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Announcement - 21-02*SCSC*Click here for job details*/00218327/State Funded All Job Openings
Job Title:Business Manager
Post Date:February 11, 2021
Apply by:March 16, 2021
Job ID:
Location:Atlanta, Georgia
Program/Unit:State Charter Schools Commission of Georgia
Description of Duties:

Under the supervision of the Chief Operations Officer, the Business Manager performs complex duties in the areas of budget, finance, operations research, project management, or consultation for the commission.

Primary duties include, but are not limited to:

•      Serving as a financial expert for the Commission, including the analysis and maintenance of the Commission’s budgeting and expenditure controls

•      Coordinating with the Chief Operations Officer to review monthly budget reports

•      Managing SCSC accounting operations, including procurement, purchasing, and vendor management through proficiently navigating PeopleSoft

•      Working with the legal team to ensure contractual compliance, including amendment approvals and immigration requirements

•      Executing all agency purchasing card expenditures and reconciliations per GaDOE and SAO P-card financial guidelines

•      Processing all agency reimbursements per the State of Georgia’s travel policies

•      Tracking all agency expenditures and reimbursements through weekly updates to SCSC contract tracking processes and PeopleSoft reconciliations

•      Conducting all Purchase Order closeouts semi-annually

•      Verifying transactions and invoices in accordance with all policies and procedures

•    Serving as the GaDOE and SAO liaison to provide updates to SCSC staff on accounting updates and changes

Minimum Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in a related field from an accredited college or university AND One year of related experience OR completion of an apprenticeship/internship that sufficiently supplied experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position OR any other combination of education and professional experience that provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the job.
Preferred Qualifications:

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

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

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

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

•       Prior business manager experience in a government agency

•       Knowledge of PeopleSoft/Team Works asset management module

•       Experience working with the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) as established by the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB)

Salary/Benefits: Pay grade K – Annual salary range:  $36,268.09 (minimum) to $63,469.15 (maximum). This role is a part-time position paid at an hourly rate. The hourly rate is commensurate with current employment, relevant education/training and work experience, and available funding.

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​​