Financial Analyst II (Cobb County Research Facility)

Job description

DescriptionJob Purpose: Compile financial data and conduct analyses, reconciliations and projections in support of an academic, research or administrative unit. Prepare financially related reports. Areas of involvement may include costs studies, budget forecasts and pricing.


Major Responsibilities:

  • Determine, develop and organize data required for assignments.
  • Perform required data entry, calculations, estimates, reconciliations, etc. consistent with assignment parameters.
  • Prepare reports including charts, graphs, schedules, etc. that effectively present assignment 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.
  • Work Experience: Three to four years job related experience.
  • Certifications: N/A
  • Skills: This job requires knowledge of the application of accounting and financial reporting principles and practices; financial analysis and forecasting techniques; use of specialized financial/accounting related software; communications and presentation skills. Use of business and financial related computer applications is required.

QualificationsPreferred Qualifications:

  • Preferred Education: MBA
  • Preferred Work Experience: N/A
  • 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. 
Additional Information:  This position is embedded in a GTRI research lab and serves on the Lab Business Operations team that supports a range of financial processes and compliance activities.  This position is responsible for reviewing/approving the following financial transactions:  procurement requisitions, PCard expenses, and Travel and Expense requests.  Additional duties include support of timekeeping compliance, lab overhead budgets, and project setup/maintenance.  This position may create monthly financial reports, analyze financial data, and provide policy and process guidance to lab researchers, administrative staff, and lab leadership. 


Due to our contracting requirements with the federal government, candidates must be a U.S. citizen,  able to obtain/maintain a DoD security clearance. 

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. This position will supervise: NA.

Job: Finance and Accounting
Primary Location: Georgia-Atlanta
Organization: Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI)
Job Posting: Jul 16, 2019, 1:47:32 PM
Schedule: Full-time




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Posted: 7/17/2019
Application Due: 7/24/2019
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