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Position Summary: This business manager is responsible for the financial management of restricted accounts by applying a comprehensive professional understanding of financial accounting and public budgeting as it applies to higher education and public service. This will be accomplished by monitoring personal services and operating expenditures in relation to budget and actuals and includes sub-awards, contracts, and other related outsourcing of services. Using advanced knowledge of financial accounting and public budgeting, this business manager ensures that all transactions against assigned accounts meet Institute of Government guidelines, University of Georgia policies, and Board of Regents policies. Development and production of complex financial reporting is expected of this business manager for assigned accounts. Data, information, and records are to be maintained for assigned accounts in the internal financial management system ; currently QuickBooks and related document management systems ; for use by public service faculty, assigned staff and Institute of Government management. Proper handling of all related agreements is expected including adherence to related local, state and federal laws. This business manager also performs regular analysis and creates regular reporting for assigned accounts from the internal financial management system. Assigned accounts are reconciled regularly against University records to ensure accuracy. This business manager provides professional oversight of the fiscal affairs for assigned accounts and assists public service faculty, assigned staff and Institute of Government management regarding assigned accounts.

Responsibilities: Awards Management The business manager provides professional management of the critical path for sponsored projects and departmental sales projects. This may include some or all aspects of awards management; i.e., pre-award, award and post-award. At all times the business manager serves as the primary point of contact for public service faculty in matters related to awards management to include, but not limited to: 1. Negotiation, development, preparation, and management of necessary proposals, agreements, contracts, subcontracts, sales orders, invoices, or grants with internal and external constituencies; 2. Analysis and preparation of regular reporting and other data resources to assist public service faculty, as well as other internal and external constituencies, in ensuring adherence to their respective scopes of work and related budgets, and when necessary assisting with amendments, changes or corrective actions required; 3. Analysis and preparation of ad hoc reporting for the Institute of Government, University, sponsors or other entities as required; 4. Other necessary related duties.

Qualifications: Requires at least a baccalaureate degree in the field.  Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.

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 ( 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, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.




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Posted: 1/11/2019
Application Due: 1/29/2020
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