The Sr. Associate Bursar will provide leadership, direction, and support for student financial related systems and technology. Serve as primary point of contact with OIT and University departments requiring system / data integration. Serves in a leadership position on the administrative staff team of the Office of Bursar.
Job Responsibilities Include:
1. Collaborate with the Office of Information Technology to design and implement technology solutions in support of mission critical Bursar functions and business processes. Coordinate and facilitate requirements gathering and analysis, including development and implementation of functional specifications, integration documents, and testing scripts. Utilize reporting tools to extract data from operational data systems to help with analysis, testing, and troubleshooting of non-routine production system problems.
Performs complex tasks involving strategic systems planning, management, and support in relation to programming requirements for PeopleSoft Student Financials. Demonstrates the ability to research, trouble-shoot, and provide technical analysis for issues encountered with the PeopleSoft system. Provides solutions to issues and takes responsibility for performing system configuration updates or working with Information Technology via Change Management tools.
Lead efforts related to technology improvements. Establish vision and priorities for technology initiatives in conjunction with Bursar administrative staff. Keep abreast of technology changes that may enhance services provided by the office. Contribute to administrative leadership team to support critical needs of the office and academic community.
Provides specifications for information technology for PeopleSoft queries and SQL updates that are needed. Reviews, recommends, and resolves issues for the student financials module of PeopleSoft related to duplicate entity issues. Trains staff granted access to student financials module of PeopleSoft.
Responsible for semester tuition and fee configuration, testing, and assessment of 100+ fee schedules for all undergraduate, graduate, and medical students. Responsible for annual 1098T tax form processing to include configuration, testing, tax form generation, and working with OIT for submission to the IRS. Develops processing cycles for PeopleSoft processing.
Designs, builds, modifies Equations for use in student financials tuition configuration to reflect the approved tuition of the institution and in compliance with all applicable regulatory agencies. Develops processing cycles for PeopleSoft processing.
Creates ad-hoc reports utilizing OBIEE for data integrity consistency checking, immediate nature needs, and reconciliation of student financials module discrepancies. Develops and oversees departmental reporting of student financial data using Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE). Utilizes OBIEE to run daily quality assurance reports to insure the accuracy of accounts. Reviews, recommends, and resolves issues for the student financials module of PeopleSoft related to duplicate entity issues. Trains staff granted access to student financials module of PeopleSoft.
2. Coordinate and perform testing of student financials software module within the PeopleSoft student information system and other student financials related software systems (e.g., custom developed and third party solutions) when new releases, patches, bundles, critical updates, modifications, or integrations are made. Direct and support the assistant bursars in testing PeopleSoft processes, customizations, and integrations that are related to their areas. This includes understanding detailed processes in the following broad bursar areas: cashiering and third party processing.
Document changes made to student financials module and disseminate information as appropriate to users. Document student financials configuration, functional processes, and modifications made to the student system.
3. Responsible for the reconciliation of the University student receivable, sponsor receivable, and student health insurance accounts. Coordinates the student health insurance processing between the University, United Health Care (health insurance provider), and ECI Services (insurance waiver processor).
Supervise staff within the Office of the Bursar. Trains Office of the Bursar staff and University faculty/staff that are granted access to student financials module of PeopleSoft. Establishes office goals and directs staff activities to achieve these goals. Assists with staffing (hiring, terminating, promoting, job restructuring) within the office. Evaluates performance and productivity of staff.
Works with other offices (other student service offices, colleges, and departments) to improve departmental processing and foster responsive and cooperative relationships.
Minimum of 3 years of related work experience
Minimum of 1 year of supervisory or managerial experience
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Planning Unit: Vice President for Finance & Administration
Department: Bursar's Office
Applicants may contact this person if they have questions about this position: Kimberly Trout, firstname.lastname@example.org
Employment Type: full-time regular
The target salary range is $68,299 to $80,252 commensurate with the selected candidate's education and experience while considering internal equity. Final compensation is contingent upon qualifications and experience.
Ohio University is proud to offer a robust healthcare plan that includes maternity care, transgender care, counseling and mental healthcare, prescription coverage, vision, dental, orthodontia care, and more. Our robust benefits package also includes paid holidays, sick time, personal time, a tuition waiver up to 100% for self and dependents, an excellent retirement plan with up to a 14% employer contribution, a 12-week parental leave program, adoption reimbursement, flextime and flexplace policies, an employee assistance program, access to professional development programs, and additional employee resources. Additional information is available at https://www.ohio.edu/hr/benefits.
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