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Business Support Specialist

Administrative / Clerical, Business / Accounting / Finance, Other

Blacksburg

Business Support Specialist

  • 522951
  • Virginia, United States
  • Blacksburg, Virginia, United States
  • Business Information Technology
  • Administrative / Clerical
  • Business / Accounting / Finance
  • Other
  • Staff
  • Virginia Tech University

Job Description

The Business Information Technology Department (BIT) in the Pamplin College of Business has a position available for a Business Support Technician. In this role, the incumbent will be responsible for maintaining financial records and processing transactions for a number of accounts, including operating, salary, overhead, startup and Virginia Tech Foundation accounts in addition to research grant funds. This includes reconciling all accounts monthly in accordance with State and University guidelines. The Business Support Technician is also responsible for departmental purchases, verifying the accuracy of invoices and processing them for payment, as well as reconciling wage payroll. In addition, this person will work with the awards committee on scholarships and awards, process awards and notify recipients and request FERPA forms. The Business Support Technician will be responsible for assisting with a variety of department events throughout the year.

Required Qualifications

Demonstrated experience with bookkeeping and reconciling multiple accounts; demonstrated experience purchasing items from multiple sources for large organizations, customer service, working with people from a wide variety of backgrounds and ethnicities; experience preparing financial reports; demonstrated experience using computer software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and email.

Preferred Qualifications

Degree in a related field or equivalent experience; experience with Banner and or equivalent purchasing system; working knowledge of fiscal and purchasing procedures at Virginia Tech and through the State; experience with Canvas and working in an environment where prioritizing tasks and working independently are essential skills; experience with University records management and cash handling policies.

Pay Band

3

Appointment Type

Regular

Salary Information

$35,438-$45,000

Review Date

12/19/2022

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.

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

 

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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