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Bursars are employed by educational institutions and are mainly responsible for managing financial services. A well-written resume sample in the field should mention duties like handling daily cash management, collecting tuition fees, organizing receipt files, writing expense reports, managing accounts payable and receivable, and implementing financial procedures. Based on our collection of resume examples for Bursar, the most sought-after skills in the field are financial expertise, knowledge of accounting procedures, work prioritization, computer competences, and analytical skills. A Bachelor’s Degree is required, with focus on accounting or business management.

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Bursar

Processed receivables and prepared daily bank deposit and monthly bank reconciliation.

  • Maintained all aspects of student account portfolio including billing, reconciliation, and record keeping.
  • Performed monthly adjusting journal entries, closing, and reconciliation.
  • Supervised one full and two part time employees.
Candidate Info
26
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AS
Applied Science
2

Office of The Bursar- Student Account Assistant

Worked with various computer systems to analyze, monitor monthly paid-in-full accounts and ensure tuition balances and Perkins loans were paid in full, overseeing a minimum of 60 accounts each month.

  • Updated daily and monthly phone records and researched returned mail.
  • Organized and maintained collection agency files, student files and bankruptcy files.
  • Duties included answering telephone calls, word processing, creating itemized statements, filing, faxing, and account management in compliance with the regulations of the office.
  • Also wrote administrative policies and procedures for the other student workers.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BBA
Economics & Finance
3

Assistant Bursar, Worldwide Student Accounting

Supervised a staff of four charged with accounts receivable, establishing job standards and evaluating performance.

  • Directed training and development for Worldwide personnel, including campuses.
  • Updated and monitored POM compliance.
  • Prepared reports and departmental documentation for students as requested.
  • Oversaw collections on $40M in student and military accounts.
  • Prepared and reconciled all sponsor billing, executing deliverables timely and accurately.
  • Facilitated students and departmental personnel in resolving escalated issues.
  • Balanced the daily General ledger, employing a high attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Collected $2M+ in past due military contracts through phone, email, and written correspondence.
  • Addressed student and campus questions on tuition charges, account balances, and billing discrepancies.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Business Administration
MS
Management
4

Bursar

  • Marketed new services for processing $23.8 million in student enrollment payments
  • Led the implementation of call center for processing $1.2 million in credit card payments during peak registration periods
  • Restructured the payment collection functions of the central cashier office while reducing the service lines and wait times during peak registration periods
  • Created and tested a prototype on-line payment plan program in partnership with FACTS Management Company / Telnet Business Solutions
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AA
Business Administration
BS
Financial Management
MS
Athletic Administration
5

Director of Billing and Accounts Receivable/bursar

  • Maintained Billing/Receivable System (SCT/SIS+) ensuring accuracy of rate tables for tuition and fee assessment and student refunds, the billing and collection of all fees and payment and refunds.
  • Directed collection activities including negotiating special payment arrangements with students.
  • Initiated and implemented the elimination of direct acceptance of credit cards for payment of tuition and fees saving the university several million dollars in merchant fees.
  • Automated refunding program resulting in the quicker generation of student receipt of refund checks and the elimination of overtime expenses.
  • Recommended and maintained institutional policies and procedures.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Political Science
MBA
Finance
6

Bursar Technician

Communicated in person, online and on the telephone with students, faculty, staff and the public regarding the collection of monies. Worked the front line counter, received payments and deposits and issued cash refunds.

  • Followed District policies, regulations and procedures and assisted in the development and implementation of improved Bursar procedures.
  • Performed established procedures for receipt and bank deposit of District funds. Processed and posted credit card payments.
  • Reconciled accounts as assigned, issued notifications and collected on bank returned checks.
  • Performed duties associated with college parking including processing and maintaining records and documents and disseminated information to the public, students and staff regarding policies and procedures. Updated and distributed informational brochures.
  • Researched, processed and maintained student records for accuracy including addresses, telephone numbers and other changes.
  • Operated a variety of office machines and equipment including a computer, typewriter and calculator.
  • Assisted in the training of student workers and provided work direction and supervision.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
7

Registrar/bursar Assistant

Supported internal and external audit requests; analyzed reports provided by Comptroller's office to clarify queries and reconciled student and bank accounts in US currency. Dealt with cash amounts of $150,000 during registration.

  • Improved compliance standards as per the directives of QAET, Ministry of Education, Bahrain and adhering to the Office of Registrar protocols, constantly communicating with senior management in Old Westbury and Manhattan.
  • Coordinated with Office of Bursar, Office of Refund and Financial Affairs team with respect to tuition collection and refunds; researched billing issues and implemented corrective actions reducing outstanding items by 85%.
  • Successfully managed the transition into Datatel, facilitated implementation by training employees and liaised with the global IT support team establishing internal controls, participated in data cleansing and validated over 700 student records on ImageNow.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
Public Speaking
C
Project Leadership
BS
Microbiology
8

Bursar/bookstore Manager/education Assistant

  • Posted all student charges, including tuition, books, graduation fees, etc.
  • Processed withdraws, adjusted student ledgers, and created student payment plans.
  • Managed day-to-day operations of bookstore, including ordering textbooks, selling merchandise and keeping inventory.
  • Assisted Dean of Education with various duties including filing, printing rosters, and collecting final grades.
  • Completed all education verifications, transcript requests and filed paperwork with the Pennsylvania Department of Education for graduate commonwealth diplomas.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AAS
Early Childhood Education
9

Bursar's Associate

Received, dispersed and recorded tuition fee payments and cash receipts from students.

  • Developed coding processes for student waivers and exemptions.
  • Accepted deposits and supplied change for all departments and agencies on campus.
  • Administrative responsibilities that included: database maintenance, telecom services, internal controls and debt collection services.
  • Transaction batching and record keeping.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AA
Associate of Arts
10

Bursar's Associate

Received, dispersed and recorded tuition fee payments and cash receipts from students.

  • Developed coding processes for student waivers and exemptions.
  • Accepted deposits and supplied change for all departments and agencies on campus.
  • Administrative responsibilities that included: database maintenance, telecom services, internal controls and debt collection services.
  • Transaction batching and record keeping.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AA
Associate of Arts

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