The Finance Office is comprised of eight distinct operating units, all of which provide core financial services to the University of San Diego campus community. The Finance Office serves the needs of the university and its constituents. It is supported by the Controllers Office which oversees the accounting, cashiering, procurement and student financial services operating units. The Tax and Compliance Office promotes compliance to federal and state tax laws, serves as a campus resource with respect to tax issues, and oversees the universitys accounts payable and payroll activities. The Budget and Treasury unit conducts budget planning, capital financing, endowment investment, and cash management. The Office of Risk Management oversees the university's insurance policies and loss control efforts.
It is our goal to provide innovative financial leadership and business solutions that support an exemplary educational experience for our students. Our mission is founded upon integrity, teamwork and preeminent resource stewardship to ensure USDs financial strength for generations to come.
The University of San Diego, a contemporary and engaged Roman Catholic institution, was founded by the Diocese of San Diego and the Society of the Sacred Heart in 1949. Governed by an independent board of trustees since 1972, USD remains committed to a liberal arts education grounded in the Catholic intellectual tradition and the pursuit of truth, goodness and beauty. Inspired by this centuries old tradition of Catholic higher education, the University welcomes people of all faith traditions and any, or no, religious background. The future success of USD relies on the contributions of those who seek to foster the development of engaged global citizens and an earnest confrontation of humanitys urgent challenges.
Serving as a key member in the Finance Office, the Manager, Travel and Corporate Card Programs is an active participant in helping the university to meet its internal and external compliance objectives. The position will be responsible for the following key functions within the Reporting & Compliance Department:
1) Serve as the administrator for all university corporate card programs. In this capacity, the Manager will work closely with cardholders, Procurement Services, Accounts Payable, and the University Auditor to develop and uphold card procedures. This position will also provide oversight and ongoing review of the university's expense reimbursement policy as well as providing training and guidance to the campus community. 2) Serve as the administrator for the university's corporate travel spend program, working with our travel fulfillment partner to drive efficiency in corporate travel spend. Responsible for vendor relationships with travel agents, car rental companies, hotels, etc.
This position receives supervision from the Director, Treasury and Financial Systems.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Serve as the administrator for all university corporate card programs.
Serve as the administrator for the university's corporate travel program.
Creates and maintains webpage and training for campus user support for both the corporate card and travel programs.
Assists in the preparation and data gathering for external audits as well as internal audits. Prepares audit schedules and related transactions as assigned.
Serves as backup support for Accounts Payable Manager for analyzing, matching and reconciliation of ACH and check payments. Ensure all transactions are reviewed and analyzed prior to payment run initiation and prior to any payments sent externally. Report errors or issues to AVP to ensure timely resolution before final payment request is completed.
Leads projects as assigned by Director, Treasury & Financial Systems. Exercises professional judgment in the accomplishment and resource-utilization of assigned projects.
BA/BS in Accounting, Business Administration or other related field, and three years of progressively responsible accounting/procurement related work.
Two additional years of highly relevant experience (in addition to the three years of related experience) may substitute for college education.
Must demonstrate excellent customer service and the ability to deal with sensitive issues and challenging customers.
Current or prior management and training experience.
Experiences in expense reimbursement, interpretation of IRS publications, and procedure development.
Higher education experience strongly preferred.
Background check: Successful completion of a pre-employment background check.
Degree Verification Requirement: Persons offered employment in this position will be required to provide official education transcripts for degree verification purposes.
Commensurate with experience; Excellent Benefits.
The University of San Diego offers a very competitive benefits package, to include medical, dental, vision, a 12% retirement contribution given to you by the University (with three year vesting period), and access to on-campus Fitness Centers. Please visit the benefits section of our website to view all of the perks and benefits that USD has to offer. USD: Human Resources: Benefits
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