Job location: Fisher-Bennett Hall Employment Type:
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JR00033973 University Overview
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Business Administrator B - Fisher Bennett RBOJob Profile Title
Business Administrator BJob Description Summary
This Business Administrator B with the Fisher Bennett Regional Business Office should be a proactive, positive self-starter who is good with people and numbers. They will report directly to the Manager of Admin and Finance and be a member of a four person team. The should be well versed in Penn systems and have an analytical mind.Job Description
The Fisher Bennett RBO manages the budgets, approves transactions, and assists five departments, four centers and many programs. We are looking for a Business Administrator B who is a proactive, positive self-starter and is as good with people as they are with numbers. They will report directly to the Manager of Administration and Finance and be a member of a four person team. Working with the Financial Admin Coordinator, they may process departmental purchases and reimbursements as needed, but their main focus should be reviewing and approving these transactions. In addition, they will process and track new additions to weekly payroll and to the Penn Marketplace ensuring record completion. Additional tasks include financial report preparation and analysis to reconcile accounts (endowments, gifts, grants, operating and discretionary funds) on a monthly basis. Fiscal budget preparation and pre/post-award sponsored research support as needed in addition to other ad hoc reporting and tasks as requested.
BA/BS and 2-3 years of experience in a University Business office environment, or equivalent combination of education and experience, are required; experience with Penn's financial systems (BEN, UMIS and Oracle-based applications) as well as intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft officeJob Location - City, State
(particularly Excel) are strongly preferred. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate an ability 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; possess effective interpersonal skills and be able to enforce guidelines and protocols with constituents in a diplomatic yet assertive manner; must be able to switch gears depending on processing and/or project deadlines; must have ability to work independently as well as collaboratively and remain flexible in order to adapt quickly to changing priorities.
Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaDepartment / School
School of Arts and SciencesPay Range
$42,953.00 - $77,315.00
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