Drake University's Office of Student Account Services is accepting applications for a Sr. Student Account Services Specialist. This position, under the general supervision of the Director, Student Account Services, creates, maintains, reconciles, and reports financial records from the Student Accounts module, as a subsidiary ledger to the general ledger system. This position will also be responsible for student loan servicing and collections, posting and monitoring payments from internal and external sources to students’ accounts, and corresponding with students, parents, and external parties on related student account matters in accordance with FERPA regulations. The successful candidate will demonstrate attention to detail, knowledge of and experience with accounting systems and processes, and the ability to provide excellent customer service.
Degree in Accounting, Finance, or other related field preferred.
Ability to prepare financial reports and spreadsheets, and perform data analysis.
Effective oral and written communication skills.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, administrative officials and department/division heads.
Ability to work independently and in a team environment collaborating with other employees.
Ability to apply independent judgment to determine correct course of action ensuring that regulations, policies and procedures are being followed.
More than 900 faculty and staff are part of the Bulldog pack, a close-knit community enthusiastic about providing the very best education, challenging assumptions, and welcoming new ideas and people into the fold. Drake University is not only an exceptional institution of higher learning, but also an exceptional place to work, and we are committed to attracting, retaining, and rewarding outstanding people.