• Supervisor, Accounting

    Location US-IL-Chicago
    Job ID
    2018-103052
    Institution
    Adtalem Global Education
    Department
    Accounting
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    FLSA Status
    Exempt
  • Opportunity at a Glance

    Adtalem Global Education seeks an energetic problem solver and leader for a Supervisor, Accounting position 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.

    Responsibilities

     

    - 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.

     

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    Qualifications

     

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

     



    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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