To serve as a resource for the accounting, compliance and administrative duties required to issue, record and collect student tuition and loans related to all student programs.
Knowledge – Skills – Abilities
Building: Research Park Center (RPC)
Department: Finance and Administration
Division: Controller – Sponsored Programs and Accounts Receivable
Reports to (Title): Director of Sponsored Programs and Accounts Receivable
Direct Reports (Titles): None
Collaborates with (Titles): Federal Lenders, Student Loan Servicer, Collection Agencies, Students, Academic Affairs, External Affiliate Partners, Department Administrators, General Counsel
Appropriate education and/or experience may be substituted on equivalent basis
Minimum Required Education: Bachelor’s degree
Minimum Required Experience: 5 years of expeince with Tuition or working with student loans
Grade Name 15
Full-Time Equivalent 1.0
FLSA Status Exempt
FLSA Test Administrative
Workweek Full-time role with expectations for coverage during core business hours and flexibility required as necessary to accommodate business needs.
Job Name Accountant Sr
Position Category Professional Services - Finance
Complexity – requires sound judgment; leads difficult and involved planning of initiatives
Impact – errors may result in extensive damage; constant attention to accuracy required
Autonomy – individual responsible for completion of work; seeks supervision as appropriate
Communication – involved in frequent conflict resolution; communicates with senior leaders
Responsibility – influences others
Confidentiality – confidential information used frequently to make decisions
Leadership – prioritizes work of others or may provide supervision
Work requires occasionally lifting moderate weight materials, standing, or walking continuously.
Little or no exposure to hazards such as dust, fumes, or extreme temperatures, airborne or blood borne pathogens, extreme temperatures, or allergens.
Ability to detect and translate speech or other communication required. May occasionally require the ability to distinguish colors and perceive relative distances between objects.
Occasional exposure to dust, noise, temperature changes, or contact with water or other liquids. Work is performed in an environmentally controlled environment.
Exhibit confidentiality, honesty, and actions that build trust and strengthen relationships. Listen to others and effectively communicate in a clear and concise manner through written and verbal communication. Demonstrate respect and commitment to the values of diversity and equity; seek out and incorporate diverse perspectives into decision making.
Excellence and Creativity
Exhibit initiative and ingenuity by taking ownership of tasks to proactively improve services, avoid problems, or develop opportunities. Generate novel and valuable ideas to impact institutional missions.
Identify and implement new methods to increase efficiency and quality.
Education and Development
Displays an ongoing commitment to continuous learning and self-improvement in one's area of responsibility. Actively seek out mentorship and learning opportunities that can be applied to current and future work activities. Develop and maintain professional affiliations. Participate in design, development, and/or evaluation of instructional materials, methods, courses, or programs.
Agility and Judgment
Remain flexible and versatile in rapidly changing environment and adapt quickly to changing circumstances. Change behavioral style or method of approach when necessary to achieve a goal. Make timely and sound decisions based on analysis of information, experience, and logic. Show reliability and accountability in the successful completion of all work.
Stewardship and Institutional Citizenship
Support transformational change to achieve institutional vision and strategies. Be an active and thoughtful participant in institutional initiatives, meetings, and committee work. Conserve resources and use in an efficient and cost effective manner across all institutional missions. Look for ways to improve and promote quality within area of influence.
Employment in this position may be contingent upon successfully completing a background and criminal history check, caregiver background check in accordance with the Wisconsin Caregiver Background Check
Law, physical examination, and / or driving record check.
Equal Opportunity Employer
The Medical College of Wisconsin is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, or sexual orientation.
Diversity and Inclusion
The Medical College of Wisconsin defines diversity as a commitment to recognizing and appreciating the variety of individual differences in an environment that promotes and celebrates individual and collective achievement. The diversity of MCW continues to be an important source of innovative ideas and creative accomplishments.
Employees that have access to MCW, affiliate, subsidiary, or student data or Protected Health Information
(PI), or research protected information are obligated to protect the confidentiality and proper use and access of this information in order to prevent loss, misuse, unauthorized access, unnecessary identification, or security breaches.
This job description is not an employment contract and the Medical College of Wisconsin may modify this document at any time. This document is intended to indicate the types of tasks and levels of skill, effort, and responsibility required by positions assigned this title. This information shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. It is not intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of direct reports. The functions described are not to be interpreted as exclusive or all-inclusive of the various functions performed.