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Fiscal Technician

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title: Fiscal Technician
Role Title: Administrative & Office Specialist III
Posting Number: SW0170874
About Virginia Tech:

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

Position Summary:

This position provides fiscal support for the faculty in the Department of Horticulture as needed. Duties include: monitoring and advising the department head and faculty on expenses/budgets; assist with reconciling accounts on a monthly basis; resolving discrepancies; placing orders using HokieMart; processing payments; and preparing travel reimbursement through the university travel system. This position also assists with all aspects of fiscal management for the Hahn Horticulture Garden. Fiscal duties include budget monitoring, reconciliation, reporting, and assisting with other financial and administrative duties as requested.

Required Qualifications:

Experience using large enterprise-wide databases in areas of finance and purchasing, such as HokieMart, university travel system, P-Card purchasing procedures, Banner, and DEPART; Strong computer skills with word processing and spreadsheet software; Knowledge of basic bookkeeping and accounting activities demonstrating the ability to manage departmental accounts; Excellent analytical, communication, interpersonal, organizational, and time management skills; Familiarity with university and state administrative policies and procedures; Experience working with a diverse group of people in a collaborative work environment with attention to details.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in business or accounting; Experience using Microsoft Office Suite, demonstrating proficiency with Word and Excel; Experience in financial reporting, budget preparation, knowledge of journal and budget transfers, and management of multiple accounts.

Employment Conditions:
Must have a conviction check: Yes
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Employment Comments:
How to Apply for this Job:

For a complete listing of position qualifications, and to apply, please visit www.jobs.vt.edu, and search for posting #SW0170874. Review of applications will begin on 11/16/2017.

Employee Category: Staff (Salary)
Appointment Type: Restricted
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FLSA Status: Non-exempt: Eligible for overtime
Academic Year or Calendar Year: Calendar Year
Percent Employment: Full-time
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Pay Band: 3
Pay Range: Commensurate with Experience
Department: Horticulture
Work Location: Blacksburg
Location, if not Blacksburg:
Location Zip Code: 24061
Work Schedule: M-W, 8-5
Posting Date: 10/31/2017
Review Begin Date: 11/16/2017
Job Close Date:
Restricted to university employees only? No
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement:

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran 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 any other basis protected by law.

For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the executive director for Equity and Access at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department.

Quick Link: http://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/81185

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Do you have a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only).
    • Yes
    • No
  2. Do you have an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only)
    • Yes
    • No
  3. How did you first learn about this job opening?
    • Chronicle of Higher Education - online
    • Chronicle of Higher Education - print
    • Higher Ed Jobs (www.higheredjobs.com)
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium - HERC (www.hercjobs.org)
    • Diverse Jobs (www.diversejobs.net)
    • Insight Into Diversity (www.careers.insightintodiversity.com)
    • Indeed (www.indeed.com)
    • Roanoke Times Online (www.jobs.roanoke.com)
    • Commonwealth of Virginia Jobs (www.jobs.virginia.gov)
    • Virginia Tech job site (www.jobs.vt.edu)
    • Facebook
    • LinkedIn
    • Twitter
    • Job Fair (please describe below)
    • Journal (please describe below)
    • Listserv (please describe below)
    • Newspaper - print (please describe below)
    • Professional Conference (please describe below)
    • From a friend/acquaintance not associated with Virginia Tech (please name below)
    • From a Virginia Tech employee/representative/recruiter (please name below)
    • Veteran related event/site (please describe below)
    • Virginia Employment Commission - VEC
    • Other Virginia Tech affiliated website (please describe below)
    • Other job board such as Simply Hired, Career Builder, etc. (please describe below)
    • Other - Not listed (please describe below)
  4. Please describe recruiting source identified in previous question (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. Please describe your familiarity with State and university fiscal policies and procedures.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. Do you have experience providing administrative support in an academic or professional office setting?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. Please describe your experience using Microsoft Office software (i.e., Word, Excel, Access, & Outlook) or other office software packages.

    (Open Ended Question)

Required Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/Curriculum Vita
  3. List of References
  4. Letter of Reference #1
  5. Other Doc