Academic Jobs
Manager, Accounts Receivable
Institution: Community College of Philadelphia
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Category: Admin - Business And Financial Management
Posted: 05/07/2020
Application Due: 00/00/0000
Type: Fulltime

Community College of Philadelphia

Community College of Philadelphia is dedicated to promoting a work environment which attracts and retains talented and diverse faculty and staff, and which challenges each of us to achieve at the highest level while contributing to the mission of the College. We value and support a culturally diverse and intellectually dynamic community to prepare our students for global citizenship. Join us as we transition from our first 50 years into the next and build upon a legacy that will impact the city of Philadelphia and beyond.

Community College of Philadelphia is seeking to fill a Manager, Accounts Receivable position. Reporting to the Bursar, the Manager, Accounts Receivable serves as an integral part of the Bursar's Office leadership team. This position is accountable for general ledger reconciliation and reporting for student accounts receivables, as well as for billing and collections for non-student accounts receivables. The Manager is responsible for providing leadership and supervision of assigned staff in meeting departmental goals and objectives.

For a complete position description, and to apply online, please visit our career site at, or click the “Apply” button.

Community College of Philadelphia recognizes that our employees are important and vital to our success. We offer a high-quality, comprehensive program of benefits, which represents an important component of total compensation.

Our benefits include:

  • Medical, dental and prescription drug plans for employee and all of their eligible family members

  • College-paid life and disability insurance

  • College closes for Winter Break the week between Christmas and New Years and for a week in March for Spring Break

  • Tuition remission (for classes at the College)

  • Forgivable tuition loan (for classes at any accredited academic institution)

  • 403(b) retirement plan with 10% College contribution

  • Healthcare and Dependent Care flexible spending accounts

  • College operates on a 4-day work week during the summer months

  • Paid vacation plus holiday and personal time off

Community College of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree required.

  • A minimum of five (5) years of accounting experience or eight (8) years of related experience in a student accounts function within higher education required.

  • Prior experience managing staff required.

  • Strong proficiency using MS Word and Excel required.

  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail required.

  • Ability to maintain sensitivity, understanding and respect for a diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty, and staff of varying social, economic, cultural, ideological, and ethnic backgrounds required.

  • Ability to multi-task with changing priorities required.

  • Strong analytical, organizational and time management skills required.

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, as needed, is required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Accounting, Business, Finance or CPA license preferred. Any and all degree(s) must be from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning required.

  • Previous accounting experience in higher education preferred.

  • Previous experience managing staff in a unionized environment preferred.

  • Previous work experience using Ellucian Banner or an enterprise-wide accounting system preferred.

  • Experience with Title IV aid, scholarships, contracts and military educational benefits preferred.

Application Information
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