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Business Administrator I

Texas A&M University

Job Title

Business Administrator I


Texas A&M University


Operations Finance

Proposed Minimum Salary


Job Location

College Station, Texas

Job Type


Job Description

Our Commitment

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment by promoting a culture that respects all perspectives, talents & identities.  Embracing varying opinions and perspectives strengthens our core values which are: Respect, Excellence, Leadership, Loyalty, Integrity, and Selfless Service.

Who we are

As a part of the Division of Finance and Business Services, Finance for Operations is an employee-centric organization that provides accounting services in partnership with our stakeholders. By promoting high standards of efficiency, integrity, innovation and customer satisfaction, we ensure financial compliance and accountability to Texas A&M University and its constituents. Finance for Operations provides quality services that enable the institution to track and monitor fiscal operations. Our goal is to assist in developing and maintaining quality accounting records and processes. In conjunction with various TAMU departments and external customers, we strive to provide superior customer service.

What we want

The Business Administrator I, under general supervision, manages the full range of business activities, including reviewing and approving business documents and developing, monitoring, and reporting accounts, budgets, and other quantitative data.

What you need to know

Salary Range:  $44,912.00 –  $57,740.80; Compensation will be commensurate to selected hire’s experience

Cover Letter & Resume: A cover letter and resume are strongly recommended

Required Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

Five years of related experience in general office, accounting, or personnel operations

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet applications

Interpersonal and communication skills

Planning and organizational skills

Must be able to work in a collaborative team environment

Must have strong interpersonal skills

Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree and/or professional certification in business, accounting, or related field

Experience managing business operations: reporting and the annual budget process, preferably with the Texas A&M University System

Experience using FAMIS, AggieBuy, Canopy, Concur, Workday, Laserfiche, Business Objects, etc.

Experience in leading meetings with internal and external customers

High degree of self-initiative and ability to think and work independently

Moderate to advanced knowledge of spreadsheets and word processing

Working knowledge of Workday, FAMIS/Canopy, and Aggiebuy

Basic knowledge of CitiDirect, Concur, I-Payments, and university disbursement policies


  • Budget and Fiscal Activities – Assists with preparation and processing of the division’s annual operating budget.  Oversees annual fiscal year closing activities.  Develops, monitors, and reports budget activity.  Reviews and audits multiple and complex accounts. Aids with resolving operational and procedural financial problems. Prepares and analyzes business reports. Manages allocations and reporting.

  • Reporting – Prepares complex monthly and annual financial reports. Develop complex financial, management and statistical and summary reports.  Composes standard and ad hoc reports and business-related correspondence.

  • Business Administration – Plans, implements, coordinates, monitors, and evaluates policies and procedures and monitors compliance with policies and procedures. Develops and recommends policies, procedures, and guidelines. Develops and approves schedules, priorities, and standards for achieving goals. Coordinates and evaluates business function, division, or department activities.  Identifies business-related needs and problems and proposes solutions. Implements and audits business procedures and trains staff on new and existing procedures. Provides advice on administrative and fiscal procedures. Conducts surveys of customer needs and satisfaction.

  • Budget Contact Role/Payroll – Serves as the lead on identifying as well as processing and/or initiating costing allocations. Identify and process payroll corrections.

  • Signature Authority/Access – Manages signature authority on all departmental financial documents related to payroll, purchasing, and fiscal transactions as delegated by the Executive Director. Facilitates the granting of access to financial, payroll and HR systems for new employees, and removes access when employees leave the department. Maintains all required access for employees, as determined by their job responsibilities and works with entities granting that access to do so.

Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

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