Business Manager - Haslam College Of Business

Location
Knoxville, TN
Posted
Oct 24, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
DescriptionRegular Full-time, Pay Grade 40
Business Manager, Haslam College of Business

The Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, invites applications for a full-time Business Manager. Reporting to the Assistant Director of the Financial Information Office, the Business Manager provides daily oversight of the Haslam College of Business Undergraduate department's fiscal and administrative operations and manages the Financial Information Office's budget. Manages the business, financial, budgeting and administrative operations within the Haslam College of Business; manages the 4 staff members involved with maintenance of these functions.
Oversees the unit’s budget and accounts for research and non-research expenditures and income accounts, plus has full responsibility for all business and financial operations, including general ledger accounting, accounts payable and receivable, procurement, research administration, and FIO equipment inventory.
Oversees the Human Resource functions to include creating and modifying positions, appointment of new employees, promotions of current employees, and termination paperwork. Provides routine budget summaries. Provides guidance and communication to HCB departments on various endeavors and fiscal policy changes. Business Manager tasks include annual proposed budget preparation, regular fiscal operations, and HR functions. Official reviewer of IRIS transactions before releasing them to the department heads for approval. Responsible for the reconciliation of more than 200 E&G cost centers and 1,400 federal & private fund cost centers including the budget development, revenues, and expenditures, disbursing over $200 million dollars, which help achieve the college's strategic goals. Performs other related duties as required.



QualificationsMinimum Required Qualifications:
10 years of accounting/financial/HR experience without a Bachelor’s Degree
7 years of accounting/financial/HR experience with a Bachelor’s Degree

Other Qualifications:
The business manager position is one of leadership that sets the tone of many administrative functions within the department. Essential skills include:
Communication and interpersonal skills sufficient for effective interactions with a broad range of individuals, including faculty
Excellent organizational skills
Excellent writing, grammar, and proofreading skills
Decisiveness and extensive problem-solving skills
Professional integrity, including a thorough understanding of confidentiality
Knowledge of standard accounting principles
Knowledge of IRIS
Competence with common office and database software

The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University. Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position has been filled. 
Interested individuals should provide a cover letter addressing professional experience relevant to each required minimum qualification, a resume, and complete contact information for 3 professional references.

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admissions without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.
Eligibility and other terms and conditions of employment benefits at The University of Tennessee are governed by laws and regulations of the State of Tennessee, and this non-discrimination statement is intended to be consistent with those laws and regulations.
In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, The University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the University.
Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), ADA (disability), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity (OED), 1840 Melrose Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37996-3560, telephone (865)974-2498 (V/TTY available) or 974-2440. Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.

Job: Other Professional
Primary Location: US-Tennessee-Knoxville
Organization: Administration-Hcb Admin
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Oct 23, 2020, 6:17:55 PM

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