Financial Administrator III

Georgia Tech - Atlanta, GA4.2

30+ days agoFull-time
Financial Administrator III(Job Number: 0177696)

Job Purpose: 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.

Major Responsibilities:
Within an academic/research unit, develop and prepare financial data related to proposals, grants and contracts, general appropriations, endowments and other funds.
Generate data for use in budget amendments and other budget related reporting.
Collect, reconcile and audit monthly unit expense transactions.
Process travel requests to include review for accuracy and appropriate supporting documentation.
Review and/or process payroll, time documents and personnel action forms.
Coordinate unit financial related actions with Institute financial units.
Recommend changes to unit finance/accounting procedure and process as appropriate.
Provide work related advice and direction to other unit finance/accounting personnel; may also supervise those personnel.
Perform other related duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:
Education: Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business, Finance or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience
Work Experience: Three to five years of job related experience.
Certifications: N/A
Skills: 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.


Preferred Qualifications:
Preferred Education: N/A
Preferred Work Experience: Experience with managing state, foundation, and sponsored projects; Experience in a university setting
Preferred Certifications: N/A
Preferred Skills: N/A

Additional Information: Successful candidate must be able to pass a background check which may include a credit check. To obtain Georgia Tech’s background check policy, please visit:

This position will directly support a number of faculty aiding in the financial oversight of their projects from award to close out. This position may act as the liaison between the faculty and other business offices on campus. The position will interact daily with the faculty and administrative staff and report directly to the Assistant Director of Financial Operations in the Business Office within the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

Impact & Influence: 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.

Department Description

Job: Finance and Accounting
Primary LocationGeorgia-Atlanta
Organization: College of Engineering
Job Posting: Aug 10, 2018, 5:13:52 PM
Hiring Range: $47,476 - $61,760
Schedule: Full-time