Business Office Manager

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience
Jan 28, 2022
Mar 01, 2022
Full Time
Business Office ManagerThe George Mason University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics seeks a Business Office Manager to assist with the financial operations of the department. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment. This position offers a competitive total compensation package and outstanding benefits including: Health & life insurance, multiple industry leading retirement plans available including the state VRS Hybrid Retirement Plan, accrued paid days off per year, paid holidays, paid sick leave, professional development, tuition reimbursement at GMU, and employee assistance programs. About the Position: The Business Office Manager will assist the Intercollegiate Athletics' Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in all day-to-day activities of the financial operation of the department. Duties include, but are not limited to, transactions, compliance, budget, physical inventory, training, communication and contracts. The incumbent must become compliant with all National Collegiate Athletic Association rules and regulations and insure confidentiality in all related matters. Responsibilities: Financial Transactions: Review, process and/or enter the following into business office excel workbooks: purchase orders, receiving reports, payments processed by accounts payable, travel advances, travel vouchers, credit card transactions, transmittals, foundation and any other transactions involved with the financial operations of Intercollegiate Athletics and The Field House. Budget:Assist CFO and Director with budget preparation, modeling, and adherence to budget constraints;Create and/or run budget reports using MicroStrategy; andCoordinate with supervisor on budget transfers, BUDs, recasts and reallocations.Compliance: Ensure compliance with commonwealth and NCAA regulations in the areas of ticket and advertising sponsorship sales; andPost quarterly reports and file all deposits, records and receivable reports. Procurement: Become familiar with eVA procedures and rules & the Supply Room contract;Process eVA orders for department, as needed; andAssist as needed to order and inventory all office supplies. NCAA Division 1 Game Contracts: Initiate, maintain and coordinate all Athletic department Intercollegiate sport game contracts. Individual and Team Travel:Assist with the full life cycle of travel for designated athletic teams and coaches recruiting. Training/Communication: Act as a lead for the department to communicate with and train staff and coaches to ensure compliance in financial and business procedures and processes; andServe as the department's resource on financial policies and procedures. Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in accounting, business, finance, sports management or a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience;Demonstrated financial work experience in higher education, sports, and/or customer service-oriented companies;Demonstrated experience and expertise with technology/software and the ability to quickly learn new technology/software;Demonstrated skills in written and oral communication, problem-solving, and internal and external customer service; andAbility to work with a diverse population, meet deadlines, and respond quickly and proficiently to new projects assigned.Preferred Qualifications:Work experience in Division I intercollegiate athletics;Working knowledge of NCAA rules; andCertified Public Accountant.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 09249z at by February 10, 2022; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

"Great Careers Begin at Mason! George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education. Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create. If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at! George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."

George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

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