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Accounts Receivable Manager

Chaminade College Preparatory (Chatsworth)

Posted

05/27/2021

Expires

07/31/2021

Description

Chaminade College Preparatory is seeking an ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE MANAGER to join Chaminade’s Business Office team.

The Accounts Receivable Manager oversees the tuition accounts receivable function and student billing system for a 1,800 student account base. The Manager delivers excellent external and internal customer service, demonstrates the highest level of professionalism and adherence to best practices and process improvement. This position is key to ensuring the organization’s financial sustainability. The Manager supports Chaminade’s mission to Love, Learn, and Lead through the timely collection of tuition revenue and building of effective professional relationships with Chaminade families and other Chaminade stakeholders.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Billing and Collections
• Ensures timely collection activities for accounts receivable, including achieving department key performance indicators.
• Establishes and implements standardized collection methods for poor performing collection accounts to achieve immediate remediation and improvement plans.
• Implements school policies and adheres to industry best practices.
• Prepares weekly, monthly, quarterly, annual, and ad-hoc metric and status reporting to improve A/R cycle time and school’s financial performance.
• Provides effective communication across departments with regard to A/R cycle transactions
• Develops and utilizes tracking methods and required documentation, including updating of returned item and student withdrawal trackers
• Prepares account reconciliations and financial analysis
• Accurately records and applies payments in compliance with accounting standards
• Frequently communicates with Financial Aid Director on collection account status for aid recipients
System Administration
• Serves as system subject expert.
• Is responsible for data integrity of system transactions.
• Will complete 2021 implementation of new student billing system and associated processes.
• Utilizes and maximizes new system functionality and develops associated workflows.
• Partners with software provider in the development of enhanced system capabilities.

Customer Service
• Responds on a timely basis to parent account inquiries including explanation of account balances.
• Assists parents with student billing system questions.
• Resolves complex account situations and arrives at timely resolution.
• Effectively articulates financial policies to Chaminade families and stakeholders.
• Conducts all communications in a manner that is grounded in and reflective of Chaminade’s mission, Characteristics of Marianist Education, and policies.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Deadline for Submission of Applications
Applications are being accepted immediately. This position is open until filled.

Salary and Benefits
This is a non-exempt (hourly) position. The salary for this position will be commensurate with experience. Chaminade employees enjoy a competitive employee benefits program including medical, dental and vision coverages, life insurance, long-term disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, retirement plan contribution, and voluntary supplemental life insurance and long-term care coverages.

Application Process:
Interested applicants may apply online through our employment webpage at: www.chaminade.org/employment.

Applicants will be asked to upload a resume and cover letter.

Any applicant who needs help or needs an accommodation in order to apply for any position should contact the human resources office at (818) 366-9284.

About Chaminade
Chaminade is an independent co-educational Catholic school serving students in grades 6-12 at our two beautiful campuses located in the San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles. One of the best things about Chaminade is our strong sense of family. We work together, play together, and pray together. We are a family, a community committed to the success and well-being of each and every student.

Our Mission:
We inspire young people to love, learn, and lead through our Catholic and Marianist traditions of a living faith, academic excellence, and moral responsibility.

Our Vision:
Chaminade College Preparatory graduates are prepared, inspired, and equipped to:
• Share God’s love by caring for others and seeking justice and peace.
• Learn, adapt, and grow with the world around them.
• Become servant leaders and positive contributors to society.

The Characteristics of Marianist Education
Chaminade’s mission and culture are deeply rooted in the five Characteristics of Marianist Education which are:
• Educating for Formation in Faith
• Providing an Integral Quality Education
• Educating in Family Spirit
• Educating for Service, Justice, and Peace and the Integrity of Creation
• Educating for Adaptation and Change

Chaminade’s Commitment to Diversity
Chaminade College Preparatory is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion and the value that a rich and diverse community brings to our school. Our employee culture is deeply rooted in our Catholic faith and the five Characteristics of Marianist Education. Our Catholic Marianist tradition is lived on our campuses every day, and is evident in our Chaminade Family Spirit where each of our faculty and staff is valued for their unique and varied gifts and talents. Chaminade’s faculty, staff, and administration come from all faiths, ethnicities, races, genders, and socioeconomic backgrounds and we are stronger for it.

For more information about Chaminade, visit our website at: www.chaminade.org

Equal Employment Opportunity
Chaminade College Preparatory is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment are considered without regard to race, color, national origin or ancestry, gender, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, or genetic information, or other basis protected by law for employment in a Catholic school. Applicants who need an accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment and hiring process should contact the human resources department in order to discuss reasonable accommodation.

Requirements

Qualifications
Qualified candidates should have a combination of education and experience equivalent to the following:
• Bachelor’s degree preferred. Coursework in finance or accounting preferred.
• 5 years of experience in credit/collections with responsibility for direct customer contact.
• Experience compiling data and providing meaningful data analysis required.

Candidates should possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:
• Ability to actively support Chaminade’s mission to Love, Learn, and Lead and work within the framework of Chaminade’s Characteristics of Marianist Education.
• Strong interpersonal skills. Ability to foster strong working relationships.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Ability to fully manage a tuition data system including setting up and editing accounts, running reports, and troubleshooting system problems.
• High initiative and ownership for full A/R cycle.
• Excellent organizational skills to manage high volume and ability to work methodically to produce accurate results.
• Highest level of professionalism in dealing with difficult customers, including strong listening skills and ability to understand customer’s unique financial situations.
• Ability to work well under time and other constraints.
• Demonstrates extensive knowledge of proper accounting treatment for accounts receivable transactions.
• Intermediate skill level of the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Internet.

Information/Application Contact

Chaminade College Preparatory (Chatsworth)

10210 Oakdale Ave

Chatsworth, CA 91311

dvoogt@chaminade.org