Virginia Tech

Blacksburg , VA
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Financial & Prgm Coordinator

Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA Full-time
Posted on September 13, 2019

Job Description

Provide financial and operational support for departmental business and grant sponsored projects; coordinate the formulation, development and allocation of project budgets; provide timely and accurate Financial Reporting to project sponsor; reconcile monthly accounting statements and maintain accounting files; develop new project cost proposals; oversight of project activities to ensure compliance with federal, university and departmental regulations; responsible for departmental accounting assignments; responsible for purchasing for departmental and project needs. Provide backup of departmental human resource needs including recruitment, onboarding, funding, etc.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business management or related area and or equivalent training and experience; demonstrated working knowledge of general accepted accounting principles; accounting experience in a professional level accounting position; high degree of proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel; excellent interpersonal and communications skills; ability to research, investigate, analyze and evaluate data; and ability to work effectively on a team and with people from different cultural backgrounds. International travel as needed.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree in accounting, finance, business management or related area; experience with governmental and/or fund accounting; experience working with university sponsored programs, and controller’s office; demonstrated working knowledge of budgeting, including, preparation, tracking and reporting of budgets; proficiency in French or Spanish.

Pay Band


Salary Information

Up to budgeted maximum $57,000

Review Date

September 27, 2019

Additional Information

The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check

About Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

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 veteran 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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