Emory University Accounting Assistant | iPS in Decatur, Georgia


The Task Force for Global Health is an Emory University affiliate located in Decatur, GA. Its eight programs focus on building durable public health systems that serve all people. Focus areas include neglected tropical diseases, vaccines, and health systems strengthening. The Task Force received the 2016 Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize–the world's largest award of its kind–in recognition of its extraordinary contributions

to alleviating human suffering.


  • Performs routine accounting and administrative duties and maintains various accounting related files, databases and supporting documentation.

  • Reviews and processes payment requests, prepares and records billing charges, writes receipts for monies paid/received, and processes inter- and intra-departmental charges and fund transfers.

  • Prepares requests for general and travel reimbursements, routes checks to appropriate parties, and follows up on unclaimed or incomplete checks.

  • Prepares petty cash checks.

  • Generates, reviews and prepares purchase orders and invoices for payment. Resolves vendor-related questions pertaining to invoices/charges and follows up on cancelled or delayed deliveries.

  • Orders, receives and distributes supplies and equipment.

  • May collect past due balances on customer accounts.

  • Performs related responsibilities as required.


  • A high school diploma or equivalent.

  • One year of accounting clerk experience.


  • Bookkeeping experience

  • Experience with Financial Edge accounting system

  • Familiar with foreign currency conversion


The Accounting Assistant will perform the duties shown as follows:

  • Collate and code invoices for payment

  • Process wire payments into Financial Edge system

  • Prepare and process checks, ACH payments and wires for selected programs

  • Create purchase orders for contracts in the accounting system and apply payments

  • Translate foreign denominated invoices into U.S. dollars

  • Update and maintain vendor database

  • Review and verify expense reports

  • Maintain accounts payable files

  • Assist in annual and program-specific financial audits

  • Participates fully as a member of the Task Force for Global Health by contributing, assisting and participating in projects, activities and initiatives as requested by management.


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Job Number 32945

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division Affiliated Organizations

Department Task Force for Global Health

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

Job Category Revenue Cycle & Managed Care

Emory University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all applicable Federal and Georgia State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action in its programs and activities. Emory University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Inquiries about this statement should be directed to the Office of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Bldg, Atlanta, GA 30322