Bursar - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah 84058

United States


Detailed Job Description

Under general direction from the Controller, manages cashiering, student financial services, and centralized accounts receivable systems for the university. Manages and coordinates activities of workers engaged in keeping complete books of tuition fees and other receipts for the institution.
Essential Functions, Major Duties, and/or Accountabilities:
- Directs all phases of revenue collections within student financial services, billing and receivables, and cashiering functions of the university.
- Supervises the cashiering, accounts receivables and student receivables as well as oversees recruitment, training, supervision, and evaluation of staff.
- Maintains student's information system as it relates to the business office and ensures confidentiality of the information.
- Assists all university's employees in understanding, reviewing and reconciling their budget print outs.
- Assists the Controller in safeguarding the assets of the university and in handling any problems that may arise.
- Provides direction and leadership in financial management, fiscal policies review and changes; conducts special studies as required; ensures compliance with university, state, and federal regulations and standard accounting procedures.
- Provides periodic reports of receipts and technical information to the university community and to external funding agencies.
- Interacts with internal and external auditors, participates in auditing projects, or provides information and access to accounting records as required.
- Directs the implementation, administration, and recordkeeping of the Direct Lending Program.
- Establishes and implements short- and long-range organizational goals, objectives, strategic plans, policies, and operating procedures; monitors and evaluates programmatic and operational effectiveness, and effects changes required for improvement.
- Designs, establishes, and maintains an organizational structure and staffing to effectively accomplish the organization's goals and objectives.
- Develops and manages annual budgets for the organization and performs periodic cost and productivity analyses.
- Represents the University to various institutional divisions as well as externally to governmental agencies, vendors, students and their parents, and/or the general public.

Minimum Qualifications

-Graduation from an accredited institution with a Master's degree in accounting, business management or finance with 2 years relevant experience related to the summary of duties; or a Bachelor's degree in one of the stated majors with 4 years of relevant experience related to the summary of duties.
- CPA Certification Required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

- Knowledge of university and/or public auditing policies, standards, and procedures.
- Knowledge of software to quantify and illustrate complex financial reports, comparisons, impacts, and/or projections.
- Knowledge of financial/business analysis techniques.
- Knowledge of federal and state financial regulations, and university financial policies and procedures.
- Knowledge of faculty and/or staff hiring procedures.
- Knowledge of cashiering and cash management principles, systems, procedures, and standards.
- Knowledge of accounting and accounts receivable principles, methodology, and practices.
- Skills related to examining and improving operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures.
- Skills related to budget preparation and fiscal management.
- Outstanding interpersonal and community relations skills and the ability to communicate and work effectively within a diverse community.
- Ability to write reports containing technical information.
- Ability to supervise and train employees, to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.
- Ability to plan, organize, implement, and administer complex recordkeeping systems and procedures.
- Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.

Special Instructions to Applicants

-To be considered an applicant for employment, you must apply online through UVU.Jobs website.
- To receive full consideration for post-secondary education, please submit copies of transcripts of diploma of highest degree earned. Transcripts do not have to be official copies.
- To be considered in the first screening, the online application and required application documents (see below) must be submitted by the screening date or closing date.
- Our system can only accept supplemental documents (such as cover letters or transcripts) in PDF or Word format. The file size of documents must be less than 2 MB. It is strongly recommended that you take documents that are not in an electronic form and scan them into a separate black and white PDF file so you can attach them electronically to the online application. You can get help with this at a local copy center if needed.
- Any offer of employment will be contingent upon the results of a background check, which includes a criminal records check. A criminal conviction is not necessarily a bar to employment.
- Application materials become the property of UVU.
- For questions, contact Human Resources at HREmployment@uvu.edu.

Keyword Phrases

  • Bursar
  • Business Office/ Business Services
  • student centered teaching organization
  • building communities of engaged learners
  • beautiful mountain location
  • Bursar and Student Accounts
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter