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Organized in 1982, FOCUS promotes a sharing of information between member institutions of higher education within the state of Virginia to improve fiscal management for all members and establishes dialog with central State agencies to inform them of the organization's position or concern on financial management issues.

FOCUS brings together the controller, bursar/treasurer, and information specialists from state-supported institutions of higher education in Virginia. Audit staff are generally not included in FOCUS membership. Each member institution has a primary representative. The organization adopted its constitution and bylaws in 1982.
 
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Upcoming Sessions

    Fall 2018
     Radford University
     November 13-14, 2018 (Tue - Wed)
     Site Contact - Stephanie Jenelle

    Spring 2019
     Virginia Tech University
     Dates TBD
     Site Contact - Ken Miller

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  The Virginia Tech Controller's Office is currently recruiting for a Manager of General Accounting
  The position under the direction of the Associate Controller for Accounting Operations is responsible for reviewing and evaluating the financial system for effective internal controls to ensure the reliability and integrity of the university's financial information; analyzing process flows and the integration of subsystems to the university's accounting system to ensure transactions and activity are recorded in the university's accounting system in accordance with GAAP; independently establishing processing schedules and managing the operation of the central accounting system to include month and fiscal year-end close; leading and directing technology projects to include testing periodic system upgrades and new system implementations; developing, implementing, following and communicating financial policies and procedures; creating ad hoc financial reports to assist university departments with finance reporting needs; managing the reconciliation of University records to state records and bank accounts; assuring correct posting of university receipts; and monitoring accounts to ensure efficient, accurate, and timely reporting of accounting events upon which financial reporting of all types depends.

Questions about the position should be directed to Stacy King, Interim Associate Controller for Accounting Operations at kings@vt.edu. Further details and application instructions are available at http://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/85954.
  Spring 2018 Conference Evaluation Survey
  Thank you for attending the Spring 2018 FOCUS Conference. If you have not completed the survey, please complete the online survey linked below.

Remember, your feedback is important. Please help us evaluate this past conference and provide us with information so we can make future conferences even better by completing this short online survey.
  Spring 2018 Online Conference Survey
  Thank you for attending the Spring 2018 FOCUS Online Conference. If you have not completed the survey, please complete the online survey linked below.

Remember, your feedback is important. Please help the online team by providing us with the information so we can make future online conferences even better by completing this short online survey.
  Spring 2018 Conference Information
  Virginia Military Institute and FOCUS Online would like to thank everyone for attending the Spring 2018 Conference. Hope to see everyone at the Fall 2018 conference hosted by Radford University.
  Attend Through FOCUS Online
  Spring 2018 FOCUS Online conference sessions has ended.

  Remember, if you want to review the sessions open to all attendees from previous FOCUS conferences, you may visit the FOCUS Archives page.

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