Position Summary: This position oversees the accounting and financial responsibilities for the Center for Food Safety. Primary duties include: maintain accurate fiscal budgeting records to include monthly reconciliation of accounts with account status reports; provide monthly (or more frequently as needed) reports to account holders; review and track expenses for all Federal, State, and Restricted accounts; process personnels, budget amendments, and journal voucher requests; track employee time cards in the University of Georgia payroll system; post leave for all faculty/staff; process and maintain all hiring and termination documents; serve as purchase card coordinator.
Responsibilities: Oversees all accounting functions in the Center for Food Safety; reviews and tracks expenses for all Federal, State, and Restricted accounts; prepares monthly reconciliation of accounts with account status reports; maintains and prepares reports for monthly distribution to faculty on grants including balances, expenditures and personnel under their supervision.
Qualifications: Completion of a Bachelor's degree in Accounting or a related discipline with at least five (5) years of professional accounting experience; 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.