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Finance Generalist


Finance Generalist

  • R0043555
  • Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
  • Finance
  • The University of Virginia
The University of Virginia's Housing & Residence Life (HRL) seeks a candidate for a Finance Generalist. This role will report to the Assistant Director/Director of Finance and be responsible for performing the day-to-day financial functions of the department and preparing regular reports on compliance with financial requirements and for consumption by management.

A successful candidate will be expected to perform a number of transactions as they relate to the finances of Housing & Residence Life.Some of these responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Assigning costing allocations
  • Creating payroll accounting adjustments
  • Creating and processing accounting journals
  • Adjusting expenses incurred through supplier invoice requests and expense reports
  • Creating expense reports as well as assisting others in doing so
  • Processing checks and credit card transactions
  • Billing internal University customers via Internal Service Delivery.

In addition to the above transactional responsibilities, it is expected that the successful candidate will become knowledgeable in the accounting structure and financial procedures of the University.This will allow the individual to become an asset to not only HRL but to the University as a whole. The University of Virginia's Housing & Residence Life’s mission is to work collaboratively to create inclusive, welcoming communities where residents are empowered to engage their potential as scholars and leaders through self-governance and participation in their residential community. For more information about HRL, visit our website.

This is an entry-level, exempt, full-time benefited position. HRL prides itself on developing its staff and individuals who are rise to these expectations of the position can anticipate opportunities for training an advancement of a career in financial administration at the University.The anticipated hiring range for this position is $50,000-$60,000 commensurate with education and experience. Employees benefits package highlights include:
  • 22 days of paid time off, increasing with service; 13+ paid holidays each year, in addition to paid time off
  • Parental and Community Service Leave
  • Health plan with options to meet healthcare and financial needs
  • Retirement through the Virginia Retirement System
  • Tuition and professional development benefits
  • Employee wellness program featuring activities to earn up to $500/year.


Education: Bachelor's degree.
Experience: At least two years of experience in accounting, finance, business, or academic administration. E quivalent experience will be considered in lieu of a degree (six or more years of relevant experience).


Please apply through Workday , and search for R0043555. Internal applicants must apply through their UVA Workday profile by searching ‘Find Jobs.’ Complete an application online with the following documents:

• Resume

• Cover letter

Upload all materials into the resume submission field, multiple documents can be submitted into this one field. Alternatively, merge all documents into one PDF for submission. Applications that do not contain all required documents will not receive full consideration. References will be completed via UVA’s standardized process SkillSurvey. A total of five references will be requested via SkillSurvey during the final phase of the interview process. A minimum of three references is required. For questions about the application process, please contact Michele Jarman , Academic Recruiter.


This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings, and programs.

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visitthe UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpageprior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirementsandguidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.


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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