Job description

Duties: The Business Administrator C provides financial and administrative support to staff and program directors in the areas of financial analysis, budgeting, and support of transaction processing, which includes budget preparation, projections and management, account analysis, and routine and ad hoc reporting; interaction with program directors; engagement in providing recommendations and suggestions to improve business processes and procedures. In addition, the BA-C will assist with sponsored projects for the business office including pre- and post-award activity. The Business Administrator C is also expected to assume a leadership role within SAS Finance by providing support in the absence of the Manager and collaborating with the SAS central offices of Finance and Budget and Decisions Support when appropriate.

Qualifications: BA/BS degree 3-5 years experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience in a University Business office environment preferred; experience with Penn's financial systems (BEN, UMIS and Oracle-based applications) as well as intermediate skills in Microsoft office (particularly Excel) a plus. The successful candidate must be able to effectively communicate with faculty and staff; demonstrate a pro-active work style with strong follow-up skills; be able to work under pressure; possess strong attention to detail; must have effective interpersonal skills and be able to enforce guidelines and protocols with constituents in a diplomatic and assertive manner; must be able to switch gears depending on processing and/or project deadlines, must be able to work independently as well as collaboratively and remain flexible in order to adapt quickly to changing priorities.

Reference Number: 02-28209

Salary Grade: 027

Employment Type: Exempt

Org: Business Operations

Special Requirements: Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

Job Family: D-Financial




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Posted: 3/10/2018
Application Due: 11/3/2019
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