Bursar Resume Samples

A Bursar undertakes responsibility for overseeing the daily operations of the financial services such as a collection of tuition fees, and managing account receivable/payable. A successful Bursar Resume mentions the following core duties – overseeing day-to-day cash management, managing accounts payable and receivable, keeping organized books of tuition fees and filing receipts; preparing expense reports regularly; managing annual budgets, conducting cost and productivity analyses, conducting cost and productivity analyses; reviewing employment contracts and terms of services; designing and updating financial procedures; liaising with local authorities and school governors; and reporting to the school general on investment and funding opportunities.

Hiring employers prefer to hire those with the following skills – strong financial management skills, knowledge of accounting procedures and best practices; familiarity with budget preparation and cash flow management, solid time management skills, the ability to prioritize work; excellent analytical skills, experience in creating reports and presentations. As far as education is concerned, a degree in the field of accounting or business management is considered ideal.

 

Bursar Resume example

Bursar Resume

Objective : Highly qualified Bursar with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and I would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Reading Comprehension.

Description :

    1. Received and accurately posts payments to student accounts.
    2. Issued appropriate receipts and creates deposit transactions.
    3. Ensured that all monies for students are accounted for.
    4. Delivered bank deposits to the bank on at least a weekly basis.
    5. Assisted students and parents with the establishment of payment plans.
    6. Ensured appropriate contracts and disclosures are prepared, executed, and maintained.
    7. Tracked and monitored payment plans in the Campus Vue ERP system in a timely and accurate manner.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
GED


Bursar Resume

Headline : Outstanding professional offering outstanding administrative support. Experience in managing confidential and critical projects. Effectively support sales, service, and business group operations. Dedicated leader with a collaborative approach and a result-driven focus.

Skills : Critical Thinking, Judgment and Decision Making.

Description :

    1. Disseminated financial information to students, parents, and college departments.
    2. Maintained the on-line Accounts Receivable system; disburses federal and state student refunds and loans.
    3. Responsible for third party and agency billing and payment cycle.
    4. Maintained proper cash control procedures.
    5. Analyzed student accounts and confers with students, parents, and agencies to resolve discrepancies.
    6. Prepared reports for bad debt collection and reconciles various financial transactions.
    7. Reviewed accounts via cross-referencing of student ledger, Financial Aid, and Registrar information.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor's In Computer Information Systems


Bursar Resume

Summary : Diverse professional experiences both in the banking and academic fields, having worked in two world-class banks as a funds transfer officer and transaction officer and also worked in two colleges as the Bursar with job functions amongst which included supervision of the bursary department, College treasury and all financial transactions of the College.

Skills : Powerpoint, Excellent Communication, Organizational Development, Case Management.

Description :

    1. Funded accounting for non-profit school using integrated accounting software.
    2. Acted as Manager of accounts receivable and accounts payable.
    3. Expedited employee payroll inclusive of payroll tax reporting and employee benefits.
    4. Granted record keeper to monitor compliance to regulations.
    5. Audited general ledger at month end and year end as directed by controller before close of general ledger.
    6. Served as a liaison between university departments and management to assure resolution of operational issues.
    7. Assisted students, parents, and other departments to determine student account status.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts In Economics/Business Administration

Bursar Resume

Headline : To obtain a challenging and rewarding position in the area of Finance Accounting that provides the opportunity to utilize my expertise and skills while making a great contribution to the organization.

Skills : MS Office, Cash Handling, Customer Service , Supervisory , Administrative.

Description :

    1. Performed the following functions: Coordinate activities of the Institutional Loan program - Tuition Options - and manage the collections of the third-party agency funding and student account activities of the Campus.
    2. Complied with all Federal, State, Accreditation, and institutional policies and procedures.
    3. Responsible for the custody, collection, and protection of Campus funds.
    4. Collected payments from active cash paying students and issue receipts.
    5. Prepared invoices and make follow up collection calls for agency-referred students.
    6. Prepared and deposit payments collected.
    7. Posted all charges, receipts, funds, and refunds to student accounts.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Certificate

Bursar Resume

Objective : Seeking the position of Bursar. Highly effective team-oriented leadership providing motivation and thorough on-going training for staff performing regulated financial and accounting activities while maximizing receivables in high volume business office.

Skills : Complex Problem Solving, Monitoring.

Description :

    1. Developed and implemented controls and procedures for the efficient administration of the student account receivable including collection efforts, billing processes, cash receipts and payment plans.
    2. Administered the disbursement of all state grants.
    3. Administered software capabilities to ensure accuracy of registration calculations, charge-back billings, monthly and year-end reporting, account reconciliation, cash receipts, general ledger update, and financial aid deferrals.
    4. Responsible for ensuring that satisfactory customer service is provided by all staff working with students and parents.
    5. Coordinated Bursar office activities and policies with all appropriate departments on campus.
    6. Responsible for the development and administration of a departmental budget.
    7. Oversaw the supervision and training of six civil service positions and one administrative position.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MS

Bursar Resume

Summary : Versatile Director of Accounting or Bursar with experience in a busy cyclical environment, involving daily cash handling, account adjustments, billing, various reconciliations, month-end closes, and monitoring accounts receivable.

Skills : Coordination, Social Perceptiveness.

Description :

    1. Created and modified entries to student ledger cards through the A/R journals and entered into Edge Computer system and Class system.
    2. Invoiced and recorded student charges including fees, tuition, books, uniforms, and supplies to student ledger cards.
    3. Maintained book and uniform inventories including ordering all books, uniforms, and supplies.
    4. Obtained SAP verifications prior to the delivery of Financial Aid disbursements.
    5. Recorded and applied for all student payments, collected delinquent in-school and out of school student payments.
    6. Made all bank deposits and balanced account to the one-write system.
    7. Computed and distributed refunds.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
AA In Administrative Office Support

Bursar Resume

Summary : 8+ years as an experienced Bursar seeking an entry-level position, Proven team leader with the skills and expertise necessary to provide field-based information and project trends for a particular institution.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Attention to Detail.

Description :

    1. Performed responsible administrative work in the day-to-day management of the Cashier's Office.
    2. Involved the keeping of accurate records of tuition, fees, other cash receipts as well as the disbursement of scholarship and student loan funds.
    3. Responsible for the billing and processing of tuition and fee payments, collection services on past due accounts, and third party billings.
    4. Coordinated tuition payment plans for parents and students.
    5. Maintained records and online computer systems for students that enroll in the University's payment plan.
    6. Provided debt counseling to students and parents.
    7. Supervised the cash management process in the collection of all revenues including receipts and deposits.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Doctoral In Educational Leadership

Bursar Resume

Headline : Experienced Bursar with a proven track record of handling client fiscal documents, referring requests, and transmitting pertinent documentation. Successfully assisted clientele with basic financial operations and goal-oriented projections.

Skills : Operations Analysis, Dependability.

Description :

    1. Organized and performed the billing, collection, deposit, disbursement, and record maintenance of tuition and fees and other College and student-related funds.
    2. Met with students daily for collections of their in-house payments ensuring that they are up to date and making their payments monthly.
    3. Processed all credit cards, checks, cash, money orders, etc.
    4. Billed and Ensured all enrollments have been charged monthly.
    5. Reviewed Future Graduate ledger cards for accuracy of charges, adjustments, and payments.
    6. Maintained a record of student commitments for future payments and follow-ups.
    7. Distributed and inputted results of monthly instructor evaluations.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor's In Business Management

Bursar Resume

Summary : A performance-driven, consistent, enthusiastic, and highly talented higher education executive with 9+ years of accomplished experience in the advancement and development of professional organizations by contributing technical expertise, and executing leadership to increase productivity.

Skills : Stress Tolerance, Social Orientation, Active Listening

Description :

    1. Responsible for all aspects of student accounts and billing.
    2. Negotiated and monitored payment plans.
    3. Performed all initial set-up, code definitions, rate rules, etc. 
    4. Ensured the accuracy and integrity of student account balances.
    5. Reduced default and delinquencies of the institutional loan programs and ensure the positive performance of institutional loan programs.
    6. Run various Campus and institutional loan reports, research, reconcile, and document various items as necessary. 
    7. Created credit balance reports for review, weekly analysis of accounts for refunds, or adjustments.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BA In Institutional Management

Bursar Resume

Summary : Motivated, creative, and versatile accounting professional with over five years of experience in customer service, records management, and report generation. Especially skilled at developing and maintaining effective, productive relationships with internal and external clients.

Skills : Communication SKils, Time Management Skills, Critical Thinking.

Description :

    1. Prepared the bank deposit daily (Cash and Checks).
    2. Assisted students with the verification process.
    3. Sent weekly/monthly invoices/late notices to students. 
    4. Performed data entry of all payments and services transferred into invoices for student third parties and other outside resource payments.
    5. Supervised Cash control and maintain accurate records of cash receipts. 
    6. Organized meetings with each department to ensure the accuracy of all student accounts. 
    7. Acted as Petty cash custodian. 
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
B.S In Accounting