Sr Business Manager

Job description


Under the direction of the Director of Finance & Administration, the Senior Business Manager provides direct financial support to the faculty, staff and students of Tyler by managing the School’s budget through transactions, reconciliation and reporting. The Sr. Business Manger processes business transactions, including but are not limited to, creating purchase orders in TUMarketplace, weekly timecard approval for non-exempt employees in Kronos, hiring adjunct faculty and TA/Gas in Taleo, and processing tuition remission.  The Sr. Business Manager is also responsible for managing the School’s funds and providing financial reports to faculty and staff who oversee those budgets. This includes running and distribution of Cognos reports and preparing analysis of spending in Excel. The Sr. Business Manager manages the general operating fund, tracking Dean’s grants, faculty allowances, fellowships, and project completion grants. The Sr. Business Manager works with the Director to ensure the School’s budget is on target and that fluctuations in revenue are reflected in account allocations. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Education & Experience:

Bachelor’s degree and at least three years’ experience in a business role. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. 

Required Skills & Abilities:

* Exceptional customer service orientation

* Strong organization, communication, and decision making skills 

* Experience in payroll, purchasing, grants management, and finance.

* Advanced Excel skills

* Ability to multi-task and keep multiple projects moving forward simultaneously with attention to detail.

* Demonstrated ability to create and maintain financial tracking systems.


* Experience with RCM budgeting

* Pre and post award grants administration experience

* Demonstrated proficiency in Banner.

This position requires a background check.

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Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.

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Primary Location: Pennsylvania-Philadelphia-Main Campus-Tyler School Of Art and Architecture
Job: Staff
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular




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Posted: 8/20/2020
Application Due: 11/18/2020
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