Manager of Financial Operations

UVA Licensing & Ventures Group

Reporting to the Executive Director, the MANAGER OF FINANCIAL OPERATIONS will:

  • Assume full responsibility for all financial operations.
  • Document all financial transactions and ensure all account information is entered timely and accurately into databases.
  • Monitor and maintain all financial terms in agreements and contracts.
  • Ensure accurate and appropriate recording and analysis of revenues and expenses.
  • Resolve accounting discrepancies and irregularities.
  • Responsible for Accounts Payable/Receivable including processing invoices, bills and payments, post to customer accounts, monitor the aged receivables, oversee reconciliation of credit card and bank statements, and deposit checks.
  • Update and implement all necessary business policies and accounting practices; improve the finance policy and procedure manual.
  • Process all distributions to inventor/VPR’s Office/UVA Innovation & Scholarly Activities Fund and resolve any distribution issues.
  • Coordinate and lead the annual audit process, liaise with external auditors and the audit committee of the board of directors.
  • Prepare and present financial updates at the Board of Directors meetings.
  • Maintains financial security by establishing and enforcing internal controls.
  • Provide financial expertise and support to the Licensing Team and work with the Licensing Team to resolve financial issues.
  • Administrator the HR policies, benefits, and compensation and provide assistance with employee timesheets, new hires, training, and updating employee handbook.
  • Produce financial statements, monthly reconciliations, reports, and correspondence as required.
  • Manage the Financial Assistant and interns.

Experience and Qualifications


  • A bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Commerce, Finance, or Business Management/Administration;
  • Proficiency in the use of computer programs for accounting, word processing, databases, spreadsheets, email, and internet;
  • 6-8 years of experience in a finance role.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical abilities; self-motivation and initiative; strong attention to detail; and ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.

Strongly Preferred:

  • CPA or MBA preferred.
  • 2-4 years of experience in an academic, non-profit technology transfer organization o QuickBooks experience preferred.


  • Other
  • Foundations & Non-profit

Job Type



  • family health and dental
  • retirement contributions


Remote initially, Charlottesville, Virginia
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