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Sponsorship Accounts Specialist

Requisition Number:

35221

Location:

Boulder, Colorado

Employment Type:

University Staff

Schedule:

Full-Time

Posting Close Date:

05-Dec-2021

Date Posted:

24-Nov-2021

Job Summary

The Bursar's Office at the University of Colorado Boulder seeks applications for a Sponsorship Accounts Specialist! This position coordinates between third-party sponsors and the University in billing tuition, fees, and other student charges to 3rd party sponsors in accordance with the terms of their individual agreements. This role credits and adjusts student accounts to reflect these third-party commitments, creates offsetting of third-party accounts receivable, applies payments received for the receivables, and refunds overpayments that cannot be re-applied in accordance with the University’s policy or the sponsors' requirements.


The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are

The mission of the Bursar’s Office at the University of Colorado Boulder is to efficiently enable and assist students and departments in meeting their financial obligations, with a focus on financial integrity and accountability. The Bursar’s Office is responsible for the management of key university financial resources and records and acts as a central collection point for university receipts.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

3rd Party Sponsorships Management

  • This position will be a primary contact for sponsors, who want to sponsor student tuition and fees. The role makes adjustments to student accounts and corporate accounts in the Student Financial module to ensure the accuracy of sponsorship amount timely. This position generates and programs sponsorship contracts based on sponsors' requirements and applies the contract to student accounts to reflect accurate balance. This position investigates and develops a solution in case there are differences between a student's claim and the agency's policy.
  • Works with supervisors to ensure we are in compliance with federal and state legislation, regulations and policies that govern veteran and military student benefits.
  • Manages multiple types of sponsors including but are not limited to Foreign and Domestic Sponsors, Military Sponsors, and Special Programs Sponsors. The primary focus of this position will be Foreign and Domestic Sponsors.
  • This position provides customer services to sponsored students and other entities who have questions related to the 3rd party sponsorship process.

3rd Party Sponsorship Billing

  • This role bills and collects the sponsors' receivables. The position uses query tools such as PS Query and MS Access to help review billing accuracy. Works closely with SF accountant to ensure bills are processed timely and accurately.

Other Control Activities

  • The role is responsible for reviewing payment logs to ensure the completeness and accuracy of payments received through campus mail and regular mail. Makes adjustments to student accounts and ensures the transactions are recorded accurately according to General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Federal Regulations, State Fiscal Rules, National Association of College and University Business Officers Standards (NACUBO), and University accounting policies and procedures.

Special Project

  • The position is responsible for the implementation of special projects as the need arises by the Bursar's Office, and/or the University.

What You Should Know

All University of Colorado Boulder employees are required to align with the campus COVID-19 vaccine requirement. New employees must provide proof of vaccination or receive a medical or religious exemption within 30 days of employment.

We anticipate that this role will support in a hybrid format (remote and in-person work). There is the possibility of a flexible work schedule.

What We Can Offer

The salary range for this position is $49,000-$52,000 at 100% of the time.

Benefits

The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

Be Statements

Be flexible. Be inventive. Be Boulder.

What We Require

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education in accounting or finance.
  • Full-time, professional-level work experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the bachelor’s degree.

What You Will Need

  • Ability to plan, organize, and meet deadlines, work under pressure and manage multiple projects and/or tasks.

What We Would Like You To Have

  • Experience in a Higher Education setting.
  • One year of full-time professional accounting experience.
  • Experience in Campus Solutions.
  • Experience using queries tools such as Cognos, PS Query, MS Access, etc.
  • Experience with electronic document management.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials: 
  1. A current resume. 
  2. A cover letter that specifically addresses how your background and experience align with the requirements, qualifications, and responsibilities of the position.
You will not be asked to upload references at this time.

Please apply by December 5, 2021 for consideration.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.

Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

Posting Contact Email: Recruiting@Colorado.edu