Job Identification: 12379 Posting Date: 01/13/2022, 1:26 PM Job Schedule: Full time Locations: Waco, TX, United States Degree Level: Bachelor
Job Description: What We Are Looking For
The Financial Manager reports to the Director of Baylor Institute for Studies of Religion, and Business Officer, Office of Vice Provost of Research and supports the mission of the University bymanaging the fiscal functions of the Baylor Institute for Studies of Religion (ISR) in accordance with nonprofit accounting practices, federal guidelines and Baylor policies. Provides good stewardship of University and grant funds through the implementation of effective financial processes and management of daily financial operations.
A Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field, three years of relevant experience and an active Christian Faith is required. A Master's degree and five years of experience is preferred.
Additional Preferred Attributes include:
Excellent analytical skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Superior attention to detail when reviewing grant and contract documents
Ability to create and review complex budgets
Ability to work independently or collaboratively and thrive in a fast-paced environment
Ability to make qualified judgements
Ability to approach challenges and change in a positive manner
Ability to multitask and prioritize daily workload
Strong organizational skills
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Research administration experience is a plus
What You Will Do
Specific duties include, but are not limited to:
Oversee and reconcile ISR procurement processes to include management of requisitions, invoices, supplier contracts, vouchers, gift transmittals, deposits, and expense reports.
Develop, maintain, and reconcile detailed personnel and operating budgets for ISR grant projects and regional offices.
Generate financial statements and run reports in Ignite to monitor the accuracy and completeness of financial and accounting information.
Review grant expenditures for compliance with grant objectives and university policy and assist in the preparation of financial reports to grantors, in collaboration with the University Research Administrator and programmatic teams.
Develop, analyze, and implement effective budget and administrative strategies for ISR in compliance with University goals for strategic research growth
Create and monitor various dashboard tools to assist in management decision-making and periodic progress reporting to internal and external constituents
Advise unit leadership on ISR financial matters, including management of grant funds, unrestricted funds, budgets, and expenditures.
Perform all other duties as assigned to support Baylor's mission.
Ability to comply with University policies.
Maintain regular and punctual attendance.
What You Can Expect
As part of the Baylor family, eligible employees receive a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, generous time off, tuition remission, and outstanding automatic retirement contributions. Baylor has a comprehensive benefits plan that supports you and your family's wellbeing and allows you to be a part of the life of a vibrant and active college campus. To learn more, go to Baylor Benefits & Advantages.
About Us: Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, military service, genetic information, and disability. As a religious educational institution, Baylor is lawfully permitted to consider an applicant’s religion as a selection criterion. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply.