University of Vermont

Human Resource Services and Operations

Business Support Generalist

Business Support Generalist—Job Standard

Job Family: Administrative Support
Series: Business Support
Job Code: 2071,2072
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Union Status:

This title is part of a career progression within the Business Support Series consisting of Business Support Assistant and Business Support Generalist.

Job Overview

Perform routine to moderately complex and specialized business/accounting operations in support of University financial systems.

Typical Functions

The duties listed are not all-inclusive. Duties assigned to individual employees may vary.

Perform routine to moderately complex and specialized business/accounting operations in support of the University's financial systems; use judgment in determining individual work tasks, work methods and priorities; initiate, verify and process financial transactions and pre and post audits; review, analyze and reconcile accounts; resolve discrepancies pertinent to financial transactions and reporting and ensure compliance with University and regulatory provisions.

Maintain and monitor confidential financial transaction and account records; input and track financial data utilizing University accounting systems; generate documents and specialized reports.

Respond to routine and complex inquiries from internal and external customers; resolve exceptions, discrepancies and errors; use judgment in application and disclosure of confidential information; interpret and communicate regulations, policies and procedures related to operations and financial transactions based on a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of University policies and procedures and external regulations.

Perform general office activities: maintain files and petty cash funds, prepare and distribute documentation, business correspondence and reports related to financial activities and answer phone.

May provide functional supervision to designated employees and/or affiliates.

Minimum Qualifications 

Education and experience equivalent to: 

Associate's degree in related area, one to three years specialized experience and working knowledge of software applications used to support area operations required.

Last modified September 21 2011 10:08 AM