Connect passion with purpose. The Georgia Department of Public Health is the lead agency entrusted by the people of Georgia to proudly protect lives and promote healthy lifestyles in diverse communities statewide. We are committed to the health of the population of Georgia as our work impacts past, present and future generations.
What we offer. Enjoy a generous benefits package that includes a flexible work schedule, unique training opportunities, engaging worksite wellness events, wellness breaks, lactation rooms, employee retirement plan, deferred compensation, 13 paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, dental, vision, long term care, and life insurance; in addition to telework opportunities depending on the position.
Make your mark in public service. As an accredited public health department, we're seeking a highly qualified candidate for the position of Accounting and Finance Managerwithin the Division of Brain & Spinal Trust Fund Commission located in Atlanta, GA.
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The position is responsible for agency General Ledger entry and reporting, responsible for daily accounting for accounts payable, receivables, federal grants, vendor management, grant benefits bookkeeping and reporting and reporting to other state entities for agency budget preparation and budget management.
Position is a direct report to the Executive Director and serves as liaison to other accounting and finance sections within the state-agency environment.
Note: This is a “Hybrid” position which may allow a flexible working environment in-office and remote.
Under supervision, applies accounting techniques to compile, analyze and document agencies financial data. Learns to summarize and report information for financial statements and quarterly or annual reports.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities:
Analyzes payroll data or statistics and produces reports, financial trending data or projections, or advanced-level analysis
Compiles financial information from all components and develops integrated revenue/expense analyses and reports
May assess financial data to determine the resources required to implement a program, or to analyze trends
Prepares, analyzes, and verifies annual reports, financial statements, and other records, using accepted accounting and statistical procedures to assess financial condition and facilitate financial planning
Prepares, examines, reconciles, and analyzes accounting records, financial statements, budget records, and other documentation to assess their accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards
Provides advanced-level professional recommendations and financial reports to management
Bachelor's degree in business administration, accounting, finance or a closely related field from an accredited college or university AND One year of professional level experience in accounting and/or a closely related fiscal activity.
The Georgia Department of Public Health Commissioner and leaders encourage all employees to engage in regular wellness activities and to make lifestyle choices that promote health and well-being.
The use of wellness breaks during the workday is authorized to support this philosophy and assist employees in meeting their wellness goals. A maximum of 30 minutes in a given workday may be used to engage in wellness activities, generally in the form of two 15-minute breaks or one 30-minute break.
Current State employees are subject to State Personnel Board rules regarding salary.
DPH accepts educational credentials recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and/or the US Department of Education (DOE). DPH will contact educational institutions to verify degree, diploma, licensure, etc.
The candidate selected for this position may be subject to pre-employment drug screening and a criminal background check.
As an employee of DPH, in the event of an identified emergency you may be required, as a term and condition of employment, to assist in meeting the emergency responsibilities of the department.
If you require ac...commodations under the American Disability Act (ADA), email request by the closing date of this announcement to: DPH-HR@dph.ga.gov.
DPH is an Equal Opportunity Employer