• Supervisor, Accounting

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

    Adtalem Global Education seeks an energetic problem solver and leader for a Supervisor of Accounting within our fast growing organization. This position is an ideal fit for the passionate accounting professional looking to build a successful career with our global, publicly traded company within the dynamic world of higher education.


    The primary purpose is to provide timely and accurate reporting of the company’s financial condition and results of operations in accordance with GAAP and with the organization's accounting policies and procedures. This individual is also responsible for monitoring the company’s compliance with SOX requirements as they relate to financial information and reporting.


    The position supports the Controller in the periodic audit conducted by internal audit and certification audit performed by the organization and outside accountants.


    • Preparation of periodic financial statements; investigation and reporting of variance analysis.
    • Provide essential control functions (accounting and financial systems), including, but not limited to bank account reconciliations, general ledger account analyses, coordination of SOX compliance efforts including review of and updates to SOX matrices and managing user access to the Company’s Lawson accounting software and cash management link to JPMorgan Chase.
    • Coordination of the periodic audits performed by Adtalem’s Internal Audit and certification audit by independent outside accountants. This includes the preparation, compilation and submission of all the required analyses and schedules, including explanation of significant changes between current and comparable prior period and discussion and resolution of any audit issues/concerns.
    • Identify and highlight significant events that transpired during the audit period.
    • Continuous review of staff assignments and work flows and processes within the department for maximum efficiency, productivity and staff development.
    • Timely preparation of periodic personnel performance reviews and performance goals and developmental plans.
    • Completes other duties as assigned.





    • Bachelor of Science degree required.
    • Minimum of 5 years supervisory experience in financial reporting/general ledger area.
    • Experience with GAAP and Microsoft Excel and Word.
    • Conversant with GAAP and financial systems management.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong analytical skills, ability to multi-task, work under sustained pressure, strong interpersonal skills, and deliver very high quality output.


    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, Chamberlain University, Ross University School of Medicine and Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. For more information, please visit adtalem.com.


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