Bursar Services Coordinator

Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Nov 03, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Bursar Services Coordinator

Job No: 496629
Position Type: full-time
Location: Lewisburg, PA
Categories: Finance / Business Support

The Bursar Services Coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the accounts receivable function in the Bursar Services area of the Finance Office. This position reports to the Bursar Services Manager and will work closely with other members of the Finance Office team as needed. This is a full-time, benefits eligible, non-exempt position.

Job Duties:
  • Responsible for all transactions flowing into the accounts receivable database including monitoring for compliance with rules and regulations of various governmental organizations, such as PHEAA and the U.S. Department of Education.
  • Responsible for the daily operations of the accounts receivable function, including, but not limited to: preparing and running monthly billing invoices; processing receipts, disbursements, correspondence, and returns of various federal and other alternative loans; performing reconciliations; running population selections and various letter and email generation; and providing guidance and information to students and families on payment or financing of University fees.
  • Assist the Bursar Services Manager with the collection of past due accounts.
  • Serve as liaison to various areas on campus that interact with Bursar Services.
  • Maintain the day-to-day transactions within the staff loan program.
  • Provide back-up support for the Federal Perkins Loan program.
  • Act as backup to Bursar Services Manager in daily cash management and act as backup cashier and journal entry processor when necessary.
  • Responsible for maintaining and processing summer housing billing and credits.
  • Manage the day-to-day activity and relationships with the monthly payment plan vendor.
  • Alternate with other members of the Bursar Services team in making daily deposits to the University's local banking branch accompanied by Public Safety.
  • Assist campus-wide users with the University's accounts receivable ERP system.
  • Assist with the testing and documentation of the various software systems within the Bursar Services area.
  • Actively support a diverse and inclusive workforce.
  • Support the Finance Office in other areas as appropriate and other duties as assigned.

    Minimum Qualifications:
  • Associate degree in accounting, finance, business information systems or related field
  • Five years' of similar experience in a bursar or equivalent office
  • Knowledge of general accounting practices and procedures, including accounts receivable and collections procedures.
  • Familiarity with governmental guidelines relating to financial aid.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel and demonstrated ability to learn new technology, software, and systems.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of constituents in both written and oral forms.
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to work with confidential data.
  • Appreciation for and understanding of a mission oriented University including a focus on exemplary customer service and the ability to work within a collaborative environment with cross-functional teams

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience working in higher education or other non-profit environment
  • Experience working in Banner Student and/or Workday Finance

    Work Type:

    To apply, visit https://careers.bucknell.edu/en-us/job/496629/bursar-services-coordinator