The Bursar position is responsible for performing professional financial administration work associated with processing and maintaining student tuition accounts and related records. These functions include assessment, billing, collection, refunding and accounting of students’ tuition, fees, financial aid, loan accounts, third party receivables and other institutional receivables. Ensures that all transaction processing, balancing, reconciliation and related accounting functions are performed in an accurate and timely manner. This position will work under general supervision of the Director of Accounting. Activities will include: accounting functions which are standard, but complex and varied in scope; independent recording of financial transactions; performing reconciliations; preparing accounting reports; recording cash/check receipts for student registration; maintaining accounting file information; processing complex receivables transactions. Supervises technical and/or clerical staff. Oversees and coordinates all activities associated with the student receivable system, including billing, account holds, Collections, write-offs, registration, account reconciliations, etc. Interacts with other departments to resolve issues as necessary. Oversees and coordinates the balancing of the Banner student system. Ensures the feeding of information successfully through the Banner system. Coordinates registration activities with other departments of the College as needed. Coordinates with the Registrar and other departments the schedule of purging students from classes due to nonpayment of tuition and fees for the term. Coordinates the printing and mailing of student bills for students with balances pursuant to due diligence requirements of the State of Georgia. Oversees the duties of all cashiers. Maintains control over the collection and deposit of funds handled by cashiers. Assists cashiers in providing the best customer service to students and other customers. Reviews students with application of payment issues weekly. Reviews the Banner JV reports weekly to resolve students with misapplication of payments. Oversees the placing of students with balances on hold. Coordinates or performs all third party transactions for student tuition and fee payment, including collection activities as needed. Coordinates third party loans through Nelnet. Prepares new tuition and fee calculation schedule when new rates are approved and ensures rates are entered into Banner system. Coordinates actions necessary for annual 1098-T reporting to students and the Internal Revenue Service. Prepares reconciliations, analyze specific accounts and complete projects as requested. Prepares and enters journal entries into computerized accounting system. Writes or updates procedures as necessary as they related to area of responsibility. Participates in the preparation of audit work papers and schedules for annual audit. Assists in responding to audit inquiries and performs follow-up action where necessary. Oversees and coordinates the resolution of unclaimed property as this relates to outstanding refunds to students. Coordinates business office activities at satellite campuses, as necessary. Supervises other business office employees, as assigned. Assists in the instruction and training of new employees. Serves as the primary student contact for account balance and business office issues and questions. Displays a high level of effort and commitment to performing work; operates effectively within the organizational structure; demonstrates trustworthiness and responsible behavior. Performs other duties as assigned in the fulfillment of the needs, philosophy, and purpose of Atlanta Technical College.
Minimum Training & Experience: Bachelor's degree in Accounting *OR* Associate degree in Accounting and at least two years of full-time paid accounting work experience. (Note: the introductory accounting sequence is normally completed in ten (10) quarter or six (6) semester hours; the intermediate accounting sequence is normally completed in fifteen (15) quarter or six (6) semester hours.)
Agency Specific Qualifications and/or Preferred Qualifications: MINIMUM
QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance/Business Administration. (Note: the introductory accounting sequence is normally completed in ten (10) quarter or six (6) semester hours; the intermediate accounting sequence is normally completed in fifteen (15) quarter or six (6) semester hours). Two years of full-time paid accounting work experience. Strong understanding of general accounting principles, mastery of spreadsheets, databases; solid negotiation skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects within specified time frames.
QUALIFICATIONS: State governmental accounting and/or experience using PeopleSoft and Banner database software
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M. Smith-Robinson/Ken Toogood
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