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Post Award Associate - Financial Management

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Work type: Staff
Senior management: Vice President for Research
Department: Sponsored Programs
Location: Blacksburg, Virginia
Categories: Grants / Contracts

Job Description

The Post Award Associate of Financial Management serves as part of a team responsible for billing, financial reporting, receivable/collection and fiscal closeout of research awards in accordance with sponsored award requirements.

Responsibilities include review of financial terms and invoicing requirements of award documents in order to prepare accurate invoices and financial reports in accordance with University and sponsor requirements. Review of monthly transactions to ensure compliance with award terms. Fiscal reconciliation for award closeout and final invoice submission. Account receivable management to ensure accurate application and receipt of payments. Use of University Banner applications to generate invoices as well as various online sponsor invoicing systems for submission of invoices and reports.
Will be expected to foster teamwork and collaboration, with demonstrated organizational
skills and a high commitment to customer service. Position requires use of University financial and award management system, proficiency with word processing and spreadsheet tools as well as Adobe. Strong customer service and working collaboratively with different process partners. Ability to communicate effectively and highly organized and detailed-oriented.

Required Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree or significant relevant work experience may be considered in
lieu of a Bachelor’s degree.
• Familiarity with bookkeeping/accounting practices
• Demonstrated experience and/or college coursework with emphasis on accounting, finance or government/business regulations and administration

Preferred Qualifications

• Demonstrated experience with federal and non-federal grants and/or contract
• Project administration and/or billing and reporting experience.
• Knowledge of university administrative and/or accounting practices and

Pay Band


Appointment Type


Salary Information

Commensurate with experience

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Additional Information

Position is eligible for a hybrid work arrangement and the details of that work arrangement will be confirmed upon hire.

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.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

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