which include employees, students, and third party relationships. Interpret entries to students’ accounts and identify balances by accessing Blackbaud Student Billing System. Conduct periodic review of the debit/credit balance reports to identify account discrepancies, overpayments, and delinquent accounts. Handle heavy incoming and outgoing direct customer telephone calls related to the collection of past due accounts. Create and maintain payment plans for students through Blackbaud Student Billing System and Diamond Mind Online Bill Pay. Process business holds on delinquent accounts. Assist in ongoing internal audit of accounts ensuring continued accuracy. Research inquiries regarding disputed or questioned transactions regarding student accounts. Issue and mail student account statements. Assist in preparation of bad debt allowance calculation for year end. Refer and manage uncollectible accounts which are referred to third party collections agency. Responsible for accounts payable - which may include and is not limited to: processing invoices accurately and timely to ensure coding is proper and vendor terms are met, controlling the purchase order process to ensure purchases are within budget/forecast, serving as the primary vendor contact for the campus, and resolving A/P disputes. Responsible for accounts receivable, which may include and is not limited to: accepting and posting payments (cash and credit cards) to student ledger cards, assisting the VP for Finance with tracking overdue payments, and preparing/sending monthly statements for past due accounts. Responsible for cash handling procedures - including but not limited to: recording daily deposits and making deposits at local bank branch, and control of petty cash. Responsible for month end procedures, which may include but is not limited to: performing registration billing functions as scheduled to ensure revenue charges are recorded accurately and timely, posting tuition, enrollment fee and graduation fee charges timely and accurately, and reviewing month end P&L's to ensure results are accurate and complete. Responsible for financial reports, which may include but not limited to providing regular A/P and A/R aging. Maintains accounting ledgers by posting account transactions. Verifies accounts by reconciling statements and transactions. Resolve account discrepancies by investigating documentation; issuing stop payments, payments, or adjustments. Maintains financial security by following internal accounting controls. Maintains financial historical records by filing accounting documents. Responsible for completing other assignments as needed.
Desired Qualifications: Bachelor Degree (Accounting/Finance) preferred; Advanced functional skills with Excel, Access, and Word; Strong analytical skills, with accuracy and attention to detail; Excellent customer service skills; Excellent interpersonal skills; Excellent written and oral communication skills; 3 years of related work experience; Must have demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and priorities; Ability to interact with multiple internal and external resources; Position requires good social interaction skills; Individual must be professional in all aspects of position, including appearance, demeanor, and attitude; Individual must be able to manage multiple priorities and work independently toward targets; Ability to prioritize, handle responsibility, and work within deadlines strongly emphasized
• Temporary to Permanent Position: $11-15/hr (will only make $15 if has significant amount of relevant experience)
• Once permanent, salary will be in the $30-40k range– very competitive salary!
• MUST have prior student account collections experience
• All candidates must pass a drug and background check
• Environment: this is a small, hard-working team in a business casual environment
This position is open for immediate consideration.
*Position content: The job description is not intended to be and should not be understood as an “all-inclusive” list of all the responsibilities, skills, or working conditions associated with this position. While it is intended to accurately reflect the position activities and requirements, Senior Management reserves the right to modify, add or remove duties, and assign other duties as necessary
For more information, or if you would like to apply please submit your resume and a recruitment plan to our human resource office @ firstname.lastname@example.org