SENIOR BUDGET DIRECTOR
JOB NO.: 91268-AS
Work Type: Staff-Full Time
Department: ATH/GENERAL OPERATNS/BUSINESS
Categories: Accounting, Finance, Purchasing, Athletics
Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable
Position Vacancy ID: 91268-AS
Working Title: SENIOR BUDGET DIRECTOR
Official Title: BUDGET PLANNER/M(R26DM) or ASSOC BUDGET PLNR/M(R26FM)
Hiring Department: A420103-INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS/GENERAL OPERATNS/BUSINESS
Anticipated Begin Date: AUGUST 07, 2017
Term: This is a renewable appointment.
Minimum $48,333 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Degree and Area of Specialization:
Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business administration or related field is required.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
One (1) to three (3) years of related, professional work experience is preferred for the Associate level, required for the no-prefix level. The most qualified candidates will bring to this position the following knowledge, skills and abilities: Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), development of financial statements under GAAP, financial reporting principles and automated accounting system processes and operations. Ability to develop, implement and maintain cash based accounting systems; Computer education and experience with mainframe and personal computer (PC) based accounting systems and applications; data processing education; and experience with PC spreadsheet software (Microsoft Excel) preferred; Knowledge of PC applications and databases including WISDM and Great Plains; Computer applications, spreadsheet, and word processing aptitude; Knowledge of state statutes, NCAA regulations, administrative rules and department policies; Ability to identify problems and develop and implement a corrective action plan to resolve the problem in accordance with UW policies; Knowledge of Event Ticketing software (Paciolan, Ticketmaster, etc.); Knowledge of the Elevation Financial Reporting System; Knowledge of contract management tools; Knowledge of GRASP travel reporting tool; Time management skills; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees; Customer service and communication skills; Good organizational skills and experience in formal documentation; and ability to work collaboratively in a team environment. The position requires a high level of independent judgment to oversee and perform complex budget analysis and financial reporting duties.
Under the oversight and general supervision of the Associate Athletic Director, the incumbent will serve as a Budget Analyst supporting a $130 million, 23 sport NCAA Division I Intercollegiate Athletic Program which supports over 800 student-athletes. The incumbent will be responsible for overseeing the budget development process, and analyzing departmental budgets searching for variances and trends.
Instructions to applicants:
This is a 100%, renewable, Academic Staff appointment. Salary will be assigned within the appropriate range, commensurate with the candidate's qualifications and experience. An excellent benefits package is also included. Anticipated start date on or after August 7, 2017. Successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment.
To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be received by no later than 11:55 p.m. CDT, July 26, 2017. Please complete the online application and attach a letter of application addressing your qualifications and experiences specifically relating to the responsibilities of this position, a comprehensive resume, and contact information for at least three professional references. All application materials will be reviewed by our search committee after the posted deadline. Applicants selected to participate further in the selection process will be notified directly. All applicants will be notified once a final selection has been made and the search has been completed.
NOTE: Unless confidentiality is requested in your online application, information regarding the names of applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.
Special Note: UW-Madison conducts criminal background checks for final candidate(s).
Additional Link: Full Position Details
NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
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Advertised: 26 Jun 2017 Central Daylight Time
Application Close: 26 Jul 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time