The Senior Accountant performs general accounting services to
enter financial transactions into the general ledger system to
permit the accurate and timely creation of monthly budget analysis
and financial statements.
- Reconcile various accounts.
- Monthly Journal entries.
- Preparation of financial statements.
- Preparation of audit and Form 990 schedules.
- Prepare special request financial reports.
- Prepare Federal cash draws.
- Administer electronic wire transfers and ACH payments.
- Assist faculty, staff, and students with various requests.
- Other accounting tasks as needed.
- Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field.
- 7+ years of related accounting experience.
- Excellent oral and written communications.
- Excellent attention to detail.
- Workday experience preferred, but not required.
- Proficient in Microsoft Word, Power Point, and Excel.
- Prepare financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and
summarizing account information and trends.
- Prepare and enter journal entries in Workday for month-end
- Prepare and post monthly journal entries related to banking
activity, revenue recognition, unrestricted operating, temporary
restricted operating, and federal restricted, agency, and plant
- Reconcile various operating accounts on a monthly basis: assist
with cash and capital expenses, athletic restricted accounts,
student governement accounts, investments, and gift accounts.
- Assist with the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual
- Preparation of monthly sales tax return and assist with Form
- Assistance with preparation of year-end financial audit,
pension audit, single audit, government, and all other audits.
- Prepare Federal cash draws for Title IV Programs (PELL, FSEOG,
Direct Loan, Federal Work Study, TEACH, and Alternative
- Adminsiter electronic bond interest payments, international
wire transfers for J Term and study abroad programs, supplemental
and institutional TIAA retirement contributions, 457 (b) and 457
(f) retirement plan contributions, and additions to the Vanguard
Endowment Fund and BMO annuity funds.
- Provide backup assistance to other accounting functions, as
- Maintain historical accounting and finance records by
- Assist with specifal projects, as needed.
Founded in 1847, Carthage College combines an environment of
reflection and self-discovery with a culture of high expectation,
so that our students uncover and ignite their true potential. As a
four-year private liberal arts college with roots in the Lutheran
tradition, we place a strong emphasis on both moral and
intellectual values. Our prime location in Kenosha, Wisconsin,
midway between Chicago and Milwaukee, allows students the
opportunity to learn in a professional context. Our beautiful
campus, an 80-acre arboretum on the shore of Lake Michigan is home
to 150 scholars, 2,600 full-time students, and 400 part-time
students. Our rich academic experience equips students with
foundational knowledge and skills, preparing graduates to be
lifelong learners and to lead meaningful, productive lives.
Carthage College is an equal opportunity employer (EOE)
dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse community.
We welcome applications from a broad spectrum of people, including
members of ethnic minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with
disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration
for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex,
gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation,
national origin, protected veteran status or status as an
individual with a disability.