Financial Administrator III (3 Openings Job ID: 233190, 233192, 233194)

Georgia Institute of Technology

Atlanta, GA

ID: 7085491 (Ref.No.
Posted: September 16, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The Engineered Biosystems Building I (EBB) serves as the focus for Georgia Tech's efforts to improve human health through an enhanced understanding of complex living systems. The building has co-located and integrated faculty and students from the Colleges of Sciences and Engineering. The research focuses on molecules, cells, organisms, and populations as a composite of the dynamically interacting biological systems and pathways. Together they control the manifestation of disease and determine the state of health. EBB is a shared services multidisciplinary organization. This position will operate in a shared services environment supporting multidisciplinary faculty and their research groups.

This position will share an office with one person.

This position is currently 20-50% remote.

Perform advanced financial records maintenance and report preparation and reconciliation within the business area of an academic/research unit or non-academic department. Coordinate those activities with other campus units. Work may involve records, reports and proposals related to funding from various sources, budgeting and accounting.  May supervise or provide guidance to other finance/accounting personnel. This position will interact with on a consistent basis with: unit management, staff and co-workers. This position typically will advise and counsel: unit financial/accounting staff. This position will supervise: may supervise assigned financial/accounting staff personnel.

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

Other Required Qualifications

Required Experience
Three to five years job related experience

Additional Requirements

Experience with managing sponsored research funds (NIH, NSF, DoE, etc).

Ability to work in a multidisciplinary environment.

Must be proactive, have an attention to detail, and have great communication skills.

Job Duty 1 -
Within an academic/research unit, develop and prepare financial data related to proposals, grants and contracts, general appropriations, endowments and other funds.

Job Duty 2 -
Generate data for use in budget amendments and other budget related reporting.

Job Duty 3 -
Collect, reconcile and audit monthly unit expense transactions.

Job Duty 4 -
Process travel requests to include review for accuracy and appropriate supporting documentation.

Job Duty 5 -
Review and/or process payroll, time documents and personnel action forms.

Job Duty 6 -
Coordinate unit financial related actions with Institute financial units.

Job Duty 7 -
Recommend changes to unit finance/accounting procedure and process as appropriate.

Job Duty 8 -
Provide work related advice and direction to other unit finance/accounting personnel; may also supervise those personnel.

Job Duty 9 -
Perform other duties as assigned

This job requires advanced knowledge of and skill in applying general accounting principles and practices within a university business environment. Additionally required are attention to detail and accuracy and use of office and specialized accounting related computer applications.

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