Lead Financial Systems Analyst

Virginia Tech   Blacksburg, VA   Full-time     Information Services / Technology (IT)
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Posted on July 14, 2021

Job Description

The Lead Financial Systems Analyst for Procurement works independently with operational support processes. The Lead serves as a direct backup to Assistant Director, Systems and Support to ensure that both the Hokiemart and Banner systems function correctly and, if not, reports issues to appropriate areas. This position helps with the review of specifications for programming of new system attributes. Additionally, this individual assists in system testing to ensure new attributes or software is performing accurately. The Lead Financial Systems Analyst interacts with campus system users and leads training programs. They also assist with front line support for Hokiemart help line calls, and monitor Hokiemart help incoming emails. The Lead is responsible for internal departmental budget reconciliations, placing purchases, assisting with or processing travel authorizations and travel reimbursements, and serves as the primary departmental purchasing card holder and performs needed monthly reconciliations. This position learns other operational staff duties and serves as a backup for them when needed in supporting the HokieMart helpline.

Required Qualifications

Bachelors Degree or equivalent work experience. Advanced knowledge of keyboard applications, network, database, and word processing and spreadsheet applications. Communicates effectively and courteously with the public; prior experience providing customer service. Experience understanding and applying policies and procedures. Prior experience establishing priorities to efficiently meet required deadlines. Experience with automated financial systems. 

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with Banner Finance system, and Hokiemart.

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Salary Information

$45,000 - 53,000

Review Date

July 30, 2021

Additional Information

This position would be eligible for a hybrid telework arrangement (2-3 days in office) following an initial onsite training period of 3-6 months. 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 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.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Julie Weaver at juliew19@vt.edu during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.