The University of Pittsburgh Division of Philanthropic & Alumni Engagement (PAE) is seeking an Assistant Director of Development, Finance & Accounting (Athletics Development).
This position will hold primary responsibility for the financial activities for the Panther Club, the official fundraising unit for Pitt Athletics. The incumbent will be responsible for all cash and capital project reporting to the Athletics Business Office, regular financial data transfers from the Athletics Ticket Office to Athletics Development, gift memos and deposits to the Division of Philanthropic and Alumni Engagement and database uploads of regular financial transactions. This position is also responsible for the processing and posting of bi-monthly ACH checking account transactions for Athletics Development. This position will be responsible for daily report reconciliation between the Division of Philanthropic and Alumni Engagement and Athletics Development. This includes daily reconciliation reports, exception reports, and duplication reports. This position will be responsible for entering and maintaining all donor-related information in the relevant database(s) (Advance and Paciolan). This includes payment processing, records management, the Panther Club priority points system and donor ranking system, functionality of Paciolan relative to donor campaign programs and years, and the Panther Club’s website related to online donations and more.
Additionally, the Assistant Director of Development, Finance & Accounting (Athletics Development) will generate financial and statistical reports as requested, as well as customized reports for the purpose of tracking priority points and donor rankings. This position will be asked to track major gift pledges and summarize gifts received toward those pledges. The Assistant Director will also serve as the primary Athletics Development liaison with the gift processing staff of the Division of Philanthropic and Alumni Engagement, the Athletic Business Office and the Athletics Ticket Office to ensure consistency across databases.
This position will also serve as a point of contact with Athletics Development’s software company, Paciolan, to manage best practices and troubleshoot issues as they arise. This position is expected to assist with daily customer service needs by phone and email. This position will take on other miscellaneous tasks assigned by the Associate Athletics Director for Major Gifts, to whom they will report.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled
<p style="">Bachelor’s degree in accounting and/or finance strongly preferred. Professional experience working with Paciolan strongly preferred. Professional experience working in intercollegiate athletics preferred.</font></p>