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Student Accounting Processor

South University Pittsburgh, PA, 1250 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America Req #424
Tuesday, February 11, 2020

What's next for you is the first priority for us! With over 45 programs from associate to doctoral degrees, South University is a private, nonprofit institution dedicated to providing educational opportunities that spark the intellectual, social and professional development of a diverse student population. 


Our 120-year story—past, present and future—is a history formed by the many individuals who have developed the education and spirit of community that have become our pledge to the students, faculty, staff, alumni and supporters of South University. Online and at our 8 locations and 2 learning sites, we take pride in our welcoming environment; one-on-one support and personalized attention that helps students define goals and identify the means to pursue them. Our small classes feature hands-on experiences that not only shape students’ skills and excellence in their chosen fields but also shape their characters through encouraging community involvement, volunteerism and the pursuit of life-long learning.  


Visit today to learn more about what makes us stand apart as a place to Belong, Believe and Become, a place where you can make a difference in the lives of students eager to learn and grow.


South University, the right direction for a brighter future.






Tuition Assistant Program

Long/Short Term Disability

Life Insurance

Employee Assistance Program


Generous Paid Time Off

12 Paid Holidays

* includes domestic partner coverage


This position will assist GL Accounting in providing support for draw/refund, tracking and reconciliations of Federal monies through various reports and systems from G5 to general ledger. This position will also ensure that all drawn/refunded Federal monies are within Federal compliance guidelines. Responsibilities also include goal setting and measurement, reporting, policy documentation and analysis for decision support. This position will perform Financial Aid General Ledger duties. Incumbent must assure that the South University philosophy: quality services to clients; development, growth, involvement, and recognition of employees; sound economic principles; and environment which is conducive to innovation, positive thinking and expansion - is considered in carrying out the duties and responsibilities of this position.


  • Ensure the drawdown of all Financial Aid monies through the G5 system and make general journal entries into student information systems.

  • Arrange Treasury transfers to move funds into proper accounts.

  • Monitor and report on the monthly Financial Aid FAGL reconciliations.

  • Prepare Monthly bank reconciliations and upload into Blackline.

  • Provide audit support where applicable (supply necessary documentation when asked for relating to internal and external audits).

  • Assure centralized processes are documented, policies and checklists maintained; adequate internal controls exist.

  • Analyze Servicer (Campus Partners and Unisa) reports monthly to determine Perkins collections and verify amounts deposited have been posted correctly to your assigned schools.

  • Track cash match and 25% of funds being draw for Supplemental Education Opportunity Grants (SEOG) using FWS.

  • Special projects as assigned.


  • Bachelors degree

  • Minimum of one year equivalent work experience

  • Experience with CARS and/or CampusVue computer system a plus

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Strong computer skills. MS Office Suite.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The term "qualified individual with a disability" means an individual with a disability who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of the position.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate professionally in person, over the telephone, through email and other electronic means, move about the office or school, handle various types of media and equipment, and visually or otherwise identify, observe and assess. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 10 pounds unless otherwise specified in the job description.

South University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity as a critical step in ensuring employee, student and graduate success. We are committed to building and developing a diverse environment where a variety of ideas, cultures and perspectives can thrive.

Other details

  • Job Family All Positions
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
  • South University Pittsburgh, PA, 1250 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America