Financial Administrator III (Part-time and Limited Term)

Job description

DescriptionJob Purpose: Perform advanced financial records maintenance and report preparation and reconciliation within the business area of an academic/research unit or non-academic department. Coordinate those activities with other campus units. Work may involve records, reports and proposals related to funding from various sources, budgeting and accounting. May supervise or provide guidance to other finance/accounting personnel. This is a “limited term” position and employment is ultimately contingent upon available funding and business needs. 


Major Responsibilities:
  • Within an academic/research unit, develop and prepare financial data related to proposals, grants and contracts, general appropriations, endowments and other funds.
  • Generate data for use in budget amendments and other budget related reporting.
  • Collect, reconcile and audit monthly unit expense transactions.
  • Process travel requests to include review for accuracy and appropriate supporting documentation.
  • Review and/or process payroll, time documents and personnel action forms.
  • Coordinate unit financial related actions with Institute financial units.
  • Recommend changes to unit finance/accounting procedure and process as appropriate.
  • Provide work related advice and direction to other unit finance/accounting personnel; may also supervise those personnel.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned..

Basic Qualifications:
  • Education: Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business, Finance or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Work Experience: Three to five years of job related experience.
  • Certifications: N/A
  • Skills: This job requires advanced knowledge of and skill in applying general accounting principles and practices within a university business environment. Additionally required are attention to detail and accuracy and use of office and specialized accounting related computer applications.

QualificationsPreferred Qualifications:
  • Preferred Education: N/A
  • Preferred Work Experience: N/A
  • Preferred Certifications: N/A 
  • Preferred Skills: Experienced advanced Excel & pivot tables user. Experience with development of budget projections, assessment of spend rates, and sustainability planning.
  • Other duties related to this position include development of budget projections, assessment of spend rates, and sustainability planning.  Organization, documentation, and self-motivation are key attributes for success in this position.  This position will provide finance/accounting guidance to other personnel. Additional Information: Please attach a cover letter, including salary requirements, and a CV or resume with this application. To assist in eliminating bias please do not include a first name, only first and middle initials, in documentation.  Please name each file “Last Name Initials- Cover letter’ or Last Name Initials- CV Resume.” The successful candidate must be able to pass a background check which will include a credit check. Please visit    Impact & Influence: This position will interact with on a consistent basis with: unit management, staff and co-workers. This position typically will advise and counsel: unit financial/accounting staff. This position will supervise: may supervise assigned financial/accounting staff personnel.

    Job: Finance and Accounting
    Primary Location: Georgia-Atlanta
    Organization: Executive VP of Research
    Job Posting: Mar 21, 2019, 10:35:50 AM
    Schedule: Part-time




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    Job No:
    Posted: 3/22/2019
    Application Due: 4/13/2019
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