Jul 01, 2022

Student Accounts Specialist in Student Accounts Office

  • SUNY Buffalo State
  • Buffalo, NY, USA
Full-Time Accounting Administration

Job Description

Buffalo State, State University of New York, seeks candidates for the position of Student Accounts Specialist in Student Accounts Office

Under general supervision, the Student Accounts Specialists will assist in the supervision of workflow in the Student Accounts Office and be responsible for the oversight of cash management. These positions will manage the disbursement of aid and daily bill processes and invoicing, oversee the tuition collection of delinquent accounts, the present payment plan module, and implementation of a formal past due payment plan for accuracy and compliance aimed at helping our students achieve success in their college career and pursue higher education affordably. Both positions will cross-train to provide backup support to one another.

Required Qualifications:

Associate degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or related field; or 2 years of equivalent work experience required.

Must interact professionally with individuals at all levels of the organization and provide exceptional service to all constituents.

Excellent interpersonal written and oral communication skills.

Excellent attention to detail.

Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Ability to analyze and interpret data.

Solid working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Excel.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree.

Experience in a financial services setting.

Ability to understand and identify the different transactions that post to Student Accounts and explain fees, financial aid, housing charges and adjustments in addition to working knowledge of cashiering functions.

Strong aptitude for figures with a high degree of accuracy.

Work experience in a Financial or Higher Education institution.

Possess and maintain a working knowledge of Banner procedures and processes needed to navigate the cashiering functions with the ability to navigate within the system to service students in all aspects of their student accounts.

Basic knowledge of general accounting concepts and principles related to accounts receivable, student loans, and collection techniques, customer service best practices, automated receivable and cashiering systems, compliance related reporting and regulations, and FERPA (proxy) privacy laws

Qualified applicants may apply online at https://jobs.buffalostate.edu/postings/6286

Buffalo State is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and committed to respect for diversity and individual differences.



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