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Accountant II

Western Illinois University
Illinois, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Sep 22, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Accounting & Finance
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Full Time
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Accountant II

  • Work Department: Accounting Office
  • Class Title/Code: Accountant II (0011)
  • Effective Date: Sep 20, 2021
  • Responsibilities:

    • prepares annual financial schedules for state appropriated funds and local resources (Statement of Net Assets; Statement of Revenues, Expenses, and Changes in Net Assets; Statement of Cash Flows).
    • prepares and reconciles complex accounting reports or supervises the preparation and reconciliation of complex accounting reports.
    • examines a variety of accounting documents to verify conformance to pertinent policies, procedures, and accounting standards.
    • prepares reports and statements requiring interpretation and analysis of accounting records.
    • prepares budgets.
    • maintains and monitors contractual billing and payment recording.
    • collaborates with unit fiscal officers, deans, directors, and other responsible administrators in development, evaluation, implementation, and operation of automated or manual accounting systems.
    • assembles, organizes, prepares, analyzes, and reports administrative data.
    • supervises lower level staff as required.
    • performs work related to the lower level in this series.
    • performs other related duties as assigned.

  • Required Qualifications:
  • Any one or any combination of the following, totaling three (3) years (36 months), from the categories below:
  • Work experience and/or on the job training in Accounting or a closely related field
  • College course work and/or training in Accounting or a closely related field including 12 semester hours in accounting
    • Associate Degree (60 semester hours) equals 18 months
    • 90-semester hours equals two (2) years (24 months)
    • Bachelor's Degree or higher (120 semester hours) equals three (3) years (36 months)
  • A total of two (2) years (24 months) of experience in professional level accounting work consistent with the next lower level of this series.

  • An advanced degree in accountancy or registration as a Certified Public Accountant may be substituted for one year of professional experience.
  • Application Deadline: Oct 4, 2021

  • Employment - Information & Instructions
    Complete an Employment Application online. Submit supplemental application materials, including copies of official academic transcripts and a current resume, via email to

    All application materials, including completed application, transcripts, and resume, are due in the WIU Human Resources Office no later than 4:30 p.m. the day of the application deadline.

    Western Illinois University is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity employer with a strong commitment to diversity and a non-discrimination policy that includes sex, race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

    For questions regarding the application process, please contact:

    Human Resources Office
    Sherman Hall 105
    1 University Circle
    Macomb, IL 61455

    Phone: (309) 298-1971 ext. 1
    Fax: (309) 298-2300


    Open: Monday - Friday; 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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