|Position:|| ||Director of Gift Accounting|
Evaluate gift documents and record gifts and pledges of all types to the
university reflecting the wishes of our donors and according to the university,
CASE guidelines, and IRS regulations, as well as reconcile gift fund accounts
to ensure accuracy and completeness. Ensure that donor records are maintained
in a complete and accurate manner, properly using the varied coding schemes as
necessary to reflect the unique specifics of each gift or pledge so that high
quality information is available to all authorized parties in the university
and the VT Foundation. Handle all confidential donor information as mandated.
Be responsive to queries and requests from departmental, university, and
foundation users, as well as donors as appropriate.
This position will be specifically responsible for planning and coordinating
the prompt and accurate processing and reconciliation of all gifts and pledges
made to Virginia Tech and entering complex transactions including securities,
in-kind gifts, electronic transfers, planned gifts and coordinating gift
adjustments with the VT Foundation.
The position will also be the lead functional subject matter expert for revenue
technology integrations and system process setup and enhancements. The position
will be the functional owner of tools and technologies for revenue processing,
including providing project management and writing functional documentation and
procedures for new technology implementation as well as upgrades to existing
In addition to the duties above, the position will oversee the daily work flow
of all gift entry processors. The position will respond to processor questions,
investigate solutions, and resolve routine processing issues, create the daily
schedule and make adjustments as necessary. The position makes decisions
independently by determining what gifts can be recorded, determining when
adjustments are necessary, and determining how to resolve processing issues.
This position will work closely with the senior director of gift accounting and
information systems to ensure that daily work flow is as accurate and efficient
Masterís degree in accounting or related field or Bachelor's degree in
accounting or related field and working experience
Accounting and deposit reconciliation experience; previous
Demonstrated customer service experience in a high volume professional
Advanced proficiency with current office computer software such as electronic
mail, word processing, spreadsheets and relational database applications
Demonstrated ability to work independently and handle confidential materials
Excellent organizational, communication, interpersonal, analytical, reasoning
and problem-solving skills
Strong creative and strategic planning skills
Experience in a higher education institution
Previous experience with large databases such as Blackbaud CRM
Experience with non-profit accounting, gift accounting procedures or development
Experience as an accounting manager in a financial industry or large
Previous experience supervising complex multi-system work flow processes.
In-depth knowledge of fundraising principles including CASE, gift processing
best practices, university policies, accounting principles and PCI-DSS
regulatory and compliance rules
Commensurate with Experience
May 26, 2022
The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction
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knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280
majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and
professional students in eight undergraduate colleges,
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significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in
Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites
in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A
leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500
million in research annually.
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