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Job Summary

Responsible for general accounting duties and projects, including grant accounting



Accounting Responsibilities

  • Prepare and record monthly journal entries in an accurate and timely manner with appropriate supporting documentation
  • Maintain and balance subsidiary accounts by verifying, allocating, posting and reconciling transactions and resolving discrepancies, ensuring accuracy and completeness of financial data
  • Monthly reconciliations include Student Accounts Receivable, Security Deposits, Campus Store transactions and inventory, and other accounts as assigned
  • Reconcile all bank account balances with monthly bank statements and prepare journal entries as needed
  • Support internal team in month-end and year-end close process
  • Assist in preparing deliverables for auditors during interim and year-end audit
  • Record and reconcile Perkins transactions: collection agencies, bank, due to/due from accounts
  • Responsible for all Perkins reporting requirements for FAFSA & for financial audit
  • Liaison for all student club accounting
  • Other duties as assigned

Grant Accounting

  • Timely and accurate recording of research grant transactions and draw down of grant funds
  • Calculation of fringe benefit rate, indirect cost rate and payroll allocations
  • Prepare grant account reconciliations and variance analysis
  • Responsible for quarterly and annual grant reporting requirements, including grant budgets



  • Bachelors’ degree in Business Administration with Accounting major
  • Minimum of 3 years of financial accounting experience
  • Experience with general ledger functions and month-end/year end close procedures
  • Knowledge of major accounting software packages for general ledger accounting
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Excel, including lookups and pivot tables


  • Experience in not-for-profit and/or higher education environment
  • Experience with Microsoft GP Dynamics

To apply, please forward your resume to: Email: [email protected]

Fax: 630-889-6570 Attn: HR

NUHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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