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Fiscal Technician - Department of Statistics

Administrative / Clerical, Business / Accounting / Finance


Fiscal Technician - Department of Statistics

  • 524337
  • Blacksburg, Virginia, United States
  • Statistics
  • Administrative / Clerical
  • Business / Accounting / Finance
  • Staff
  • Virginia Tech University

Job Description

Reporting to the Business Manager to serve as Fiscal Technician for the Department of Statistics. Fiscal duties involve 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. Responsible for reconciling all accounts monthly in accordance with State and University guidelines.

This position is also responsible for all department purchases, verifying the correctness of invoices and processing them for payment. This position manages travel arrangements for faculty, staff, graduate students and department visitors. This position processes communication network requests, provides support for scholarship administration and disposes of surplus property. Position will also provide general administrative duties for the department.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree or equivalent training and/or experience in business with a concentration in accounting.

Fiscal and/or administrative support experience in an academic or professional office environment.

Computer proficiency, particularly with Microsoft office applications such as Excel, Word, and Teams.

Ability to multitask and work under pressure with strict deadlines required.

Excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills are essential.

Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrated proficiency with financial and human resources information systems such as Banner or equivalent software.

Experience such as working with payroll, travel reimbursement, and management of fixed assets.

Knowledge of university fiscal policies and procedures.

Demonstrated multitasking, troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.

Ability to audit, reconcile, detect errors, inconsistencies or discrepancies.

Ability to work independently with little supervision, strong customer service orientation.

Materials Submission

A completed application will include a cover letter, resume and a list of three professional references with their preferred contact information. 

Pay Band


Appointment Type


Salary Information

Commensurate with Experience

Review Date

February 17, 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 Michele Loy at shelly23@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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