Administrative & Fiscal Assistant - City of Lynchburg
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Job no: 520550
Work type: Staff
Senior management: Agriculture & Life Sciences
Department: Central District Coop. Extension
Location: Central Area
Categories: Administrative / Clerical
This position works independently with general direction from the Unit Coordinator providing clerical/administrative support to unit/area faculty and staff. The essential duties to the operation of the unit include administrative, fiscal, and business functions, including ability to address routine and nonroutine fiscal issues; independently respond to requests for information or materials by phone, electronically, or in person; preparing and processing purchasing, accounting, and travel forms in Banner; knowledge of university and state policies and procedures; oversee fixed assets and key records; maintain accurate timely expense reports, including preparation of monthly reconciliation of budget reports for the unit; ability to work both independently and collaboratively; serve as Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP) coordinator; complete special projects and other duties as assigned. Assist unit offices with managing grant related paperwork and logistics. Assist with writing, editing and disseminating communication documents and posts.
Training/experience in performing tasks that support the operation of a professional office environment; demonstrated computer skills in word processing applications, database management, electronic spreadsheets, email and the Internet; strong communication and interpersonal skills; ability to prioritize and manage time effectively for performing multiple tasks. Ability to perform technical duties such as reviewing and processing procurement transactions, ability to perform monthly reconciliations, and the ability to process accounts receivable and payable transactions with accuracy and conformity.
Previous administrative support experience; demonstrated experience maintaining accounts and personnel records; ability to comply with policies and procedures with little supervision; strong knowledge of accounting principles, experience with Excel databases, Banner, Quicken, and an understanding of Commonwealth of Virginia policies and generally accepted accounting principles; experience with grant management. Experience in a Cooperative Extension, college, or university setting. BS degree in an applicable discipline.
Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience
The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.
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