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Department Business Manager

School for Early Childhood Education Los Angeles, California

USC’s School for Early Childhood Education is seeking a Department Business Manager to join its team.

Job Summary:

The Department Business Manager performs complex and varied finance, administrative and human resource functions ensuring accountability for timely execution, accuracy of the department’s financial transactions and for the integrity of the reporting functions.  This position has accountability to the the School for Early Childhood Education (Headstart), as well as, University Relations Business Office for all finance and human resource functions. Responsible to ensure efficiency and compliance of external agency funding while supporting the business needs of the day to day operations for School for Early Childhood Education employees. The Department Business manager also supports management in the interest and development of new projects and proposals and oversees the functions of the Budget Analyst and HR Payroll Coordinator.  Position will be responsible to complete and maintain assigned personnel tasks/processes in accordance with Federal and State laws and other sources of funding as well as Head Start performance standards.

The salary range for this position is $65,000 - $75,000


Bachelor’s Degree Accounting, Finance or other business-related field

5 years experience in human resources and/or employee relations

Some evening work and weekend work will be required.

Current physical and tuberculosis screening, and Department of Justice Clearance.

Valid CA Driver’s License, Transportation and state required automobile insurance coverage.

Some out of town travel opportunities available.

Special Instructions:

Upload Resume, Cover Letter, and Two Letters of Recommendation. Recommendation letters should be on a company/program/institution/etc. letterhead and most not be dated later than 3 months prior to the date of the application submission. All references should provide their written signature on the reference letter

Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree, Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education Minimum Experience: 3 years, Combined education/experience as substitute for minimum experience Minimum Field of Expertise: Business administration, accounting or related degree and budget experience including knowledge of government and fund accounting. Demonstrated knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and practices.

REQ20084754 Posted Date: 08/21/2020

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