Associate Controller

Job description

Job Title: Associate Controller
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 223039
Job Summary

Direct the preparation of Institute and/or affiliated organizations financial statements, reports and performance metrics for management, auditors, and rating agencies. Manage accounting and financial operations and oversee financial and tax compliance audits, activities and programs. Provide guidance and advice to campus management regarding finance and accounting issues. Responsible for setting employee and/or group goals, making recommendations on organizational structure to meet the goals, assessing employee and/or group performance, providing feedback and making pay recommendations. This position will interact on a consistent basis with: Institute financial management senior leadership, management, and staff; internal and external auditors; USG finance and accounting staff; State of GA management and staff. This position typically will advise and counsel: Same as above.This position will supervise: Financial and accounting managers and staff.

Responsibilities

Job Duty 1 -
Direct the preparation of Institute and/or affiliated organizations GAAP and Budget Basis monthly, quarterly, annual and interim financial statements, reports and performance metrics for management, auditors and rating agencies.

Job Duty 2 -
Manage accounting and financial operations which may include general accounting, capital assets accounting, budgets, cash and bank reconciliations, cash disbursements, cost transfers/journal entries, month/year-end closing and investments analysis.

Job Duty 3 -
Oversee financial and/or tax compliance audits activities and programs working with financial managers and directors to ensure compliance with federal, state, USG and other policies, procedures and regulations.

Job Duty 4 -
Develop internal control and accounting procedures and make recommendations as it relates to accounting and compliance issues.

Job Duty 5 -
Serve as a liaison between internal and external audit agencies and financial units for annual financial statement audits. Coordinate and provide documentation and/or analysis of account balances for audit engagements.

Job Duty 6 -
Provide direction to campus accounting and finance managers and directors regarding finance and accounting issues.

Job Duty 7 -
Manage a team of accounting and finance professionals including daily oversight, setting employee and/or group goals, making recommendations on organizational structure to meet the goals, assessing employee and/or group performance, providing feedback and making pay recommendations.

Job Duty 8 -
Perform other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business, Finance, or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience

Other Required Qualifications
This position requires strong attention to detail, excellent customer service skills, the ability to effectively multi-task and exceptional oral and written communication skills.

Required Experience
Eight to ten years of job related experience

Preferred Qualifications Additional Preferred Qualifications
Prefer candidate with experience with enterprise financial systems such as PeopleSoft, Oracle, Workday, etc and experience with associated query/reporting tools

Prefer candidate with related experience in Higher Education

Prefer candidate with experience using independent thought, judgment and action to solve complex problems

Prefer candidate who is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Prefer candidate with a Master's Degree in Accounting, Business or related field

Preferred Educational Qualifications
Prefer candidate with Master's Degree in Accounting, Business or related field

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

SKILLS
This job requires advanced knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, internal controls and audit standards; Excellent communication skills and the ability to interact with finance and accounting managers, director and executive leadership; Strong attention to detail, excellent customer service skills, and the ability to prioritize tasks effectively; Independent thought, judgment and action to solve complex problems; Experience preparing Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) basis and/or Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) basis financial statements. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access).

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Tech provides equal opportunity to all faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including applicants for admission and/or employment, contractors, volunteers, and participants in institutional programs, activities, or services. Georgia Tech complies with all applicable laws and regulations governing equal opportunity in the workplace and in educational activities. Georgia Tech prohibits discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or veteran status in its programs, activities, employment, and admissions. This prohibition applies to faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including affiliates, invitees, and guests.

Other Information This is a supervisory position.

This position has financial responsibilities.

No, this position will not be required to drive.

This role is considered a position of trust.

This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).

This position will not travel

This position does not require security clearance.

Background Check

**Successful candidate must be able to pass a background check which will include a credit check. Please visit http://www.policylibrary.gatech.edu/pre-employment-screening to obtain GT's background and credit policy.

 

 

 

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Posted: 1/7/2021
Application Due: 3/8/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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