The Division of Information Technology (DIT) is looking to hire a Business Manager to provide administrative and financial support to various units and accounts within the division. This position provides support for a variety of activities, including, but not limited to: budgeting, accounting, procurement, travel, inventory, ordering, contract and grant accounting, financial forecasting, billing, revenue tracking, and other activities related to the running of the administrative and financial aspects of the division.
This position will assist with implementing and monitoring various business practices, policies, and procedures within DIT to ensure the highest level of customer service is provided. This position must adhere to University financial management standards, general management and accounting principles, practices, methods, and techniques. A successful candidate must be able to demonstrate the ability to apply various policies and procedures to real-world situations. In addition, a successful candidate must be enthusiastic, positive, detail-oriented, self-motivated, and have a demonstrable ability to take initiative. Excellent communication and computer skills are essential to this position.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
3-5 years of experience in finance, accounting, project management, auditing, contract/grant management, or related field.
Proficiency in Excel to prepare and analyze complex spreadsheets. Highly developed organization skills, ability to multi-task, and attention to detail.
Friendly, flexible, service-oriented manner.
Experience in budgeting, forecasting, reconciliation, and revenue tracking.
Ability to work well individually and as part of a team.
Excellent communication skills and ability to summarize financial information.
- Degree in accounting - Audit experience - Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification - Experience in higher education - Experience at University of Maryland system (including knowledge of various systems such as KFS, ELF)
- Knowledge of OMB Uniform Guidance
Physical demands: sedentary work. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Repetitive motion. Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers. The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading.
Best consideration date: 08/12/2019 or open until filled
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