Accountant 1

  • Augusta University
  • Augusta, GA, USA
  • Nov 08, 2023
Full time Business/Financial Affairs/Financial Aid

Job Description


Accountant 1

Job ID: 236293
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 30912

College/Department Information
The Georgia Cancer Center is on a mission for providing industry-leading cancer research and care that benefits patients locally and globally. Our ultimate goal is to eradicate cancer and we are proudly making progress every day. When we say patient care is a priority, we mean it. We assemble custom teams of field experts to address each individual's unique needs.The research and innovations developed at the Georgia Cancer Center ultimately influence the global network of cancer care. Our team fights for far more than just Georgians. The learnings achieved through the care of local patients has wide-reaching implications for creating tomorrow's standard of cancer care. Through facilitating first-in-the-nation trials and growing a depth of understanding only available through a multidisciplinary approach, the Georgia Cancer Center team is equipped to deliver treatment advancements that will be applied in facilities across the world. The team offers a proving ground that paves the way for patients in other areas to have access to new options.

Job Summary
Job Posting RefreshedUnder the supervision of the Clinical Trials Business Manager, the incumbent prepares formal reports and is responsible for completion of financial data for the CTO finances.

The duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Audits and processes payments. Determines what action should be taken to resolve accounting discrepancies and irregularities. Ensures accurate and appropriate recording and analysis of revenues and expenses. Develop, maintain, and analyze budgets, preparing periodic reports that compare budgeted costs to actual costs. Establish tables of accounts, and assign entries to proper accounts. Post and maintains records of receipts and disbursements and prepare journal entries.
  • Ensure financial records and maintained in compliance with accepted policies and procedures. Establish and monitor the implementation and maintenance of accounting control procedures. Develop and maintain financial databases. Examine a variety of financial statements for completeness, accuracy and compliance with uniform accounting classifications and policies/procedures and governing bodies.
  • Analyze financial information to recommend or develop efficient use of resources and procedures, provide strategic recommendations and maintain solutions to business and financial problems. Analyze business operations, trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations, to project future revenues and expenses or to provide advice. Report to management regarding the finances of establishment. Educate department administrators and principal investigators concerning compliance issues and assist them in managing the sponsored funds in accordance with state and federal regulations for grants accounting.
  • Prepares monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements. Compile and analyze financial information to prepare financial statements including monthly/quarterly and annual accounts. Prepare financial management reports. Ensure all financial reporting deadlines are met to include accurate and timely monthly, quarterly, and year end close. Analyze and advise on business operations including revenue and expenditure trends, financial commitments and future revenues. Assist with the preparation of the annual financial report and various other special reports as needed. Prepare a variety of financial statements showing receipts, disbursements, and balances; carries out assigned steps in an accounting analysis.
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field from an accredited college or university and relevant experience. OR Associate's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field from an accredited college or university and three years of relevant experience.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Ability to maintain confidentiality and work independently
Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
Ability to complete work in a timely manner and meet deadlines
Detail-oriented with strong organizational and prioritization skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/databases
Ability to use critical thinking in the execution of tasks and problem-solving skills

Shift: Days/M-FPay Grade: 12Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position Recruitment Period: Until FilledAugusta 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 candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.

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 the course of their employment and beyond.

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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