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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
Telephone: 404-656-2510
Fax: 404-657-7840

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.

Announcement 12-09 All Job Openings
Job Title: Accounting Manager 1 (Accounting Services)
Post Date: 01/26/2012
Apply by: Until Filled
Job ID: 00054948
Location: 1654 Twin Towers East, Atlanta, Georgia
Program/Unit: Accounting Services/Office of Finance and Business Operations
Description of Duties: Under limited supervision, monitors agencies state and federal cash balances and manages cash draws. Duties include but are not limited to supervising a limited number of professional and technical accounting subordinates; managing the recording, maintenance, reporting and control of agency revenue and cash; recommending and implementing departmental accounting policies and procedures in accordance with statutory and professionally accepted standards; interacting with agency administrators and staff, professional accountants, auditors, vendors and financial institution officials on accounting and fiscal related matters; monitoring and evaluating accounting trends and innovations which may impact the practices of the accounting program.
Minimum Qualifications: Completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in business administration, accounting, finance, or a closely related field and three years of professional level experience in accounting, one of which must have been in a supervisory, administrative or lead worker role.
Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, possess one or more of the following: • Master’s degree in accounting, business administration or related field • Experience in governmental accounting, preferably with a state agency • Experience with Federal Grants and drawing these funds • Experience working with bank reconciliations, grant reporting, OTFS transfers • Strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Access, and PowerPoint). • Experience utilizing PeopleSoft General Ledger, Accounts Receivable, and Cash Modules
Salary/Benefits: Pay grade 17 – Annual salary range $43,063.23 (minimum) to $75,523.31 (maximum). Hiring salary is commensurate with current employment and relevant education/training and 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 status.

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 employment practices.

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.

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