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Financial Admin Lead

Financial Admin Lead

Financial Admin Lead

Georgia Tech
Atlanta, GA 30332

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The School of Biological Sciences (the School) in the College of Sciences at Georgia Tech invites applications for a Financial Administrator Lead position. The Lead provides accounting, reporting, and analytical support to the Financial Manager, to whom this position reports. The Financial Team is responsible for compliance, expenditure, budgetary, reconciliation, and reporting activities associated with a $10M resident instruction budget, a $15-20M research budget, and a $2M gift budget. In addition to its educational mission, the School has a portfolio of research grants of significant complexity involving computational research, laboratory work and field work in remote locations. The Financial Administrator Lead serves a critical compliance role through budget, grant and gift administration, and procurement oversight, providing direct support to School faculty with post-award compliance and budgetary management of sponsored awards.

Job Summary

Provide unit level team leadership and expert advice and problem solving related to financial matters. Perform advanced financial records maintenance and report preparation and reconciliation within the business area of academic, research unit or non-academic department. Coordinate those activities with other campus units. Work will involve records, reports and proposals related to funding from various sources, budgeting and accounting. May supervise or provide guidance to other finance or accounting personnel. This position will interact on a regular basis with: unit management, staff, sponsors, vendors, faculty, students and co-workers. This position typically will advise and counsel: unit financial or accounting staff, faculty, staff and students. This position will supervise: may supervise assigned financial or accounting staff personnel.


Job Duty 1 -

Within an academic or research unit, develop 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 -
Manage the recording of financial transactions and generation of financial related reports on both scheduled and ad hoc basis.

Job Duty 4 -
Collect, reconcile and audit monthly unit expense transactions.

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

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

Job Duty 7 -
Recommend & implement changes to unit financial or accounting procedure and process as appropriate.

Job Duty 8 -
Provide work related advice and direction to other unit financial or accounting personnel: may also supervise those personnel.

Job Duty 9 -
Identify training needs and deliver training to departmental faculty and staff as required.

Job Duty 10 -
Perform other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business, Finance or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience
Four to six years of job-related experience

Required Qualifications

Strong analytical skills and proficiency in Excel applications

Superior customer service skills.

Four to six years of job-related experience

Preferred Qualifications

Advanced knowledge of and skill in applying accounting principles and practices within a university business environment.

Advanced knowledge of federal sponsoring agency regulations; experience managing grant budgets and expenditures.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

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

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.

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