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Accounting Associate

Business / Accounting / Finance, Student Affairs / Services

Accounting Associate

  • 524293
  • Blacksburg, Virginia, United States
  • Student Affairs - Assoc. VP
  • Business / Accounting / Finance
  • Student Affairs / Services
  • Staff
  • Virginia Tech University

Job Description

This position will report to the Accounting Supervisor on day-to-day assignments. This position will perform a wide variety of functions to assist the Planning & Operations office, and its associated operational units. Promote and oversee strong fiscal stewardship, while fostering open communication with internal and external customers. Specific duties also include,
process invoices according to policies, while maintaining a high percentage of prompt, on time,
payments. Distribute incoming mail for the office and deliver to appropriate area. Reconcile monthly vendor statements, and communicate results with vendors. Assist in the monthly reconciliation of encumbrances. Support daily office functions. The ideal candidate will be customer focused and of uncompromising integrity, internally motivated, and possess the skills to work independently and with a team. An orientation toward detail, action, solutions, and quality is expected.

Required Qualifications

• Associates degree in accounting or related field or equivalent years of relevant experience.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills.
• Previous experience in preparing purchasing documents, processing accounts payable, verifying and analyzing data and reconciling vendor statements.
• Experience with Windows, Microsoft Office Products, and electronic mail.
• Experience handling time sensitive and confidential records.
• Previous customer service experience with a diverse customer base.

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience with Banner and HokieMart, or other accounting software.
• Experience with Commonwealth of Virginia purchasing procedures.
• Working with frequent interruptions and without close supervision in a high-volume team environment.

Pay Band

3

Appointment Type

Regular

Salary Information

$38,000 - $44,000, commensurate with experience.

Review Date

2/1/2023

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.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Linda Eaton at linda65@vt.edu during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

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! 

 

Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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