The Associates Athletic Director - Budget & Finance will be responsible for managing a budget of $115 million and assisting the Senior Associate AD - Finance & Analytics in forming and implementing long range financial planning for the department. Budget management will include budget preparation, daily and monthly monitoring and tracking of the Athletics Department annual operating budget, forecasting and assisting the Associate AD - Business Operations 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 athletics department annual budget.
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 for 20 sports and 28 support units for distribution to coaches, staff, and senior leadership.
Collaborate to direct the development and implementation of financial strategies aimed at fulfilling the athletic department's short and long term goals. Generate long-term financial projections regarding operating revenues and expenses. Supervises the accounting functions for all cash based transactions, daily deposits and wire transfers.
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.
Supervise the overall responsibilities and performance of one full-time Accountant and prepare annual performance evaluations.
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.
A Bachelor's degree in related/ relevant area or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 5 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.
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