Job ID: 225950

Director, Financial Operations (4631U), Intercollegiate Athletics - 59548

University of California, Berkeley

  • Nov. 20, 2023
 
  • Director, Financial Operations (4631U), Intercollegiate Athletics - 59548
  • University of California, Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA
 
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
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  • Director/Manager
    Director/Manager
  • Athletics
    Athletics
 
 


Director, Financial Operations (4631U), Intercollegiate Athletics - 59548

About Berkeley

At the University of California, Berkeley, we are committed to creating a community that fosters equity of experience and opportunity, and ensures that students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds feel safe, welcome and included. Our culture of openness, freedom and belonging make it a special place for students, faculty and staff.

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's leading institutions of higher education, distinguished by its combination of internationally recognized academic and research excellence; the transformative opportunity it provides to a large and diverse student body; its public mission and commitment to equity and social justice; and its roots in the California experience, animated by such values as innovation, questioning the status quo, and respect for the environment and nature. Since its founding in 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world.

We are looking for equity-minded applicants who represent the full diversity of California and who demonstrate a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds present in our community. When you join the team at Berkeley, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice that requires broad collaboration among faculty, staff, students and community partners. In deciding whether to apply for a position at Berkeley, you are strongly encouraged to consider whether your values align with our Guiding Values and Principles, our Principles of Community, and our Strategic Plan.

At UC Berkeley, we believe that learning is a fundamental part of working, and our goal is for everyone on the Berkeley campus to feel supported and equipped to realize their full potential. We actively support this by providing all of our staff employees with at least 80 hours (10 days) of paid time per year to engage in professional development activities. To find out more about how you can grow your career at UC Berkeley, visit grow.berkeley.edu.

Departmental Overview

The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics consists of more than 275 staff members and coaches and sponsors 30 varsity sports programs. These 30 programs include more than 850 student-athletes who participate in the various sports programs annually within the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA). We are currently seeking a Director, Financial Operations.

Description of Position:

This position is responsible for the processing and servicing of a variety of operational, financial, and budgeting transactions and services, including cashiering, accounts receivable, accounts payable, collections, data collection, data entry, analysis, review and control, customer servicing, and reporting. This position will analyze the department's operational initiatives, processes, policies and procedures; and work as a project manager amongst department stakeholders, gathering requirements, providing strategic direction, and implementing a workable solution. Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, Athletics, this position is responsible for the day-to-day management, activities, and efficiency of the following units: Travel, Accounts Payable, Purchasing and Financial Reporting. As the supervisor of these units, position sets the work priorities, resolves escalated issues, and manages workload of staff members.

Application Review Date

The First Review Date for this job is: October 16, 2023

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for management of the following units: Travel, Accounts Payable, Purchasing, and Financial Reporting.
  • Trains, develops, and evaluates staff to ensure effective and efficient operations.
  • Ensures departmental adherence to university, Pac-12, and NCAA policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for budget oversight, department expenditures (purchasing & reimbursements), and accounting chartstrings.
  • Responsible for internal and external financial reporting including completing the implementation of reporting software.
  • Working with the Chief Financial Officer, is responsible for the analysis, creation, and implementation of financial and operations policies, processes, and initiatives that impact the department.


Required Qualifications

  • Must have broad knowledge of financial policies, practices and systems, especially as related to policy, accounting, and regulatory compliance requirements.
  • Requires skills in budgeting, reporting and analytics, accounting, and bookkeeping.
  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Client-service oriented, good listening, critical thinking, and analytical skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, multi-task, manage and prioritize work, and delegate work appropriately.
  • Strong inter-personal skills and the ability to work effectively across the organization at all levels.
  • Strong management skills to supervise multiple sub-units and achieve maximum efficiency out of supervisees.
  • Expertise in the Microsoft Office applications.
  • Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent years experience or training.
  • Minimum of 3 years in a supervisory position.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of Pac-12 and NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Advanced degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
  • Previous experience working in Intercollegiate Athletics.


Salary & Benefits

For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University, please visit the University of California's Compensation & Benefits website.

Under California law, the University of California, Berkeley is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role and should not offer a salary outside of the range posted in this job announcement. This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, analysis of internal equity, and other business and organizational needs. It is not typical for an individual to be offered a salary at or near the top of the range for a position. Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience.

The budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position is $90,000.00 - $110,000.00.

  • This is a 100% full-time (40 hours per week), career position that is eligible for full UC benefits.
  • This position is exempt and paid monthly.
  • This is a remote-friendly position, eligible for 40% remote capability


How to Apply

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter.

Diversity Statement

Please include, as part of your application a brief (1-2 paragraph) statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in your professional experience.

Advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion are fundamental to our UC Berkeley Principles of Community, which states that "every member of the UC Berkeley community has a role in sustaining a safe, caring, and humane environment in which these values can thrive."

Conviction History Background

This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.

Mandated Reporter

This position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter required to report the observed or suspected abuse or neglect of children, dependent adults, or elders to designated law enforcement or social service agencies. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon completion of signed statements acknowledging the responsibilities of a Mandated Reporter.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant, please see the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission poster.

For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, please see the University of California Discrimination, Harassment, and Affirmative Action in the Workplace policy.



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