Coordinator of P3 Financial Operations

The University System of Georgia (USG) is one of the nation’s largest and leading public higher education systems. The USG is committed to creating a more educated Georgia that is prepared for the global, knowledge economy by increasing degree completion, ensuring academic excellence, spurring research and creativity, driving business creation, and making effective and efficient use of resources. The USG will accelerate our state’s higher education commitment to educational attainment, accountability, partnerships, performance, value, and global competitiveness. Our organizational core values are founded upon the principles of Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect.

The USG is accepting applications for the Coordinator of P3 Financial Operations for the Office of Fiscal Affairs. The Coordinator of P3 Financial Operations is responsible for coordinating all P3 financial transactions under terms of the operating agreements. Under the leadership of the P3 Portfolio Manager, this individual will be the primary liaison with the accounting professionals at the participating campuses, with the BOR accounting staff, and with the Concessionaire.  This position requires significant coordination with multiple campuses and the Concessionaire, strong attention to detail, problem solving, and collaborative process improvement.

MAJOR DUTIES:

  • Act as day to day liaison with campuses, USO, and Concessionaire accounting professionals.
  • Oversees P3 gross revenue distribution process.
  • Works closely with USO accounting staff to initiate and monitor all P3 accounts payable and receivable activity.
  • Monitor campus rent collection practices to ensure compliance with the Project Operating Agreement.
  • Engage in ongoing collaborative process improvement with the P3 Portfolio Manager, and with campus and Concessionaire accounting professionals.
  • Perform supplemental duties as assigned by USO Controller.
  • Oversee the gross revenue disbursement process including campus reporting requirements, schedule, and reconciliation of agency accounts.
  • Coordinate transfer of outstanding student account receivables to Concessionaire.
  • Monitor receipt and allocation of base rent payments to campuses.
  • Monitor campus lease payments to Concessionaire for retained auxiliary areas. Act as liaison between campuses, the USO, and Concessionaire to execute lease renewals.
  • Act as liaison between campuses and Concessionaire for execution of utility reimbursement agreements. Periodically review and update utility reimbursement agreements.
  • Provide and archive ongoing reports for annual campus expenses and gross revenue disbursements.
  • Coordinate with USO accounting staff to complete entries to transfer new or existing assets to BOR.
  • Collaborate with Concessionaire to format and collect real time and projected occupancy data from campuses.
  • Execute approval process for disbursement of repair and replacement funds as approved by the P3 Portfolio Management Committee and USO.
  • Provide suggestions for revisions to the P3 Business Procedures.
  • Provide planning and logistical support as needed to the P3 Portfolio Manager.
  • Update and maintain USO P3 Website.
  • Record minutes for all P3 Management Committee Meetings.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business, or Finance with two years of progressively responsible experience.
  • Proficiency with Banner, PeopleSoft, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Word.
  • Knowledge of governmental fund accounting and student accounts.
     

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Knowledge of professional and governmental accounting standards.
  • Knowledge of the Official Code of Georgia, Annotated.
  • Knowledge of federal and state laws, rules and regulations impacting higher education.
  • Knowledge of theories and practices related to the functional area/field.
  • Knowledge of Board of Regents policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of best practices in higher education.
  • Knowledge of related software programs.
  • Skill in written communication to executive and subject matter expert audiences.
  • Skill in decision making and problem solving.
  • Skill in interpersonal relations.
  • Skill in oral and written communication for addressing executives and subject matter experts.
  • Skill in collaborating with multiple constituents.
  • Skill in decision making and problem solving.
  • Skill in interpersonal relations and in dealing with the public.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks in alignment with the priorities of the organization.
  • Ability to respond diplomatically to sensitive and critical issues.
  • Ability to effectively multi-task.
  • Ability to work with teams, problem-solve, consensus-building techniques.