Accountant, Senior

Position ID: 36045
Georgia State University
GSU Foundation
Branch Campus: 
Atlanta Campus
Position Description
New Position?: 
Job Class: 
Senior Accountant
Job Description: 



Job Description 
Accountant, Senior - 17000693 
Georgia State University, an enterprising public research university in Atlanta, is a national leader in graduating students from diverse backgrounds. The university provides its world-class faculty and more than 50,000 students with unsurpassed connections to the opportunities available in one of the 21st century’s great global cities. Georgia State offers a challenging academic environment that emphasizes research and practical experience across the curriculum and has more than 50 nationally and internationally ranked programs. 
While, Atlanta is integral to Georgia State’s educational experience, Atlanta’s quality of life helps Georgia State attract top-notch faculty, staff and administrators by contributing to the economies of Atlanta and the South. With more than 190,000 alumni worldwide, Georgia State’s commitment to student success and being a vital part of the vibrant arts and entertainment community of downtown Atlanta is where the city life meets campus life. Working at Georgia State is where you should be!!!

GSUF Senior Accountant – Investment & Cash Manager

Essential Duties / Responsibilities

  •  Accountable for ensuring that policies and procedures (internal controls) are in place to provide reasonable assurance that the Foundation assets are protected.

  • Responsible for accounting for revenue, receivables, cash, and investments as well as other areas, as assigned.

  • Ensures that all financial records are maintained in compliance with Foundation policies and US GAAP.

  • Assists with the monthly closing process including preparing or reviewing adjusting entries, account reconciliations and analysis, and producing internal financial statements in a timely manner.

  • Supervise staff accountants.

  • Other duties as assigned by the Accounting Manager or Controller.

Disclaimer: This job requisition provides a high-level job definition. It is not intended to provide a comprehensive or exclusive list of job duties. As such, job duties and/or responsibilities within the context of this job requisition may change at the discretion the employee’s direct supervisor. 

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and four years of related experience; or a combination of education and related experience. 

College/Business Unit: Development 
Department: GSU Foundation
Location: Atlanta Campus 
Shift: 8:30am - 5:15pm 
Salary : $45,321 - $68,414 
Pay Grade: 17 
FLSA Status: Exempt 
Job Type: Full Time (Benefits Eligible)
Job Posting: 07/13/17, 1:03:07 PM
Closing Date: Open until filled 
Preferred Hiring Qualifications: 
  • Non-profit experience and/or CPA
  • Investment accounting and/or Treasury management experience
  • Supervisory experience
  • Blackbaud software experience / Financial Edge &/ or Raiser’s Edge
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and communication skills
Special Instructions: An application and resume are required for consideration. 
Please note, Georgia State University’s career board updates daily and requisitions are subject to be removed without prior notice or before the posting expires. 
Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
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CIP Discipline Code: 
Fiscal Operations (GED, HS Dipl, Assoc or Bach Reqd) (Admin code)
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Application Deadline: 
Open Until Filled
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Position Starting Date: 
To Be Determined
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