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Finance Associate

Company: University of Virginia
Location: Charlottesville
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Finance Associates operate as emerging professionals in finance. They may be responsible for a variety of professional level work across various financial disciplines, such as accounting, budget, payroll, financial aid, financial analysis, purchasing, or treasury. Through professional development and work opportunities, they may concentrate on building a more targeted skill set in one particular financial specialty. Finance Associates demonstrate a strong capacity to work independently as they carry out their duties on behalf of a program, function, or department. Finance Associates operate in collaboration with more experienced professionals, who mentor and support their development.

  • Analyze fund accounts, special projects, or tasks to ensure appropriate entries are made and monitor the account balances.
  • Maintain financial records for department funds, following University and departmental policies and procedures, and maintain all documentation and records to meet audit requirements.
  • Prepare or oversee the preparation of purchase orders, expense reports and supplier invoices. Pay bills promptly so the department complies with the University's prompt pay requirements, and resolve any discrepancies with vendors as needed.
  • Manage the financial aid budgets of the school, process awards in SIS, and reconcile financial aid accounts.
  • Serve as a department representative in pan-institutional finance initiatives or committees. Attend standing meetings and training sessions as needed to keep apprised of changes in policy and procedures.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

    This position will remain open until filled. This is an Exempt level, benefited position. This position will not sponsor applicants for work visas. This position is a restricted position and is dependent upon project need, availability of funding and performance. The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment. For questions about the position or the application process, please contact Daniel Strong, Senior Recruiter at

    How to Apply:

    Applications that do not contain all of the required documents will not receive full consideration, please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the box.

    Process for External Applicants: Please apply through Workday, and search for 'R0046528'. Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, and address).

    Process for Internal UVA Applicants: Please apply through your Workday Home page, search "Find Jobs," and search for 'R0046528.' Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, and address).


    Education: High School Diploma

    Experience: None

    Licensure: None


    This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings, and programs.

    COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

    Please visit the UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpage prior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirements and guidelines for employment at UVA.

    The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician's Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

Keywords: University of Virginia, Charlottesville , Finance Associate, Accounting, Auditing , Charlottesville, Virginia

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