Tennessee, United States
Salary Not specified
Aug 10, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

is accepting applications for the following position:


Motlow State is the fastest growing college in Tennessee.  We are located in the beautiful rolling hills of middle Tennessee and have four campuses that serve students from eleven counties.  We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes an excellent retirement package from the state of Tennessee, 401K plan with match, thirteen paid annual holidays in addition to annual and sick leave days, health and dental insurance, tuition discounts, and state employee discounts. Motlow positions are contingent upon funding availability and budget approval.



REPORTS TO:     Comptroller

SUPERVISES:      Two (2) account clerk III; one (1) accountclerk and one (1) part-time account clerk I


Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university plus two years of accounting paid work experience.
- or -
At least four years of accounting paid work experience.
Working knowledge of computer applications including Word and Excel.
Excellent attention to detail is essential.
Excellent communication skills and an interpersonal service-oriented attitude.
At least two years of supervising others

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field from an accredited college or university.
Higher education work experience.
Experience with Banner by Ellucian software.
Experience reviewing and preparing financial statements.


This position supervises and supports the student accounts related functions performed by the Business Office staff.


(Duties and responsibilities listed are examples of work performed and may be modified as needs of the College may dictate)

POSITION DESCRIPTION  Bursar (continued)

Coordinates the daily Business Office functions of cash receipts, accounts payable, and accounts receivable.
Coordinates assignment of Business Office staff during Fall, Spring, and Summer registrations and supervises the receipt and deposit of all registration payments.
Performs verification process on all financial aid checks and coordinates the distribution of financial aid refunds in a timely manner to meet student needs at all Motlow College locations.
Prepares the bank deposits for Motlow’s general operating account and the Motlow College Foundation operating account.
Supervises the preparation of year-end adjustments and closing entries specifically in the area of accounts payable and accounts receivable for Motlow.
Assists with preparation of annual financial statements for MSCC.
Provides variance explanations and support documentation for accounting entries, and prepares other analyses as requested by auditors during audit cycles by state comptroller’s office.
Serves as backup for the Comptroller and the Purchasing and Contract Specialist as needed.
Maintains and implements software for Banner Student as it relates to student accounts, calculation of fees, and collection of fees related to registration.
Reviews all travel authorizations and travel claims to determine if the claims and authorizations are prepared according to the established travel policy.
Serves as the administrator for the Touchnet Cashiering System which includes the bill payment suite and payment gateway.
Serves as administrator for the Nelnet payment plan.
Maintains the student and departmental detail codes for MSCC and the Foundation.
Responsible for the annual equipment depreciation calculation for MSCC.
Responsible for coordinating upgrades to the Touchnet Cashiering System and the Nelnet Deferred Payment Plan.
Reconciles the cash clearing account daily for MSCC.
Assists with the Annual Risk Management process.
Processes stop payments for the general fund checks through iTreasury for MSCC.
Processes Banner Student refund checks, direct deposits and credit card refunds.
Processes 1098-T for students for each calendar year
Reviews Banner Student end of day processes
Other duties as assigned.

Human Resources Office, Dept. 200
Motlow State Community College
Telephone (931) 393-1541, TDD (931 393-1621)
E-mail: kyoung@mscc.edu   
Website: www.mscc.edu
Motlow College is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Sections 504/ADA Employer

Motlow State Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity or national origin, sex, disability, age status as a protected veteran or any other class protected by Federal or State laws and regulations and by Tennessee Board of Regents policies with respect to employment, programs, and activities.