Posting Summary: The Department of Surgery at the University of Virginia, with a $45 million annual budget, seeks a Senior Finance Generalist to provide high level fiscal management support to the Director of Finance and to supervise the accounting staff. Incumbent is responsible for coordinating and managing financial operations related to payroll funding sources, gifts, grants, endowments, state funds, purchasing, resident funding, and annual budgeting processes. Position has signatory authority for both UVA and University Physician's Group (UPG), and is responsible for financial compliance, including internal controls. Incumbent works closely with faculty, staff, residents, and other departments and university units to address and resolve complex financial issues independently.
Qualified applicants must have a Bachelors degree or equivalent experience and at least five years of high level fiscal administration experience. Applicants must be detail and team-oriented with a strong commitment to results that enhance departmental excellence. Good judgement and the ability to provide in-depth financial analysis are essential. Ability to effectively supervise, work productively with other departments, and multi-task are a must. Excellent oral and written communication skills are also required.
This is a restricted position and is contingent on the continuation of funding.
Required Minimum Level of Education: *Degree or Equivalent Experience Required
Required Specific Degree/Training: Degree or Equivalent Experience Required
Preferred Minimum Level of Education: Master's Degree
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Considerable - 4 to 7 years
Required Specific Experience: A minimum of 5 years of fiscal administration experience.
Preferred Minimum Level of Experience: Extensive - 7 years plus
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Excellent oral and written communication skills. Excellent supervisory skills required. Must be able to multi task. Ability to work with attention to detail and accuracy.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Excellent analytical ability. Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and University accounting practices and processes. Knowledge of state, federal, UVa, and UPG financial policies and regulations. Some knowledge of pre and post award grants management. Knowledge of Clarity budgeting program.
Required Computer Applications: Intermediate Microsoft Excel and Access
Preferred Computer Applications: Advanced Microsoft Excel and Access, familiarity with Clarity. Experience with Oracle, LD, and General Ledger.
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of ben...efits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.