University of Pennsylvania Restricted Funds Manager in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reference Number 07-28382
Posted Job Title Restricted Funds Manager
School Name Wharton School
Org Wharton Finance and Administration
Posted to the Web 04/14/2018
Posted Job/Salary Grade 027
Employment Type Exempt
Position Type Full Time
Position Schedule 9-5
Position Length Ongoing
Position End Date
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.
The World’s First Business SchoolJOSEPH WHARTON, FOUNDERIn 1881, American entrepreneur and industrialist Joseph Wharton established the world’s first collegiate school of business at the University of Pennsylvania.Wharton’s pioneering vision was to produce graduates who would become ‘pillars of the state, whether in private or in public life.’ The Wharton School maintains a long tradition of educating visionary business leaders in academia, business, government, and not-for-profit organizations.Today, Wharton has expanded the scope of this vision to become the most comprehensive source of business knowledge in the world – with over 225 faculty members, 95,000 alumni, 5,000 students across 10 academic departments, 20 research centers, and more than 9,000 executive education participants annually. https://www.wharton.upenn.edu/
This position is the restricted funds manager for the Wharton School. The position provides oversight to endowment, term, and grant funds. The position is responsible for setting up all new gift funds, analyzing spend, investigating ad hoc requests, and carrying out actions related to fund usage. The position also serves as the grant manager of the School. This requires in depth knowledge of the sponsored project administrative policies at Penn. You will review all grant proposals as well as work with PIs when there are interim BA outages at the School. The position will analyze sponsored project activity and provide guidance to the BA community.
A Bachelor’s Degree and 3 to 5 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Proven strong financial, analytical and modeling skills. Demonstrated decision-making and problem solving ability as well as excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and customer service oriented. Capability to independently lead multiple projects from design through final presentation. Ability to work under demanding timelines. Ability to see the big picture while effectively analyzing details. Due to the client services nature of the business, the ability to maintain a strong professional appearance is required.
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.
Quick Link http://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/postings/36144
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