Reporting to the Vice President, Finance, this role is a hands-on and participative leader that focuses on student cash receivables from enrollment through post enrollment collection as well as overall policy adherence, delinquency monitoring, and student level engagement as needed; additional responsibilities may be assigned in support of campus operating cost control and management.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Oversee the daily collections activity of the campus Business Offices to ensure student cash receivables are collected as agreed.
Maintain and monitor weekly aging and collection activity reports with student level detail. Identify at-risk accounts and establish goals and strategies to support collection.
Regularly communicate and collaborate with campus Executive Directors and Business Office associates to ensure appropriate actions based on collection history and performance.
Maintain and analyze collection rates and trends at the program and campus level, and recommend modifications to policies or processes to enhance collection efforts.
Perform analysis of portfolio performance over time (both in-school collections and out-of-school).
Monitor cash collections to ensure adherence to stated policies and processes, both at the campus level and with third-party servicers (i.e. Tuition Options).
Serve as liaison with third party collection partners to support optimal results.
Provide direct supervision and oversight of UA Collections Specialist.
Position will work closely both with the Financial Aid teams, the Campus Executive Directors and corporate accounting.
Provide training, and mentorship of Business Office associates in a matrix environment.
Regularly travels each week to all campus locations to maintain effective relationships and oversight.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with university administrators, associates, and servicers.
Assist the VP for Finance with analysis, budget management, and other projects as assigned.
Maintains professional appearance for position and serves as a role model, leader and mentor to the college community.
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business or Finance; Master’s preferred.
Minimum 5 years of experience with increasing responsibility in complex organizations.
Proficiency with Excel including advanced functions such as pivot tables, formulas including v-lookup, etc.
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