West Point, GA

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Accounting Clerk
The Accounting Clerk is responsible for entering journal entries and reconciling accounts to ensure books are closed each month in a timely manner.  The Accounting Clerk also assists with compliance filings and other ad hoc business office requests.  

Responsibilities and Primary Activities:

  • Post journal entries into general ledger regarding the following items:  all G5 / financial aid related entries (drawdowns, returns and re-classes),gifts, miscellaneous revenues, bank activity, AP re-classes, depreciation, bad debt, scholarship deferral, tuition and fees deferral, postage allocation, fleet allocation, cost of goods sold estimation, pledge receivable, net asset allocation and standard monthly accrual.
  • Prepare reconciliations regarding the following: multiple bank accounts, other accounts receivable, and miscellaneous income.
  • Responsible for gathering and submitting data for the following compliance submissions: business license renewal, 990 filing, Form C (SACS), EZ Audit filing, & IPEDS.
  • Work with auditors to complete yearly audit.
  • Ad hoc business requests.

Education and Experience Requirements:

Position requirements are a Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field; strong accounting knowledge base; positive attitude; mission-driven; clear communicator; organized; demonstrate creative problem solving; demonstrate a strong work ethic and desire to take initiative; ability to work independently and function within a service oriented team; ability to understand the use of technology; strong excel skills; familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite.

5 or more years’ experience with Student Accounts and/or Financial Aid within a Higher Education or NFP organization is preferred.

To apply, please submit your employment application and resume to jobs@point.edu

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Director of Financial Aid
The Director of Financial Aid is responsible for overseeing the administration of federal, state and institutional student financial aid programs.

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Participate as part of the Enrollment Management leadership team, assisting in making decisions and discussing issues that affect the financial aid office and the institution as a whole;
  • Oversee the development and implementation of policies and procedures of the University in the financial aid office;
  • Resolve escalated parent, student, faculty, and staff financial aid concerns effectively;
  • Verify all federal, state and institutional regulations, policies, and procedures are being followed within the financial aid office;
  • Participate in and oversee annual audits, SAP, and University Discount rate;
  • Oversee the administration of Veteran’s Administration benefits and Federal title IV funding processes;
  • Complete yearly surveys for third-parties, such as FISAP and IPEDS;
  • Supervisory responsibility to direct reports consisting of four (4) financial aid specialists and one (1) financial aid assistant.

Position requirements:

  • In depth knowledge of federal financial aid regulations;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field;
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a team environment;

Five years working in financial aid in a supervisory role preferred.

To apply, please submit your employment application and resume to jobs@point.edu

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Financial Aid Specialist
This position is responsible for assisting in the management of all Federal, State and Institutional financial aid administration, including maintaining accuracy of all student records.

Responsibilities and Primary Activities:

Student/Parent Interaction

    • Reply to inquiries received via phone, email or walk-in regarding a student’s financial aid eligibility
    • Communicate with students regarding missing documentation and changes in financial aid eligibility
    • Accurately communicate a student’s eligibility for financial aid to a student, parent, legal guardian, or University staff, as listed on the FERPA release form

Office Responsibilities:

    • Follow all Federal, State and Institutional guidelines to accurately determine and award financial aid to incoming and returning students
    • Track all documentation coming in to the financial aid office and accurately maintain student files, both paper and electronic
    • Verify the accuracy of information listed by the parent or student on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Bachelor’s degree and/or experience with Financial Aid preferred, possess the ability to stay calm when discussing financial issues with students and/or parents, be able to quickly understand and implement regulations, be detail-oriented and organized, work well with a large number of personalities and in a team atmosphere, and possess great written and oral communication skills.

To apply, please submit your employment application and resume to jobs@point.edu


 

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West Point, GA 31833
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