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Do you like to analyze numbers and have the ability to problem solve? The New River Valley Regional Commission is looking for someone who enjoys working with numbers and has accounting and/or bookkeeping experience. This is a newly created position due to the increased volume of projects underway. The successful candidate will work in a collaborative environment among a team of four finance-focused positions and will receive day-to-day leadership from the Finance Director, yet a fair amount of independent work is expected. A large majority of the agency is funded by grants, so understanding fund accounting is a plus, but that can be learned on the job if you are a professionally curious person. A desire to grow professionally is important in order succeed in this position and best contribute to the team.

This position will prepare financial documents, maintain records, and produce reports that keep the agency finances on track. The successful candidate will be skilled in the use of computers and related software programs, and be able to self-start monthly workflow assignments.

The Technician must have the ability and willingness to learn increasingly difficult and complex tasks while meeting established deadlines. The ideal applicant will have a working knowledge of accounting methods, terminology, principles, and procedures; strong verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to effectively support clients.

General accounting experience and background preferred. Degree in Accounting or related degree is desirable; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and ability. Hiring range is $40,000 to $55,000, DOQ; excellent benefits package including health insurance, paid vacation, holiday, and retirement.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Jessica Barrett, Finance Director, at jbarrett@nrvrc.org or by mail to the New River Valley Regional Commission, 6580 Valley Center Drive, Suite 124, Radford, VA 24141. EOE. Interviews will be scheduled promptly for candidates that stand out. A background check is performed for all finance positions at the Regional Commission.

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