Employment Opportunities

Jobs at Member Institutions & APLU

Job Postings enable you to post your own job and find other job listings offered by APLU members. This service is free for APLU members. For more information, email info@aplu.org.

Kansas State University
Posted: 01/26/2023
Business Manager I

Business Manager I

Department: 3670020010 Arts & Sciences Dean Office

Job no: 514547

Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified – Regular)

Location: Manhattan, Kansas

Worksite: On-site requirement

Categories: Administrative / Professional, Business / Accounting / Finance

Pay Grade: 10A

About This Role:

The purpose of this position is to provide management and technical support for the College of Arts and Science accounting software systems and associated hardware as well as leadership and training for college employees utilizing the system. This is a highly independent position which provides expertise in the design, development, and utilization of college accounting systems. This position works independently to lead system functionality and collaborates with college units, the Division of Financial Services and the KSU Foundation to ensure accurate data flow into Arts and Sciences accounting systems. The incumbent must be familiar with K-State accounting processes and systems to provide correct configuration and recommendations.

This position is also responsible for monthly account reconciliation and for troubleshooting issues that arise related to balancing accounts. The incumbent is expected to assist the college budget/fiscal officer in providing leadership to the financial accounting team for assigned departments.

Why Join Us:

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit: https://www.k-state.edu/hcs/benefits/overview/

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Worksite Options:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the https://www.k-state.edu/about/community.html

This position is required to be performed on-site. Work is performed on employer premises or designated assignment location.

Visit this https://www.k-state.edu/hcs/policies/remote-work/index.html for K-State’s guidance and policies on remote work and flexible work arrangements. Remote work agreements are required for all flexible work arrangements and are subject to review.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree or equivalency in experience

• Three to five years relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications:

• Master’s Degree in Accounting or related field

• Knowledge of general rules and regulations concerning accounting and budgeting in Higher Education

• Knowledge of budget, inventory and procurement practices and procedures

• Experience with financial systems at K-State

• Experience in accounting computer software, including MIP

• Excellent organizational skills as well as the ability to determine priorities and work independently

• Ability to maintain total confidentiality in regard to budget and salary information

• Ability to read, comprehend and apply pertinent law, rules, and regulations

• Ability to detect and reconcile discrepancies in financial records

• Ability to train student employees and advise employees on University and College-level policies and procedures

• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers and representatives of other departments and agencies

• Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with a diverse group of people both on and off campus

Other Requirements:

• Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

• Cover letter indicating past work history and how it is relevant to the qualifications listed above,

• Current resume,

• Names and contact information for three professional references

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled. For best consideration, apply by 01/31/2023

Anticipated Hiring Pay Range:

$60,000 – $70,000 / annual salary

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

Advertised: Jan 25, 2023

Application Closes: Open until filled

To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/3834793