Fiscal Technician

Virginia Tech   Blacksburg, VA   Full-time     Accounting
Posted on September 14, 2021
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Job Description

The College of Engineering Dean's Office is seeking a fiscal technician to fill an integral part of the Finance Team. The position will assist with fiscal operations ensuring compliance with university policies and procedures; process orders/payments using university or foundation funds within prompt pay guidelines along with travel pre-approvals/authorizations and travel reimbursements; perform monthly university and foundation reconciliations, investigate and resolve discrepancies as needed, file paperwork; maintain large detailed spreadsheets tracking expenses for multiple functions within the office; perform all duties in accordance with university guidelines in a professional, efficient and friendly manner; ensure confidentiality of departmental and personnel documentation is maintained at all times; use good judgement and analytical skills as needed in making decisions and solving problems.

Required Qualifications

Experience in bookkeeping/accounting; strong experience with MS Excel and MS Word; strong customer service, communication and organizational skills; ability to work independently with minimal supervision in a fast-paced environment; able to maintain a professional demeanor and be a strong team member with ability to back up other functions within the office.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or related business field or equivalent combination of training and experience; experience providing fiscal support in an academic environment; knowledge of University policies, procedures and forms; experience with Banner, HokieMart, DEPART, Enterprise Systems Web Reports, MicroStrategy, Leave Entry and Reporting System, TimeClock Plus, CASHNet, and ChromeRiver for the Purchasing card and Travel.

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Commensurate with experience

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The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check as well as documentation of COVID-19 vaccination.

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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