Bursar

Employer
UNC Pembroke
Location
North Carolina, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted
Mar 26, 2021
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time

Established in 1887 as a school for the education of American Indians, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke serves a distinctly diverse student body and encourages inclusion and appreciation of the values of all people. Located in the heart of Pembroke, N.C., UNCP boasts an enrollment of 8,200 in 41 undergraduate and 18 graduate programs and offers a personalized learning environment where faculty and staff are dedicated to engaged scholarship, high academic standards, creative activity and public service. Spread over 281 acres, the campus offers a sense of community and belonging-–a place where faculty and staff feel supported, take pride in the university’s mission, and are devoted to excellence in teaching, learning and research, and to developing leaders who make a difference in their communities.

The Bursar’s Office is a section of the Controller’s Office.
It is composed of four units:
(1) Cashiering,
(2) Student Accounts Receivables,
(3) Student Accounts Collections and
(4) Electronic Commerce

The primary purpose of this position is to provide leadership and subject matter expertise for the units. This position is responsible for the overall operations of the units, for maintaining the integrity of University receipts and student financial data within the University’s Banner Student and Finance systems as well as providing internal and external management reports.

This position is classified as Mandatory Employee: Mandatory Employees: Employees whose presence has been determined to be mandatory to University operations during certain types of adverse weather or emergency events.

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements: 

This position requires a four year degree in accounting, business administration, or other discipline that would provide a core curriculum in financial management course work and four years of accounting experience with at least two years including management and/or supervision. This position requires a thorough knowledge of basic accounts receivable processes, financial aid processes, and general accounting theory and practice. This position must have knowledge of and ability to explain and apply the provisions of the Standardized Accounting Practices adopted by the state. Position must have ability to assist in interpreting and analyzing accounting data and applying that analysis to the office or university needs and determine compliance with federal, state, and university guidelines, rules, regulations and laws. A high level of verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills are essential. The ability to handle multiple projects concurrently and good organizational skills are essential. Supervisory skills, ability to use personal computers, and proficient skills in the use of software packages such as: WordPerfect, MS Word, and Excel are required. Training in the area of management systems, customer service, fund accounting, personal computer software, and ad-hoc report writers is critical.

Management Preferences:  Master’s degree in Accounting or related field, 4 years or more management and/or supervision, experience in higher education, student accounts, Banner software, and TouchNet Cashiering System.

Special Instructions to Applicants:  

This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable).

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Candidates claiming Veterans Preference must attach a copy of their DD-214 as a part of the online application process.

UNC Pembroke is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibits discrimination against all individuals based on their age, race, color, genetic information, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and national origin. UNC Pembroke is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.