Student Billing Accounts Receivable Clerk

Student Billing Accounts Receivable Clerk

  • Full Time
  • Reading
  • Commesurate with experience USD / Year
  • Salary: $Commesurate with experience
Job Description:

Alvernia University has a bold approach to becoming a 21st century, modern regional university. This includes the rapid expansion of enrollment through new academic majors in engineering, health care and more. We seek professionals who are thoughtful leaders, creative and nimble in the complex environment of private higher education.

Alvernia has been recognized regionally and nationally:

·U.S. News & World Report magazine ranks Alvernia as one of the Best U.S. Colleges & Universities, most recently 94 in the best regional universities category (North)

· named Alvernia to its January 2015 list of Ten Best Colleges & Universities in Pennsylvania for its graduate degree programs

·The prestigious Carnegie Foundation selected Alvernia as one of only 23 institutions in Pennsylvania and 361 nationally to received its 2015 Community Engagement Classification

·Alvernia was one of only four institutions in Pennsylvania and one of 43 nationally to earn the President’s Higher Education Interfaith Community Service Honor Roll

The Student Billing & Accounts Receivable Clerk assists in the planning and direction of all student accounts receivables and collections activities at Alvernia University.  Assists the Assistant Director of Billing & Accounts Receivable in the management of all student account functions including student billing /tuition and fee assessment, cashiering, and timely request of student refunds.  Monitors and manages delinquent collection balances, manages third party vendors and third-party billings, and is responsible for the disbursement of federal and state financial aid and scholarship programs through the requesting/returning of funds and account reconciliation.  Responsible for ensuring high quality customer service, assisting in the development and implementation of policies and procedures, and maintaining regulatory compliance.  The student accounts office is located within the Student Financial Planning Office.  Extended hours and occasional evening and/or weekend work may be required.



Alvernia University


•Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or relate business degree preferred •Three years of related experience in student accounts billing and/or accounts receivables required. Additional years of experience preferred •Comprehensive knowledge of student payments systems; knowledge of accounting theory and practice •Experience with PowerCampus, PFaids, Cashnet, Great Plains preferred •Demonstrated skills with Microsoft Office, with experience in Excel and Access •Strong analytical skills with the ability to analyze financial data and conduct research to resolve problems •Ability to handle multiple tasks, work independently, meet deadlines, and organize workload •Effective oral and written communication skills in order to be able to explain issues related to student accounts •Excellent customer service skills and the ability to work with a diverse population in a professional manner •Occasional evening, weekend, and extended work hours may be required •Commitment to the mission statement, core values and goals of Alvernia University


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