Performs monthly reconciliations for all BEAM funds and organizations and identify and help resolve discrepancies. Assists with preparing journal entries, labor redistributions, and updating or changing salary allocations in Banner and on Departmental spreadsheets. Helps with updating faculty effort/salary for each semester ensuring allocations adhere to project guidelines, are updated in Banner and Departmental spreadsheets, and any P-14’s needed are created all in advance of Payroll deadlines and timeframes. Establishes spreadsheets for new funds and sends links to fund managers to access up to date information. Assists with Departmental research administration by updating the Department’s master faculty salary spreadsheet upon receipt of a new PAN, labor redistribution, P-10, or other notice. Updates to include project start and end dates, project extensions, increase or change in project funding, increase or change in salary, change in project personnel, or other material matters related to the project; Works with the Director of Operations and Assistant Director of Operations in collecting and preparing data for report preparation and presentation including but not limited to ad hoc MicroStrategy reports, annual Departmental research expense and salary report for BEAM’s Department Head, and the CIB annual report. Serves as backup and assists with processing Hokiemart orders, travel authorizations and reimbursements via Chrome River. Helps with entering fixed asset information in Banner, assist with tagging equipment, and assist with fixed asset audits as well as records management.
Jennifer graduated from Radford University in 2013 with a Bachelor of Business Administration majoring in Finance and minoring in Economics.
Jennifer began her career at Virginia Tech in May of 2017 as a Fiscal Technician in the College of Engineering Dean’s Office. She joined BEAM in September 2021 as a Senior Fiscal Technician. She began her current role with BEAM as Business Coordinator in August of 2022.