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Assistant Business Manager

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

Job Description

Following and applying departmental, college and university policies and procedures, the Assistant Business Manager position consists of the following responsibilities:

Providing detailed financial reports

Assisting with the management of complex funds including monitoring expenses and processing cost transfers
Reviewing reconciliations for payroll entries, credit card statements, and monthly fund statements
Reviewing all department expenses for accuracy
Oversee grant management including acting as a liaison between faculty and the Office of Sponsored Programs
Assist faculty with grant transaction information
Processing accounts receivable transactions for departmental service centers and study abroad recoveries
Overseeing wage payroll process
Providing guidance and training to departmental fiscal and reception staff
Serving as the main point of contact for processing and solving problems pertaining to the high volume of financial transactions for the Department of Biological Sciences
Assisting in the management of the daily operations of the Business Office.
This position is onsite with the possibility of some remote work.

Required Qualifications

Working knowledge of bookkeeping and office practices and procedures; personal computer experience including database management systems, spreadsheets, word processing, and email applications; ability to organize, prioritize, maintain accurate records, and work with numerical data; ability to work with a variety of people with frequent interruptions and shifting priorities.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with University administrative and fiscal procedures using the Banner database, HokieMart, ChromeRiver, TimeClock Plus, and Labor Redistribution systems; experience with Microsoft Excel, Outlook and Word; and experience with access control procedures.

Pay Band


Appointment Type


Salary Information

Commensurate with experience but within budget maximum

Review Date

August 10, 2022

Additional Information

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

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 military 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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