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Assistant Bursar - 5 Month Contract

Deadline for applications: N/A

At Taylors College, we put students at the heart of everything we do. Taylors College is a well-established, leading college in Australia and New Zealand. We provide world class, specialised programs in university preparation and secondary school education. With over 90 years of experience in the education industry, we have achieved unparalleled success in preparing students for their university study.

We are seeking an Assistant Bursar to work on a 5 Month contract for our Waterloo campus in Sydney.

Key responsibilities

Accounts receivable

  • Process student fees including invoicing and receipting, calculating and preparing refunds and discounts, follow up outstanding fees and financial data management
  • Manage student fee enquiries and escalate issues as required
  • Undertake banking transactions and reconciliations and maintain banking records

Accounts payable

  • Order goods and services in line with the purchasing policy
  • Ensure adherence to petty cash procedures and asset control procedures
  • Ensure accuracy in transaction coding
  • Process expense and reimbursement claim forms and credit card reconciliations

Student services

  • Maintain and update records in Study Global including extensions and enrolments of student courses, re-calculations of agent commissions, accommodation data and processing of refunds

Selection criteria

  • Post-Secondary qualification in Finance / Accounting
  • Experience in an accounts payable and receivable function
  • Experience in education administration and academic student databases would be an advantage

Other skills

  • Advanced skills in databases and Microsoft Office (especially Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Highly developed administration and organisational skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work well in a busy team environment

Sounds like you?

If you have a passion for education and be part of a fast paced environment – a job at Taylors College is for you!

Interested applicants should apply with a cover letter and current CV by 31st March 2020.

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Please note

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be notified of the outcome of their applications
  • We are only able to consider applicants with full rights to live and work in Australia permanently
  • This role requires a Working with Children Check, which must be gained at the successful candidate's own expense prior to appointment.

About Study Group

Study Group is a global leader in preparing students for international academic success and rewarding careers through a transformational learning experience. Our global recruitment teams enrolled over 30,000 students from 142 countries in 2018. The universities we work with trust us to increase their international footprint, access student diversity and provide assured progression, so they can continue to focus on academic excellence.

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 commitment.

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.

Study Group processes your information in line with data protection regulations. Please see our Candidate Privacy Policy.

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.

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.