Senior Associate Athletic Accounting Director- FIN
Kennesaw State University
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia
Executive - Business Manager
4 Year Degree
Internal Number: 3594462
Senior Associate Athletic Accounting Director- FIN
Job ID: 248311 Location: Kennesaw, Georgia Full/Part Time: Full Time Regular/Temporary: Regular
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Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country and one of the largest in the state of Georgia offering more than 150 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees to its nearly 43,000 students. Our university's vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties, entrepreneurial spirit, and Division I athletics draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe.
We are growing and searching for talented people to join our mission!
Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144.
Leads and manages the accounting operations of the Athletic department of KSU and KSU Association. Serves as a representative between the athletic program, the University, Board of Regent's and its constituents. Responsible for the daily operations of financial accounting area in the Athletic Business Office. Establishes accounting guidelines and procedures necessary to comply with NCAA guidelines, University policies and state regulation.
1. Serves as primary financial administrator for athletics
2. Manages daily accounting operations including but not limited to, deposits for tickets sales, donations and sponsorships, expense reports, procurement/credit cards, purchase orders, payment of invoices and reconciliation of payroll
3. Prepares and monitors annual budget and provides updated projections
4. Maintains data in association and university financial system(s)
5. Prepares 990 for Athletic Association and annual reports for NCAA, EADA, Atlantic Sun and Big South
6. Prepares Board of Regents five (5) year business plan and annual reporting
7. Strategizes ways to generate revenue and minimize spending
8. Advises management regarding sources of funding
9. Develops, reviews and modifies policies, procedures and controls to ensure responsible use of resources
Educational Requirements Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education in Accounting or Finance
Required Experience Seven (7) years related work experience
Additional Preferred Qualifications Master's degree from an accredited institution of higher education in related field Certified Public Accountant Experience in intercollegiate administration or professional sports administration Previous nonprofit experience Strong accounting background and experience with system conversion is desirable
The budgeted salary range is $95,000 to $115,000.
Offers are based on relevant experience.
Generous benefits to include Medical, Dental, Vision, 13 paid holidays, vacation, generous retirement plans, tuition waiver, wellness options, and much more.! Visit hr.kennesaw.edu/benefit
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
ABILITIES Able to review and understand contracts and interactions with third party credit card processors Able to interpret University System of Georgia (USG) and University policy Able to serve on various committees of the department including but not limited to, KSU Athletic Association Board and KSU Athletic Association Finance Committee Able to maintain high level of accuracy Commitment to promote an atmosphere of compliance and adherence to institutional conference and NCAA rules and regulations Able to handle multiple tasks or projects at one time meeting assigned deadlines
SKILLS Excellent interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, independent judgment, organization, communication (verbal and written), time management, project management and presentation skills Proficient with computer applications and programs associated with the position (i.e. Microsoft Office suite, Sage, PeopleSoft) Strong attention to detail and follow up skills Strong customer service skills and phone and e-mail etiquette
Equal Employment Opportunity
Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national, origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007. Participant ID: 61415
This is a supervisory position. This position has financial responsibilities. No, this position will not be required to drive. This role is considered a position of trust. This position requires a purchasing card (P-Card). This position will not travel
Standard Enhanced + Education
Per the University System of Georgia background check policy, all final candidates will be required to consent to a criminal background investigation. Final candidates may be asked to disclose criminal record history during the initial screening process and prior to a conditional offer of employment. Applicants for positions of trust with screening results which confirm a disqualifying criminal history will be immediately disqualified from employment eligibility.
All applicants are required to include professional references as part of their application process. Some positions may require additional job-based screenings such as motor vehicle report, credit check, pre-employment drug screening and/or verification of academic credentials.