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Work type: Staff
Senior management: Vice President for Student Affairs
Department: Schiffert Health Center
Location: Blacksburg, Virginia
Categories: Business / Accounting / Finance, Administrative / Clerical, Student Affairs / Services

Job Description

Reconciles, audits & updates financial records, including preparation of journal entries. Processes orders & payments to vendors. Audits & processes travel reimbursements & payroll. Develops & updates electronic spreadsheets and reports. Reconciles, updates and audits fixed asset and financial records; identifies errors and prepares correcting journal entries. Processes payroll, Hokie Mart orders, travel reimbursements, and cash receipts as needed.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in accounting, economics, or related business discipline. Demonstrated proficiency in use of electronic Procurement, Finance, Human Resource, Payroll, Travel, and Microsoft Office Suite systems with high aptitude for assimilating new technology. Experience with electronic fixed asset tracking, payroll processing and fund/government accounting practices, budgeting, reporting and reconciliations. Demonstrated knowledge of university funds handling practices. One year of accounting experience, including the use of financial & procurement software such as Banner Finance & Hokie Mart. Ability to manage multiple responsibilities simultaneously. Detail-oriented with strong interpersonal communication skills. Cooperative attitude & commitment to customer service in a multicultural environment. Ability to work independently and maintain confidential information.

Preferred Qualifications

CPA, CIA, CMA or similar accounting certification. Knowledge of fund accounting & state & university policies & procedures. Master's degree in accounting, economics, or related business discipline. Demonstrated proficiency in use of SciQuest/Hokie Mart, Banner Finance & HRIS, Excel, Word, TimeClock Plus (TCP), TEM, Outlook, and PowerPoint software. Five years or more of progressive experience in accounting and fiscal activities in higher education. Supervisory experience.

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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.

About Student Affairs

Student Affairs at Virginia Tech fosters a community where each student creates a customized experience to meet their goals. Building on our motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice our Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our ongoing efforts to increase access and inclusion and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth. We are actively seeking people to join our community and help us prepare leaders for the world. Our people in Student Affairs are committed to student well-being and assuring that all students Experience VT by demonstrating, supporting, and operationalizing our Aspirations for Student Learning. If you are someone dedicated to ensuring student success, then we want you to consider being a part of our team! 

About Schiffert Health Center

Schiffert Health Center is Virginia Tech's on-campus health care center. With a 96% satisfaction rating by patients, the health center provides top-level health care to students. 

Wellness and health services are designed to promote the current and future well-being of our student-patients through the provision of nationally accredited health care to promote healthy lifestyles. Schiffert Health Center offers designated clinics and services that are cost-effective and responsive to student needs so as to reduce the impact of illness and other health concerns which may interfere with student success at Virginia Tech.

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.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Tanya Young at during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

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