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Staff Accountant - IL - Business Services

Company: Midwestern University US
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

If you are a job seeker with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, you will find the contact information to request the appropriate accommodation by visiting the following page: Staff Accountant - IL - Business Services The Staff Accountant is responsible for various functions in the Business Services department including oversight of Concur expense reporting, managing and reconciling the University procurement card program, journal entries, account reconciliations, completion of analytical reports and other duties as assigned. This individual will report to the Director of Accounting. -Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversight of functions in Concur including review of expense reports submitted in Concur to ensure expense reports are in accordance with policy, reconciliation of p-cards to Concur, card management, and maintaining and reconciling the Concur G/L interface
  • Perform monthly journal entries
  • Complete account reconciliations including bank reconciliations and research and resolve discrepancies.
  • Prepare and disseminate financial reports
  • Assist Senior Accountant in fixed asset tagging and fixed asset inventories
  • Produce accurate financial information and interpret financial data to complete annual surveysSupervisory Responsibilities This position has no supervisory responsibilities. -QualificationsTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. This individual must be able to work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner with regular, predictable, in-person attendance. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Education and/or Experience -Bachelor's degree required with preference for a degree in accounting or related field. 3-5 years of accounting or financial administration experience required. Computer Skills Computer proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access) required. Experience with Concur desired.Language Skills Intermediate skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.Reasoning Ability Intermediate skills: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.Mathematical AbilityBasic skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to interpret bar graphs. -Physical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel, talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to lift and or move up to 10 pounds. -The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.Midwestern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate against an employee or applicant based upon race; color; religion; creed; national origin or ancestry; ethnicity; sex (including pregnancy); gender (including gender expressions, gender identity; and sexual orientation); marital status; age; disability; citizenship; past, current, or prospective service in the uniformed services; genetic information; or any other protected class, in accord with all federal, state and local laws, including 41 C.F.R. 60-1.4(a), 250.5(a), 300.5(a) and 741.5(a). Midwestern University complies with the Smoke-Free Arizona Act (A.R.S. 36-601.01) and the Smoke Free Illinois Act (410 ILCS 82/). Midwestern University complies with the Illinois Equal Pay Act of 2003 and Arizona Equal Pay Acts.QualificationsSkillsBehaviors: Motivations:EducationExperienceLicenses & CertificationsEqual Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Midwestern University US, Downers Grove , Staff Accountant - IL - Business Services, Accounting, Auditing , Downers Grove, Illinois

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