SENIOR STUDENT ACCOUNTS SPECIALIST, FIN Comptroller's Office, Student Accounting
Location: BOSTON, Massachusetts
Internal Number: 22500117740930
The Senior Student Accounting Specialist is a key member of the Student Accounting Services team and works closely with students from Boston University, as well as with staff from Enrollment Services, Undergraduate and Graduate Financial Aid Offices, Loans and Collections, and other areas.
Major duties of this position include:
Manages the daily operation of Student Accounting Services. Assists customers with billing inquiries, which includes advising and educating customers regarding student financial records, University payment policies, and payment options.
Assists in oversight of walk-in services area, daily teller, and location balancing.
Writes and updates department procedures.
Bachelor's degree in a related field
3-5 years of work experience, preferably in a university or customer service environment
Ability to multi-task and prioritize routine tasks and ad-hoc requests
Effective oral and written communication skills
Detail oriented, demonstrating accuracy and quality of work output
Ability to work (both independently and in conjunction with others) effectively and cooperatively in a small, collegial team environment.
Experience in analyzing data to determine relevant conclusions and suggest appropriate actions to management
Experience with analyzing detailed financial records.
Knowledge of University policies and procedures and federal regulations to advise customers and resolve inquiries.
Boston University's generous benefits package includes health, dental, life insurance, and paid time off! Full-time employees are also eligible for tuition remission for courses at Boston University. Note: the remission benefit extends to dependents as well. For more details on benefits, please refer to the Boston University benefits page at https://www.bu.edu/hr/employee-resources/benefits/.
The department of Financial Affairs at Boston University values intellectual, cultural, and social diversity among its staff and students. We remain steadfast in our dedication to building a team that is inclusive and equitable and a place where all constituents can thrive.
For all positions, we are looking for individuals who enjoy working with colleagues in a collaborative environment and who are flexible and creative. We strongly encourage applications from women and under-represented groups who share our interest in serving a university community with diverse needs, backgrounds, ethnicities, and abilities.
Interested applicants are asked to upload a resume, list of references (if available), and submit a cover letter addressed to "Hiring Manager - Senior Student Account Specialist position #1774".
Please note all newly hired staff and faculty will need to be in compliance with Boston University's COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement within 30 days of date of hire. You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption (instructions). For further information on the University's response to COVID-19, please visit the COVID-19 Resources site.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
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