Accounting Associate

Wartburg College - Waverly, IA4.4

Full-timeEstimated: $33,000 - $45,000 a year
1) Prepare the creation of the annual charge and refund tables as well as the
generation of the charges to student account, monthly billings and the financial aid
transaction groups posted to the student accounts. (25%)

2) Coordination of student account charges/adjustments with other departments (i.e. Res
Life, Dining Services, Financial Aid, Registrar’s Office, and faculty/staff). (15%)
3) Prepare tax return for review by the auditors. (10%)
4) Review reconciliations of various general ledger accounts and perform bank reconciliations

for selected bank accounts to provide appropriate controls. (10%)

5) Prepare various government reports such as quarterly payroll report 941, 1042, 1099, 1098-T,
state unemployment forms, student W-2’s, etc. (10%)

6) Prepare work papers and assist with the compilation of financial statements for the annual
audit. (6%)

7) Maintain miscellaneous compliance requirements, e.g. unclaimed property, etc. (5%)
8) Process Financial Aid groups for private, state and federal loans. (5%)
9) Support Jenzabar and other database systems related to database management
functions (i.e. Jenzabar Power-user) and create, run, and review reports from the
databases to be used internally and externally. (5%)

10) Access administrative systems for both the Business Office and Financial Aid Office to assist
students, parents, faculty, and staff, respond to their questions, provide guidance, explain
account information and process their transactions request in a timely and accurate manner.
11) Reporting of Davis scholar student account activity. (3%)
12) Perform other related tasks as assigned. (2%)

Employee is responsible for determining own work assignments referring to policies and
general objectives for guidance. Employee confers with supervisor regarding unusual

Minimum Qualifications:
B.A. in accounting, business, related area or an A.A. and working on a B.A., plus three years
effective experience. Requires extensive computer knowledge in Microsoft Office environment;
strong Excel skills; accounting knowledge and strong commitment to customer service.

Application Procedure:
Send letter of interest, including a statement regarding qualities you offer within the context of

the Wartburg College mission, résumé, and contact information for three references

electronically to: See for further information about the

college. Screening begins immediately and continues until position is filled.