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The Carter Center: Senior Accountant, Health Finance

Job Number : 71332

Job Types : Regular Full-Time

Division : The Carter Center

Department : The Carter Center

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

Job Categories : Revenue Cycle & Managed Care

Location : Name : Carter Center

Campus Location (For Posting) : Location : US-GA-Atlanta

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” The Carter Center is a 501(c)(3), not-for-profit, nongovernmental organization founded in 1982 in Atlanta, GA, by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, in partnership with Emory University. The Center has helped to improve millions of lives in more than 80 countries by waging peace, fighting disease, and building hope. The Carter Center is guided by a fundamental commitment to human rights and the alleviation of human suffering. It seeks to prevent and resolve conflicts, enhance freedom and democracy, and improve health.

The Carter Center collaborates with other organizations, public or private, in carrying out its mission around the world. Current information about the Center’s many programs and activities are available at The Carter Center . ”

JOB DESCRIPTION: The Finance Senior Accountant facilitates the delivery of essential financial services for the proper financial management of The Carter Center’s global health programs. The Senior Accountant is primarily responsible for payment services and transfers of funds and supports the Associate Director, Finance; Manager, Grants; Financial Analysts, and the Office of Program Support in meeting the financial service needs of the health programs including: Travel expense reports (TERs) and other accounts payable payment processing; electronic bank transfers; and other duties as required. Due to the travel locations, Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT) will be required.

Performs routine and complex accounting activities requiring knowledge of systems, independent judgment and ability to respond accordingly.

Oversees activity on various accounts.

Analyzes past and current data and prepares expense projections and operational forecasts.

Assists with audits.

Designs and generates routine ad hoc reports and graphs.

May maintain grants and assist with budgets.

Coordinates computer operations.

Conceptualizes projects and follows through.



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May provide direction to less experienced staff concerning accounting issues.

Performs related responsibilities as required.


Bachelor’s degree in accounting or a related field


Three years of professional accounting experience OR equivalent combination of experience, education and training.


An undergraduate or graduate degree in Business Administration, Administrative Management, Finance, Accounting, or a related field is required with a minimum of 4 years of related financial experience.

Experience with computerized general ledger systems is required.

Knowledge of and experience with computers and desktop software required.

Experience with cash processing and accounts payable processing required.

Experience with international business transactions preferred.

Candidate must have demonstrated ability and experience making sound financial judgments, must be able to manage tasks with little supervision, and must be able to work well in a team environment in support of the programs.

NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home temporarily during the COVID-19 pandemic, with intent to return to an Emory University location in the future. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.

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