Business Manager - Higher Ed

Ohio, United States
Salary Not specified
Jan 18, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Summary:
The Business Manager serves as the financial officer for the School of Law and is responsible for its financial administration, including budgeting, expenditure approval, receipts, accounting and compliance, analytics, and capital improvement management. This position must adhere to University financial management standards, general management and accounting principles, practices, methods, and techniques. The Business Manager prepares the ABA annual Questionnaire, the financial and other material needed for ABA accreditation visits, and the U.S. News and World Report annual questionnaire and responds to other internal and external requests for information as needed. This position is responsible for and oversees all the human resource activities for the department, including but not limited to serving as primary liaison for all faculty and staff hires and employment changes. The Business Manager serves as a liaison for the School of Law faculty and staff to various campus offices, including Finance, Facilities, and Human Resources. Minimum Qualifications:

- Bachelor degree in business, accounting, or finance
- Five or more years of experience in budgeting and financial reporting, specifically income statements and balance sheets
- Attention to detail and high level of accuracy
- Proficient in Microsoft products, spreadsheets, accounting systems and other related technologies

Preferred Qualifications:

- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Demonstrated decision-making and problem-solving ability
- Capability to independently manage multiple projects
- CPA or equivalent
- Demonstrated strong financial, analytical, and accounting skills
- Experience with the University's budget model, policies, procedures, guidelines, systems and structure
- Experience with accounts payable and vendor contracts
- Knowledge of human resource law and processes
- Previous supervisory experience

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please summarize your ability to meet minimum qualifications in your cover letter.

References may be requested later in the interview process.

Proposed Closing Date: 01/25/2021

Closing Statement:

Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.