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Financial Support Specialist

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Position Information

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Position Information

Recruitment Pool All Applicants
Working Title Financial Support Specialist
Role Title Financial Servs Spec I
Position Number 554340
Department VCU Card (1871)
Description of General Responsibilities

• Supports fiscal administration for Campus Card Services by preparing/submitting procurement transactions, maintaining accurate and comprehensive data files, preparing timely reports/reconciliations, conducting analyses, acting as liaison between staff, vendors and other university offices. (Quest Theme I)
• Assists in development/documentation of internal fiscal controls. (Quest Theme I)
• Evaluates fiscal policy processes, quality assurance, data retention, records management of the Campus Card Services department. (Quest Theme I)
• Analyzes long-term business objectives of the Campus Card Services department and suggests strategies to meet those objectives. (Quest Theme I)

Required Qualifications

• Requires in-depth knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles.
• High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite with demonstrated proficiency working in and developing spreadsheets and databases; working knowledge of Google mail.
• Ability to work independently, good communication skills and self-initiation to follow through on transactions and investigate and resolve any discrepancies.
• Attention to detail and experience in evaluating and streamlining fiscal processes.
• Demonstrated ability to handle multiple complex issues to think quickly, be assertive, and improvise as necessary with excellent verbal and written communications skills.
• Ability to work in a diverse environment.

Preferred Qualifications

• Undergraduate Degree in accounting, business or related field or equivalent experience preferred.
• Several years of experience in an accounting environment preferred.
• Experience using VCU financial records system (Banner) and state/university procurement (eVA) procedures and regulations.

Pay Band 04
Anticipated Hiring Range $43,000 - $48,000
Campus Monroe Park Campus
Position Type Classified (full-time)
Hours/Week 40
Normal work days Monday - Friday
Normal work hours 8am - 4:30pm
Job Open Date 09/14/2017
Remove from posting on or before
Open Until Filled Yes
Job Category Information Technology
Does this position require a pre-placement medical assessment? No
Economic Indicator: No
Is any portion of this position grant-funded? No
Sensitive Position No
Resource Critical Yes

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Do you have at least 5 years of accounting experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. Do you have experience creating job estimates?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. Do have advanced experience working with Microsoft Excel and Word applications? If so please explain.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. Do you have experience using eVa or any other procurement system? Please explain.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. Do you have experience in Banner or any other financial records system? Please explain.

    (Open Ended Question)

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Resume