Reports To: Assistant Vice President, Fiscal Affairs
Positions Supervised: N/A
The staff accountant is responsible for accounting and related auditing duties. This position performs central accounting activities related to the following functions: accounts payable, accounts receivable, cash collections, travel, student accounts, grant/contract accounts, foundation accounts and general accounting.
Performs moderately complex accounting tasks to support the major accounting activities and functions of the university
Utilizes Workday to generate reports, make journal entries, reconcile accounts and analyze accounting transactions
Makes corrections and adjustments to balance the accounts and the general ledger in preparation for quarterly and year-end reporting
Monitors investments and liquidation of assets
Required Qualifications – An equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered (additional requirements may be designated by position).
Bachelor’s degree in accounting or a related field required
Minimum of 2 years’ relevant professional experience preferred
Master’s degree preferred
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities – May be representative, but not all inclusive, of the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform this job competently.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures
Excellent analytical skills for creating and assessing financial aid packages and calculations
Highly organized with the ability to multitask
Strong professional integrity and strict confidentiality
Knowledge of general office software, particularly Microsoft Office Suite and other financial aid proprietary applications
Additional Salary Information: - Benefits -
o Tuition Reimbursement
o Member of the CIC & TE tuition programs
o Medical Insurance through United Health Care
o Direct Path
o Voluntary Vision
o Voluntary Dental
o Flexible Spending Account
o Wellness Program through Lindenwell
o Discounts on Club Fitness and Planet Fitness memberships
o Discount at AT&T
o 25% discount off purchases at any Pedestal dining location on the St. Charles and Belleville campuses during fall and spring semesters
o Two free tickets to student productions at the J. Scheidegger Center
Lindenwood University, often referred to as Lindenwood or LU, is a private, coeducational, liberal arts university located in St. Charles, Missouri. Founded in 1827 by George Sibley and Mary Easton Sibley, it is the second oldest higher-education institution west of the Mississippi River and since 1990 the fastest growing university in the Midwest. The University offers more than 120 undergraduate and graduate degree programs to more than 16,000 students a year through values-centered programs that lead to development of the whole person. Lindenwood is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.