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Job Title:Financial Analyst 3
Post Date:February 5, 2021
Apply by:Until Filled
Job ID:
Location:Atlanta, Georgia
Program/Unit:State Charter Schools Commission of Georgia
Description of Duties:

Under the broad supervision of the Chief Operations Officer, performs professional level finance, accounting and fiscal control functions. Performs and/or oversees financial planning, documentation, analysis, reporting and system development. 

Primary duties include, but are not limited to:

•      Design and/or implementation of financial/accounting/budget related systems and reports

•      Evaluation of state charter funding allotments

•      Monitoring and evaluation of state charter school financial performance

•      Provide review and analysis of state charter school petition budgets

•      Management of the SCSC’s Approved Auditor Program

•      Act as a resource for stakeholder questions regarding state charter schools funding

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in a related area from an accredited college or university AND Two years of professional experience in a related area OR Associate's degree from an accredited college or university AND Three years of experience in a related area OR Four years of professional experience in general accounting, billing and collection systems and/or claims.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, have experience in the following:

•      Candidates should hold a Bachelor's degree in public administration, business administration, finance, or a related field with experience in state government

•      Must have two years of professional experience in a related area

•      Must have strong interpersonal communication skills, problem solving/decision making skills, and skill in using standard computer software applications 

•      Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Excel

•      Must be self-directed and self-motivated with a strong work ethic

·        Experience working within an organization focused on academic achievement

·        Experience working with charter schools

·        Familiarity with Georgia’s education funding formula


Pay Grade L—Annual salary range $40,982.94 (minimum) to $71,720.15 (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​​