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Business Manager, WVTF

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Work type: Staff
Senior management: Vice Pres Advancement
Department: University Relations
Location: Roanoke Area, Roanoke Center
Categories: Business / Accounting / Finance, Other

Job Description

Serves as the primary staff member responsible for handling and processing all incoming funds, including but not limited to individual donors, corporate underwriters, site lease clients, corporate matching gift companies, federal and state agencies, foundations, and other sources of revenue. Will be proficient in using WVTF donor database, corporate underwriting radio traffic software, and related university computer applications. Performs and/or oversees bookkeeping and billing functions for all accounts payable and receivable. Creates monthly reports, as directed, for University Relations, the Virginia Tech Foundation, Inc., and the WVTF General Manager. Provides reports for auditors upon request. Responsible for general office and building activities and functions as directed by the General Manager. Supervises the WVTF Administrative Assistant (formerly Receptionist). Oversees contracted office and building services, including Janitorial, grounds and landscaping, etc. The Business Manager will liaise with Advancement Services for various functions to ensure consistency in process and programs.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in accounting, business, finance or education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree. Demonstrated experience of advanced level bookkeeping and financial management. Demonstrated experience of banking systems. Experience with credit card handling and processing procedures. Demonstrated experience with various software applications such as Word, Excel and Outlook as well as working knowledge of database applications. Demonstrated experience in interpreting federal, state and agency policies and procedures related to public radio station operations and reporting. Demonstrated experience in quick understanding and expediting processes with demonstrated ability to compile information for management and in response to customer inquiries. Demonstrated operation and control oriented office management skill with excellent communication skills in dealing with the public, donors and business associates. Demonstrated ability to supervise and direct the work of others and work together with management to create a creative and professional team. Demonstrated experience in holding information in confidence and exercises highest ethical judgment. Strong interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Prior experience working/volunteering with Public Radio Broadcasting or basic understanding and appreciation of Public Radio Broadcasting. Prior experience working with Virginia Tech or the Virginia Tech Foundation or comparable institution. Prior experience working in non-profit organizations.

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Salary Information

Commensurate with Experience

Review Date

May 26, 2022

Additional Information

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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