Accounts Receivable Manager





Responsible for the Perkins Loan program and the day-to-day requirements of the program; Work with billing company to ensure accuracy of the individual students who have received the Perkin's Loan. Responsible for the development of effective collection notices, for coordination with personnel in the Bursar's Office of an appropriate collection schedule applicable to both student and non-student accounts, and for utilizing collection techniques through resources available at the University and other means (e.g. skip-tracing, etc.) Reponsibility to insure that sound collection practices will be followed in order to maintain customer goodwill for the University in accordance with guidelines promulgated by teh Fair Debt Practices Act. Maintain a computer database regarding the collection and payment activities for those delinquent accounts being pursued;prepare monthly and quarterly reports; communicate with University officials concerning the status of these accounts; and make recommendations with respect to the disposition of such accounts. Responsible to negotiate extended payment terms for past due student and non-student accounts; prepare necessary documentation to support these arrangements and initiate follow-up correspondence to insure timely payment of the balance. Responsible to handle any inquiries from students, parents, faculty, staff, and others regarding payment of past due accounts. Serve as interface with outside agencies who are under contract to pursue those delinquent accounts which have been assigned as a result of the University having exhausted its in-house collection efforts; coordinate the procedures between the University and the agency for handling of such accounts; and provide day to day assistance as might be necessary. Analyze all receivables outstanding based on the aging report; prepare the list of accounts considered uncollectable and submit these files to the General Accounting Manager annually for write-off.Analyze all receivables outstanding based on the aging report; prepare the list of accounts considered uncollectable and submit these files to the General Accounting Manager annually for write-off. Responsible for establishing commercial accounts in the University Accounting system; Collect support documentation supplied by departments for billing. Participate in Fall, Spring, and Summer registration activities and assist in the Enrollment Cancellation process. Provide financia counseling for students withdrawing from the University in the area of the financial ramifications to the student of early withdrawal. Secure promissory notes from all students participating in the extended payment plan.


Bachelor’s Degree in Account or related Business discipline. Minimum of 3 years work experience in accounting, collections, or accounts receivable. Working knowledge of and experience with accounting systems and spreadsheet applications. Good verbal/written communication skills. Ability to work effectively under pressure and with others.


Master’s Degree in Account or Business Administration. Experience with PeopleSoft Student Accounting System. Experience in a university setting.


Commensurate with qualifications and experience.




Position will remain open until filled.




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