Accountant 3

Augusta University

Augusta, GA

ID: 7152640 (Ref.No. ej-4239496)
Posted: June 1, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Accountant 3

Job ID: 257321
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Full Time


About Us
Augusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than 9,000 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today.

Augusta University - Our Health Sciences Campus: 1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912Our Summerville Campus: 2500 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30904

College/Department Information
The Controller's Division Missions are: Account for all financial resources and provide advice to administrators, faculty, and students to support the University's overall mission of instruction, research, and healthcare services; Manage the investment of all University funds to ensure maximization return on investments; Receive and deposit all funds due to the University in a timely manner; Ensure compliance with both internal and external regulations, policies and procedures; Maintain and process the University payroll, accounts payable, and travel disbursements efficiently, accurately, and timely; Prepare financial and statistical information to the University management, federal and state agencies, and other interested parties; Maintain the University's accounting and financial reporting systems.

Job Summary
This position serves as an accountant in the Financial Accounting and Reporting section of the Controller's Division. The position will actively participate in Financial Accounting activities to include monthly and annual financial reports and statements, and reconciliations of the general ledger. This position will also provide data and reports as requested for USG, BOR, Auditors and other reports and surveys as needed. This position will also help support other staff members in Financial Accounting and Reporting as resources are needed during heavy demands for reporting.

The duties include, but are not limited to: Ad-hoc reports and surveys
Prepare various ad-hoc reports and surveys daily, weekly, monthly and annually. This will include pulling data from PeopleSoft Financials using queries and nVision report and MS Excel spreadsheets. This user will also help with Tableau reports and dashboards. Reconciliations
Review, reconcile and approve Commitment Accounting Adjustments that are submitted, and run associated process.
Journal Entries
Prepare and enter general ledger journal entries.
Generate reports for the State
Pull data and create reports/output evidence for State Auditor requests and State required reporting. Cross training
Cross train with other Financial Accounting Accountants in preparation to handle other duties as needed. Other Duties
Performs other duties as requested.

Required Qualifications
Educational RequirementsBachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Accounting, Finance, or related field with demonstrated emphasis in accounting course work with a minimum of three years of applicable experience.

Preferred Qualifications
Preferred Experience
Experience in higher education with a knowledge of financial accounting and reporting. Also, experience using OneUSG Connect HCM and PeopleSoft Financials is preferable.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/databases

Ability to work independently on complex issues and work successfully with coworkers, management and consultants

Ability to maintain confidentiality, follow written processes, use multiple databases include financial systems, to reconcile accounts, and to recommend solutions to discrepancies as well as continue to monitor accounts and systems ongoing

Knowledge of accounting, Excel including formulas and pivot tables to achieve management and understanding of large amounts of financial data

Detail-oriented with strong organizational, prioritization, analytical, problem-solving and multi-tasking skills

Shift: Days/M-F (work outside of the normal business hours will likely be required of an employee in an exempt level position)

Pay Grade: 16

Salary: Minimum $41,846.00/Annually - $50,000/Annually
Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of the selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position

Recruitment Period: 4/24/23 - Until Filled

Augusta University offers a variety of benefits to full-time benefits-eligible employees and some of our half-time (or more) employees.

Benefits that may be elected could include health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, Teachers Retirement System (or Optional Retirement Plan), as well as earned vacation time, sick leave, and 13 paid holidays.

Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program. Consider applying with us today!

Conditions of Employment
All selected candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.If applicable for the specific position based on the duties: the candidate will also need to have a credit check completed for Positions of Trust and or approved departmental Purchase Card usage.All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during their employment and beyond.

Credit Check
This position will require the acquisition of a P-Card and/or handle cash, credit or other sensitive information and will require a satisfactory Consumer Credit check as a condition of employment.

Other Information
This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success."Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment, and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

How To Apply
Consider applying with us today! University Faculty & Staff > External Applicants if you are a candidate from outside the universitySelect University Faculty & Staff > Internal Applicants if you are a current university employee If you need further assistance, please contact us at 706-721-9365

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