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Accounts Receivable and Scholarship Manager (71101)

Pratt Institute
New York, United States
Salary Not specified
Closing date
May 19, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Accounting and Finance
Employment Type
Full Time

Accounts Receivable and Scholarship Manager (71101)

Location: Brooklyn, NY

Pratt Institute is seeking an Accounts Receivable and Scholarship Manager who is a creative problem-solver with the ability to demonstrate quantitative and analytical skills and a high level of proficiency in data management. The successful candidate for this position will be responsible for facilitating student account transactions with a primary focus on comprehensive financial management, administration, and reporting of endowment scholarship funds. The Manager will ensure that both donor's intent and Pratt Institute's needs are respected. This position will develop, execute, and report on continual internal audits and testing of all scholarship awards and perform monthly reconciliation while helping develop a culture of collaboration and accountability to ensure donor intent by identifying operational systemic risks and offering best practice corrective action plan solutions and strategies. The Manager will also assist with the reconciliation of daily AR functions and work in conjunction with the Associate Director of Accounts Receivable to manage student accounts and revenue processes.

This would be the perfect opportunity to join a team where you can collaborate effectively with a diverse group of internal stakeholders. If you can demonstrate strong financial and analytical skills, have the ability to track scholarship awards, monitor and ensure compliance with our established standards, and can develop reporting standards for cross-campus partners, then we would love to hear from you!

On a typical day you will be required to:
  • Partner with the Institutional Advancement Team, Finance, Admissions, Student Affairs, and Faculty to facilitate and coordinate the timely endowment scholarship awarding process and donor criteria compliance
  • Collaborate with the Office of Institutional Advancement for reporting scholarship expenditures to administer the donor-funded scholarship program
  • Accurately and timely process and post funds to student accounts; and perform the reconciliation necessary as per institutional policy and procedures
  • Coordinate with the Controller Office to ensure timely reconciliation for the delivery and receipt of wire transfers from and to students/ parents and/or third-party vendors.
  • Assist with third-party billing
  • Ensure Student A/R and G/L are reconciled

Education: Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree preferred.

  • Three to five years of experience working in SFS/Finance with a focus on A/R and or Bursar with experience in reconciliation.
  • An understanding of Development and the importance of stewardship is highly preferred.
  • Knowledge of Scholarship Management software is highly preferred.
  • Must have experience working with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.

Required Skills: Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite required (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint). Working knowledge of Ellucian Colleague or other student information systems is preferred. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. A professional and resourceful approach; the ability to work independently and as a team player, to take initiative, and manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously. Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information.

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We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion or belief, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, marital or domestic partnership status, sexual orientation, sex, gender identity or expression, age, disability, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. Pratt Institute recognizes and values the benefits of a diverse workforce.


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