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Finance and Operations Specialist - 502446

University of Richmond
Virginia, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Aug 7, 2023

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Other Student Affairs
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Finance and Operations Specialist - 502446

SUMMARY: To be considered, please submit resume and coverletter with application.

The Finance and Operations Specialist will work closely with the Student Development Division and program directors and managers. Responsible for managing resources, projects, and budgets to meet annual goals. Supports all aspects of financial planning, budget management, and operations.


  • Creates and executes divisional budget strategy in collaboration with the VP for Student Development.
  • Monitors programs from fiscal perspective.
  • Develops and implements procedures and guidelines for the unit's annual budgeting process.
  • Assist with the continual enhancement of data management practices, processes and procedures.
  • Maintains knowledge of university financial procedures and incorporates them into unit and department guidelines and training.
  • Perform financial review and analysis of monthly reports to include forecasting year-end spending.
  • Perform financial analysis of endowment funds to ensure distributions are fully allocated and spent in accordance with allowable uses.
  • Oversees Division purchasing cards, purchase orders, receivables, and commitments.


  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and work independently, efficiently, and with flexibility in an organized manner
  • Ability to accurately manage and prepare financial records, such as budget reports and purchasing card statements
  • Ability to plan, implement, and evaluate departmental initiatives
  • Ability to read and analyze data in various forms
  • Ability to develop data visualizations (e.g. graphs, charts) as a means of succinctly communicating complex information and data
  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Demonstrated ability to manage confidential information responsibly and professionally.
  • Working knowledge of Box, Banner, Workday, Microsoft Office and PowerPoint, or equivalent
  • Exceptional analytical and organization skills
  • Knowledge of general accounting principles
  • High standards for accuracy and meticulous attention to detail


  • Bachelor's required. 4 years plus experience in budget management. Higher education experience preferred.


  • Full-time, exempt position
  • Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; 7.75 hrs./day; 38.75 hrs./week


Pay Grade 8 (Hiring Range $64,210.00 to $85,072.00 annually)


At the University of Richmond, we're creative, inclusive, and determined. We're Spiders, and our mission is to create positive change in the UR community and beyond. Located minutes from downtown Richmond, Virginia, the University of Richmond ( blends the intimacy of a small college with exceptional academic, research, and cultural opportunities usually found only at large institutions. There's only one place like Richmond.

UR is committed to developing a diverse faculty, staff and student body, and to modeling an inclusive campus community which values the expression of differences in ways that promote excellence in teaching, learning, personal development and institutional success. In keeping with this commitment, our academic community welcomes candidates from diverse backgrounds and candidates who support diversity. EOE

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