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Assistant Bursar CSU

Deadline for applications: 19 July 2019

Job overview

We are seeking a motivated and energetic individual to add to the CSU Sydney Study Centre finance team. This is an excellent opportunity for you to develop your financial and customer service skills while working in a friendly and high performing environment that supports personal and professional development.

Key responsibilities

  • Process student fees – receipting of fees in Study Group’s student database management system
  • Follow up on outstanding student fees – contact students via email and SMS
  • Process student refunds against the CSU international student refund policy
  • Process scholarship payments
  • Prepare student payment plans
  • Coding of invoices
  • Preparation of payroll – on a fortnightly basis (Darlinghurst & Brisbane)
  • Provide timely and accurate customer service and advice to CSU Sydney and Brisbane students relating to all aspects of student finance

Selection criteria

The applicant must address the following selection criteria:

  • Experience in accounts payable and receivable functions
  • Advanced skills in excel, word and outlook
  • Demonstrated skills in use of financial and database systems
  • Demonstrated ability to work to deadlines
  • Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work well in a busy team environment
  • Demonstrated experience in policy adherence and implementation
  • Familiarity with the international education sector
  • Sensitivity to students from other cultures
  • Relevant post-secondary qualifications

Desirable criteria

  • Experience working at tertiary education environment
  • Hands-on experience in dealing with various aspects of financial administration

Qualifications & training

A diploma level qualification or higher in finance/accounting

Key benefits

  • Competitive remuneration commensurate with experience
  • 4 weeks annual leave
  • Great environment to support personal and professional development


We are Study Group, a global pathway provider in International Education, working collaboratively with a number of Top Tier Universities. Voted as the 2017 and 2018 Global Pathway Provider of the year, our people are united with the shared ambition of providing a world-class UK education to talented students from across the globe.

How to apply

We take pride in providing an excellent candidate experience to all potential candidates, so will ensure a timely response and process for all applicants. If you are interested in finding out more then please submit a CV on our jobs board and a member of the Recruitment Team will be in contact.

Organisational compliance

Study Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students, and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same dedication. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the role, including checks with past employers, an Enhanced Check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and overseas criminal records if appropriate.

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What does a role at Study Group mean?


We are a unique business within the sector, giving our people a completely different working experience.


We have a large global network and encourage collaboration across the whole business. We work with a number of partners across the network including top tier universities.


We encourage innovation throughout our Centres, ensuring that our students are given an interactive, student centred, and creative, tailor-made learning experience. Our people are given an autonomy within their roles that is rarely seen within the industry.


We believe in continuous professional and personal development, and take pride in offering our staff ample opportunity to achieve their goals. Utilising our large organisational infrastructure, across our different brands, we invite our people to gain valuable experience, and maximise all the exciting tools available to help develop their career.