• Accountant

    Location US-IL-Chicago
    Job ID
    2018-104110
    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 an Accountant position within our fast growing Professional Education division supporting ACAMS (Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists). 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.

    Responsibilities

    • Perform detailed monthly reviews and account analysis of assigned revenue, expense and balance sheet accounts to ensure accuracy and completeness.
    • Assist in the preparation of monthly and quarterly reports to management.
    • Analyze and problem solve for assigned processes and accounts and communicate results.
    • Assist with the accounting and reporting integration of new businesses.
    • Apply policies to ensure all assigned processes within accounting and reporting comply with GAAP and SOX.
    • Adhere to internal control/compliance policy procedures and has high consciousness/awareness of the Code of Ethics.
    • Work on special projects and handle other tasks as assigned.

    Qualifications

    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 perform competently in this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, CPA or progress towards CPA desired. 
    • Must have a minimum of two years public accounting or commensurate experience. 
    • Demonstration of leadership in professional or academic background.
    • Working knowledge of U.S. GAAP.
    • Experience with publicly listed 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. 

    Excellent computer and data skills are necessary with proficiency in Microsoft Office products and experience with ERP financial systems.

     

     

    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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