Posting Summary: The School of Engineering and Applied Science's Department of Computer Science at the University of Virginia is accepting applications for a Finance Generalist. The successful candidate will support the expanding financial reporting needs for the department and several research centers. Duties will include monthly preparation of financial reports for faculty and sponsors, preparation and execution of recharge center billings and approval of reconciled accounts. Responsibilities will also include reconciliation of gifts and memberships, including invoicing, tracking and proper use of funds.
The successful candidate must be able to communicate clearly, work effectively with little supervision, and operate as a willing team member with central administration and leadership across the department and school.
Candidates must have a high school diploma or equivalent required with documented experience in finance or accounting. Knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite of applications is also required. Bachelor's degree in business, accounting or finance and experience with state, local, gift, endowments, cash balances and equipment trust account management is preferred. Preference will be given for those candidates who have experience with UVA's integrated system (Oracle HR/Financial, UBI reporting, and RECON@UVa), Chrome River, Research UVa and effort certification.
To apply, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0622547. Submit cover letter, resume and contact information for three references.
The position will remain open until filled.
Questions regarding the posting may be directed to Anne Lesko (firstname.lastname@example.org).
With one of the highest graduation rates of minority undergraduate students and one of the highest percentages of women engineering students among public universities, the University of Virginia is fundamentally committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and staff. UVA is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. We welcome nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities. We also welcome others who would bring additional dimensions of diversity to the university's research and teaching mission. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.
Required Minimum Level of Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent Required
Required Specific Degree/Training: High school diploma or equivalent required
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Required Specific Experience: At least two years of experience in finance or accounting. Bachelor's degree in finance or accounting may substitute for the experience.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: -Strong analytical and numerical ability. Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Ability to record and report financial data clearly and accurately. -Working knowledge of University, state, and federal financial policies and regulations. Ability to conduct financial operations and make decisions according to ethical standards. -Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication in a range of venues. Ability to clearly construct and present balance sheets, account reconciliations, and financial analysis. -Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Work with senior leaders to accomplish goals. -Proficiency in multiple computer applications, especially adept at working with numerical or statistical applications, such as Excel. Strong ability to learn and use various database and software programs. -Understand and forward the role of finance in supporting the University's educational mission, strategic aims, and programs.
Required Computer Applications: Microsoft Office Suite; Excel
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of benefits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.