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The Accounting Operations section of the Controller's Office is hiring a Special Projects Coordinator. This is a restricted full-time position reporting to the Associate Controller of Accounting Operations. Position responsibilities include a variety of activities including but not limited to the following:
Use Adobe Captivate to develop a series of online training modules.
Develop training handouts, instructional materials, and operating manuals.
Create presentations and as requested deliver training to campus community.
Respond to user inquiries regarding accounting procedures and policies associated with enterprise resource planning (ERP) Finance systems such as Banner Finance, Jaggaer/HokieMart/Travel and Expense Management (TEM).
Perform ad hoc queries and create reports.
Perform complex reconciliations or extractions of accounting data for auditors or other special requests.
Assist with testing of new system implementations and upgrades to existing systems.
Other special projects as assigned
Advanced degree in Accounting, Business, Public Administration, or Higher Education or allied field or Bachelor's degree with significant related experience.
Previous professional accounting experience with knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and practices
Previous experience with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Finance systems such as Banner Finance and with an electronic procurement system such as Jaggaer/HokieMart
Knowledge of database query tools such as MicroStrategy, SAS, Access, or similar query tool.
Strong analytical skills and demonstrated ability to create reports, analyze and summarize data and present conclusions to senior management.
Experience using automated systems, personal computers and software (i.e. Excel, PowerPoint, WebEx, SharePoint)
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to provide customer service in a courteous manner and work effectively with diverse groups of people
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
Experience creating training documentation and conducting training sessions for large and small groups of people.
Demonstrated ability to successfully manage and complete large projects by established deadlines and within budgetary limits.
Administrative experience in higher education, knowledge of university policies and procedures, and experience with university financial and administrative information systems.
Experience using Adobe Captivate software
Employee Category: Administrative and Professional Faculty
Appointment Type: Restricted
Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track
Percent Employment: Full-time
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