Assists the Business Administrator with the day-to-day management of budgetary, financial, personnel and administrative functions for a college.
Provides financial accountability and ensures compliance with State and university guidelines by functioning as certifying signature authority.
Manages the monthly reconciliation of accounts and generates monthly financial and budget reports for departments and centers.
Administers personnel and payroll activities to include reconciliation of payroll records and salary reallocation process.
Assists department staff with personnel issues and maintains personnel files.
Participates in the development of the annual budgets.
Trains and provides guidance to departmental staff regarding the use of university forms and the application of university and college policies and procedures.
Supervises support staff and student workers as assigned in the central business office and/or Dean's Office.
Develops and maintains informational databases for the college.
Represents the college on behalf of the Business Administrator as required.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
Bachelors and 3 years experience
Requires a thorough understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of an analytical, technical or professional discipline; or the basic knowledge of more than one professional discipline. Knowledge of the discipline is normally obtained through a formal, directly job-related 4 year degree from a college or university or an equivalent in-depth specialized training program that is directly related to the type of work being performed. Requires a minimum of three (3) years of directly job-related experience.
Additional Job Posting Information:
The College of Pharmacy at the University of Houston is seeking outstanding candidates for an Assistant Business Administrator position with the Central Business Office. This position will support the Procurement and Budget/Accounting Services teams. Responsibilities will include managing the day-to-day financial and administrative activities, including but not limited to, travel, contracting, property management, and financial reporting.
Additional Preferred Qualifications
The ideal candidate for this position should possess:
Minimum of 3 years directly related university financial experience.
Exceptional organizational and planning skills with the ability to manage multiple, competing tasks within strict deadlines.
PeopleSoft Finance experience.
Working knowledge of state, university, and sponsored project procurement rules.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Excellent Excel skills, including analyzing and presenting data and creating pivot tables.
Additional Required Application Documents
Cover letter describing the manner in which your experience applies to the posting
Three work references, including current and past supervisors. (Note: References will be contacted only after the recruitment and interview process has been completed. We will maintain your confidentiality and notify you in advance of making contact with your references).
Internal Number: STA006748
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