The (Senior) Post Award Financial Analyst in the Office of Sponsored Programs serves as part of a team responsible for managing the post award financial activities and exercising sound financial stewardship of sponsored programs ensuring compliance with university and sponsor policies, procedures, and requirements. Responsibilities include managing receivables, managing financial drawdowns, administering ownership of equipment associated with sponsored funding, monitoring post award financial functions, ensuring compliance with governmental letters of credit, financial reporting, and payment reconciliations, and working with financial resources from the Virginia Tech Foundation. Works closely with the supervisor and grants management and financial management teams to resolve financial discrepancies. Possesses strong organizational and detail-orientation skills, and uses sound accounting skills in the execution of daily accounting activities.
- Bachelor’s degree or significant relevant bookkeeping or accounting experience may be considered in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree.
- Demonstrated experience and/or college coursework with emphasis on accounting, finance or government/business regulations and administration
- Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information
- Knowledge of federal and non-federal grants and/or contract regulations
- Previous research administration experience (required for senior post award financial analyst)
- Experience working in a research, higher education, or government environment
Commensurate with experience
Position is located on the main Virginia Tech campus in Blacksburg, Virginia. A hybrid work arrangement is available and will be confirmed upon hire.
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.
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