Accounting Manager

  • Augusta University
  • Augusta, GA, USA
  • May 08, 2024
Full time Business/Financial Affairs/Financial Aid

Job Description


Accounting Manager

Job ID: 270919
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 10,500 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. Our mission and values make Augusta University an institution like no other.


The University System of Georgia is comprised of our 26 institutions of higher education and learning as well as the System Office. Our USG Statement of Core Values are Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values serve as the foundation for all that we do as an organization, and each USG community member is responsible for demonstrating and upholding these standards. More details on the USG Statement of Core Values and Code of Conduct are available in USG Board Policy and can be found online at


Additionally, USG supports Freedom of Expression as stated in Board Policy 6.5 Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom found online at



Augusta University -

Our Health Sciences Campus: 1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912

Our Summerville Campus: 2500 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30904

Job Summary

The Accounting Manager for Foundations reports to the AVP for Foundations & CFO AU Foundation. The Accounting Manager ensures the integrity of accounting information by supervising foundation accountant(s). This position must have full cycle accountant experience overseeing general ledger transactions, journal entries, accounts payable, reconciliations, financial statements, analysis and management reporting, audit coordination and preparation, and oversight of regulatory compliance documentation and reporting for outstanding tax-exempt bond issues for the subsidiary property related LLCs and AUREC. Supplemental analysis, and accounting projects will be assigned as needed.



The responsibilities include, but are not limited to:



  • Supervise day-to-day transactional activity of subsidiary LLCs. Supervise day-to-day transactional activity for AUREC. Responsible for timely preparation of monthly financials for all subsidiary LLCs and AUREC presented to the AVP for Foundations & CFO AU Foundation for approval. Responsible for making recommendations to the CFO regarding daily accounting functions and implementation of new processes for efficiency and reporting.


  • Review and approve all required Statement of Financial Position reconciliations for the LLC entities and AUREC monthly to ensure timely closing.


  • Prepare or oversee any supplemental analysis, reporting, various accounting projects, and other duties as assigned.


  • Review all requested audit documentation regarding tax exempt bonds for the subsidiary LLCs. Review all requested audit documentation for AUREC. Coordinate with the Foundations AUF and Augusta University Real Estate Foundation (AUREF) Accounting Manger to respond to auditors' questions and additional requests to ensure timely completion and issuance of all audit reports.


  • Review Accounts Payable transactions daily ensure timely processing of payments weekly for the LLC entities and UREC. Review vendor master and 1099s prepared before issuance for LLC entities and AUREC.


  • Enter, review edit, and post new, renewal, and modified leases in LeaseCrunch software for AUREC in accordance with the GASB 87 Lease Standard. Review, export, upload, and post lease related journal entries from LeaseCrunch software. Coordinate with the AU Office of the Controller to match the deferred financing lease payables to the LLC entities lease receivables quarterly.


  • Review and Submit Bond Trustee transactions to ensure timely payment. Review and post entries to record all Bond Trustee activity timely. Review and approve all Trust Account Reconciliations.


  • Review and approve all Truist Bank Account reconciliations for the LLC entities and AUREC.


  • Review and post journal entries to record new capital assets and deprecation for the LLC entities and AUREC.


  • Review all LLC related Bond Trustee, and state and federal regulatory compliance reports and data to ensure accurate and timely submissions.


  • Review LLC and property related 990 schedules and coordinate with the Foundations Accounting Manager for the AUF and AUREF to ensure accurate and timely filling of 990 tax returns and other submissions required.


  • Perform all other job-related duties as assigned.


Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Accounting and eight years of accounting experience.


Preferred Qualifications

Experience with accounting for property management.


Experience with Blackbaud Financial Edge accounting software and/or Blackbaud Raiser's Edge donor software.


Experience with Non-Profit or foundation organizations.


Experience with accounting and/or compliance related to tax exempt bond issues and IRS form 990 reporting.


Extensive experience with spreadsheets, databases, data queries, and financial reporting.


CPA certificate


Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Supervise Accountant IV


Competency and accuracy with accounting software


Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)


Ability to work independently to solve problems with minimal daily direction from CFO to accomplish objectives.


Ability to communicate professionally


Ability to maintain confidentiality


Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills


Detail-oriented with strong organizational and critical thinking skills


Competency with email and Microsoft products; Excel, Word, Power Point.


Ability to prioritize and handle deadlines.


Ability to meet multiple deadlines and requirements.


Well organized and detail oriented.


Requires adaptability, good judgement, and initiative.


Ability to multitask and handle a heavy workload.




Pay Grade: 23


Salary: $69,398 - $89,000


Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of the selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position


Recruitment Period: 4/24/24 - 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.


Motor vehicle reports are required for positions that are required to drive an Augusta University vehicle.


For Faculty Hires: Final candidates will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree(s) as well as post-secondary coursework in the form of original transcript(s). Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.


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! Search Job Opening ID: 270919

Select University Faculty & Staff > External Applicants if you are a candidate from outside the university

Select University Faculty & Staff > Internal Applicants if you are a current university employee

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