Student Account Representative

Austin, TX, USA Req #76
Thursday, April 11, 2024
Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts is a leading accredited provider of online and campus-based culinary training and education. The school's professional programs offer the proven combination of a classic and contemporary approach to modern industry skills training as well as a sustainability-centered and business-focused curriculum. Professional programs in Culinary Arts and Pastry Arts are available online and at ground campuses in Austin, Texas, and Boulder, Colorado. Escoffier also offers enthusiast training online and on ground. If you're looking for a dynamic, fast-paced growth opportunity, we'd like to hear from you. Learn more about us at https://www.escoffier.edu/

GENERAL SUMMARY

The Student Account Representative is responsible for providing information on registration, payment, billing and collection policies and procedures related to student account transactions.  Handles a variety of customer situations and disputes using tact, diplomacy and patience to defuse irate/angry customers.

 

****This job will take place at the Austin, Texas campus......local candidates only****

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Accepts calls for current, past due and delinquent student accounts.  Completes appropriate forms/reports and corresponds with students as required. 
  • Work with college-wide student services staff and department leaders to research and resolve or redirect student disputes and appeals.
  • Assists college-wide staff and students with interpretation of information on student accounts and related college policies and procedures.
  • Performs payment processing and refunding functions for student accounts.  Follows specific college procedures and policies. 
  • Assists customers with inquiries on deferred payment arrangements.
  • Logs all pending and follow up action taken on computer database.
  • Assists customers with inquiries regarding 1098-T tax reports, including correcting student account records; generating duplicate statements; reproducing the 1098-T forms.
  • Invoices: Provide invoices received, to Campus President and/or 3rd party for approval signatures. Sends signed invoices for processing timely payments. Collecting new vendors-W9 and submit to Corporate Accounting Department.
  • Other duties as required or assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School diploma or equivalent.  Associates preferred.
  • Six months high school or college coursework in accounting.
  • One-year experience in office environment processing, recording or compiling accounting, bookkeeping or cashiering transactions.
  • Must be familiar with college billing and refund policies, institutional and FERPA confidentiality regulations; and Federal Title IV cash management regulations.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Google Chrome

 

 

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Communication Skills
  • Detail Oriented
  • Time-Management Skills
  • Organizational Skills
  • Team-oriented
  • Coachability:  Being receptive to feedback, willing to learn, embracing continuous improvement
  • Ethics:  Has personal and professional ethics and fosters a diverse and respectful workplace.
  • Ability to interact with staff and external relationships in a professional manner, including a demonstrated commitment to customer service.

 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

 

Nature of work requires an ability to operate standard business equipment. Siting for a long period of time; up to 8 hours of computer and/or phone work daily.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

 

Majority of work is performed in a general office environment.

OTHER DUTIES

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Austin, TX, USA