Data Entry Specialist

Southern Virginia University is seeking to hire a talented and motivated Data Entry Specialist to work with the finance department of this rapidly growing educational institution. Adaptability and attention to detail are critical. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, résumé, and three professional references to

Southern Virginia University is a rapidly growing, private, residential University. Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains at the southern end of the Shenandoah Valley, the University maintains standards aligned with the values of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and welcomes students & employees of any religious persuasion who share those values. Applicants are invited to learn more about the University at

  • Minimum Qualifications
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Superior analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, proven ability to work independently and with others
  • Strong math skills
  • Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, math, business administration or a related field
  • Accounting/bookkeeping experience
  • Experience working with database applications
  • MS Excel certification
  • Experience working as a bank teller or other cash-handling experience
  • Responsibilities
  • Prepare daily deposits of cash and checks received by the university
  • Perform bookkeeping for all funds received by the university, including student payments and donations
  • Process the university’s payroll
  • Digitize and organize university financial records
  • Assist with other clerical duties and financial record keeping
  • Maintains confidentiality of sensitive information
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Southern Virginia University Mission Statement
We are a private, self-reliant, residential University aligned with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its principles and values. Our mission is to gather faithful Latter-day Saints and like-minded students, lift them in intellect, character, and spirituality, and launch them into successful lives and careers.

Culture & Environment
We believe in collaboration and honest feedback, and in being kind and respectful to one another while providing excellent customer service to the departments we serve across the University. We foster a work environment in which we openly assess, critique, discuss and revise projects and ideas with courtesy and diplomacy.

Team members are expected to have exceptional self-motivation and time management skills with the ability to handle multiple projects autonomously and simultaneously to meet strict deadlines. This includes the ability to take assignments from beginning to completion with minimal supervision.

Southern Virginia is an equal opportunity employer. Review of applications will begin immediately.