Director of UAO Services, UVA Fund

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OrganizationUniversity of Virginia Alumni Association
TypeFull Time
Application DeadlineJune 1, 2022
College Degree Required?Yes
Salary Range$75,000 - $95,000/year
Phone(434) 327-7049


Interested candidates, please apply at: https://1.adp.com/CmML6Zab696


The incumbent’s primary responsibilities include the delivery of financial management services to specific University of Virginia associated organizations (UAO) that are clients of the UVA Fund. Working closely with the Managing Director, UVA Fund, the incumbent will be involved in strategic planning to identify opportunities to expand the UVA Fund as well as special projects, as requested.


  • Administer and maintain accounting processes and the control environment operations for multiple UAO clients
  • Be the primary contact and relationship manager, provide direct customer interface and support service to clients
  • Support all aspects of periodic internal financial reporting
  • Coordinate audit fieldwork, financial statement and annual IRS information return preparation
  • Report to client executive leadership and governing boards
  • Maintain client cash flow and budget forecasts
  • Provide consultation regarding compensation and benefit administration and compliance
  • Prepare standard and ad hoc reports
  • Maintain schedules for allocation and reconciliation for investment and endowment accounting
  • Support investment decisions and reporting by working with clients, UVIMCO and other investment managers
  • Provide periodic analysis of donor pledge activity for clients
  • Develop efficient and effective monthly review and posting processes for foundation clients
  • Assist clients with review of gift and other contractual agreements
  • Identify internal control weaknesses and areas for improved efficiency
  • Research and coordinate with clients and co-workers to implement solutions where needed
  • Work directly with clients to address specific needs or service requests
  • Monitor level of effort ensuring client services are delivered per respective agreements
  • Develop new business and growth opportunities for the UVA Fund
  • Other duties as assigned


Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field, required


  • Three to five years of public accounting or significant accounting operations experience
  • Financial statement preparation in accordance with GAAP
  • IRS Annual Information Return preparation (990 and 990-T)
  • Experience in the not-for-profit business sector
  • Familiarity with compensation and employee benefit administration
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, FASB and IRS guidance, as well as efficient and effective accounting operation procedures
  • Skill in budgeting, preparing financial reports and computer applications


  • Certified Public Accountant, required
  • Business acumen
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Advanced proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, accounting and database management software required
  • Knowledge of computer systems and financial systems programs and applications
  • The individual must learn to navigate the University of Virginia’s propriety donor database (Advance Web and Advance Performance) and Microsoft Navigator (Navision/Serenic), the Association’s accounting software package


Accountant I, UVA Fund


  • Intrinsic self-motivation and personal integrity
  • A proven ability to organize and motivate others
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • The ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously and remain cognizant of deadlines and schedules
  • Skill in analyzing financial data, preparing appropriate related reports, and communicating results to non-financial stakeholders
  • Above average customer service skills required as there is frequent interaction with internal and external customers. A personable and professional manner is expected for both face-to-face and electronic communication
  • The ability to work well with co-workers, Alumni, auditors, and general public
  • The ability to work efficiently and effectively in a fast-paced and changeable environment
  • The ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management
  • The ability to work independently and obtain knowledge
  • The ability to use various sources including research, professional readings, trade organizations, continuing education programs, and external professional relationships maintained by the position to ensure accurate, current knowledge


  • UVA associated organizations
  • UVA Alumni Association staff, board members, donors, students, and parents
  • University of Virginia Community
  • External vendors and agencies
  • Alumni and friends of the University

ENVIRONMENTAL/WORKING CONDITIONS: General fast-paced professional environment. Requires sitting and standing associated with a normal office environment.

OTHER: Occasional evening or weekend work. This is a director-level exempt position and the incumbent is expected to perform with the highest professional standards.

The University of Virginia Alumni Association is an equal opportunity employer. We seek to attract and retain a diverse workforce and encourage members of historically underrepresented groups to apply.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $75,000.00 – $95,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Physical Setting:

  • Office


  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
Hybrid work schedule – 2 days in the office weekly, Remote on the remaining days.

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Charlottesville, VA 22903: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work


  • Accounting: 3 years (Preferred)


  • CPA (Required)

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