The Business Manager will report to the Senior Business Manager and have responsibilities for financial and budget management and procurement for all Advancement programs and projects.Â The Business Manager will be part of a team that assures Advancement is following all WashU policies and procedures in these areas. The business team leads the departmentâ™s continuing efforts to reduce costs and establish best practices.Â
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
Process, review and approve financial transactions in the Workday system.Â Ensure compliance with Washington University, federal, and department requirements and guidelines.Â Resolve expense reimbursement/financial issues related to transactions.Â Assist with gathering and compiling financial data related to surveys and reports.
Assist Senior Business Managers with budget management. Monitor expenditures, create ad hoc reports, and support fiscal year closing process and new fiscal year setup.
Assist all UA departments with purchasing activities, procurement reconciliations and approvals.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Advanced Excel skills.
Computer proficiency sufficient to master WashU computer-based systems (Workday, COGNOS, etc.).Â
Ability to complete multiple tasks accurately and in a timely manner.Â
Ability to work with data and financial information with attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy.Â
Effective communication skills.Â Â
Ability to exercise sound judgment in dealing with competing priorities.Â
Exercise a high degree of discretion and confidentiality.Â
Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.Â
Ability to work comfortably and efficiently with a diverse constituency of administrators, staff and other WashU department representatives.Â
Ability to work independently and consistently meet deadlines.
Bachelorâ™s degree with at least three years of experience in financial, human resources, and administrative management, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
$45,800.00 - $75,900.00 / AnnuallyThe salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Washington University in St. Louis is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to our employees. Benefits eligibility is subject to employment status, full-time equivalent (FTE) workload, and weekly standard hours. Please visit our website at https://hr.wustl.edu/benefits/ to view a summary of benefits.
Washington University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to an individualâ™s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability status, protected veteran status, national or ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation. Women, minorities, protected veterans and the disabled are strongly encouraged to apply.
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