Loyola University Maryland has an opening for an Accountant within the Controller's Office.
The Accountant will provide timely, accurate and efficient processing of the daily financial accounting operations of the University, including preparing journal entries, reconciling accounts for monthly general ledger close and identifying and implementing recommendations to elevate level of services provided to internal and external customers to improve operating efficiency and effectiveness.
Essential Functions: Run daily bank reports and record daily cash activity to the general ledger. Report transactions related to student receivables, grants and advancement activity to each department on a daily basis. Ensure that proper support for transactions is received and that journal entries are correctly coded for accounting purposes. Process expense transfers, budget transfers and expense allocations through journal entries and uploads. Ensure that expenses are properly classified in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
Reconcile specific general ledger accounts; prepare monthly reconciliations and rollforwards. Process general ledger entries for reconciling items. Actively participate in the month-end close process. Review and verify the accuracy of journal entries and accounting classifications assigned to various records. Review expenses for capitalization under the University's fixed asset policy.
Bachelor's degree and 3 to 5 years of related experience required.
For more information and to apply online please visit: https://careers.loyola.edu/
Successful candidates for any staff, faculty, or administrative position at Loyola University Maryland will be subject to a pre-employment background check. Loyola University Maryland requires that all faculty, staff, and administrators receive COVID-19 vaccination unless exempted for medical or religious reasons in accordance with University policy.
Loyola University Maryland is a Jesuit, Catholic university committed to the educational and spiritual traditions of the Society of Jesus and to the ideals of liberal education and the development of the whole person. Accordingly, Loyola inspires students to learn, lead, and serve in a diverse and changing world. Loyola’s beautiful, historic Evergreen campus is located in Baltimore, and its graduate centers are in Timonium and Columbia. Loyola enrolls 4,000 undergraduate and 2,000 graduate students across the Sellinger School of Business and Management, the School of Education, and Loyola College of Arts and Sciences. Founded in 1852, Loyola is one of 28 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States and the first to bear the name of Saint Ignatius Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus.