Mission and Commitment
Taylor's mission is to develop servant-leaders marked with a passion to
minister Christ's redemptive love, grace, and truth to a world in need.
As a community, Taylor faculty, staff, and students commit to living out
Christ's love and truth in the here and now. We worship together, serve one
another, and grow in faith as we learn in the classroom, on the field, at
chapel, and anywhere else we're doing Life Together.
The Accounting Analyst is responsible for all transactions, processes, and
reporting relating to Taylor University's investments (a portfolio of over
$180 million), this includes monitoring and forecasting cash and investment
levels. She/he will also support audit processes, and contribute to the daily
operations of the Business Office.
Duties and Responsibilities
This position is primarily responsible to:
Testify to personal experience of salvation in Jesus Christ, affirm belief
in the University's Statement of Faith, abide by and practice our Life
Together Covenant, and both personally agree with and support the
Foundational Documents of Taylor University.
Oversee daily processing, accounting, and reporting for University
investments; ensure accuracy, completeness, and compliance with
University, local, state, and federal requirements, and standard
accounting and audit procedures.
Analyze, reconcile, balance, and maintain accounting records.
Interpret and analyze investment performance and transactions to monitor
cash and investments; prepare cash forecasts for management review.
Coordinate the preparation of regularly scheduled reports and analyses.
Ensure the most effective and efficient use of University resources by
regularly engaging in process or system analysis and by assisting in the
updating of system-wide policies and procedures.
Assist with audit activities.
Other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business, or relevant field, or
equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Knowledge and expertise in accounting, including practical experience in
bookkeeping and/or cash management.
Skills and Competencies
Excellent customer service skills, with the ability to interact warmly and
professionally with colleagues and external partners.
Clear, direct, timely, and compassionate written and verbal communication
Competent in utilizing various computer software, including reporting
tools, database systems, and Microsoft Office suite; ability and
willingness to learn new software programs.
Aptitude with numbers, especially financial data.
Detail-oriented and able to identify errors in own work, self-correcting
Possesses good problem-solving and organization skills; self-directed and
self-motivated in job-related tasks.
Able to identify process and control gaps and weaknesses, and innovate
Self-directed and self-motivated in job-related tasks.
Adaptable and flexible to change tasks quickly; collaborative team player
who can also work independently.
Ability to work with sensitive information and maintain confidentiality.
No or very limited physical effort is required
Work is normally performed in a typical interior / office work environment.
No or very limited exposure to physical risk
This position is full-time, exempt, and located in Upland, Indiana.
Interested candidates should attach a cover letter, resume, and transcripts.
All materials will remain confidential. The University is keenly interested in
diversifying its staff and strongly encourages women and members of minority
groups to apply. Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and
continue until the position is filled. Taylor University complies with federal
and state guidelines for nondiscrimination in employment.
Please be prepared to answer the following questions when you apply for this
What is your personal faith journey/Christian testimony?
What are the most significant implications of your faith commitment to
your life today?
Please list other experiences and skills, which especially qualify you for
this position at Taylor University.
What do you perceive to be your personal gifts, strengths, capabilities
and limitations as they relate to the position for which you are applying?
Upland, Indiana, United States
Freimuth Adminstration Building