Business Manager

Last Updated: 30th October 2019 (over 3 years ago)

Columbia, Missouri



Age Range
45 to 54

Qualification Level



I currently serve as the fiscal/HR administrator/business manager for the University of Missouri Office of Animal Resources, making sure that all aspects of OAR operations run smoothly to assure quality customer service to MU researchers and research staff. Duties include, but are not limited to, supervision of an office support assistant, administration and oversight of Elements software program use (including training new end-users, assisting researchers and staff with end-user needs, entering purchase and service transactions, transaction and animal order reconciliation, monthly billing, cost accounting and data entry, and serving as liaison between OAR and Topaz software company), oversight of all business transactions relating to OAR finance and human resources (including Elements billing, accounts receivable billing, procurement requisition creation and approval, MU purchasing card editing and program oversight, PeopleSoft reconciliation, staff position requisitions, recruitment, staff leave and terminations, and annual salary increases), oversight of payroll processes (including time reporting, timesheet and absence approval, and other payroll reporting and approval procedures), review and verification all income and expenditures, preparation of fiscal reports and other reports as necessary, preparation of annual budgets, oversight of completion of periodic Effort Verification Reports, oversight of completion of annual OAR physical and vehicle inventory reports, providing research and/or information as requested for annual USDA reporting and tri-annual Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC) reporting.


Westminster College
Undergraduate student

   Oct 2019
— Oct 2019

BA - English


MU Student Recreational Services
Business Support Specialist II

   Aug 2010
— Apr 2015

Served as MizzouRec Business Office fiscal administrator/business manager and manager of Member and Guest Services. Duties include, but are not limited to business office management, monthly financial statement reconciliation and production, monthly sales reconciliations, daily and monthly PeopleSoft‐to‐POS revenue reconciliation (cash/check, credit card, student charge, internal service), accounts payable, accounts receivable, voucher and requisition creation, purchasing, purchasing projects assistance/liaison, and purchasing card transaction editing and statement processing. I also provided backup support for HR and payroll personnel as needed. Membership management duties included oversight of two full‐time membership consultants and 10 part‐time student staff, oversight and support for daily operations, member issues, staffing issues, budget compliance and data analysis.

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