Business Manager
University of Virginia

Charlottesville, Virginia

Posted in Education and Training

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Job Info

The University Press at the University of Virginia (UVA) seeks applications for Business Manager.UVa Press was founded in 1963 to advance the intellectual interests not only of the University of Virginia, but of institutions of higher learning throughout the state. A member of the Association of University Presses, UVaP currently publishes seventy to eighty new titles annually and operates a successful digital imprint, Rotunda. New titles are approved by the Board of Directors after a rigorous process of peer review. The UVaP editorial program focuses primarily on the humanities and social sciences with special concentrations in American history, African American studies, literature, religious studies, architecture, and regional books. UVa Press is located in beautiful Charlottesville, Virginia, a historic and diverse intellectual and entrepreneurial community near the Blue Ridge Mountains with exceptional music, arts, food, sports, and other cultural resources.

The successful candidate will be expected to assume responsibility and oversight for strategic forecasting and financial planning working with the director and will be responsible for reporting on the financial operations of the Press to the Provost office and other entities as designated by the director. The Manager will work with the director and department heads to create and follow an annual accrual and cash operating budgets of approximately $2.75M. Additional duties include completing a monthly operating statement of income and expenses and cash flow projections; attending University-wide fiscal manager meetings and reporting on important developments; conducting financial and data analysis of operating results and providing financial reports to Director and department heads as requested; reporting on all financial transactions including payables and receivables and maintaining general ledger accounts in the University's Oracle system; monitoring distribution of Press endowment funds and gifts, grants, awards, and subventions from federal agencies, private foundations, and other entities; entering new author contracts into the royalty system maintained by external fulfillment vendor, Longleaf Services, and processing annual royalty statements for authors; developing and maintaining internal controls to assure adherence to university fiscal policies and procedures; preparing AUP financial reports; arranging payment for print-on-demand, courier, and other vendors; assisting Director with creation and updating of a Multi-year Financial Plan; and working with University Facilities Management to maintain the Press's physical home at Bemiss House. The Business Manager will work closely with the Associate Vice Provost for Budget and Financial Planning and the Office of Sponsored Programs.

Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field plus five years of related experience. Extensive knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, general ledger systems, budgeting, and financial reporting essential. Proficiency in Intuit QuickBooks, MSWord, Excel, Outlook, and databases, preferably Filemaker, needed. Experience in publishing and financial accounting and a background in strategic financial analysis and new business planning is highly desired. Experience in university budget administration and grants accounting a plus, as well as a demonstrated ability to manage for deadlines and working timetables.

For additional information about the position, please contact Brenda Fitzgerald, Director of Operations at

This position will remain open until filled. This is an Exempt level, benefited position. For more information on the benefits at UVA, visit This position will not sponsor applicants for work visas. Anticipated Hiring Range: $63000 - $70000 commensurate with education and experience. The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment.

To Apply:

Please apply through Workday, and search for R0032331. Internal applicants must apply through their UVA Workday profile by searching 'Find Jobs'. Complete an application online with the following documents:

  • CV

  • Cover letter

Upload all materials into the resume submission field, multiple documents can be submitted into this one field. Alternatively, merge all documents into one PDF for submission. Applications that do not contain all required documents will not receive full consideration.

For questions about the application process, please contact Ashley Cochran, Senior Recruiter at

For more information about UVA and the Charlottesville community please see and

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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.

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