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Associate Director of Accounting

Virginia Tech
Job Location:
Blacksburg, Virginia
Business and Financial Services

Job Description

Network Infrastructure and Services (NI&S) is looking for an Associate Director of Accounting to provide oversight and management of the department's accounting activities. The Associate Director's responsibilities include management of the department's billing, cash receipts, payroll, procurement, and accounts payable activities. This management position includes providing leadership and direction to a small team of accountants and fiscal technicians.

The successful candidate will report to and collaborate with the Director of Business Services to ensure alignment of the accounting operations with budgeting and other financial planning activities.

NI&S is part of the Division of Information Technology at Virginia Tech. We are a financially self-supporting auxiliary that provides advanced network, communications, public safety. and data center services. We design, deploy, and operate enterprise scale network, systems, monitoring, and communication services. NI&S is a dynamic and exciting organization with a commitment to continuous improvement and is seeking an enthusiastic and motivated person with both business and management competencies to fill this role. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to work in a collaborative and agile technology organization that is responsible for managing business and financial planning activities like a typical small-to-medium business. The ideal candidate should possess strong analytical, strategic planning, communication, and leadership skills.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, or equivalent professional experience.
  • Extensive experience managing accounting and financial processes and procedures.
  • Experience designing, developing, and analyzing financial reports.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency with productivity software including spreadsheets, word processing, presentation applications, databases, and query tools.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in a closely related field.
  • CPA License
  • Supervisory experience

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Additional Information

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check as well as documentation of COVID-19 vaccination.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

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

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