Director of Student Accounts

Virginia Tech
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Oct 26, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Description

The Office of University Bursar is seeking a dynamic progressive leader with focus on delivering premier customer service and innovative ideas and solutions for the position of Director of Student Accounts. Responsibilities assigned to this position include but are not limited to managing and maintaining the accounts receivable system, management of hosted electronic billing and payment services, payment plans, third party contracts, delivery of customer service, working effectively with other student service areas, and training, developing, and leading personnel assigned to accounts receivable. Requires knowledge of policies and procedures across operations of the Bursar’s Office and understanding of key student areas such as Financial Aid, Registration, Housing and Dining, Health Center and Veterans services.

Required Qualifications

•Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, or a related field with significant experience in progressively responsible roles in accounting and receivables management.
•Experience managing staff and operations providing customer service in a complex environment.
•Proficient in the use of MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, SQL, ERP, and function specific databases and demonstrated ability to use Oracle, Microsoft Access or SAS query tools to gather and analyze information from a large receivable database.
•Experience optimizing workflow and business processes.

Preferred Qualifications

•Master's degree in accounting or finance or a related field.
•Previous experience working in a higher education environment.
•Professional experience in student billing or accounting related area in a supervisory, administrative, or managerial capacity
•Knowledge and understanding of Federal and State regulations including but not limited to disbursement of Title IV Financial Aid, FERPA, and IRS required filings related to 1098T.
•Previous experience using Ellucian Banner.
• Professional financial certification such as CPA, CFA, CIA or other accounting certification.

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Review Date

November 23, 2020

Additional Information

The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges , a school of medicine , a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School , and Honors College . The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers . A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Julie Weaver at during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

Advertised: October 26, 2020
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