The Assistant Athletic Director, Budget & Finance will be responsible for managing a budget of $115 million and assisting the Senior Associate AD, Finance & Analytics and the Associate Athletic Director for Business Operations in forming and implementing long range financial planning for the Athletics Department. Budget management will include budget preparation, daily and monthly monitoring and tracking of the Athletic Department annual operating budget, forecasting and assist with financial reports. Financial Reports include, but are not limited to: NCAA AUP Report, EADA Report, audits, etc. The individual will be expected to provide leadership in the business office and help balance the athletic department annual budget.
30% of the time: Reporting to the Senior Associate Athletic Director, Finance & Analytics, this position oversees annual budget planning and development and communicates approved budgets to each unit and sport administrator. Will be responsible for monitoring trends, forecasting, and resolving issues, as needed. Will prepare monthly budget reports and for 20 sports and 28 support units for distribution to coaches, staff, and senior leadership.
20% of the time: Collaborating with the Senior Associate AD, Finance & Analytics and Associate Athletic Director for Business Operations to direct the development and implementation of financial strategies aimed at fulfilling the athletic department’s short and long term goals. Generates long-term financial projections regarding operating revenues and expenses. Supervises the accounting functions for all cash based transactions, daily deposits and wire transfers.
15% of the time: Assist with annual audit, financial reports, year-end closings, and quarterly budget committee materials for presentation. Financial reports include NCAA Agreed Upon Procedures and Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act Report.
10% of the time: Supervises the overall responsibilities and performance of one full-time Accountant and prepares annual performance evaluations.
10% of the time: Communicate regularly with coaches and staff and develop working relationships with internal and external parties. Will be asked to meet with coaches and unit supervisors concerning budget matters.
Other duties and projects as assigned by the Athletics Director or Senior Associate Athletic Director, Finance & Analytics
Minimum Qualifications A Bachelor's degree in related/ relevant area or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 3 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.
Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree, Former student-athlete experience, Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulation, Experience working in collegiate athletic organizations, Advanced Microsoft office skills for management of large data sets, strong attention to detail is imperative, Excellent communication skills and can work with a diverse group of constituents in the athletic department.
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