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Announcement - 20-40*GaDOE*Click here for job details*/*00184594/State Funded All Job Openings
Job Title:Accounting Manager 1
Post Date:July 23, 2020
Apply by:August 6, 2020
Job ID:
Location:1654 Twin Towers East Atlanta, GA 30334
Program/Unit:Accounting Services/Office of Finance and Business Operations
Description of Duties:

Under limited supervision and according to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), performs professional accounting duties, such as recording financial transactions, preparing accounting reports, and providing information to auditors and other third parties.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Managing the recording, maintenance, reporting, and control of agency general ledger accounts, specifically Accounts Payable, Payroll (salaries, benefits, withholdings), and Travel accounts
  • Preparing and reviewing general ledger/accounts payable adjustments
  • Recommending and implementing departmental accounting policies and procedures in accordance with statutory and professionally accepted standards
  • Interacting with agency administrators and staff, professional accountants, and auditors on AP Accounting related matters
  • Performing operational analyses (reconciliations) of accounting systems and subsystems to ensure accuracy of data, to ensure compliance with GAAP, and to identify improvements in the methods for recording, maintaining, and reporting financial transactions
  • Managing and completing other projects and assignments as requested by management
  • Managing staff effectively on a daily basis
Minimum Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in business administration, accounting, finance or a closely related field from an accredited college or university AND Three years of professional level experience in accounting and/or a closely related fiscal activity, One year of which in a supervisory, administrative or lead worker role. Note: An equivalent combination of education and job specific experience that provided the knowledge, experience and competencies required to successfully perform the job at the level listed may be substituted on a year-over-year basis.
Preferred Qualifications:

Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, possess one or more of the following:

·         Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in accounting

·         Experience in governmental accounting, preferably with a state agency

·         Experience utilizing TeamWorks Accounting modules (AP module)

·         Experience utilizing Concur

·         Strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word,  Access)

·         Strong organizational skills

Essential Job Functions:
Salary/Benefits: Pay grade M – Annual salary range is $46,310.72 (minimum) to $81,043.76 (maximum). *Hiring salary is commensurate with current employment, relevant education/training and work experience.  Benefit options include life, disability, dental and health insurance, annual/sick leave, and Employees’ Retirement or Teachers’ Retirement.

Consideration/interviews will begin as soon as a list of applicants has been established.  Resumes/Applications will be evaluated and only those meeting the qualifications will be forwarded to the hiring manager to be considered.  Candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted directly.  Notification will only be sent to applicants selected for interviews.  Due to the large volume of applications received, we cannot provide application status information. 

It is the policy of the Georgia Department of Education not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, disability, citizenship, gender, pregnancy, childbirth or other related conditions, national origin, religion, military or veteran status, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information or age in its employment practices. 

The Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) and each associated State School is a registered participant in the federal work authorization program commonly known as E-Verify. The GaDOE utilizes the program to verify employment eligibility of individuals hired on or after July 1, 2007. 

GaDOE Federally-issued User ID#: 46420

Date of Authorization: 07/02/2007​​