BUSINESS MANAGER II
Position Summary: This is a position of significant responsibility for comprehensive financial management of multiple, major restricted accounts as well as other accounts managed by the Institute of Government. Must have a working knowledge of all applicable federal, state and UGA/Board of Regents policies and procedures that apply to the $10 million average value of the accounts, including staying abreast of any updates. Manage multiple functions related to financial integrity, including budgeting, accounting, cost analysis and expenditure projection, reporting, and audit preparation/coordination. Assists faculty with development, review and execution of revenue contracts, and engagement of vendors via sub-awards and purchase orders. Supports directors/faculty with regular expenditure analysis, payroll recommendations, budget and revenue projections, etc. Further, assists faculty with interpreting policies/guidelines and regulations, budgeting and analyzing faculty/staff time, and other administrative functions. Assists and advises Associate Director(s) with review and analysis of quarterly/annual financial data for fiscal budgeting cycle. Serves as primary liaison between Unit faculty and UGA administrative units, particularly Sponsored Programs and Contracts and Grants, as well as external funding agencies. Provides linkage with state and federal governmental contract and accounting units to expedite and manage contractual reviews and negotiations.
Responsibilities: Manage the administrative requirements for contracts, grants, and proposals, working closely with unit directors/faculty. Interpret funding agency policies/regulations, as well as budgeting and analyzing full range of costs, including faculty/staff time, indirect costs, operating and travel expenses. Insure that related budgets are accurate and adhere to internal subcontract and indirect cost policies and procedures.
Qualifications: Completion of a Bachelor's degree in accounting, business, or a related discipline with seven years of related experience required; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
About UGA: The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (http://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.
Full time/Part time: Full Time
EEO Policy Statement: The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.