Responsible for the efficient management and strategic leadership of all aspects of the Athletic Department business and finance office. Provide organizational oversight of the business office staff and the various daily, weekly, and monthly business-regulated operations, as well as oversight of financial planning and analysis. Responsible for compliance with all NCAA rules and regulations.
- Provide oversight of the division’s fiscal management, including budget development and reporting of the operating budget, restricted funds, and revenue.
- Act as final approver of all purchase requisitions, vendor payments, and credit card transactions for the division.
- Create financial reports for the Athletic Director and senior leadership.
- Clearly communicate financial data to all head coaches and area supervisors.
- Manage the daily operations of the business office. Supervise two full time staff members and one graduate assistant.
- Responsible for all hiring, training, and performance evaluations.
- Coordinate with IT to review computer inventory for all athletic staff and develop a replacement plan for all devices.
- Collaborate with multiple campus partners on accurate reporting and financial projections, including ticket office, financial services, and the controller’s office.
- Assist the Financial Service’s office during monthly reconciliation, year-end close, as well as any internal/external audits related to athletic accounts.
- Review the NCAA and EADA reports for accuracy prior to submission by Financial Services. develop data analytic tools to generate short and long-term financial projections regarding operating revenues and expenses. Assist the Associate AD for Revenue Generation and Business Analytics on reporting and evaluation of all revenue generation activities, as well as examine possible new revenue generation opportunities.
Education and Experience:
- Master’s Degree in in finance, accounting, management, or other business-related field accredited institution required.
- Five to seven years’ experience in accounting, higher education, and/or sports administration or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Working knowledge of accounting best practices for higher education, NCAA rules and regulations, the Department of Education’s Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act (EADA), and NCAA financial reporting.
- Proficient in the use of technology related to financial analysis and other associated computer applications such as Banner, Tableau, and Microsoft Excel and Access.