POSITION SUMMARY: This position is responsible for the oversight and management of campus Student Finance Operations in accordance with federal/state regulations and company policies and procedures. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Perform financial counseling, needs analysis, forms completion, contract disclosure, and all other related processing to ensure student funding of educational expenses. Serve as a liaison between students, Campus Staff, and third party agencies, and make a difference in the lives of many. Train, develop, and evaluate campus student finance staff to ensure work is performed accurately and efficiently. Oversee personnel activities, including interviewing, hiring, and terminating employees as necessary, etc. Encourage professional growth and foster cooperation amongst staff members and departments Communicate effectively with campus leadership and participate as an active member of the institutions management team Ensure pro-active communication and cohesive working relationships with all other departments Communicate updates of financial aid and collection policies and procedures Answer staff questions and resolve escalated issues Direct internal controls for cash management to support appropriate cash flow levels Responsible for tracking the allocation of campus-based funds Assist in the coordination of the institutions response to any internal/external audits related to Student Finance Operations; prepare documentation requirements to meet compliance audit standards Provide ongoing financial analysis of current operations in order to make strategic/budget recommendations to local or regional administration Compile, prepare, and analyze monthly reports in support of Student Finance Operations Implement, monitor, and enforce corporate financial policies and proceduresAttend all applicable training workshops to remain current on company policies and procedures; ensure that assigned personnel attend business-related training
SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelors degree required 3-5 years experience managing a student finance process within an education environment, or an equivalent combination of education and experience 3-5 years experience effectively managing staff 3-5 years experience with Title IV programs Working knowledge of student financial software and operating systems Ability to analyze and interpret financial data/reports in order to make recommendations regarding campus operations Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, and Outlook Ability to work assigned/flexible hours necessary to complete the job on a weekly basis The above job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor.
CareerBuilder - 20 months ago
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