Senior Accountant, Controller Department (50022924)

Reports to: Director, Office of Student Accounting 

Purpose: The job holder will ensure that tuition and fees charged and collected are following the university policies and procedures. Also, student payments by Citibank NY are reflected correctly to the Student Information System (Banner). He/she will be serving to AUC clients (AUC students, parents, and guardians) as well as updating the AUC general ledger with financial transactions posted to Banner.

Principal Accountabilities:

Tuition and Fees Billing

  • Check each bill to make sure that the amount reflects the correct calculations and opening balance according to prices printed on the University catalog and scholarships on the Banner and payments made (6 times per year)

Tuition and Fees USD Payments

  • Match the amounts paid on the bank statement with the amounts credited to student account on the Banner weekly

Control USD Students Accounts Receivable

  • Review all USD balances related to the international students in Banner and prepare financial reports of outstanding balances monthly

Tuition and Fees Refunds

  • Prepare overpayment and student’s loan refunds according to the university procedures on a daily basis

New York Office (NYO) Refunds

  • Authorize refunds made through the NYO and prepare account breakdown for each on a daily basis


Minimum Education Requirement: Bachelor in Accounting

Experience: seven to nine years of experience


  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing with different constituencies of the university (faculty, staff, students, parents and administrators)
  • Strong command of written and verbal English
  • Strong command of written and verbal Arabic
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Very good in Microsoft applications, with excellent computer skills to efficiently handle reconciliations and data reporting


This position is open until April 21, 2019

Placement is based on the candidate’s experience and skills. Only candidates who make it to the shortlist will be contacted. If interested, please send an updated and detailed resume to, stating “50022924 Senior Accountant in the subject line.


“We thank all individuals who have expressed interest in working at The American University in Cairo.”