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Revenue Staff Accountant (Hybrid)

Irvine, California Job ID: 203833
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**This is a Hybrid role where you will work in the office 3 days/week.

Summary:

  • Maintains accurate student ledger and ensures all tuition and fee charges are accurately billed to student ledgers.  Processes and reconciles all cash transactions on a student level detail to provide an accurate daily cash position.  Performs day-to-day operational tasks as requested from other departments.
  • Performs professional accounting activities for a specialized and complex assignment or functional area requiring application of professional, competent knowledge of accounting principles and practices.
  • Performs all accounting duties to include accounts receivables, general ledger, account reconciliations and maintenance of schedules.
  • Exercises broad discretion and creativity as to work details on assignments of a varied, diverse, and difficult nature.

Responsibilities:

  • Processes the daily/weekly/bi-weekly tasks of accounting systems and cycles.
  • Recommends alternatives to management when accounting data indicates trends or situations requiring action to be taken beyond scope of responsibilities.
  • Reviews and controls accounts and records to ensure accuracy, proper documentation, and compliance with all pertinent procedures and regulations.
  • Maintains regular and timely attendance, reports to work as scheduled and assures time worked and/or time-off is recorded properly.
  • Maintains established department policies, procedures and attends required meetings.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all student, associate, and/or company information as required.
  • Adjusts to changing needs of Company operations or need to provide specialized or individualized reports.
  • Researches, analyzes, and uses independent judgment in a variety of daily and non-routine decisions affecting assigned function.
  • Assists with month end closing procedures related to revenue, bad debt, variance analysis and other accounting functions.
  • Executes day-to-day requests specific to students accounts as requested from other departments.
  • Ensures correct tuition and fee charges for American Career College and West Coast University students are accurately posted to student ledgers in a timely manner.
  • Verifies balances between American Career College and West Coast University and Tuition Options, and Third Party Agencies for separated students.
  • Research case studies to identify cause of discrepancy between CampusVue and Tuition Options.
  • Reconciles all receivables at a student level detail:  credit cards, checks, Title IV funds, ACH wires, stipends, scholarships.
  • Manages, reviews, and reconciles payments posted to student ledgers.
  • Routinely monitors CampusVue billing configurations.
  • Assists with recording student population by campus, program, status, etc.
  • Assist in recording multiple metrics and statistical data:  attendance, leads, cash receipts, headcount, and square footage.
  • Generates and reviews 90/10 calculation from student ledger system.
  • Prepares and mails loan disbursement notifications to students.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or related field or equivalent experience.

Experience:

  • One to three years of diverse accounting experience with exposure to different areas of accounting and accounting principles, practices and procedures.
  • Thorough knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, practices and procedures in for-profit setting, internal accounting controls.
  • Knowledge of database, financial and accounting reporting computer application systems, specifically Great Plains and education/student accounting systems such as Campus Vue is preferred.
  • Experience with MS Office and internet research.
  • Strong analytical skills and intermediate excel knowledge is preferred.

Qualifications/Skills:

  • May not be in default on a federal loan or owe repayment on a federal grant.
  • Ability to demonstrate basic math, detailed numerical math computations and statistical techniques.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and patterns, and generate alternative solutions.
  • Ability to operate a variety of office equipment such as calculating and adding machines, as needed.
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills.
  • Ability to comprehend data and be very detail oriented.
  • Ability to work effectively in a highly ethnic and culturally diverse student and associate community.
  • Ability to demonstrate strong professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to self-direct, self-pace, multi-task and function well under pressure of deadlines and conflicting priorities.
  • Ability to work with individuals at all levels of the organization.
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment.

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ABOUT US

For over 100 years, West Coast University has been educating and preparing students for professional careers across our six campuses located in Southern California, Dallas, Miami, and Online. As part of our unique student-centric approach to advanced healthcare education you will be empowering future healthcare professionals. At West Coast University our students are Ahead of the Curve. Our Mission is to embrace a student-centric learning partnership that leads to professional success. We deliver transformational education within a culture of integrity and personal accountability.

Our benefited faculty and associates are offered a comprehensive benefit package including:

  • Health & Wellness
  • Financial & Retirement
  • Family & Parenting
  • Vacation & Time Off
  • Perks & Discount
  • Professional Development

West Coast University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and we seek candidates who desire to work in and serve an ethnically-diverse population.

Primary Location: Irvine, California Campus: Shared Services Function: Professional
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My colleagues and coworkers are sincerely passionate about student success and have a strong team spirit. Our fundamental goal is to improve the quality in our education and service. WCU rewards people with strong team-spirit, a great vision, dedicated commitment, and a high ethical standard.

SOPHIE S.ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, GEN ED SCI, ORANGE COUNTY
ASSOCIATE SINCE 2017

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