The process of application to the Georgia Department of Education is one of a candidate reviewing our advertised positions and applying to those which best
fit his/her employment history and qualifications.
Submit either by fax, U.S. mail, or email a cover letter and a resume OR a State of Georgia Application to:
Tracey Glen, Recruiter
Georgia Department of Education
Human Resources Office
2052 Twin Towers East
205 Jesse Hill, Jr. Drive
Atlanta, Georgia 30334
Please be sure to reference the job announcement number in your email or cover letter.
Please note: Please be sure to read the minimum qualifications posted for each position. Some of the education-specific positions require Georgia professional education certification. Documentation of this certification is required with the application/resume. An application or resume will not be considered for the position until this documentation is received in Human Resources. Georgia professional educator certification inquiries can be directed to the Georgia Professional Standards Commission by calling 404-232-2500 or visiting the web site at www.gapsc.com.
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||Accountant 1, Professional (Accounting Services)
||1654 Twin Towers East,
||Accounting Services/Office of Finance and Business Operations
|Description of Duties:
||Under general supervision and according to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), performs professional accounting duties, such as recording financial transactions, preparing standard accounting reports, and providing information to auditors and other third parties. Specific duties include, but are not limited to, analyzing accounting data and transactions to ensure accuracy; reviewing, maintaining, and analyzing information from agency cash and receivable accounts to ensure compliance with administrative procedures; ordering and analyzing PeopleSoft reports; preparing accurate and timely journal vouchers; and providing training and/or technical assistance to agency personnel.; performing other duties as assigned.
||Bachelor’s Degree in accounting from an accredited college or university OR completion of Bachelor’s Degree in a business curriculum which included completion of introductory and intermediate accounting sequence
||Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, possess one
or more of the following:
• Experience in governmental accounting, specifically cash management and accounts receivable
• Bachelor’s degree in accounting
• Participation in the State Financial Management Certificate Program
• Experience utilizing PeopleSoft General Ledger, Accounts Receivable, and Cash modules
• Experience with Federal Grants and OTFS draws
• Strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Access)
||Pay grade 12 – Annual salary range $26,672.14 (minimum) to $46,816.96 (maximum). Hiring salary is based on current employment, relevant education/training, previous work experience, and available funding. 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 is
established. Applications/resumes will be evaluated and only those meeting the
qualifications will be considered. Top candidates will be contacted for
interviews. No notification will be sent to applicants except those who are
selected for interviews. Due to the large volume of applications received by
this office, we are unable to provide information on your application
It is the policy of the Georgia Department of Education not to discriminate
on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, disability, or age in its
In accordance with Public Law 99-603, also known as the Immigration Reform
and Control Act of 1986, the Department of Education employs only U.S. citizens
and lawfully authorized alien workers. All persons hired by the Georgia Department of Education are required
to verify identity and employment eligibility and must agree to undergo drug screening and a criminal background investigation.
An Equal Opportunity Employer