Emory University

Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.

Dedicated to discovering causes, preventions, treatments, and cures of disease, Emory National Primate Research Center (ENPRC/EPC) is improving human and animal health and lives worldwide. One of seven NPRCs funded by the NIH, ENPRC conducts studies that make breakthrough discoveries possible. Learn more at


The Division of Business and Finance within the Emory National Primate Research Center at Emory University is currently seeking a full time Accountant to join our team. Our work consists of providing Business Office support to the Emory Primate Center.


Collaborate. Innovate. Serve. These three simple words capture what we do at ENPRC to help advance science and improve the health and well-being of humans and non-human primates. If you are someone with superior accounting skills and the desire to be a part of a dynamic growing team this is an amazing opportunity to indirectly save and change lives and make a positive impact in the science and research community. 


The ideal candidate should be motivated, dependable, detail-oriented, have a positive attitude and passion for research support.  The Senior Accountant will be a team player who is willing to learn on the job and collaborate with lab members and center members. The Accountant will work to ensure the highest quality of laboratory research support, and has good communication skills with co-workers, the management team, PI’s, research staff, students, and other support services.



  • 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.
  • May provide direction to less experienced staff concerning accounting issues.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.


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


  • 2 years’ experience in Grant Accounting.


  • Work is normally performed in a typical office environment.
  • Requires the ability to bend, kneel, and/or squat.


Emory NPRC in conjunction with Emory University conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which may include an INA and criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications, drug screening, requirement of various vaccinations, and health assessment. Employment is contingent upon a clear background screening.


NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home regularly but must be able to commute to Emory University location as needed.  Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.

The COVID-19 vaccine or an approved exemption is currently only required for individuals working in a clinical setting. For more information on the University or Hospital policies, including exemptions, please see our website.

Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran’s status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran’s Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322.

Emory University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Department of Accessibility Services at 404-727-9877 (V) 404-712-2049 (TDD). Please note that one week advance notice is preferred.

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