Emory University Accountant in decatur, Georgia



  • Performs routine professional accounting duties requiring limited independent judgment.

  • Monitors, audits and reconciles departmental accounts.

  • Researches and creates new accounts and codes.

  • Prepares journal transactions, balances accounts, reconciles errors and takes corrective action.

  • Assists in the preparation and monitoring of departmental budgets.

  • Advises management of cash deficits.

  • Prepares audit schedules in support of internal and external audits.

  • Maintains databases and assimilates financial and statistical data.

  • Prepares routine operational and statistical reports.

  • May assist with computer operations for the department.

  • May maintain departmental grants and monitor petty cash activity.

  • May coordinate invoice preparation, payables and/or receivables.

  • Performs related responsibilities as required.


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or a related field OR equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.


Additional Details

  • Proficient in Word, Excel and Outlook

  • Willingness to learn new software systems

  • Highly organized and detail-oriented

  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to multi-task and independently manage tasks and solve problems

Experience in basic accounting: accounts receivable, accounts payable, and journal entries

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Job Number 22544

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division Emory College

Department ECAS: Chemistry

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Revenue Cycle & Managed Care

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled