Supervisor, Accounting

Job ID 2018-103052
Institution Adtalem Global Education
Department Accounting
Employement Type Regular Full-Time
FLSA Status Exempt

Opportunity at a Glance

The primary purpose is the timely and accurate reporting of the Company's financial condition and results of operations in accordance with GAAP and with the organization's accounting policies and procedures and is responsible for monitoring the Company's compliance with SOX requirements as they relate to financial information and reporting. The position supports the Controller in the periodic audit conducted by Internal Audit and certification audit performed by the organization and outside accountants


- Preparation of periodic financial statements; investigation and reporting of variance analysis.

- Provide essential control functions (accounting and financial systems), including, but not limited to bank account reconciliations, general ledger account analyses, coordination of SOX compliance efforts including review of and updates to SOX matrices and managing user access to the Company's Lawson accounting software and cash management link to JPMorgan Chase.
- Coordination of the periodic audits performed by Adtalem's Internal Audit and certification audit by independent outside accountants. This includes the preparation, compilation and submission of all the required analyses and schedules, including explanation of significant changes between current and comparable prior period and discussion and resolution of any audit issues/concerns. Identify and highlight significant events that transpired during the audit period.
- Continuous review of staff assignments and work flows and processes within the department for maximum efficiency, productivity and staff development.
- Timely preparation of periodic personnel performance reviews and performance goals and developmental plans

Completes other duties as assigned.



- Bachelor of Science
- 5 years supervisory experience in financial reporting/general ledger area
- GAAP, Microsoft Excel/Word and experience with Lawson and Peachtree Accounting systems
- Conversant with GAAP, financial systems management
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong analytical skills, ability to multi-task, work under sustained pressure and deliver very high quality output, strong interpersonal skills

We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. Thank you for applying for this outstanding opportunity today.

Who We Are

The purpose of Adtalem Global Education is to empower students to achieve their goals, find success, and make inspiring contributions to our global community. Adtalem Global Education Inc. (NYSE: ATGE; member S&P MidCap 400 Index) is a leading global education provider and the parent organization of Adtalem Educacional do Brasil, American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, Becker Professional Education, Carrington College, Chamberlain University, DeVry University and its Keller Graduate School of Management, Ross University School of Medicine and Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. For more information, please visit


Adtalem Global Education
Full time
Chicago, IL 60601, US