Campus: Chicago or Evanston *NU Financials experience is strongly preffered by not required
Northwestern University is seeking potential Temporary Accounting Specialists for future roles for the Chicago and Evanston campuses.
Temporary Job Description:
The temporary Accounting Coordinator provides day-to-day financial & accounting support using an advanced knowledge of applicable skills, methods & practices & some innovation, analysis, & reasoning to choose appropriate alternatives from among pre-defined policies & procedures to complete work that includes successive steps & involves some non-routine problems &/or decisions.
Applies industry and professional standards, university policy and procedure, federal and state laws and other regulations.
Provides administrative &/or clerical support.
Areas of responsibility mayb include accounts payable, accounts receivable, additional/special pay, bank deposits, expense reimbursement, journal, petty cash, purchase orders, reconciliation, transfer charges, and wire transfers.
A bachelor's degree or the equivalent combination of education, training and experience
Minimum of 2 years of accounting related experience
High level of organizational skills and attention to detail
Diligent and can work independently
Experience working with confidential information
Flexibility, adaptability in a fast paced environment.
MS Office suite 2013 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
Internal Number: 36035
About Northwestern University
Northwestern University is a major private research university with 12 academic divisions located on three campuses in Evanston, Chicago, and Education City in Doha, Qatar. We have approximately 2,500 full-time faculty members, 17,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and over 5,700 full and part-time staff. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth.