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Posting Details

Posting NumberS03795PWorking TitleAccountantDepartmentEITS Finance and Business ServicesAbout the University of Georgia

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.

About the College/Unit/DepartmentCollege/Unit/Department websitePosting TypeExternalRetirement PlanTRSEmployment TypeEmployeeBenefits EligibilityBenefits EligibleFull/Part timeFull TimeWork ScheduleAdditional Schedule Information

Monday – Friday; 8am – 5pm

Advertised Salary30,000 - 32,000Posting Date08/19/2019Open until filledYesClosing DateProposed Starting Date09/16/2019Special Instructions to ApplicantsLocation of VacancyAthens Area 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.

Position Information

Classification TitleAccounting Paraprofessional/ProfessionalPay GradeFLSAJob FamilyBusiness And FinanceFTE1.0Minimum Qualifications

Requires technical knowledge in the field acquired through an apprenticeship, a 2-year degree, or professional certificate. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of reporting via PeopleSoft Financial Management System, Data Warehouse, and Simpler is preferred. Prolific knowledge of Microsoft Excel.

Position Summary

The primary function of this position is to manage maintenance spreadsheet, including renewal review, forecasting, and reporting and acting as primary PeopleSoft approver for employee expense reports.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Knowledge of UGA financial and budgeting practices, policies, and procedures. Prior accounting experience and knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). Knowledge of UGAMart, One USG Connect, PeopleSoft payment requests and expense reports.

Physical Demands

That of a normal office environment.

Is driving a responsibility of this position?Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?YesDoes this position require a P-Card? NoIs having a P-Card an essential function of this position? NoDoes this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?NoDoes this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications)YesCredit and P-Card policy

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.



Manage Maintenance spreadsheet/renewals/forecast/reporting: (40%)
•Ensure administration of timely IT hardware, software, and services maintenance renewals.
•Enter payment requests for maintenance/memberships into PeopleSoft.
•Ensure new purchases that will have renewals are added to the list.
•Prepare quarterly maintenance summary reports and variance analysis.
•Maintain current process content and documentation on EITS in-house website and communicate policy/procedural changes proactively to EITS personnel.

Percentage of time40 Duties/Responsibilities


Oversee the completeness and accuracy of accounting processes, databases, and assigned monthly financial/management reporting and distribution for the VPIT/EITS Business Office: (30%)
•Provide guidance regarding accounting processes/databases.
•Develop and prepare standard/special financial reports as requested by business manager/director.
•Identify and research transactional errors in PeopleSoft and facilitate timely resolution.

Percentage of time30 Duties/Responsibilities


Primary PeopleSoft approver for employee expense reports: (20%)
•PeopleSoft approver of employee expense reports.
•Ensure timely reimbursements in compliance with University policies.
•Maintain current process content and documentation on EITS in-house website and communicate policy/procedural changes proactively to EITS personnel.

Percentage of time20 Duties/Responsibilities


Maintain Cell Tower contracts files/tracking spreadsheet/reporting:
•Facilitate deposit transmittals in TouchNet and with the Bursar’s office, and record payments on spreadsheet.
•Account for split of revenue received between EITS and the University, and any disbursement of EITS’ share of cell tower revenue.

Percentage of time5 Duties/Responsibilities


Maintain supporting files and assists VPIT/EITS Business Office staff: (5%)
•Maintain supporting files of purchases, maintenance, intra-university charges and other EITS Business Office documents.
•Backup and assist other EITS Business Office staff in purchasing, CESS workflow, billing and other areas as needed.
•Performs ad hoc tasks as assigned by business manager and/or director.

Percentage of time5Posting Specific Questions

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    Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
    1. Resume/CV
    2. Cover Letter
    Optional Documents




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      Posted: 8/27/2019
      Application Due: 11/7/2019
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