• Senior Accountant

    Location US-IL-Chicago
    Job ID
    Adtalem Global Education
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    FLSA Status
  • Opportunity at a Glance

    Adtalem Global Education seeks a Senior Accountant to join our dedicated team with the important responsibility of reporting costs, productivity, margins and expenditures by performing complex accounting activities and financial analyses. This position is an ideal fit for the passionate accounting professional looking to build  a successful career with our global, publicly-traded leader in the dynamic world of higher education.



    • Prepares monthly revenue and receivable journal entries, including data entry and review.
    • Performs detailed monthly reviews and account analysis of all related revenue and receivable accounts to ensure accuracy and completeness.
    • Prepares monthly and quarterly reports to management.
    • Makes recommendations and suggestions for improvements and efficiencies related to the preparation of monthly revenue and receivable journal entries.
    • Responsible for the reconciliation, analysis and problem solving for some of the more complicated processes and accounts in the department.
    • Assists in the preparation of the monthly financial statements and various SEC filings.
    • Assists with the accounting and reporting integration of new businesses.
    • Works on special projects and handles other tasks as assigned.
    • Manages policies to ensure accounting for all aspects within accounting and reporting comply with GAAP and SOX and ensure all policies are reviewed and updated.
    • Adheres to internal control/compliance policy procedures and has high consciousness/awareness about the Code of Ethics.
    • Completes other duties as assigned.



    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Below are the minimum requirements of the education, experience, knowledge, and skills required to competently perform in this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, MBA or graduate degree or CPA required. 
    • Must have a minimum of four or more years experience in public accounting and with a large firm. 
    • Experience with SEC clients a plus. 
    • Must be a team player with the ability to analyze and assess processes. 
    • Strong analytical, organizational, problem solving and communication skills required. 
    • Must have the ability to facilitate teamwork and cooperation at all levels within the organization and be able to work with limited supervision. 
    • Excellent PC skills are needed with proficiency in Microsoft Office products.



    We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. Thank you for applying for this outstanding opportunity today.

    Who We Are

    The purpose of Adtalem Global Education is to empower students to achieve their goals, find success, and make inspiring contributions to our global community. Adtalem Global Education Inc. (NYSE: ATGE; member S&P MidCap 400 Index) is a leading global education provider and the parent organization of Adtalem Educacional do Brasil, American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, Becker Professional Education, Carrington College, Chamberlain University, DeVry University and its Keller Graduate School of Management, Ross University School of Medicine and Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. For more information, please visit adtalem.com.


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