Assistant Controller

WILMINGTON UNIVERSITY   Other, IL   Full-time     Accounting
Posted on November 8, 2023
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Assistant Controller (Full Time) – Financial Affairs Department Effective immediately: (Full Time) Assistant Controller supporting the Financial Affairs Department – Wilmington University, New Castle.

The Opportunity: Reporting to the Controller, the Assistant Controller is responsible for supporting the Controller in daily operations within the Financial Affairs department.

Requirements: A Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance is required. Minimum of 5 to 7 years of accounting experience, preferably in higher education, not-for-profit or governmental organization. Must have excellent.comunication, collaboration, and coalition-building skills. Must demonstrate respect for diversity in the workplace and a.comitment to creating an inclusive and supportive work environment that values the contributions of all employees. Must be.comuter literate and proficient in Microsoft Office products.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to): -Review and summarize daily cash activities to include preparation of journal entries. -Assist with the development and monitoring of the operating and capital budgets. -Prepare various general ledger account analyses and monthly reconciliations. -Assist with the general ledger monthly closings process. -Assist with the preparation of monthly financial statements. -Maintain insurance, lease information and analyses. -Maintain and monitor fixed asset accounts entries and depreciation. -Maintain and update capital projects activities and construction in progress. -Serve as liaison with external auditors and consultants. -Assist with the preparation of IRS Form 990. -Responsible for the preparation of various state tax returns and federal quarterly 941 tax return. -Assist Student Financial Services with reconciling student accounts receivable. -Reconcile Financial Aid and initiate receipt of Financial Aid funding from the government. -Prepare bank reconciliations. -Promote and foster an inclusive and diverse environment for all students, faculty, and staff. -Perform other duties which may be assigned by the Controller or Senior Vice President/CFO & Treasurer.

Hours of Employment: Monday -Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm (Incumbent may be asked to be flexible with their hours to meet the needs of the department and the University.)

Benefits: Wilmington University offers an excellent benefits package that includes Medical and Dental, Vision, Retirement Plan (403b), Dependent Care Assistance, Life & Disability Insurances and Education benefits.

Salary Range: Commensurate with experience