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Assistant Athletics Director, Business Operations
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Aug. 24, 2021
Title Assistant Athletics Director, Business Operations
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Recreation Instruction
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Associate/Assistant Director
  • Athletics and Recreation Services

Position Summary
This role is responsible for working in a self-supervisory nature to develop and manage a $30M+ budget and related activities, including regular and accurate analysis and forecasting. Additionally, this position will oversee the Business Office staff and the day-to-day components of business operations. The incumbent will report to the Deputy Athletic Director, Chief Operating Officer.

Job Description

Budget Management: Manage all aspects of the intercollegiate athletics budget and oversee the day-to- day operations of the Business Office.

Forecasting and Guidance: Utilize financial analysis and budget forecasting to shift resources appropriately, and offer guidance to Deputy Athletics Director, Chief Operating Officer and Director of Athletics.

Financial Oversight/Reporting: Monitor payables/receivables, procurement, travel, per diem card program and reconciliation. Supervise the maintenance of financial accounts, coordinate financial reporting (NCAA/ EADA) and monthly and year-end journals. Assume financial signatory and provide electronic approvals.

Administrative Duties: Represent the Department of Athletics at various campus meetings as well as departmental meetings. Update departmental policies and communicate SUNY guidelines.

Additional Duties: Responsible for executing additional duties and responsibilities related to Athletics Administration as requested by Deputy Athletic Director, Chief Operating Officer. These responsibilities may include nights and weekends.

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

About UB
The University at Buffalo is SUNY’s most comprehensive public research university, and an outstanding place to work. UB amplifies ambition for faculty and staff by offering endless possibilities to achieve more. Here, people from all backgrounds and cultures challenge and inspire each other to discover, learn and succeed. Dedicated staff and engaged faculty collaborate to further knowledge and understanding, and develop tenacious graduates who are valued for their talents and their impact on global society. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Sports Administration or Management; 3 years relevant experience in business or financial management; Excellent interpersonal, oral and written skills.
Preferred Qualifications
Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or CPA accreditation; Intercollegiate athletics experience; Possess a high-level understanding of accounting and auditing principles; experience with travel and expense reimbursement system, such as Concur; experience with resource planning software, such as Oracle.

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