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Business Operations Manager, Financial Accounting and Operations W.P. Carey School of Business, ASU

Employer
Arizona State University at Tempe
Location
Arizona State University, Tempe
Salary
Competitive
Posted Date
Oct 25, 2022
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Essential Duties

  • Provides fiscal oversight and management for Graduate Programs Office, Career Services and other units as assigned
  • Assists in preparation and/or coordination of program and special budgets; prepares budget projection and analyses; reviews and authorizes purchase of supplies, services, and equipment
  • Prepares in the preparation and review of financial and administrative reports; analyzes and interprets statistical, financial and management planning data for decision-making and strategic planning
  • Establishes controls for approval of various actions within Graduate Program Office, Career Services, and other units, such as personnel actions and operational expenditures, as well as revenue forecast
  • Coordinates personnel matters such as payroll actions, classification, recruiting, new hire actions, interviewing and selecting new staff, employee grievances, or other applicable issues
  • Budgets, reconciles, and expenses the schools ASU foundation and scholarship accounts
  • Supervises work of subordinate personnel, which includes hiring, termination, discipline, performance evaluation, work planning, etc.
  • Coordinates internal and external audits, and prepares audit work papers
  • Keeps informed of, interprets and applies pertinent rules, regulations, policies and procedures set forth by university or other governing agency; informs affected staff as changes occur
  • Develops recommendations for implementation of procedures for daily operations of assigned functions according to established policies; prepares and updates internal manuals
  • Represents work unit at meetings for conferences and serves as liaison for unit concerning requests or complaints
  • Controls personnel and department records and inventory functions
  • Performs additional duties or projects, as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

 

 

 

Bachelor's degree in a related field and six (6) years of directly related administrative experience which includes three (3) years of supervisory experience; OR, Ten (10) years of directly related administrative experience which includes three (3) years of supervisory experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience, and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Desired Qualifications

  • Knowledge of supervision practices and techniques
  • Demonstrated knowledge of accounting and budgeting practices and principles
  • Knowledge of state and federal laws pertaining to budgeting and accounting practices
  • Demonstrated knowledge of financial administration principles, financial analysis, budget preparation and forecasting
  • Experience in developing administrative and financial reports
  • Experience working in a higher education environment
  • Skill in developing and maintaining effective working relationships
  • Evidence of effective communication skills, both verbal and written

Working Environment

  • Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding and manipulating a computer mouse
  • Frequently required to stand for varying lengths of time and walk moderate distances to perform work 
  • Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts
  • Ability to clearly communicate to perform essential functions.
  • Use office equipment including a calculator, telephone, computer (monitor, keyboard and mouse), printer, fax and copier.
  • This position receives general review of objectives.

ASU is a diverse enterprise with a wide variety of work and learning modes, locations and a commitment to sustainability, innovation and employee work-life balance. We are determined to maintain our position as an employer of choice in a competitive labor market.

Flexible work options

  • Alternative work schedules can include four, 10-hour workdays in a workweek; a nine-day, 80-hour schedule over two workweeks for exempt employees only; and staggered start and stop times.
  • Hybrid work is an arrangement where employees spend a minimum of 60% of their regular workweek at their primary ASU work location. Dean or vice president-level approval is required. 

Department Statement

The W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University is one of the largest business schools in the United States with more than 15,000 students and 100,000 alumni worldwide. From our world-renowned faculty representing six continents to thousands of outstanding students who join us every year, the W. P. Carey School welcomes diversity and encourages global thinking. The W. P. Carey School is internationally recognized for its leadership in business education, groundbreaking research and innovation, and renowned faculty, making us one of the top-ranked business schools in the country. Learn more at wpcarey.asu.edu.

 

ASU Statement

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 100,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit https://wellness.asu.edu/explore-wellness/body/alcohol-and-drugs/tobacco

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

Notice of Availability of the ASU Annual Security and Fire Safety Report
In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf. You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.

Relocation Assistance – For information about schools, housing child resources, neighborhoods, hospitals, community events, and taxes, visit https://cfo.asu.edu/az-resources.

Employment Verification Statement

ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.

 

Background Check Statement

ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.

 

Fingerprint Check Statement

This position is considered safety/security sensitive and will include a fingerprint check. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the fingerprint check.

 

Instructions to Apply

Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.

Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.

Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.

ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.

Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.

IMPORTANT NOTE: What is the meaning of “equivalent combination” in the minimum qualifications? It means one year of higher education or 24 credit hours, is equal to one year of experience. For example, a four-year bachelor’s degree is equal to four years of experience.

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