The Financial and Procurement Analyst is responsible for performing the day to day business operations and financial transactions including Travel and Expense Reimbursements, p-card transactions, monthly journal entries and reporting, and financial closing/reconciliations. Responsibilities include; -Assist with the inflow and outflow of Accounts Payable while providing exceptional customer service to Department staff and vendors. -Act as point of contact for travel and expense reimbursements, cash advances, deposits. -Assist with compilation of monthly financial reporting for coaches and management. -Research and reconcile process of travel and reimbursements, cash advances. -Act as point of contact for set up of new staff profiles and updating existing profiles. -Review and respond to inquiries from staff, vendors and other university departments to independently resolves issues and communicate results and coordinate with other departments on a regular basis to share information and help drive performance improvements. -Support the Associate Athletics Director / CFO to transact monthly, quarterly, and annual financial closing processes including preparation of journal entries and vouchers. -Assist with purchase requisitions, the creation of purchase orders, and following through processes in collaboration with the University's Purchasing Office and Support and assist Associate AD / CFO with requested University/NCAA reports as needed. -Coordinate staff trainings on new expense reimbursement policies and procedures and assist with integration of new expense and finance systems for department. -Exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with adherence to NCAA, Council of Ivy League Presidents, University, and the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations. -Assume other Budget and Finance Office duties as assigned by the Associate AD / CFO and/or the Director, Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education.
Bachelor’s degree and/or its equivalent required
Minimum of 0-2 years' related experience, or the equivalent combination of education and experience, required
Proficiency in Microsoft Office/Excel preferred
Past experience in collegiate athletics a plus
Experience with Concur or similar expense management system preferred
Understanding of the mission and purpose of institutions of higher education is strongly preferred.
Internal Number: 506239
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