IT Business Manager
Who You Are
You are a professional with a passion for the finance and operations that make business run. In your prior roles, you have demonstrated the ability to oversee day-to-day operations and ensure that a department or company meets their financial goals. You are comfortable with Information Technology (IT), though no need to be an expert, and are open to asking questions and finding answers to better understand. Finally, you are eager to work with a team of individuals eager to grow with you.
What We Do
IT at Bowdoin handles a significant number of business transactions each fiscal year, with various funding sources requiring complex accounting considerations, and in some cases, administration and reporting requirements. A number of IT projects routinely span multiple years, requiring budgetary and accounting expertise to effectively plan for and administer these projects. In addition, IT is a key partner in a number of responsibilities which represent considerable opportunity and risk for Bowdoin.
What You Will Do
• Reporting to the Senior VP and Chief Information Officer, the IT Business Manager will be a key partner in the financial and business aspects of the Information Technology (IT) division.
• Administer and manage the financial and business affairs of the multiple units within and across IT.
• Facilitate and manage all financial resources, contracts, grants and/or receipt generated areas for IT.
• Perform a range of financial and business-related duties associated with specialized areas such as accounting, budgeting, auditing, and financial forecasting.
• Perform or have oversight of all IT purchasing, contract and invoice management, accounts reconciliation including maintenance and reporting of financial data, financial projections, and cash/receipts management.
• Coordinate various aspects of the people management and student employee processes across IT, including liaising with Human Resources, tracking FTE and budgets, and supervising student interns.
• Responsibilities may also include aspects of office management, inventory control, facilities coordination and planning, information technology cost assessment and budgetary planning, and other closely related work.