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Financial Practitioner I

Job Title
Financial Practitioner I
Agency
West Texas A&M University
Department
Accounting/Finance Office
Proposed Minimum Salary
$15.24 hourly
Job Location
Canyon, Texas
Job Type
Staff
Job Description
The Financial Practitioner I will be responsible for maintaining student A/R accounts, payment plans and all billing functions. They will work with students to explain student bills and communicate with them such things as payment deadline reminders and other duties as necessary per supervisor.
Responsibilities:
+ All billing functions related to student accounts (setup & distribution).
+ Maintain payment plan system.
+ Work with students to explain billing questions.
+ Liaison with financial aid, residential living and registrar to ensure that billing works correctly
+ Send e-mail reminders to students when payment is due.
+ Maintains 100% compliance with timely completion of required System, University and job-specific online training courses.
+ Prepare reports required by the state such as IFRS.
+ Post financial aid on a daily basis, review credit balances to ensure accuracy and verify that students with credit balances are enrolled. Mark them for any restrictions that the student may have; coordinate the review process and ensure that they all get refunded in the proper manner.
+ Other duties as assigned.
Necessary Qualifications:
+ High school diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience.
+ Seven years of experience in office setting working with Accounts Receivable.
+ PC based spreadsheet applications and knowledge of Microsoft Office.
+ Good oral and written communication skills, effectively interact w/ University community (Students, Staff and Faculty).
+ Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.
Preferred Qualifications:
+ Business related or CIS degree or three years of experience working in Higher Education Accounts Receivable.
+ Three years of business experience working with financial and Student Accounts Receivable data.
+ Ellucian Colleague experience, Accounting & Student Accounts Receivable.
Applicant Instructions:
Please include the following with your application:
+ Cover letter
+ Resume
+ Three references
Please attach all documents in the attachment box at the bottom of the ?My Experience? page before continuing through the application. Although the attachment box is labeled ?CV/Resume,? more than one document by be included. All revisions must be made prior to application submission. If you need assistance with downloading documents, please contact WTAMU Human Resources at HR@wtamu.edu .
Texas law requires all males age 18 through 25 to be properly registered with the Selective Service System.
All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution?s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution?s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.
West Texas A&M University is a four-year public university that serves a diverse population of more than 9,900 students representing 48 states, 55 countries and four U.S. territories. In 2016, The Chronicle of Education recognized WTAMU as a ?Great College to Work For? in its annual survey on the academic workplace. WTAMU?s more than 800 employees enjoy a growing, dynamic university built on a foundation of respect, support, camaraderie, engagement and dedication, while students thrive in an atmosphere committed to personal attention and teaching excellence.
West Texas A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to
diversity.
If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (806) 651-2114.
Useful Links:
+ Benefits at https://www.wtamu.edu/administration/human-resources-benefits.aspx
+ Employment at https://www.wtamu.edu/administration/human-resources-employment.aspx
+ Holidays at https://www.wtamu.edu/administration/human-resources-holidays.aspx
+ Leave Programs at https://www.wtamu.edu/administration/human-resources-leave-programs.aspx
+ Human Resources Home at http://www.wtamu.edu/administration/human-resources.aspx
+ Retirement Programs at https://www.wtamu.edu/administration/human-resources-retirement-programs.aspx WTAMU Home at http://www.wtamu.edu/
+ WTAMU Accessibility at http://www.wtamu.edu/about/web-accessibility.aspx
+ WTAMU Privacy Statement at http://www.wtamu.edu/about/privacy-statement.aspx
+ Human Resources Contacts at https://www.wtamu.edu/administration/human-resources-contact-us.aspx
+ University Contacts at http://www.wtamu.edu/about/contact-us.aspx


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