Marketing Representative/Admin Assistant at Signator Financial Network

SIGNATOR FINANCIAL NETWORK 1703 N, PARHAM ROAD, SUITE 201

RICHMOND, VA 23233

To apply:  Send resumes to llockhart@capfs.com

$10.00 an hour – Part time

JOB DESCRIPTION

MARKETING  REPRESENTATIVE-  ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT:

QUALIFICATIONS: A high school diploma and any combination of training and/or work providing a minimum of three years of administrative/clerical experience. Must possess excellent data entry, word processing, organization and public relations skills. Proficiency in the use of technology—personal computers, word processing and database management, electronic calendars, and skill in preparing electronic presentations. Must be self-motivated and able to organize, establish and implement goals with a minimum of supervision. Strong verbal and written communication skills are critical to this position. Must be aware, sensitive, and responsive to the cultural diversity of clients.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Provides direct support and assistance to one marketing representative. Manage written and oral correspondence, establish /maintain client files, create electronic data files, track all open applications, support financial planning workshops/seminars; participate in training programs as  required.

DUTIES:

  • Provides administrative support to the senior marketing representative.
  • Prepare reports, correspondence and perform other required clerical duties.
  • Ensure supplies and equipment are operational
  • Maintains the marketing representatives’  calendar
  • Confirm marketing representative’s  appointments.
  • Enter data and prepare financial and statistical reports.
  • Communicate with other office personnel to acquire information required by the marketing representative.
  • Establish and maintain functional files for the marketing representative
  • Plan, organize, advertise and coordinate all requirements for workshops and Seminars

REPORTS TO: Marketing Representative

 

 

 

 

Office Manager / Bookkeeper at Virginia’s Gateway Region Economic Development Organization (VGR)

Office Manager / Bookkeeper

To apply:  Email a resume and cover letter to Renee Chapline – rchapline@gatewayregion.com.

Help grow the Gateway Region and Virginia’s economy.

Virginia’s Gateway Region Economic Development Organization (VGR) is seeking an experienced administrative and accounting professional to assist the VGR team and President & CEO in regional economic development efforts. This is a full-time position, works under minimal supervision, performing a variety of both complex and routine administrative and accounting duties, which regularly includes balancing multiple tasks simultaneously. Performs duties of a highly confidential nature that requires comprehensive knowledge of organizational policies, practices, and procedures; provides administrative support for VGR’s President & CEO, including preparation of written correspondence, copying, faxing, mailings, and other duties assigned. Responsible for managing financial activities to support the President & CEO to include general bookkeeping, bank reconciliation, and financial statements. Arranges appointments and meetings including investor relations, updates calendars, and coordinates travel arrangements; complies, produces, and distributes mailings as needed, records and distributes meeting minutes.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manage and prioritize a diverse workload, work independently, take initiative and demonstrate good judgement, tact and discretion.
  • Draft monthly financial statements, executive and board financial packages to include balance sheet, comparative statement of revenue and expense, statement of revenue and expense with comparison to budget and other required schedules
  • Records transactions in QuickBooks, including accounts payable/receivable transactions, journal entries, check writing and invoicing
  • Participate in year end audit with outside auditors by providing information in a timely manner as requested
  • Develop and implement in conjunction with the President & CEO an investor outreach plan
  • Maintains records of organization’s investors
  • Types emails, letters, meeting minutes and other materials from rough drafts, marginal notes or verbal instructions; utilizes Microsoft Office programs in preparing various reports, correspondence, brochures and department related literature;
  • Establishes and maintains office files and mailing lists
  • Researches and assembles information from various sources for records and reports and makes mathematical calculations as needed
  • Responsible for scheduling and organizing meetings on behalf of the President & CEO
  • Assists with marketing and investor relations event scheduling and management
  • Performs other reasonable duties assigned as part of the VGR tea

Qualifications

  • Bachelor in business or related field and 3-5 years of relevant business experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience preferred.
  • Strong customer service, organizational and accounting skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office and Quickbooks
  • Command of the English language and ability to type various correspondence and assume responsibility for correct spelling, punctuation and format
  • Ability to relate to and deal with the general public, both orally and in writing, tactfully and in a professional and efficient manner
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions
  • Ability to establish priorities for completing assignments.
  • Valid Virginia Driver License.

 

 

 

Two Student Positions at Campus Card Services: Data App Tech and SR Communications Tech!

Here are 2 positions from my friends at Campus Card Services!  Please use the link to apply through the VCU website:

Data Applications Technician – https://www.vcujobs.com/postings/61215

Role Code/Title SW001 – Student Worker
Position Number S00001
Working Title Data Applications Technician
Department Technology Support Services (1878)
Recruitment Pool VCU Student Only
Department Hiring Range $9.50
Campus Monroe Park Campus
Position Type Student
Hours/Week 29
Normal work days Monday-Friday
Normal work hours 8am – 5pm some nights/wknds
Job Category Information Technology
Does this position provide patient or clinical services to the VCU Health System? No
Does this position require a pre-placement medical assessment? No
Is any portion of this position grant-funded? No
Sensitive Position No
Resource Critical Yes
Description of the Job The Data Applications Technician position is a very detail-oriented job, often involving many repetitive job duties or assignments. This position primarily operates computers to perform data entry work to assist the departments documentation efforts. In addition to inputting and organizing data, this position will also perform specialized tasks and specific assignments with system applications in the field, which involves performing quality control checks, identifying field equipment, and troubleshooting application issues.

Duties include but not limited to:
• Retrieves, collects, and records, daily reconciliation data into spreadsheets for filing and report generation retrieval purposes.
• Organizes or arranges files, documentation and other department data.
• Verifies and reviews work documents and data for completeness and accuracy.
• Reviews discrepancies in data received, requests clarification or advises supervisor of issues related to data and performs data verification routines in accordance with department procedures.
• Interacts with senior staff on matters affecting data flow and makes recommendations for improvement or enhancement to job processes.
• Assists with the Biometrics program and completes enrollments with customers.
• Confirms field equipment functionality after system or firmware updates with senior staff.
• Reports major field equipment problems or applications issues to senior staff.
• May assist senior staff with advanced troubleshooting technology problems with POS registers and access control equipment.
• May provide GPS positioning support in the field.

Required Qualifications • 2+ customer service experience.
• 2+ years working knowledge of computer software, especially with Microsoft Office Excel.
• 1+ years of experience in data entry, primarily entering numerical data.
• Information Systems or Business related coursework required.
• Excellent customer service and communication skills and technically inclined.
• Ability to work well as part of a team with diverse students and staff.
• Demonstrated high level of organizational skills with a great attention to detail.
• Excellent problem solving and time management skills.
• Ability to analyze and organize complex information.
• Knowledgeable in word processing and spreadsheets.
• Ability to travel between campuses and walk around campus.
Preferred Qualifications
Job Open Date 03/21/2017
Must be open through 05/31/2017
Senior Communications Technician – https://www.vcujobs.com/postings/61214
Role Code/Title SW001 – Student Worker
Position Number S00001
Working Title Senior Communications Technician
Department Technology Support Services (1878)
Recruitment Pool VCU Student Only
Department Hiring Range $11.50
Campus Monroe Park Campus
Position Type Student
Hours/Week 29
Normal work days Monday-Friday; some weekends
Normal work hours 8am – 5pm
Job Category Information Technology
Does this position provide patient or clinical services to the VCU Health System? No
Does this position require a pre-placement medical assessment? No
Is any portion of this position grant-funded? No
Sensitive Position No
Resource Critical Yes
Description of the Job The Senior Communications Technician position provides the Campus Card Services department with website, applications and media support. The position has an opportunity to contribute to the conceptualization, design, development, and implementation of department websites, promotional communications, informational materials and social media tactics to promote the programs and services offered by the department.

Duties include but not limited to:
• Recommends and assists with the maintenance and updates of the department website operation and design.
• Monitors website home page statistics and keeps updated with latest information and announcements.
• Contributes to the departments various online social networking channels to convey important information, announcements, department policies or advertising.
• Assists with social media monitoring, and implements related website updates.
• Operates department cameras for media projects, and performs editing tasks for distribution across multiple media platforms.
• Plans department photography and/or video recording productions for senior or student staff media projects.
• Updates and troubleshoots TV connections for department slideshows or videos in VCUCard Offices.
• Uses department marketing archives and current events to generate new content for release on digital display announcements, website updates and other department media.
• Completes installation of attendance device applications by performing software updates as needed and assures devices are operational and ready for deployment to customers.
• Performs periodic in-office equipment checks for attendance device functionality.
• Attends and assist with attendance events and provides training to customers.
• Assists other technicians or senior staff with special projects, administrative tasks, and assignments based upon need and skill level.
• Assists other technicians or senior staff with performing administrative tasks such as cleaning and office organization when needed.
• May deliver or pick-up packages and lost cards across both campuses.

Required Qualifications • 2-3 years experience working in a technology support, and/or customer service related field providing excellent customer service, communication, public speaking skills.
• 2-3 years experience in communications website design, implementation of marketing and/or promotional advertising required.
• Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite applications is required.
• Ability to work well as part of a team with diverse students and staff.
• Ability to carry boxes that weigh up to 25lbs over short distances.
• Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team or independently on complex assignments.
• Ability to work under pressure to help senior staff meet department deadlines.
• Demonstrated high level of organizational, problem solving and planning skills.
• Ability to prioritize tasks to provide support to faculty and staff members in a timely and responsive manner.
• Advanced understanding of various applications, communication platforms, UI, cross-browser compatibility, general web functions and standards.
• Technologically proficient with Web Applications and programming languages such as Terminal Four, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery and API’s.
• Advanced understanding of website troubleshooting skills and ability to resolve communication issues with little to no supervision.
• Ability to receive training on new department technology and quickly develop creative communication strategies for customers.
Preferred Qualifications • 1-2 years experience working with digital media, cameras, and digital design preferred.
• 0-1 years experience working with events or event planning preferred.
• 1+ years using online social media within a professional setting.
• Ability to use social media appropriately and willingness to apply those skills for organizational promotional purposes.
Job Open Date 03/21/2017
Must be open through 05/31/2017
Remove from posting on or before
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants Please be prepared to present a portfolio or have the ability to demonstrate examples of your communications work including: designed websites, marketing materials, photos, videos, etc.

Two Student Positions: Junior Field Tech and Service Tech at Campus Card Services!

Here are 2 positions from my friends at Campus Card Services!  Please use the link to apply through the VCU website:

Junior Field Technician – https://www.vcujobs.com/postings/61071

Role Code/Title SW001 – Student Worker
Position Number S00001
Working Title Junior Field Technician
Department Technology Support Services (1878)
Recruitment Pool VCU Student Only
Department Hiring Range $9.50
Campus Monroe Park Campus
Position Type Student
Hours/Week 29
Normal work days Monday-Friday
Normal work hours 8am – 5pm some nights/wknds
Job Category Administrative/ Secretarial/ Clerical
Does this position provide patient or clinical services to the VCU Health System? No
Does this position require a pre-placement medical assessment? No
Is any portion of this position grant-funded? No
Sensitive Position No
Resource Critical Yes
Description of the Job The Junior Field Technician position assists senior staff on both campuses with general troubleshooting and technical support of department hardware. The technician will mostly work independently on specific tasks and assignments around both the Monroe Park and MCV Campuses. This position occasionally will shadow senior staff throughout the day to assists with special projects, tasks, and other duties based upon need and skill level.

Duties include but not limited to:
• Checks Pay4Print stations connectivity to report issues to senior staff.
• Provides assistance to customers utilizing the Pay4Print stations, PC or Mac drivers for Pay4Print and also answers questions regarding printing, saving and retrieving documents.
• Services the Pay4Print areas by restocking paper or toner, checking functionality or levels of each printer, and troubleshooting printer jams.
• May perform basic troubleshooting on department equipment including Pay4Print release stations, Micros Point-of-Sale registers, and laundry readers.
• Checks for damaged or faulty equipment, vandalism or theft.
• Cleans Campus Card Services equipment (printers, Pay4Print monitors, POS registers, etc.) as needed.
• Confirms equipment functionality after system or firmware updates with senior staff.
• Delivers or picks-up packages or supplies across both campuses.
• Reports major equipment problems or issues to senior staff.
• Assists customers with submitting tickets through the LANDesk Service Desk system.
• Assists senior staff with department installations by providing on-site assistance and excellent customer service support.
• Completes installation of device applications and performs software updates as needed.
• Assists senior staff with inventory, fixed assets and equipment surplus.

Required Qualifications • 2-3 years minimum experience in a technology support, and/or customer service role or demonstrated proficiency in skills required for the position.
• 2-3 years strong technical training and troubleshooting experience preferred.
• 2-3 years working with Windows and Apple Operating Systems.
• Strong working knowledge of computer hardware, as well as software installation & configuration.
• Must be able to carry equipment that can weigh up to 25lbs over prolonged distances.
• Advanced troubleshooting skills and ability to resolve customer issues with little to no supervision.
• Ability to diagnosis intermediate to advanced printer connectivity issues or other technical problems with little to no supervision.
• Ability to receive training and quickly apply lessons learned to required tasks.
• Ability to provide training or support to students, faculty or staff who may not be knowledgeable in relevant technology.
Preferred Qualifications • Ability to work well on complex assignments as part of a team or independently with diverse faculty, students and staff.
• Ability to work under pressure to help meet department deadlines.
• Excellent customer service and communication skills, and technically inclined.
• Advanced understanding of various Campus Card Services equipment or hardware preferred.
• Some networking knowledge preferred.
Job Open Date 03/17/2017
Must be open through 04/30/2017
Remove from posting on or before

Service Technician

https://www.vcujobs.com/postings/61070

Position Information

Role Code/Title SW001 – Student Worker
Position Number S00001
Working Title Service Technician
Department Technology Support Services (1878)
Recruitment Pool VCU Student Only
Department Hiring Range $7.50
Campus Monroe Park Campus
Position Type Student
Hours/Week 29
Normal work days Monday-Friday
Normal work hours 8am – 5pm
Job Category Administrative/ Secretarial/ Clerical
Does this position provide patient or clinical services to the VCU Health System? No
Does this position require a pre-placement medical assessment? No
Is any portion of this position grant-funded? No
Sensitive Position No
Resource Critical Yes
Description of the Job The Service Technician is an entry-level position at the VCUCard Office, performing general office administrative duties including secretarial, clerical, customer service and support. This position will assist VCUCard Customer Service staff with troubleshooting, maintenance and administration of the VCUCard. Applicants will need to have a desire to work with computers as well as speaking with large groups or crowds.

Job duties include but are not limited to:
-Assist senior staff with daily card operations, and general office duties such as restocking literature, organizing and cleaning the customer service office.
-Provides basic office information to customers in office or over the phone.
-Assists with minor cashiering responsibilities such as RamBucks deposits or accessory purchases.
-Trains under Junior or Senior Service Technician to gain knowledge of office policies, procedures and logistics.
-Assists with collection or removal of sensitive customer data and technology.
-Provides assistance during orientations or events such as answering customer questions, checking-IDs, as well as maintaining line flow and crowd control.

Required Qualifications -Demonstrated experience providing excellent customer service.
-Basic cashiering and/or cash handling experience, especially with a POS register.
-Basic computer skills and an apparent aptitude for learning.

 

General Accountant position at VRS!

General Accountant Position #54

Posting Period:  March 21st – April 4, 2017

The Virginia Retirement System (VRS), a public pension fund, is seeking a General Accountant to contribute to the fulfillment of VRS’s mission and vision by ensuring that all lines of business system transactions are accurate and properly interfaced into the general ledger timely. This position performs a range of accounting tasks including but not limited to:  efficiently maintaining and/or processing accounts payable, serving as the accounting lead for the Commonwealth’s Line of Duty Act Program, fixed assets, payroll back-up, general accounting transactions, and general ledger account reconciliations.  In addition, this position will be responsible for checking and updating financial records for accuracy; and providing customer service to employers, vendors, and employees by proactively responding to inquiries and assisting with identifying and resolving any discrepancies.

Qualifications:  Must have experience in multiple accounting disciplines and automated accounting systems.  Proficiency with Excel, in data entry and management with knowledge and understanding of internal controls, reconciliations, general accounting principles and procedures, and office administration is required.  Associate’s degree in Accounting or Business is expected.  Bachelor’s degree from a four year accredited college or university in accounting, business administration, or related field is preferred.  Minimum of two years of experience in accounting.  Accounts Payable and/or Payroll processing experience preferred.

Hiring Salary: $40,346-$44,000

Application

Please go to the Employment section on the VRS website at www.varetire.org and click on the Commonwealth of Virginia Job Site link to view and apply for this position.

Financial Controls Analyst at VRS!

Financial Controls Analyst

Position # 26

Posting Period: March 21st – April 4, 2017

We are seeking a Financial Controls Analyst to ensure daily operations are accurate and in compliance with control procedures and VRS and State of Virginia policies and procedures.  Serving as the cash disbursements analyst for the agency, other responsibilities include: analyzing and performing reconciliations of the general ledger to line of business systems and/or other state agencies systems; identifying accounting/control issues and taking prompt action to recommend improvements and correcting problems as required; ensuring adherence to all controls surrounding investment transfers and processing documentation accordingly for all investment wires  related to fund transfers and fee authorizations; providing support for all finance personnel; assisting and supporting the efforts and development of Modernization.

Qualifications: A working knowledge of accounting principles and practices and of automated financial/accounting systems; abilities to analyze, research and reconcile data; to communicate effectively, work independently and meet deadlines; PC skills with Microsoft Office, especially Excel; familiarity with mainframe database, general ledger, and payroll systems; attention to detail and a commitment to quality. Knowledge of Virginia Department of Accounts policies and procedures is a plus.  A minimum of three years accounting experience in complex financial organizations is desirable.  Experience with internal controls and/or pension benefit systems is a plus.  Associate’s degree in accounting, business, or closely related field is preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, or closely related field is desirable.

Salary Hiring Range: $32,061 – $36,000

Application

Please go to the Employment section on the VRS website at www.varetire.org and click on the Commonwealth of Virginia Job Site link to view and apply for this position.

FT Staff Accountant position with Northeast Solite Corporation

Northeast Solite Corporation

Staff Accountant

Northeast Solite Corporation is a seventy year old leader in the construction industry. We manufacture aggregate materials for lightweight concrete and other building products used in various construction applications.

We currently have an entry level opening for a staff accountant in our corporate headquarters in Richmond, VA. We are looking for an energetic person (graduated or soon to graduate) with an accounting background and the desire to be a part of our management team. This position offers an opportunity to learn and grow, but it also has potential for upward mobility.

The ideal candidate will have both entry level accounting skills and a broader business perspective. Responsibilities include general ledger maintenance and monthly closings, financial reporting to management and the board of directors, cash and banking responsibilities, fixed asset management and depreciation, and financial analysis.

This position offers a competitive salary range and a complete benefits package. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to: Treasurer, Northeast Solite Corporation, 4801 Hermitage Road, Suite 105, Richmond, VA 23227 or via email to nesmail@nesolite.com and copy dward@vcu.edu.  This announcement will close when the position is filled. We anticipate a starting date on or about June 1, 2017.

Short term paid Access/Excel project with 310 Ltd.

Seeking person skilled in Microsoft Access and Excel with the proven ability to manage data in either platform.  Abilities include data sorting, de-duping, writing queries, excellent attention to detail and speed.  This work will be a project for approximately one to two weeks in duration.  Work to be performed at the company’s office location in Richmond during work hours are flexible within the times of 8-5 Monday through Friday. Candidate submissions will be reviewed and those who present the needed skills will be required to interview in-person at the company office.  Hourly pay for this project will range from $15 to $20 commiserate with demonstrated experience.  Additional project work may follow.  Submit your resume to 310_HR@310marketing.com and copy dward@vcu.edu.

www.310Ltd.com

Looking for International Experience? Lidl will be here today!

We just had a great meeting with the District Manager with Lidl US here in the RVA area. They are an international grocery retailer who will launch in the US by summer 2017!

Here is what she shared: We are looking for graduating business school seniors to join our network of over 10,000 stores. Our Store Management Trainee Program offers a competitive salary, international assignment of up to 6 months, extensive benefits, and more. Below I have included some background information on Lidl US and a direct link to our careers website to check out the job description.

THEY WILL BE HERE ON CAMPUS FOR A COFFEE BREAK: Wednesday, March 22,  from 11-1pm in the Atrium!!!

Background information on Lidl:

  1. Currently operating 10,000 stores in 27 European countries with 200,000 employees
  2. Our extensive, hands-on Store Management Trainee Program includes up to 6 months abroad

(UK or Ireland), will living and travel expense paid for by Lidl US.

  1. Fast paced environment offering tremendous career growth and development
  2. International business training, world class management courses, and competitive salary up to $60,000/yr
  3. Link to careers website: careers.lidl.com (search retail careers, store management)

Job Description:

We are Europe‘s largest grocery retailer with over 10,000 stores in 27 countries and 230,000 employees.

Now we are expanding to the U.S. market creating new and exciting opportunities for highly energetic and ambitious college graduates.

We are making retail history – join us today and start your career with Lidl US!

NOW HIRING FOR THE INTERNATIONAL STORE MANAGEMENT TRAINEE PROGRAM

APPLY ONLINE TODAY!   CAREERS.LIDL.COM

6 MONTHS OF DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL TRAINING

  • Recent college graduate in management or business field
  • Ability to train and develop in Europe for up to 6 months
  • Excellent conflict management and communication skills
  • Ability to adapt to ever-changing retail environment
  • Lead by example and work within our Company Values
  • Maintain a safe environment for employees and customers
  • Ensure that excellent customer service is instilled in the store culture
  • Manage performance through coaching and development
  • Ensure high levels of productivity by developing effective and efficient work practices

              LIDL US IS A PROUD EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

BB&T Securities Registered Client Service Associate I

50406BR

BB&T Securities Registered Client Service Associate I

BB&T Securities Group

Richmond, VA – 901 East Byrd Street

Full time

Primary Purpose

Assist Financial Advisors in productively assisting clients with investment products, estate planning, estate distribution and similar activities. Responsible for management of Financial Advisors’ schedules, contact management and order flow. Contribute to the overall firm profitability while meeting the needs of the client.

Regular/Temporary

Regular

Language Fluency

English

Job Description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The following is a summary of the essential functions for this job. Other duties may be performed, both major and minor, which are not mentioned below. Specific activities may change from time to time.

  1. Recognize and meet the needs of clients by assisting with sales of investment products to properly qualified investment clients.
  2. Schedule appointments of properly qualified clients and potential clients for Financial Advisors as appropriate.
  3. Maximize sales opportunities from referrals by developing relationships with BB&T employees.
  4. Provide a high level of service to existing clients, consistent with the full development and maintenance of the client relationship.
  5. Assist clients and sales staff with questions and problems relating to accounts and transactions.
  6. Properly record transactions and inquiries and ensure client files are completed and maintained.

BB&T Securities Registered Client Service Associate I – Job Details

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  1. Handle all written correspondence as directed.
  2. Prepare all seminar packets for sales staff.
  3. Keep clients and salespersons current on general information pertaining to investment products, yields, returns and market trends. Maintain knowledge of municipal issues and federal issues, as well as selected mutual funds.
  4. Respond in a timely manner to all sales inquiries and execute related transactions.
  5. Provide Branch Manager and/or Financial Advisors with timely activity reports, referrals generated and sales results for accurate record keeping.

Required Skills and Competencies:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability

required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. High School diploma or equivalent education and related training
  2. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Series 7 or 11 and insurance license(s) if needed to support Financial Advisor
  3. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  4. Attention to detail
  5. Excellent organizational skills
  6. Ability to travel, occasionally overnight

Desired Skills:

  1. Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree
  2. Experience in a support role
  3. FINRA Series 9, 10 licenses

BB&T is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers all qualified applicants

regardless of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual

orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or other classification

protected by law.