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Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.
The travel section of the Controller's Office is responsible for researching and interpreting complex travel policies pertaining to university travel expenditures and then training university personnel so university travelers will be reimbursed for legitimate, reasonable travel expenses when directly connected with or pertaining to university travel or in business meal environments. Travel and meal reimbursement documents flow from the university departments to the travel section of the Controller's Office where they are pre-audited in accordance with state and university policy and procedures.
The Travel Analyst is responsible for utilizing Banner workflow and imaging system to audit and investigate travel vouchers to ensure compliance with internal and external policies and procedures; interacting and communicating with academic and administrative departments regarding policies and procedures; entering payments to the Banner Finance accounting system using on-line data entry forms ensuring accuracy to avoid over or under payments; ensuring that data is processed in an accurate and timely manner; providing backup support for related positions as needed; and other duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications:Familiarity with accounting practices
Ability to process high volume of data accurately and for extended periods
Ability to read, understand, and apply complex state and university policies and procedures
Proficient utilizing various computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, electronic mail and databases
Demonstrated ability to perform basic business math calculations and to use a 10-key calculator essential
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to provide customer service in a courteous manner and work effectively with diverse groups of people
Exposure to business travel industry (i.e. making business travel arrangements, compiling supporting documentation for travel reimbursements, processing travel reimbursements, interpreting business travel policies and procedures, etc.)
Preferred Qualifications:Fiscal/administrative assistant experience in a high volume business environment
Demonstrated data entry experience
Experience working with travel reimbursement transactions
Knowledge of the university Banner Finance system, Travel & Expense Management System (TEM), or similar relational database software
Experience using automated workflow and imaging systems
Employee Category: Staff (Salary)
Appointment Type: Regular
Percent Employment: Full-time
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For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the executive director for Equity and Access at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.
Review Date: 01/26/2017