Posting Summary: The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Virginia seeks an entry-level Finance Associate to be responsible for a variety of professional, financial and administrative level work across various financial disciplines, such as accounting, budget, payroll, financial analysis, purchasing, and accounts payable. The Finance Associate must demonstrate a strong capacity to work with limited guidance as they carry out their duties on behalf of the department, and will work in collaboration with management and finance staff to accomplish the goals of the department.
Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor's degree, with preferred concentration in business or a related field; however, five years of relevant finance experience may substitute. In addition, applicants must have at least one year of experience in detail-oriented financial work.
Other required qualifications are the ability to evaluate, apply, analyze and present financial information with a working knowledge of fiscal operations; excellent oral and written communication in daily interactions; and proficiency in computer applications and working knowledge of various database and software programs. Four years of experience with general accounting, reconciliation, and purchasing is preferred, with prior experience with fund accounting and grant management.
This position is restricted and contingent upon the continuation of funding.
Required Minimum Level of Education: *Degree or Equivalent Experience Required
Required Specific Degree/Training: Bachelor's degree in business or related field. Five years relevant finance experience may substitute.
Preferred Minimum Level of Education: *Degree or Equivalent Experience Preferred
Preferred Specific Degree/Training: Bachelor's degree in business, finance or accounting.
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Required Specific Experience: At least one year of experience in detail-oriented financial work is required.
Preferred Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Preferred Specific Experience: Four years of experience with general accounting, reconciliation, and purchasing is preferred. Prior experience with fund accounting and grant management is also preferred.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 1. Ability to evaluate and apply financial information. 2. Working knowledge of fiscal operations. 3. Ability to analyze and present information. 4. Excellent oral and written communication in daily interactions. 5. Ability to clearly articulate specific information relative to aligned financial functions. 6. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Provide direct support to leaders, as needed. Complete tasks without immediate supervision. 7. Proficiency in computer applications and working knowledge of various database and software programs. 8. Ability to interpret information and apply to daily work. 9. Grasp the University's educational mission, strategic aims, and programs.
Required Computer Applications: Microsoft Office including Excel, Access, and Word
Preferred Computer Applications: Familiarity with PowerPoint and UBI (University Business Intelligence)
Internal Number: 353_84433
About University of Virginia
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.