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Job Opening

Working Title:  Fiscal Specialist
Role Title: Finan Svcs Spec I - 19031
Job Open Date: 09/03/2021
Job Close Date: Opened until filled
Hiring Range:  $38,000 - $60,000
Location:  Richmond (City) - 760
Position Number: 00109
Job Posting Number: 1085684
Type of Recruitment: State Employee Only - E
Does this position have telework options? Yes
Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference: No
Job Type: Full-Time (Salaried)
Job Type Detail: Full-Time Salaried - Non-Faculty- FTS-1
Pay Band: 04

Job Description: 

The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) is seeking a qualified candidate to assist the Budget & Finance staff in all phases of financial management of the agency. This position requires the ability to analyze and evaluate data in one or more specialty areas including, but not limited to, business operations and processes, budgets, and financial systems. Duties include: reviewing and preparing invoices, vouchers, journal entries, travel reimbursements and other financial documents for on-line entry in Cardinal (Oracle PeopleSoft); ensuring all travel submitted complies with travel CAPP Manual regulations; assist with the record keeping and integrity of Agency Risk Management and Internal Control Standards (ARMICS) documents; maintain filing system for financial transactions processed. 

Minimum Qualifications:

• Experience and knowledge of state fiscal processes in Cardinal (Oracle PeopleSoft).
• Knowledge of CAPP manual policies and procedures for travel processing.
• Knowledge of Cardinal Chart of Account structure and various modules.
• Experience demonstrating the ability to work on multiple projects and work independently with minimum supervision.
• Ability to handle confidential and sensitive issues/documents.
• Ability to communicate orally and in writing with a diverse client population.
• Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Gmail.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Bachelor degree from an accredited college or university in a related field.
• Experience in the Commonwealth of Virginia fiscal processes.
• Experience in the field of finance in a higher education environment.
• Knowledge of Agency Risk Management and Internal Control Standards (ARMICS) or related internal control system experience.

Special Requirements:

State Requirements for Vaccination Status Disclosure and Testing: The Commonwealth of Virginia requires all Executive Branch employees, including new hires, rehires or transfers to disclose their vaccination status upon hire. Disclosure of vaccination status (and for those fully vaccinated, proof of vaccination) will be required during new employee orientation on your first day of work. If you are not vaccinated for any reason or choose not to disclose your vaccination status, you will be required to be tested for COVID-19 once per week on an indefinite basis. If you have questions, please contact the Human Resource Office.

State employees who have been affected by Policy 1.3 Layoff and possess a valid Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Card) or a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Card) must submit the card BEFORE the closing date for this position. The card may be scanned and attached to the application or faxed to (804) 371-7401. Please include your name and the position number on the fax cover sheet. You may apply for this position at http://jobs.agencies.virginia.gov.  AMERICORPS, PEACE CORPS, AND OTHER NATIONAL SERVICE ALUMNI ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

Special Instructions:

State applications will only be accepted as submitted online by 11:59 pm on the closing date through the Recruitment Management System (RMS).  Applications submitted via email, postal mail, fax, or in person will not be considered.  Applicants are expected to fully represent qualifications and work history on the State applications and or in resumes.  The decision to interview an applicant is based on the information provided in the application, resume, or other relevant documents provided; therefore, it is essential for applicants to supply detailed information. Applications should include complete work history and periods of unemployment if applicable.

Submitting an incomplete state application/resume, or a state application/resume lacking in detail, may impact your interview eligibility.  This website will provide a confirmation of receipt when the application is submitted successfully.  Please refer to “Your Application” in your RMS Account to check the status of your application for this position.

SCHEV values honesty, quality, diversity, inclusion, growth-orientation, personal well-being, equity, transparency, and accountability.

You must apply for this job through the Commonwealth of Virginia Jobs.Virginia.Gov website


SCHEV values honesty, quality, diversity, inclusion, growth-orientation, personal well-being, equity, transparency and accountability.
Through these values, we create a welcoming work environment that represents the best of who we are as an agency and as individuals.


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