Central Financial Services (CFS) is the division within Oregon Health and Science University charged with the overall responsibility of accurately processing, reporting and interpreting the Universitys financial transactions. Departments within CFS include Accounts Payable, Finance & Accounting, Payroll and Treasury.
The Bursar is responsible for oversight and management of OHSUs student accounts receivable and associated collection activities with minimal oversight from the Director of Accounting; serving as the functional expert for the Banner Student Accounts Receivable module and developing and maintaining appropriate internal controls and procedures.
Promotes the mission of CFS through OHSU Professional Standards of Customer Service, Reliability, Productivity, Professionalism, Accuracy, Timeliness, and Problem solving.
Managerial . Direct the operations of all student financial accounting systems with minimal oversight from the Director of Accounting. Strategizes and implements short and long term goals to maximize operations and ensure objectives at met within timeframes. Manage the staff of the Bursar department, which includes providing staff direction and support, assigning and monitoring work, counseling and training, performance management and evaluation.
Collections . Responsible for overseeing the collections of all student and non-student receivables as well as federal and campus funded student loans with the goal of recovering delinquent debts, maximizing cash flow, and minimizing losses. This includes monitoring financial aid funds such as the Perkins Loan, Federal Work Study, Pell Grant, Supplemental Educational Opportunity grant, and DHHS awards. Ensures adherence to all federal and state regulations regarding student aid disbursement and collection.
Banner Student System. Responsible for the generation, management, storage, archiving, and use of student and non-student financial data; ensures compliance with GLB Act and FERPA by safeguarding the security and integrity of data originated by the Accounts Receivable and Student Loans departments. Ensure appropriate tuition and fee table schedules are established in Banner and applied to student profiles including, detail codes and short-term loan table. Works closely with ITG on regular system maintenance and upgrades. Helps plan and direct extensive project implementations in concert with Registrar, Financial Aid and the Schools of Nursing, Medicine, Dentistry, etc.
Customer Service. Responsible for customer support services. Manage and support staff providing customer support to all Bursar customers including students, parents, and other departments. Ensure proper training and cross-training of staff and be available to assist with more complex issues and difficult customers.
Accounting Functions. Monitors and performs monthly reconciliations of Federal, State, and institutional loan funds as well as applicable general ledger accounts. Ensures accurate, timely processing in accordance with due diligence standards and cash management regulations as mandated by the Dept of Education. Monitors interface and reconciliation of external applications to the general ledger (Banner Student System and ECSI Student Loan Database.)
Compliance. Responsible for coordinating the federal, state, and internal audits of the Student Aid Program. Responsible for annual, federal tax reporting requirements, such as 1098-T processing. Coordinates timely and accurate completion of Annual Operating Report (AOR) to Department of Health & Human Services, and Fiscal Operating Report (FISAP) to Department of Education. Develops and maintains department policies, procedures, and internal controls. Works with develop and maintain University policies and procedures with regard to student tuition and fee assessment.
Direct Loan Funds . Manages Direct Loan funds to meet Title IV regulations. Performs quarterly drawdowns in coordination with Office of Proposal and Award Management (OPAM). Works with Treasury Department to ensure drawdowns coincide with cash needs. Coordinates the disbursement of student financial aid funds with the Registrar & Financial Aid office.
Other Duties. Responsible for the completion of other duties and special projects as assigned by supervisor.
Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance or Business or related field required.
Minimum of 5 years financial or accounting experience is required.
Proficient in Banner Student Accounts System.
Experience in managing complex financial, student or business systems and computer technology in business applications.
Requires excellent leadership and managerial skills with a demonstrated commitment to working collaboratively.
Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation.
Masters degree preferred. Accounting or Finance emphasis preferred.
5 or more years previous Higher Education experience preferred.
Experience with Oracle and Touchnet Software payment portal (or equivalent administrative systems).
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