The University of Tennessee Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) has an opening for a Business Manager in its Knoxville office. MTAS is an agency of the University of Tennessee Institute for Public Service that provides research, training, technical assistance, and field services to Tennessee towns and cities. The Business Manager manages the financial and accounting operation for MTAS. Specifically, the Business Manager's duties and supervisory responsibilities include: ● preparing the department's annual budget; ● monitoring expenditures and preparing amendments; ● preparing monthly financial status reports; ● overseeing the account receivables and account payables processes; ● preparing fiscal reports for all state and federal contracts and grants; ● preparing sponsored projects' billings; ● overseeing all purchasing activity; ● managing contracts; ● preparing deposits; ● reconciling monthly procurement card statements; ● performing other duties as assigned.
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