Student Financial Accounts Administrator (8 Month Term) - Financial Services - Full-Time Term Position

Competition Number: 
86E17
Position Type: 
Staff Position
Closing Date: 
Friday, August 11, 2017
Date of Posting: 
August 3, 2017
Department: 
Financial Services
Position: 
Student Financial Accounts Administrator (8 Month Term) - Full-Time Term Position
Hours of Work: 

37.5 hours per week 

Salary: 
Commensurate with qualifications
Term: 

August 15, 2017 – April 30, 2018

Reporting to the Manager of Financial Services, the Student Financial Accounts Administrator will be responsible for the day-to day operations of the Student Zone located in the Registrar’s Office at UPEI.  The Administrator will have daily managerial responsibility for UPEI’s Student Accounts front counter staff. These duties include management of customer service functions related to student financial transactions and course inquiries, student accounts receivables and collections functions, student loans processing, and financial reporting functions.    

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The successful candidate will be expected to perform the following duties:
• Daily management oversight and support to key University student accounting functions and processes including financial administration of the Universities:
o charges to and collection on student accounts
o student loans and scholarship processing
o student enquiries regarding financial and course information
• Facilitate and execute process changes during the implementation of a new campus business system
• Daily management of unionized support staff
• Provide oversight and monitoring of internal controls
• Address complex of difficult student account enquiries
• Financial reporting and analyses as required
• Committee work

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Undergraduate degree in Business or Commerce
• Minimum of 2 years of accounting experience, preferably in a university or similar setting or an equivalent combination of education and experience
• Experience and skills in managing unionized staff
• Detailed knowledge of and experience in working with computerized accounting systems, spreadsheets and database software
• Understanding of change management processes
• Strong analytical and decision making skills
• Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills

Application Instructions: 

Please submit electronically a cover letter, quoting the competition number, a resume and reference list to be received no later than the closing date via the link posted on the UPEI Human Resources website (www.upei.ca/hr).

If you are unable to apply online, you can drop off your resume to the Human Resources Department, Kelley Building, University of Prince Edward Island, 550 University Avenue, Charlottetown, PEI C1A 4P3, Fax Number (902) 894-2895.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Prince Edward Island is committed to gender equity in employment.

Only those applicants who are invited to an interview will be acknowledged.

Successful Candidate(s): 

W. Perry

UPEI encourages all qualified applicants to apply for job openings; however, in keeping with the terms and provisions of the university’s various employment and collective agreements, first priority will be given to internal candidates.
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