Business Manager A

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Pennsylvania, United States
05 May 2020
End of advertisement period
05 Jul 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

Job Description Summary

The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania is the oldest and one of the finest medical schools in the United States. Penn is rich in tradition and heritage and at the same time consistently at the forefront of new developments and innovations in medical education and research. Since its founding in 1765 the School has been a strong presence in the community and prides itself on educating the leaders of tomorrow in patient care, biomedical research, and medical education.

Job Description

Responsible for the business administrator functions, including but not limited to, budget and finance, grants management, payroll and general office administration. Provides budget management for a Department which includes budget oversight, from assistance with getting proposals submitted, account budgeting, forecasting, monitoring of activity, to account close outs. Responsible for purchasing and reimbursement functions, General Ledger activity including internal billing and corrections, deposits, Procard and merchant account administration. May also do personnel management which includes all activity related to faculty and staff matters, including visa applications, processing of employment paperwork and input into PennWorks, as well as oversight for personnel matters for employees in the department, including approvals for new hires, distribution monitoring and updates, payroll reallocations as required and yearly increase program. Will have people management responsibilities. This position requires frequent and professional communication with multiple business offices.

Responsible for the daily billing of all CHPS visits , deposit checks, reconcile ProCard transactions, Tag all equipment as needed, Manage accounts receivable, manage and document shipping charges, maintain strong communication with all colleagues, manage CHPS approval letters and documentation, Maintain and update Prospective Reimbursement Analysis for CHPS protocols, use all admin systems applications necessary for operations: BEN Financials, PennChart, WebCAMP, etc.; assist the ITMAT director of Finance and Operations and the CHPS Admin and Financial Officer when needed


Bachelor's Degree; accounting or finance preferred, with 2-3 years of experience in an academic setting. Strong organizational and problem solving skills,

Working Conditions

Office, library, computer room

Physical Effort
Typically sitting at a desk or table

Job Location - City, State

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School

Perelman School of Medicine

Pay Range

$42,953.00 - $77,315.00

Affirmative Action Statement 

Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements 

Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

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