Financial Analyst III

Job description

DescriptionJob Purpose: Develop and compile financial data and conduct often complex analyses, reconciliations and projections in support of an academic, research or administrative unit. Prepare a full range of financially related reports. Areas of involvement may include costs studies, budget forecasts and pricing. May provide work direction to other financial and accounting personnel.


Major Responsibilities:

  • Define project scope based on general assignment.
  • Develop and organize data required for projects; determine approach and develop project parameters.
  • Perform or oversee required data entry, calculations, estimates, reconciliations, etc. consistent with project parameters.
  • Prepare and present project results.
  • Provide explanations of methodology employed as required.
  • Remain current on financial reporting requirements, applicable regulations, processes, etc.
  • May provide work direction to lower level financial 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: Minimum of four years in professional level accounting/finance related field.
  • Certifications: N/A
  • Skills: Specialized skills required for this job: Application of accounting and financial reporting principles and practices; advanced financial analysis and forecasting techniques; use of specialized financial/accounting related software; project organization and management; communications and presentation skills

QualificationsPreferred Qualifications:

  • Preferred Education: MBA
  • Preferred Work Experience: Experience preparing purchase orders and managing the encumbrance
  • Preferred Certifications: Professional certification in accounting or financial analysis.
  • Preferred Skills: Application of specialized skills within a university or government agency environment; ability to apply knowledge of regulations and reporting requirements specific to area of involvement. Familiar with 2 CFR 200, Uniform Guidance and the Federal Acquisition Regulations.  
Additional Information: Successful candidate must be able to pass a background check which will include a credit check. Please visit to obtain GT's background and credit policy. 


Impact & Influence: This position will interact on a consistent basis with: campus financial personnel. This position typically will advise and counsel: campus financial personnel

Job: Finance and Accounting
Primary Location: Georgia-Atlanta
Organization: Executive VP of Research
Job Posting: Jul 15, 2019, 10:49:29 AM
Schedule: Full-time




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Posted: 7/16/2019
Application Due: 7/30/2019
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