The incumbent serves the Athletic Department as the Assistant Athletic Director for Business and Finance and will work closely with and report to the Senior Associate Athletic Director, Chief Financial Officer to manage the day-to-day operations of the Athletic Department Business Office. In this role, the employee will directly supervise three full-time staff members and maintain daily oversight of the Athletic Department's financial reporting, budgeting, accounts payable, and procurement functions. This individual will also review/approve select expenditure documents (i.e., Concur expense reports, PantherExpress requisitions, etc.) and maintain/support an environment that emphasizes and prioritizes adherence to a strong internal control framework.Specifically, the Assistant Athletic Director for Business and Finance will work in conjunction with the Director of Business Services to ensure that the Athletic Department's financial reporting requirements are met. The employee will oversee the completion of all mandated financial reports, such as the Federal EADA Report and NCAA AUP Report, as well as the preparation of other ad hoc reports and analyses that may be requested by management. Since this position is responsible for overseeing the financial reporting process, the incumbent will serve as the primary liaison to the Athletic Department's internal and external auditors on most business-related matters.Additionally, the Assistant Athletic Director for Business and Finance will be charged with the development of the Athletic Department's annual budget, which is in excess of $100 million. In doing so, the employee will work with each sport and support unit to review needs and assess priorities based on available funding. Throughout the year, the incumbent will track the Athletic Department's budgetary performance by regularly monitoring the existing budget dashboard, preparing monthly budget vs. actual status updates, and formulating year-end projections that can be utilized for decision-making and planning purposes.
A Master's degree is required, with a focus on accounting, business, and/or finance strongly preferred. The employee shall also possess at least five years of related experience in business and/or intercollegiate athletics as well as proficiency in Microsoft Excel. In addition, it is preferred that the candidate have familiarity with project management tools (such as Monday.com) and data visualization tools (such as Tableau). An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience may be accepted as determined by the University.
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Assignment Category Full-time regular Job Classification Staff.Athletics.IV Campus Pittsburgh Minimum Education Level Required Master's Minimum Experience Level Required 5-6 years experience Work Schedule Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Hiring Range TBD Based on Qualifications Relocation Offered Yes Visa Sponsorship Provided No Background Check For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check Child Protection Clearances The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks are required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance. Required Documents Resume, Cover Letter Optional Documents Not Applicable