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Finance Applications

About Finance Applications

We provide development, business analysis, and integration services and support for finance, accounts receivable, accounts payable, research administration, travel, and procurement applications.  

We work closely with the Controller’s Office, Bursar’s Office, Purchasing Office, and Office of Sponsored Programs in determining our project priorities.  We handle modifications, enhancements, and the development of locally created add-ons to the finance related Banner modules. We also develop custom reports, processes, web services, and web applications as needed.  We are frequently tasked with modifications and/or custom development required to meet various local, state, or federal reporting requirements.


The Finance Applications team is responsible for the implementation, modification, enhancement, support, and maintenance of the following systems (list is not all inclusive):

Ellucian Banner Finance (Implemented July 1998):

  • General Accounting
  • Accounts Payable
  • Purchasing
  • Fixed Assets and Inventory Control
  • Financial Reporting
  • Proposal Tracking
  • Grant Billing
  • 1099 Reporting

Ellucian Banner Accounts Receivable (Implemented May 2000):

  • Student Accounts
  • General Accounts
  • 1098-T Reporting

Other systems supported by Finance Applications:

  • Ellucian Travel and Expense Management
  • Tuition Remission for the Graduate School
  • Budget Tuition system
  • SciQuest (HokieMart) Integration
  • Electronic Payment Gateway (Nelnet) Integration
  • Bursar’s Office Cash Receipts system
  • State of Virginia interfaces
  • Finance and Accounts Receivable related data warehouse reports

Unit Leadership:

    Jay Smith, Director, 540-231-3196

    Jennifer Rush, Technical Lead and Lead Application Analyst, 540-231-8071