Virginia Military Institute is accepting applications for a full time employee as a Financial Services Specialist I to work in the Center for Leadership and Ethics (CLE). Reporting to the Director, the Financial Specialist I will ensure the good stewardship of the Center’s annual budget and expenditures.
Annual budget formulation/submission and execution;
Execution of the budget will include: processing of vouchers, reconciling disbursements, preparation of interdepartmental billings (as required), procurement and contracts, ensuring compliance with state/local regulations, complying with eVA and SWAM regulations;
Preparing/submitting annual audit and reports within specified guidelines;
Develop/execute the budgets for the six annual conferences in support of VMI agencies and departments;
Provide primary Travel Support for CLE staff and others as directed;
Serve as primary liaison with Parkhurst Dining Services in support of CLE Conferences and Programs;
Act as liaison to the Treasurer for CLE staff regarding payroll;
Perform other duties that may be directed in support of the CLE mission.
Note: Evening and select weekend work periodically required.
Salary based on qualifications and experience.
College-level coursework or related experience in finance, business management or related fields
Exceptional interpersonal abilities with strong team orientation and communication skills
Should be a self-starter, is flexible, and has a positive, can-do attitude
Advanced/Expert knowledge of Excel/strong knowledge of other Microsoft Office Suite software
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Ability to work collaboratively with internal and external constituencies to include students, faculty, staff, and vendors
Exceptional problem solving skills with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced and changing environment.
Ability to communicate both written and orally at multiple levels of management in a complex organization
Ability to collaborate with other departments to achieve positive results
Excellent time management and organizational ability
Ability to multitask and meet constant deadlines
Experience in Federal/State government and/or fund accounting
Knowledge of Federal/State regulations and application to daily operations
Please include a cover letter, resume, and the names and telephone numbers of three professional references.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Criminal background check required for selected candidate.
In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, VMI encourages women, minorities, disabled individuals and veterans to apply. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other national service alumni are also encouraged to apply. VMI will provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with documented disabilities to ensure equal access and equal opportunities with regard to employment, educational opportunities, programs and services.
About Virginia Military Institute
Virginia Military Institute operates under the philosophy that the measure of a college lies in the quality and performance of its graduates and their contributions to society. Therefore, it is the mission of the Virginia Military Institute to produce educated, honorable men and women, prepared for the varied work of civil life, imbued with love of learning, confident in the functions and attitudes of leadership, possessing a high sense of public service, advocates of the American democracy and free enterprise system, and ready as citizen-soldiers to defend their country in time of national peril. To accomplish this result, Virginia Military Institute shall provide to qualified young men and women undergraduate education of highest quality embracing engineering, science, and the arts conducted in and facilitated by the unique VMI system of military discipline.