Arizona State University

Tempe, Arizona, United States

Student Account Representative

Posted 25 days ago · Full time · $21.41 Hourly

Job Description

Student Account Representative

Arizona State University

SBS Collections

Campus: Tempe


Job Description

ASU Student Business Services seeks a Student Account Representative. This position performs a variety of customer service activities within the Student Business Services unit in order to provide courteous, prompt and accurate assistance to students regarding their ASU account status.


A successful candidate, not presently employed within Financial Services, will be paid a signing bonus of $750 and a $1,250 bonus after completing six months of employment within the department.

Salary Range

$21.41 per hour

Close Date


Essential Duties

  • Extensive customer service in person, via e-mail, and on the phone for a variety of student account related functions for ASU Student Business Services.
  • Research account activity to identify issues and resolve those issues in assigned area or report issues to the appropriate department.
  • Process transactions including waivers, charges, and credits to student accounts.
  • Prepare reconciliations and departmental reports utilizing a variety of software including PeopleSoft and Microsoft Office.
  • Review, processing and resolution of accounts including but not limited to: Tuition, Billing, and Collection of account related matters
  • Develop and create correspondence in response to student account inquiries.
  • Answer a high volume of phone calls, respond to email inquiries and assist with in-person customers.
  • Update departmental procedures relating to assigned accounting functions.

Minimum Qualifications

Associate's degree in Accounting, Bookkeeping, or closely related field with two (2) years previous customer service and accounts receivable/payable/cashiering or similar experience OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience in working in a high volume customer service environment.
  • Experience in accounts receivable environment.
  • Experience in reconciling accounts.
  • Experience in using Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, Outlook).
  • Experience in preparing reports.
  • Evidence of effective communication skills.
  • Experience in using attention to detail skills.

Working Environment

  • Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding, and manipulating a computer mouse.
  • Required to stand for varying lengths of time and walk moderate distances to perform work.
  • Occasional bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 25 pounds.
  • Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts.
  • Clearly communicate to perform essential functions.

Department Statement

ASU Student Business Services provides accounting functions in the areas of: Student Accounts, Cashiering Services, Collections, Tuition Assessment and Treasury Management.


ASU Statement

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 100,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

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Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

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ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.

Background Check Statement

ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.

Fingerprint Check Statement

This position is considered safety/security sensitive and will include a fingerprint check. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the fingerprint check.

Instructions to Apply

Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.

Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.

Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.

ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.

Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.

IMPORTANT NOTE: What is the meaning of “equivalent combination” in the minimum qualifications? It means one year of higher education or 24 credit hours, is equal to one year of experience. For example, a four year Bachelor’s degree is equal to four years of experience.

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