Associate Athletic Director for Financial Management
Towson University is accepting applications for an Associate Athletic Director for Financial Management. Under the general supervision of the University Budget Office Director, serves as the senior financial officer for the Department of Athletics. Responsible for all fiscal activities of the NCAA Division I Athletic Department; including budget planning, formulation, management and resource allocation. Responsible for the development and oversight of fiscal policies and procedures to ensure all fiscal activities are conducted in compliance with Federal, State, Conference, USM, Institutional and NCAA laws and regulations. Responsible for maintaining and ensuring fiscal integrity including compensation, scholarship and operating budgets as well as the Athletics' foundation accounts. Responsible for creating and maintaining policies and procedures related to financial management and business operations. Responsible for department wide budget reports including the annual audit, EADA, quarterly and annual fiscal reports.
The Associate Athletic Director for Financial Management is responsible for creating, monitoring, and forecasting all of the athletic departments' budgets; including all Division I varsity sport programs and administrative operating budgets composed of compensation, scholarship, travel, equipment and recruiting; creating, monitoring, and forecasting the athletic departments revenue budget including contractual obligations for game guarantees, sponsorship contracts, ticket and gift revenue, endowment income, and conference allocations, etc. Manages all gift and agency revenue and expenses. Provides financial input for the athletic division's strategic planning process; oversees the preparation of regular budget analysis and financial reports to track expenditures against plan and provide projections of future revenues and expenses to facilitate management decision making. Monitors current and projected financial performance to assess fiscal requirements; directs and approves budget transfers.
This position ensures that all business and financial activities and guidelines are in compliance with Federal, State, Conference, Institutional and NCAA rules and regulations. Maintains and ensures the integrity of the athletics departments' operating budgets and financial plan through the oversight and creation of appropriate financial controls and policies. Ensures that all university procurement policies are followed and that all financial information is available for internal and external audits.
The Associate Athletic Director develops and retains staff through effective performance appraisals and staff development; determines priorities and provides direction to direct reports. Communicates issues and trends to University Budget Office Director and Athletic Director and maintains continuous communication with athletic director and coaches regarding status of budgets. Additionally the Associate Athletic Director creates and maintains athletic department policy manual related to financial management and business operations.
Bachelor's Degree and five years of accounting/budgeting experience. Effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to demonstrate accounting and fiscal management background to include budgeting and financial planning. Excellent organizational and communication skills. Knowledge of all NCAA, conference and institutional rules governing the conduct of intercollegiate athletics, particularly regarding financial matters. Ability to work with internal departments and clients regarding operational and financial issues. Well-versed in financial systems. Prior supervisory experience. Ability to manage people and resources in a collaborative team-based environment
Master's degree, previous experience working in Higher Education/USM and PeopleSoft Financial experience preferred.
A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.
Salary and Benefits
Competitive salary and full University benefits that include 22 days of annual leave, up to 14 holidays, personal and sick days; excellent health, life, and retirement plans; and tuition remission. To learn more about our benefits, click here.
This position will be open for a minimum of 14 days. Cover letter and resume are requested, but not required.
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