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Financial Analyst III - Lab Business Ops (Remote)

Company: Georgia Tech
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

Apply for JobJob ID253928

LocationAtlanta, Georgia

Full/Part TimeFull-Time


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Develop and compile financial data and conduct often complex analyses, reconciliations and projections in support of an academic, research or administrative unit. Prepare a full range of financially related reports. Areas of involvement may include costs studies, budget forecasts and pricing. May provide work direction to other financial and accounting personnel. This position will interact on a consistent basis with: campus financial personnel. This position typically will advise and counsel: campus financial personnel


Job Duty 1 -
Define project scope based on general assignment.

Job Duty 2 -
Develop and organize data required for projects; determine approach and develop project parameters.

Job Duty 3 -
Perform or oversee required data entry, calculations, estimates, reconciliations, etc. consistent with project parameters.

Job Duty 4 -
Prepare and present project results.

Job Duty 5 -
Provide explanations of methodology employed as required.

Job Duty 6 -
Remain current on financial reporting requirements, applicable regulations, processes, etc.

Job Duty 7 -
May provide work direction to lower level financial personnel.

Job Duty 8 -
Perform other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business, Finance, or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience

Other Required Qualifications
Valid Georgia Driver's License

Required Experience
Four years of job related experience

Preferred Qualifications

Additional Preferred Qualifications
Professional certification in accounting or financial analysis Application of specialized skills within a university or government agency environment; ability to apply knowledge of regulations and reporting requirements specific to area of involvement

Preferred Educational Qualifications
Master's of Business Administration (MBA)

Preferred Qualifications

Ability to perform the following functions:

  • Conduct audit review and approval of financial transactions associated with procurement, PCard, invoicing, and travel activities; Review supporting documentation for compliance and work with employees to resolve issues
  • Compile and analyze financial data from a wide variety of sources
  • Prepare and submit journal entries and accounting adjustments
  • Provide procedural guidance to researchers and departmental support staff
  • Assist with timesheet submissions and compliance with timekeeping policies; Review Cognos reports to ensure compliance with unit personnel timekeeping activities
  • Review and approve various help requests
  • Assist researchers with preparing proposal budgets for internal research (IRAD) proposals
  • Maintain project accounts in GTRI's Costpoint system
  • Support lab leadership with monthly financial reports that require pulling data from multiple sources, analyzing data, and providing projections for the lab's awards, hiring, and other metrics.
  • Provide support for DCAA federal auditor interviews with employees.
  • Support the LBO Asst Director with other duties, as assigned.

    Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

    Specialized skills required for this job: Application of accounting and financial reporting principles and practices; advanced financial analysis and forecasting techniques; use of specialized financial/accounting related software; project organization and management; communications and presentation skills

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    Georgia Tech provides equal opportunity to all faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including applicants for admission and/or employment, contractors, volunteers, and participants in institutional programs, activities, or services. Georgia Tech complies with all applicable laws and regulations governing equal opportunity in the workplace and in educational activities. Georgia Tech prohibits discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or veteran status in its programs, activities, employment, and admissions. This prohibition applies to faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including affiliates, invitees, and guests

    Other Information

    This is not a supervisory position.
    This position does have financial responsibilities.
    No, this position will not be required to drive.
    This role is considered a position of trust.
    This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
    This position will not travel
    This position does not require security clearance.

    Background Check

    Successful candidate must be able to pass a background and credit check. Please visit to obtain GT's background and credit policy.

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