To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field, Master’s preferred. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) License required. Ten or more years of progressively responsible accounting and auditing experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience may be acceptable to the hiring authority. Experience with public entities and Boards. Experience in public higher education or auditing preferred. Knowledge of accounting principles (GAAP), auditing standards (GAAS), governmental accounting standards (GASB) and governmental accounting systems. Ability to understand and apply state laws, regulations and federal compliance requirements.
Salary and Benefits
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Comprehensive benefits package including health, dental and vision benefits, vacation days, and participation in the State Universities Retirement System. Applicants are expected to respond based on the entire job description.
This position requires a background check.
In order to be considered for employment by Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU) you must submit the following and send all documents within one PDF/Word document to firstname.lastname@example.org
In addition to the links provided above for the Employment Application (fillable), Affirmative Action Form and Statement of Annuitant Status, you can also obtain these forms at the NEIU Office of Human Resources, Bernard Office Building (B0B), 5555 N. Bernard Street, Chicago, IL 60625, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.
Northeastern Illinois University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer and invites applications from Women, Minorities, Veterans and Persons with Disabilities, as well as other qualified individuals.