Accounting Manager II

Job description

Job Title: Accounting Manager II
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Job ID: 223038
Job Summary

Supervise the accounting activities within a large and/or organizationally complex unit. Areas of responsibility typically include budgets, financial/accounting reporting, sponsored project accounting and financial records maintenance. Responsible for setting employee goals, assessing performance, providing feedback and making pay recommendations. This position will interact on a consistent basis with: Institute and unit management, auditors, budget personnel, unit accounting staff members. This position typically will advise and counsel: unit management and accounting staff. This position will supervise: unit accounting staff members.


Job Duty 1 -
Supervise/coordinate the formulation and administration of unit(s) budget; prepare financial forecasts.

Job Duty 2 -
Oversee preparation and distribution of unit financial reports.

Job Duty 3 -
Oversee maintenance of accounting and financial records including chart of accounts.

Job Duty 4 -
May supervise accounting related activities associated with sponsored projects to include establishment through closeout.

Job Duty 5 -
Administer and interpret Institute and unit accounting policies and applicable regulatory guidelines.

Job Duty 6 -
May review and approve incoming and outgoing invoices.

Job Duty 7 -
Organize unit accounting staff, define responsibilities, monitor and direct staff activities.

Job Duty 8 -
Perform other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications Educational Requirements
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business Administration 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
Five years of job related experience

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

Prefer candidate with experience with Workday Financials or equivalent financial system experience in a college/university environment

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

Prefer candidate with experience preparing Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) basis financial statements

Prefer candidate who is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

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

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

This job requires the application of accounting principles and practices, especially as they relate to academic administration, fund management and project accounting. Additional requirements include budget administration; knowledge and application of government accounting rules and regulation; supervisory skills and communications.

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 to obtain GT's background and credit policy.




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Posted: 1/7/2021
Application Due: 2/5/2021
Work Type: Full Time