Assistant Director Student Fiscal Services

Position Information

Position Information

Department Fiscal Services
Alternate Department Description
Criminal Background Check Standard Background Check, Financial Background Check
Motor Vehicle Background Check No
Restricted Position? No, is eligible for layoff or severance benefits.
Job Category Classified Staff
Role (State) Job Title Financial Services Manager I
Working Title Assistant Director Student Fiscal Services
Job Type Full-Time
Position Number 02755z
Recruit Number Staff - 8368
Working Hours
Location Fairfax
Pay Band Payband 5
Salary Commensurate with education and experience.
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Assistant Director Student Fiscal Services

The George Mason University Student Accounts Office invites applicants for the Assistant Director Student Fiscal Services. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.

Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Director Student Fiscal Services, this individual will provide managerial, new initiative, special project, and functional efficiency support. Additional responsibilities include:

  • Assist the Director of Student Fiscal Services in running the day-to-day operations of the department, to include the complete management of the department in his/her absence;
  • Support multiple software tools, data integrity, reporting, and data sharing between university offices and external constituents;
  • Perform managerial work involving the analysis and interpretation of financial and/or operational issues related to complex financial issues, processes, and systems;
  • Evaluate and ensure compliance with applicable state and federal laws and regulations;
  • Coordinate and collaborate on projects and upgrades, and ensure exemplary student services are maintained;
  • Represent Student Fiscal Services in meetings with the campus community;
  • Serve as the primary functional and technical liaison for the Student Accounts and Cashier’s Offices;
  • Oversee the training operation, including supervising staff who are responsible for developing and maintaining training materials, written policies, procedures, reconciliations, and quality assurance, and assisting as necessary; and
  • Coordinate and implement cross functional solutions with other university offices.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or business, or equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • Strong analytical skills with proven, effective application of those ideas into procedure;
  • Ability to analyze and interpret fiscal data and apply accounting principles to the accounts receivable and revenue functions, and oversee accounting and fiscal functions;
  • Advanced abilities with Ellucian Banner Accounts Receivable set up and processes, or an equivalent student system;
  • Experience with TouchNet payment system, Evisions FormFusion, or equivalent software;
  • Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office;
  • Ability to make decisive, informed decisions in fast-paced, high-volume office;
  • Self-starter and able to work independently;
  • Outstanding communication skills;
  • Highly organized with great attention to detail; and
  • Ability to work in team environment to develop plans and manage projects by consensus.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree;
  • Supervisory experience is strongly preferred;
  • Experience in higher education; and
  • CPA license is preferred.
Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 02755z at http://jobs.gmu.edu by October 20, 2017; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

For Full Consideration, Apply by: October 20, 2017
Posting Date 09/22/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled? Yes
Telework Friendly?
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Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason’s diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

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Equity Statement

George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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Supplemental Questions

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Supplemental Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of Professional References
Optional Documents