Stanford's Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation:
Stanford's Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (DAPER) is the premier intercollegiate athletics program in the country. We are the proud Home of Champions! We lead the nation with 128 NCAA championship titles, won the Men's and Women's Capital One this year, and have brought home the Learfield Director's Cup for 25 straight years. We also support the university's physical education, recreation and wellness initiatives. Our dedicated staff embody a culture of excellence, embrace our mission of scholar-athleticism and exemplify a relentless championship spirit. Our actions and staff are guided by the core tenets of the DAPER culture, The DAPER Way, which are: Embrace Scholar-Athleticism, Pursue and Revere Excellence, Lead with Courage and Work Cohesively.
Are you ready to inspire champions? If yes, then this may be the right opportunity for you!
The Department of Athletics is seeking an experienced Assistant Director, Finance to join our team with the opportunity for growth and expansion. You find a new challenge each day working with various units in the department, suppliers, service providers, and many more teams around campus. You will be working cohesively and collaboratively with various admin units on all revenue and banking activities for the department. You are an effective communicator, passionate about collaborating with others, and have a keen eye for accuracy and attention to detail. You will build strong relationships with leadership in the units you support and will effectively impact the department as a key team member. This position reports to the Assistant Athletics Director, Finance within the Business & Finance department of DAPER.
Your responsibilities include:
Prepare monthly journal entries and allocate department revenues appropriately per the department budget
Reconcile all cash accounts as part of month-end processing
Prepare and distribute monthly revenue variance reports for assigned units. Identify key variances and determine cause.
Run and analyze financial reports, often from multiple systems; assist in preparation of management information reports.
Monitor and adjust the department's balance sheet entries, including monitoring and following up on accounts receivable.
Collaborate with unit heads to prepare annual revenue forecasts. Summarize and report on the total revenue forecast. Enter final budget information into the University budgeting system (Tidemark).
Perform ad-hoc analysis regarding revenue variance and trends.
Process expense transactions for select units.
Participate in year-end close procedures and assist in the preparation of revenue reports for annual NCAA Agreed Upon Procedures and Equity in Athletics audits.
Ensure that DAPER, University, and NCAA finance/accounting policies and procedures are followed. Lead efforts to determine best practices for DAPER accounting policies and process flows.
Assist with other financial tasks/duties as necessary and assigned.
To be successful in this role you will bring:
Bachelor's degree and two years of relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
User knowledge and demonstrated experience of general financial systems; internet and computer literacy
Understanding and ability to apply accounting skills and concepts.
Demonstrated communication skills, including the ability to prepare materials for, and clearly and effectively communicate information to internal audiences and client groups.
Advanced analytical skills and an ability to interpret data.
Ability to practice cross-functionally.
Sound judgment and attention to detail in all facets of the job.
Strong facilitation and presentation skills to influence diverse audiences, including senior leadership.
Advanced proficiency in business applications, such as Microsoft Office suite, especially Excel.
In addition, our preferred qualifications include:
Knowledge of University-specific finance and accounting principles.
Advanced knowledge in the University's financial systems (Oracle, Tidemark, etc.).
This position, along with all DAPER coaches and staff, is responsible for the integrity of Stanford's intercollegiate athletics program and for the reputation of Stanford University. This position is responsible for ensuring that his/her/their
involvement with Athletics Department activities maintains the integrity of the University's reputation and does not negatively impact the relationship between the University and its faculty, staff, students and alumni. Additionally, this position must comply with University policies and procedures, NCAA and Pac-12 rules and regulations.
Why Stanford is for you:
Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and unique perks empower you with:
Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.
A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.
A healthier you. Climb our rock wall, or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.
Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums.
* The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.
*Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his/her/their job.
*Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and 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 characteristic protected by law.
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Copyright 2021 Jobelephant.com Inc. All rights reserved.
Located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley, Stanford University is recognized as one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions. Leland and Jane Stanford founded the University to "promote the public welfare by exercising an influence on behalf of humanity and civilization." Stanford opened its doors in 1891, and more than a century later, it remains dedicated to finding solutions to the great challenges of the day and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world. The University's thriving diverse community is comprised of nearly 7000 undergraduate students, 12000 graduate students, 2000 faculty members, 1900 postdoctoral scholars, and over 11,000 academic and administrative staff in seven schools including several interdisciplinary research centers and institutes. The campus spreads over 8000 contiguous acres and nearly all undergraduates live on campus. Stanford offers bachelor's and master's degrees in addition to doctoral degrees (PhD, MD, DMA and JD) plus a number of professional and continuing education programs and certifications. More at http://facts.stanford.edu and http://www.stanford.edu. Stanford is an equal empl...oyment opportunity and 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 characteristic protected by law. Stanford also welcomes applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.