The Business Administrator for External Affairs will have oversight of all financial and operational needs for a large, high volume department engaged in fundraising and alumni relations domestically and internationally. Reporting to the Senior Business Administrator, the Business Administrator will conduct monthly reconciliations, projections, financial analysis and reporting, and act as final financial approver for travel expense reports in Concur and Purchase Orders in Ben Financials. This position is also responsible for training and mentoring staff on the financial policies of Penn, Wharton and External Affairs to ensure that policies are adhered to in all business transactions. Maintaining knowledge of University policies and procedures, continuing education of new systems as they develop, and working to streamline processing and ensuring adherence to all University, Wharton, and government guidelines are essential to this role. This position will manage an Administrative Coordinator and oversee operations functions related to inventory, supplies, maintenance and employee building access. In addition, this position works closely with the Senior Business Administrator and department directors to set annual budgets and create monthly and quarterly reports to monitor spending.
Internal Number: 42007
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