Reporting to the Senior Associate Athletics Director for Finance and Administration, the Financial Analyst will play an integral role in the day-to-day management of a $50+ million athletic budget. This position will be primarily responsible for daily reconciliation and reporting of ticket and contribution revenues, oversight and reconciliation of travel and purchasing cards, assistance with preparation of various University, NCAA, Conference and governmental financial and ticketing reports, oversight of corporate sponsorship trade receivables, and administration of departmental contracts. Incumbent will prepare financial reports and analyze financial information along with assist in the management of day-to-day activities involved with processing and reconciling business documents such as journal entries, purchase orders, invoices, travel & expense reports, and student worker payroll. The Financial Analyst will have will have signature authority on purchases and will assist in identifying cost saving initiatives and creating operational efficiencies for all Department business related functions. Performs other duties as assigned by the Senior Associate Athletics Director for Finance and Administration.
•Administration of daily reconciliations and reporting of ticket and contribution revenues
•Oversight and reconciliation of travel and purchasing cards
•Assistance with preparation of various University, NCAA, Conference and governmental financial and ticketing reports
•Assistance with management of day-to-day activities involved with processing and reconciling business documents such as journal entries, purchase orders, invoices, travel & expense reports, and student worker payroll
•Act as signature authority on purchases
•Oversight of corporate sponsorship trade receivables
•Administration of departmental contracts
•Oversight of complimentary ticket audit procedures
•Complete financial analyses and surveys as requested
•Assist with budget preparation, monitoring, and reporting
•Maintain confidentiality due to exposure to sensitive and confidential data.
•Assist in identifying cost saving initiatives and creating operational efficiencies for all Department business related functions
•Assist with game day operations as needed
•Other duties as assigned
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree in accounting, finance, business, or a related field. Two (2) years of directly related experience in financial management. Experience in reconciliation management and reporting. Demonstrated budget and financial reporting experience. Experience managing confidential and sensitive data. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Required Skills and Abilities:
Familiarity with best practices in financial reporting, budget management, and reconciliation
Ability to maintain confidentiality and use discretion
Ability to manage several tasks and/or projects simultaneously
Strong organizational skills, interpersonal skills, and a commitment to customer service
Demonstrate a proven track record in building quality relationships
Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends
Project management and leadership skills
Strong personal code of ethics, integrity, and trust
Ability to successfully navigate across multiple departments in a fast-paced environment
Strong integrity and character who shares a commitment for knowing and complying with NCAA, Conference and University rules
Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Excel
Experience in a college athletics business office setting
Experience with Paciolan
Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.