Bursar Job Description

Bursar Job Description

  • Overseeing day-to-day cash management
  • Managing accounts payable and receivable
  • Keeping organized books of tuition fees and files of receipts
  • Oversee day-to-day cash management
  • Manage accounts payable and receivable
  • Keep organized books of tuition fees and files of receipts
  • Prepare expense reports on a regular basis
  • Manage annual budget
  • Conduct cost and productivity analyses
  • Review employment contracts and terms of services
  • Design and update financial procedures
  • Liaise with local authorities and school governors
  • Report to the school general on performance and investment/funding opportunities

Requirements

  • Proven work experience as a Bursar
  • Computer literacy (MS Excel in particular)
  • Strong financial management skills
  • Knowledge of accounting procedures and best practices
  • Familiarity with budget preparation and cash flow management
  • Solid time management skills with an ability to prioritize work
  • Excellent analytical skills and experience creating reports and presentations
  • BS degree in Accounting, Business Management or relevant degree
  • Certification in School Administration a plus