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Business Officer

Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Nov 12, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Other Business & Administrative Affairs, Financial Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Primary Purpose and General Responsibilities:

The Institute of Drug and Alcohol Studies is looking for a qualified candidate to apply for the Business Officer position. This position provides a full range of specialized fiscal support in the areas of purchasing, invoice processing, source document preparation as well as advanced fiscal, bookkeeping and accounting related duties in reviewing, processing and reporting computerized fiscal records and reports and other supporting duties. The department has over 100 active indexes/accounts averages annual expenditures in excess of excess of $10M annually from institutional funds and grants and contracts, which vary in size and complexity. The incumbent is responsible for reviewing, processing, and reconciling fiscal transactions and reporting in accordance with all federal, state and University guidelines, as well as carrying out responsibilities in the areas of procurement, accounts payable, travel, and petty cash.

Minimum Hiring Standards:

•Familiarity with bookkeeping and basic accounting principles, with demonstrated ability to perform duties related to administrative and fiscal support.
•Excellent customer service skills, organizational skills, and excellent attention to detail
•Proficient with Microsoft Excel and Word
•Working knowledge of university procurement, travel, and financial reporting policies and ability to review and correctly interpret written those policies
•Ability to work collaboratively in a team unit as well as possess the ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
•Effective communicator with the demonstrated ability to explain complicated issues clearly, succinctly and persuasively, both verbally and in writing.
•Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff and student environment or commitment to do so as a staff member at VCU.

Preferred Hiring Standards:

•Preferred bachelor’s degree in accounting or equivalent plus two years’ experience.
•Experience with Banner, RealSource, ImageNow, REDCap and/or other software database programs

Salary Range: $40,000-50,000

Position Details:

Department: Institute for Drug and Alcohol Studies
Employment Type: UF - University Employee FT
Restricted Status: Yes
FTE: 100
Exemption Status: Non-Exempt

UAP- Finance Specialist I - 3 (multi-title)

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