Belmont University seeks experienced, qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Athletic Director for Budget and Finance. This position provides leadership and coordination of the centralized financial planning and fiscal management functions for the athletics department component of the University and serves as a principal consultant and advisor to the Athletics Director on a range of fiscal and associated strategic management issues. Primary duties and responsibilities for the position include:
Reconciles current fiscal year payroll, revenue, scholarship/endowment, restricted and unrestricted budgets with the university general ledger on a weekly basis. Prepares reports for review and analysis with Athletic Director.
Assists coaches and administrative staff with budget planning and forecasting; generates reports to coaches/staff, as needed. Assists the Athletic Director with the university budget planning process by researching trend lines in sport and administrative budgets and compiling data in a format required the university budget committee.
Directly supervises the Budget Assistant
Communicates regularly with Human Resources, Payroll Office and Accounting Office concerning budget adjustments, journal entries, deposits, student/monthly/biweekly payroll issues, and other accounting transactions. Submits gift transmittal forms to the Development Office on behalf of the Director of Athletic Fundraising and other sports that fund raise, and reconciles submitted gifts with the university general ledger weekly.
Receives and electronically deposits into the university back account all athletic revenue, except ticket revenue (season tickets and individual game gate receipts) and reconciles deposits with the university general ledger.
Coordinates financials for all sport camps and acts as a liaison between the Accounting Office and the individual sport camps. Collects and submits data for the EADA survey (Equity in Athletics) and NCAA Membership Financial comprehensive report annually.
Serves as the primary university contact during annual NCAA financial audits, compiling and providing financial reports and supporting documentation, as requested. Oversees distribution of the Student Assistance Fund, requesting usage approval from the conference and reconciling use of the grant money annually. Files all championship financial reports to the NCAA for reimbursement purposes.
Complies with all NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Athletics policies.
The above statements describe the job's essential responsibilities and requirements. They are not an exhaustive list of the duties that may be assigned to job incumbents.
Qualified applicants will have a minimum three to five years’ administrative and budget-related experience, as well as experience with Banner or other integrated databases; supervisory experience preferred; knowledge of university and/or public institution budgeting and funding procedures, standards, and documentation requirements; knowledge of spreadsheet software to quantify and illustrate complex financial reports; ability to develop and maintain complex budgets in a multi-faceted higher education setting; ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing; ability to plan, develop, coordinate, and consolidate multiple operating budgets; ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and/or projections; ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports; ability to collect, compile, analyze, and summarize information and to develop financial reports and feasibility studies; skilled in supervising and training assigned staff including organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments; knowledge of policies and legislation relative to student records (including NCAA compliance, FERPA, and HIPAA laws); ability to foster a cooperative work environment; thrives in an environment of teamwork, collaboration, and hard work; available to work occasional events on evenings and weekends. Bachelor’s degree is required; Master’s degree preferred.
Belmont University seeks to attract and retain highly qualified faculty and staff that share the University’s values and will contribute to its mission and vision to be a leader among teaching universities bringing together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christian community of learning and service.
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Consistently recognized as a “Most Innovative” university, Belmont University draws more than 8,300 students who represent every state and more than 36 countries. The campus sits on 84 picturesque acres that are located just two miles from downtown Nashville, Tennessee, a dynamic and vibrant hub for government, healthcare, music, tourism and more. A private, four-year university, Belmont brings together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christian community of learning and service. The University’s athletic program sponsors 17 sports that compete at the NCAA Division 1 level. The University’s purpose is to help students explore their passions and develop their talents to meet the world’s needs.