Assistant Director of Finance
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Job no: 520591
Work type: Administrative & Professional
Senior management: Vice Pres Advancement
Department: University Development
Location: Blacksburg - Main Campus, Hybrid
Categories: Advancement, Business / Accounting / Finance, Other
The Assistant Director of Finance serves as a key member of the advancement division’s business operations team and reports to the Director of Finance and Analysis. The purpose of this position is to support the budget development process, monitor fiscal resources, and provide guidance regarding contracting with product and service providers, compliance with laws, regulations, and university policies, including Payment Card Industry (PCI) and conflicts of interest.
This position requires strong organizational and administrative skills combined with an interest in a highly complex, yet collaborative work environment.
The ability to conduct, analyze and present research findings.
Experience preparing complex financial and budget reports.
Bachelor’s degree in finance or administration, or a related field with significant work experience.
Excellent writing and communication skills and the ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment with a working style that is collegial and collaborative.
Experience independently gathering data, conducting analyses, and concisely presenting and explaining information with the highest degree of professionalism and confidentiality.
Demonstrated experience with preparing user documentation and conducting training.
Demonstrated ability to evaluate business processes and researches best practices to identify areas of internal control risk and make recommendations to mitigate risks.
Knowledge of university budgeting and university procurement processes, including contracting for goods and services
Knowledge of PCI DSS requirements, Virginia Conflict of Interest Rules and Regulations.
Demonstrate strong analytical abilities.
Ability to follow detailed processes for compliance with standards and adherence to established procedures.
Responsible level of experience in higher education business or related field involving business operations and/or budget and financial analyses.
Experience drafting, reviewing, and recommending policies and procedures, particularly as they pertain to contract management
Knowledge of MicroStrategy financial reporting software and/or Microsoft SharePoint work team collaboration software or equivalents
Commensurate with Experience
The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.
About Virginia Tech
Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.
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