UMA Education

Finance Central Processor

Job ID
Student Services


Purpose of the Position

To ensure that all UMA Student Finance departments remain in compliance when determining, awarding, disbursing, and returning FSA funds and to provide periodic quality assurance evaluations of our current processes and procedures.




Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Receives and reviews student files for completeness and accuracy.
  • Ensures that the Title IV aid is awarded to the student’s FSA eligibility.
  • Returns incorrect or incomplete files to the SF Advisors.
  • Approves federal student loans and readies the files for origination for all UMA campuses.
  • Reviews and approves Pell awards for all UMA campuses.
  • Has a thorough understanding of all facets of Title IV knowledge, and abides by the appropriate Department of Education and Compliance regulations.
  • Adheres to the Director’s goals and metrics for the Finance Central team.
  • Answers Advisors or Planners questions regarding Title IV and Student Finance policies and procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of, and carefully follows all applicable federal and state compliance requirements and regulations including those prescribed by the Department of Education, accrediting agencies, the Commission for Independent Education (CIE), and all internal UMA policies and procedures.
  • Effectively communicates compliance requirements to students and other staff as appropriate and quickly escalates any compliance concerns to the Compliance department.





  • 3+ years of experience in awarding/administering Federal Title IV funds with a post-secondary education institution (required)
  • Comprehensive experience with Campus Nexus and Microsoft Office products. (preferred)
  • Bachelor degree or prior work experience required. (preferred)
  • Vast knowledge of Title IV regulations (required).
  • Must not have a federal student loan appearing on the NSLDS database with an unresolved default status reported. (Required)
  • Must be eligible to access the National Student Loan Data Base (NSLDS). (Required)


Associated Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics

  • Detail oriented
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.
  • Personal integrity and a demonstrated commitment to ethics, morals, legal business practices and standards.
  • Ability to interact with all levels of the organization and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work independently and make sound decisions with minimal supervision and direction.
  • Strong communication skills; able to communicate both verbally and written.
  • Ability to multi-task and handle a high pressure environment with timeline pressures.
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Flexibility to work evenings and weekends as needed.
  • Knowledge of and adherence to regulations and compliance
  • Personal honesty and integrity
  • Maintaining compliance of Student Finance departments in areas of determining and awarding disbursements and returning FSA funds when required
  • The ability to deliver outstanding customer service
  • Attitude and enthusiasm.



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