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ACCOUNTANT

Company: The University of Georgia
Location: Athens
Posted on: August 27, 2020

Job Description:

Posting Details Posting NumberS05056PWorking TitleACCOUNTANTDepartmentTerry College Business OfficeAbout 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 ( http://www.uga.edu/ ). 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 PlanTRS or ORPEmployment TypeEmployeeBenefits EligibilityBenefits EligibleFull/Part timeFull TimeWork ScheduleAdditional Schedule Information 8 AM-5 PM; Monday thru Friday. Advertised Salary$33,000-$38,000 Commensurate with ExperiencePosting Date07/23/2020Open until filledYesClosing DateProposed Starting Date08/16/2020Special 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. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (hrwebuga.edu). Classification TitleAccounting Paraprofessional/ProfessionalFLSANon-ExemptJob 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 QualificationsPosition Summary This position performs professional level accounting work independently in the Terry College of Business. The position is responsible for approval of financial transactions relating to State and Income accounts and reconciliation of reports. This position exercises judgment in maintenance of accounting procedures for these accounts. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies -- The ability to work under limited supervision -- Highly developed problem solving skills -- The ability to exercise discretion and good judgment -- Interpersonal skills including using tools such as instant messengers and e-mail. -- The ability to manage multiple projects and tasks at one time with efficiency, attention to detail, and a positive attitude. -- The ability to learn quickly and apply that knowledge effectively -- Skilled in Microsoft Office tools, especially Excel and Word. -- Knowledge of and the ability to effectively use Peoplesoft Financials, Simpler, One Solution, UGAmart and HCM. -- Excellent organizational and analytical skills -- Leadership skills Physical Demands Working in a standard office environment. Is driving a responsibility of this position?Is this a Position of Trust?YesDoes 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)NoCredit 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. Duties/Responsibilities Duties/Responsibilities State ---Provide budget management of state, income, grant and UGA-Foundation accounts based on UGA/UGA-F policies/ procedures. ---Responsible for budgeting, accounting and bookkeeping for Academic and non-Academic Departments. ---Initiate and approve financial transactions relating to state, income and grant accounts. These transactions include Employee reimbursement and Payment request in PeopleSoft, UGAMart, etc. ---Final approver for financial transactions relating to state and income accounts for certain units. ---Prepare and review journal entries relating to state, income and grant accounts. ---Reconcile accounts each month. ---Provide advice and make recommendations on deficit handling scenarios to Business Office Senior Managers. ---Manage scholarship submissions for multiple Departments. ---Prepare and run reports relating to budget for dept. and unit heads Percentage of time50Duties/Responsibilities Administrative Responsibilities ---Participate in Academic and Non-Academic unit managerial meetings, providing advice based on financial and UGA policy and procedural knowledge. ---Coordinate and execute some administrative needs on behalf of Academic and Non-Academic units to include personnel, travel, procurement, contracts and accounting activities. ---Advise Academic and Non-Academic personnel on policies and processes of the University. ---Work with the Terry College Business Office, UGA Procurement, UGA Finance and Administration to research and resolve complex administrative issues. ---Maintain and manage complete and accurate administrative records. ---Exercise discretion and use security policies with confidential materials and information. Percentage of time35Duties/Responsibilities Payroll ---Payroll processing for departmental accounts to include budgeting and funding of positions. ---Monitor payroll budgets and ensure adequate funding for all positions on departmental accounts. Percentage of time10Duties/Responsibilities Other duties as assigned. Percentage of time5Posting Specific Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (). Applicant Documents Required Documents Resume/CV Cover Letter List of References with Contact Information Optional Documents

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