Drew University is seeking a Senior Accountant in the Finance Department. This position reports to the Associate Controller and supports the accounting function of the Finance Department. Please see below for the key responsibilities:
Reconcile long term debt including accounting for bond proceeds and bond issuance costs
Reconcile and record all investment account activity including third party trusts and split interest agreements
Maintain the endowment module including recording new gifts, unitizing quarterly and recording the annual spending distribution
Analyze Revenues and expenses and prepare allocation entries
Responsible to support quarterly financial close and annual financial audit
Prepare financial statements for 403(b) audit
Prepare supporting schedules for Form 990
Other duties as assigned
5-7 years of accounting experience or a combination of experience and a degree in Accounting required
3-5 years of accounting in higher education preferred
To apply, submit the following materials to HR1118-6@Drew.edu. Please include your name in the subject. Please apply by January 31, 2019.
Contact information of 3 professional references
About Drew University:
Drew University, located on a beautiful, wooded,170-acre campus in Madison, New Jersey, includes the College of Liberal Arts, the Theological School and the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. It has a total enrollment of more than 2,100 students with 145 full-time faculty members. Over 35% of our undergraduate students are from underrepresented groups, and we were recently ranked 19th among baccalaureate institutions for the number of international students enrolled. The Theological and Caspersen Schools offer master’s and doctoral degrees, and the College confers bachelor’s degrees in 32 disciplines.
Drew is dedicated to exceptional faculty mentorship and hands-on learning that successfully prepares students for their futures. Students regularly connect with local communities, and because of our proximity to New York City, we are home to multiple New York Semester experiences for our undergraduate students: Wall Street, United Nations, Contemporary Art, Communications and Media, Social Entrepreneurship, and New York Theatre. The University also houses the Charles A. Dana Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti, the Center for Global Education, the Center for Civic Engagement, the Center on Religion, Culture & Conflict, and the United Methodist Archives and History Center. Drew also recently received a multi-year grant to transform teaching and learning in the humanities by incorporating emerging digital technologies, methods, and pedagogies.
To enrich education through diversity, Drew University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with Department of Homeland Security regulations, a successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States. These positions are subject to a background check.
Internal Number: HR1118-6
About Drew University
Drew University's highest priority is excellence in liberal education in a changing world environment. This priority guides the planning, implementing, and evaluating of the programs and activities of the University as well as the stewardship of its varied resources.