Reporting directly to the Associate Controller, the Business Manager is a key member of Wharton Finance & Administration’s GAAP Team, with a focus on Wharton’s business units including contracts that the Wharton Executive Education/Wharton Online business development/directors make with external companies for custom developed programs. Supervising the Business Analyst, this role is responsible for management of the financial activity, accounting and compliance, and analytics related to Wharton Executive Education, Wharton Online, Wharton Research Data Services, and Wharton Interactive. .
The complex and custom nature of these contracts involves detailed, non-standard accounting review and financial analysis, ad hoc reporting and development of custom billing arrangements across 200+ contracts annually. The Business Manager must utilize substantial interpersonal, written and analytical skills in order to provide an understanding of variances and clearly communicate complex financial information to high level stakeholders in both EE division and external customers. Given the custom arrangements that are common in Wharton’s business units, the individual in this position must possess a combination of big picture, intellectual curiosity, detailed thinking, and exceptional communication skills.
Internal Number: 40805
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