Senior Accountant at All Campus

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Senior Accountant

ABOUT US:

All Campus partners with leading, traditional institutions of higher education to expand online enrollment. We provide the up-front marketing investment, expertise, and service level required for success. Guided by our experience interacting with students from a wide variety of fields and backgrounds, we create a customized, specialized service offering to capture any audience. Our extensive list of clients includes the University of Southern California, the University of Arizona, the University of Florida, Purdue University, Boston University, DePaul University, Michigan State University, and many others.

At All Campus, the passion and talent our employees bring to work every day are at the core of our continued success as a company. We have just been named the #1 mid-size company to work for by Crain’s Chicago Business Best Places to Work (2021), in addition to being recognized as a one of the best workplaces in Chicago several years in a row (2018-2021 Crain’s, 2019-2021 Built In Chicago). We’ve achieved this honor by emphasizing diversity, excellence, integrity, appreciation, collaboration, creativity and camaraderie, as well as offering a very competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. All Campus is committed to fostering professional growth, as well as doing everything we can to keep employees happy, healthy, and passionate about the work we do. 
 
All Campus is looking for team players who are highly motivated to deliver exceptional results for one of the leading providers of online program management solutions for higher education. The ideal candidate is someone who enjoys coming up with new ideas, is comfortable communicating them to a variety of stakeholders and other managers, and who is excited by the prospect of working constantly to improve performance.

At All Campus, the passion and talent our employees bring to work every day are at the core of our continued success as a company. The company culture emphasizes diversity, excellence, integrity, appreciation, collaboration, creativity and camaraderie. We are committed to fostering your professional growth, as well as doing everything we can to keep you happy, healthy, and passionate about the work you do. Our competitive and comprehensive benefits package includes health coverage, retirement planning, and work-life balance benefits—in addition to plenty of perks like free food, lively parties, and Summer Friday hours.

SUMMARY:

All Campus is seeking a Senior Accountant to join our growing downtown Chicago team. The Senior Accountant will work closely with the Accounting Manager in a general accounting role supporting the month-end close as well as other strategic accounting and finance related analysis. The ideal candidate has 2 to 3 years’ experience in a corporate or public accounting environment. Proficiency in workpaper creation and Microsoft Excel required, QuickBooks experience a plus. Above all, attention-to-detail and demonstrated ability to deliver under strict deadlines are a must.

This is a high-visibility role, with company-wide perspective and influence. Candidates most likely to succeed in this role are outgoing, enjoy working as a team to solve problems and present a can-do attitude. The ideal candidate will demonstrate project ownership and initiative paired with a solid foundation of technical skill and accounting knowledge.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Accounting

  • Drive the month-end close process, including but not limited to:
    • Record payroll and related entries.
    • Work closely with the software development team to prepare and record capitalizable wages for the period.
    • Maintain fixed asset and prepaid subledgers reconciling to the general ledger.
    • Reconcile cash and other account balances as assigned.
    • Prepare indirect and direct Statements of Cashflows for monthly budget reporting.   
    • Identify and record month-end accruals.
    • Review the P&L monthly, reconciling material variances to budget and month-over-month.
    • Work closely with the Accounting Clerk, reviewing and approving entries to Accounts Payable and other areas as assigned.
    • Other monthly close tasks as assigned.
  • Assist with client billing:
    • Own assigned book of clients, working across departments to ensure proper and timely invoicing and collections.
    • Reconcile student reporting from university clients to accounting records, report on variances.
    • Take charge of Accounts Receivable, following up with clients on delinquent balances and prepare related reporting.
  • Assist with annual close reporting and annual audit.
  • Ad hoc projects as assigned.

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE an equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered.

  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree in accounting or equivalent required.
  • Minimum of two to three years of accounting work experience in a corporate or public accounting environment required.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel a must.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the Google suite of products (Google Calendar, Gmail, Google Drive).
  • QuickBooks experience preferred but not required.
  • Experience in accounting for OPM or “lead-based” revenues highly preferred but not required.
  • Must be able to communicate professionally via email, phone and in person with both employees and outside vendors.

All Campus is currently a remote work culture, we plan to return to the office in a flexible format, when it is safe to do so.

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Technology we use

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Location

At All Campus, we’re committed to building a culture where people love what they do, feel supported to do their best work, which is why we are now Office Optional. There are times when our best days are collaborating in an office, and there will be days when our best work will be completed at home.

An Insider's view of All Campus

What projects are you most excited about?

I love working on complex projects for big name universities. It’s an exciting challenge to find the best creative solutions, align with our clients’ brands, and create great experiences for prospective students even with that high level of complexity.

Stephen

Digital Designer

How does the company support your career growth?

The encouragement and support regarding career growth and professional development I have received here at All Campus are unmatched. Both myself and other colleagues have been promoted within their departments, as well as moved into other departments with encouragement and support from their managers. My co-workers are thriving in their new roles.

Joe

Talent and Diversity Manager

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

The idea is to create an environment where everyone contributes. For example, when we're stumped in a meeting, we all ask probing questions directly to each other. There’s often a silence when we don't immediately have an answer - but eventually raw ideas start to emerge. From there, we all work together on them to craft something new and valuable.

Joe

CEO

What makes someone successful on your team?

Successful team members are inquisitive and think about the 'whole' instead of just their part. They enthusiastically help with tasks large and small, collaborate with other teams and pursue continuous improvement in their roles - developing new ideas that help us become more efficient, remain innovative, and improve client and student outcomes.

Andrea

EVP of Marketing

What are All Campus Perks + Benefits

All Campus Benefits Overview

At All Campus, the passion and talent our employees bring to work every day are at the core of our continued success as a company. We are committed to fostering the professional growth of our employees, as well as doing everything we can to keep them happy, healthy, and passionate about the work they do. That’s why we offer a competitive and comprehensive benefits package that includes health coverage, retirement planning, work-life balance benefits, and much more.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
All Campus volunteers with local non-profits including Ronald McDonald House in2021. In addition AC has virtually supported Sarah's Circle, Little Friends, and Pat Mack's Pack.
Partners with Nonprofits
All Campus partners with non profits such as Greater Chicago Food Depository. In 2021 we also supported local community groups such as United for a Better Living and Brave Space Alliance.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
All Campus has a thriving AC Cares committee that is passionate about partnering our employees with opportunities to give back to the community.
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
All Campus is providing unconscious bias training for our employees with an expert in the field.
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
All Campus has four employee resource groups to provide mentorship and resource opportunities for our BIPOC, LGBTQIA, women, and neuro-diverse/disabled communities.
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
All Campus makes a significant effort to hire employees from diverse background through taking measures to widen the applicant pool for job openings to underrepresented populations.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
The Flexible Spending Account (FSA) allows employees to put aside up to $2,750 annually for medical expenses with pre-tax dollars.
Disability Insurance
All Campus provides employees with 100% company-paid disability coverage. The plan covers 60% of an employee's weekly salary if an employee is unable to work due to illness or disability.
Dental Benefits
All Campus provides affordable PPO dental plans through BCBS.
Vision Benefits
The EyeMed Vision program includes affordable copays and discounts on frames, lenses, contact lenses, and LASIK.
Health Insurance Benefits
All Campus offers three BCBS IL plans (PPO, HMO, HSA). Each plan covers annual in-network preventive care at 100%. All Campus also contributes up to $750 annually into a Health Savings Account (HSA).
Life Insurance
All Campus offers group-term life insurance standard to all employees with a $25,000 payout for the duration of employee at no cost.
Wellness Programs
All Campus provides free flu shots every year to both employees and family members, offers discounted gym memberships through Blue Cross 365, and offers virtual wellness programming.
Onsite Gym
The All Campus office building features a state-of-the-art fitness center that employees may join at a significant discount.
Mental Health Benefits
Mental health visits are covered under All Campus' insurance plans. In addition, All Campus provides mental wellness benefits through our Employee Assistance Program as well as through AccessElite.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
The All Campus 401(k) plan enables employees to set aside money for the future. A variety of investment options are available, and employees may contribute on a pre-tax basis or into a Roth 401k.
401(K) Matching
At this time, All Campus matches up to 3% of salary, with immediate vesting for matched contributions.
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
This year All Campus matched company initiatives to GCFD, UNCF, and My Block, My Hood, My City.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
All Campus offers 2 weeks of paid family leave as part of its FMLA benefits.
Flexible Work Schedule
Under flextime, employees may start and end the workday within 60 minutes of normal office hours.
Remote Work Program
With manager approval, employees are eligible for two telecommuting days per month after 90 days of service. After 1 year of service, additional telecommuting may be available based on team needs.
Family Medical Leave
All Campus offers up to 12 weeks of job-protected leave per year for any employee eligible under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). The first two weeks of FMLA are paid.
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
All regular, full-time employees may accrue up to 18 days of PTO per year. Employees may accrue additional PTO, depending on position and length of service.
Paid Volunteer Time
All Campus encourages our employees to become involved in their communities. Our Volunteer PTO policy allows up to 2 additional PTO days each year to participate in volunteer activities.
Paid Holidays
All Campus' generous holiday schedule is superior to many companies - we observe all the major holidays, including MLK Day, and we close the office for a few extra days around Christmas and July 4th.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
All Campus' business casual dress code includes jeans.
Commuter Benefits
All Campus offers pre-tax commuter benefits for all employees, as well as reimbursement for bike parking in our building.
Company Outings
Every year All Campus hosts its annual Summer Fun Fest and a year-end holiday party.
Stocked Kitchen
From bagels every Friday morning, to monthly lunches during company update meetings, All Campus is happy to provide snacks and occasional meals for our awesome employees.
Some Meals Provided
All Campus provides a monthly catered lunch for its employees and breakfast bagels every Friday.
Happy Hours
All Campus provides occasional paid happy hours at local bars.
Fitness Subsidies
The All Campus office building features a state-of-the-art fitness center that employees may join at a significant discount.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Providing professional development to our employees is vital to our success. Employees enrolled in courses to increase their skills may be reimbursed up to $1,000 annually for expenses.
Tuition Reimbursement
Employees may use their annual professional development credit to pay for tuition expenses.
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
All Campus provides opportunities during working hours for employees to enhance their skills (i.e., Excel, Professional Speaking), through sponsored classes or clubs such as Toastmasters.
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications
Employees can use their professional development credit to earn and maintain industry certifications (PMP, SHRM, etc).

Additional Perks + Benefits

All Campus is committed to fostering professional growth, as well as doing everything we can to keep our employees happy, healthy, and passionate about the work they do. Our competitive and comprehensive benefits package includes health coverage, retirement planning, and work-life balance benefits—in addition to plenty of extra perks like free food, lively parties, and Summer Friday hours.

We also believe that investments in our employees’ careers are investments in our future as an organization. We are proud to offer substantial discounts and reimbursements to help our employees develop their professional skills.

In 2020, it was important to us to offer our employees as much flexibility as we can. We adjusted our PTO policy to allow for all employees to take time off in shorter increments, allowing them more wiggle room during the day to support their child's virtual learning environment. In addition to encouraging employees to take time off to be with their families, we recently partnered with a third-party wellness company to provide employees access to daily live and on-demand wellness and health classes as well as the opportunity to book same-day telehealth appointments.

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