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Accounting Manager, Finance

Accounting Manager, Finance

Job Description

Hondros College is  seeking an Accounting Manager, Finance for the West Chester Campus!


The Accounting Manager, Finance is responsible for managing the Month-End/Quarter-End/Year-End close process; including the distribution of the financial packet.  Additionally, the Accounting Manager, Finance is responsible for supporting the CFO with annual budgets and financial forecasting. 


Major Responsibility Areas:      

Closing Process


  • Manages the month-end/quarter-end/year-end close processes.
  • Responsible for sales and receipts reconciliation and posting to the general ledger.
  • Responsible for reviewing monthly journal entries.
  • Responsible for monthly bank reconciliation for Operating Account.
  • Researches, analyzes and reports variances to budget.
  • Preparation of the final monthly financial package.
  • Update monthly fixed assets software.


Budget and Forecasting



  • Assists with the completion of the Annual Budget.
  • Assists with financial forecasting as needed throughout the year.





  • Assists with Sarbanes Oxley compliance requirements.
  • Assists with the financial compliance audits.
  • Interacts with internal and external auditors.
  • Various regulatory annual financial reporting requirements including FISAP, State Board, Ohio Board of Regents, ACICS, IPEDS and Department of Education.




  • Executes campus-based funds process
  • Monthly reconciliation of campus-based funds.
  • Partner with Financial Aid to monitor and ensure compliance of allotted financial aid award.
  • Complete FISAP for campus-based funds.
  • Interacts with American Public University System (APUS) staff at all levels as required.
  • Completes special projects as assigned.
  • Regularly communicates with CFO on status of projects.
  • Provides suggestions for process improvements and issues resolution.
  • Assists other associates in the Finance department as needed.
  • Responsible for creating and maintaining Accounting Policies and Procedures.
  • Some weekend and extended hours may be required.

Job Requirements

The following job requirements represent minimum levels of education, experience and competencies/abilities needed to perform this job successfully:




BA/BS degree in Accounting/Finance or related field or equivalent education and experience.




  • Experience working in an Accounting/Finance Department in a management position.
  • Experience working for a public company
  • A thorough understanding of SOX compliance
  • Experience with Windows based applications, specifically Microsoft Excel.




  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Organization and time management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Strong attention to details


Physical and Mental Requirements:


Physical Requirements:


This job requires normal physical mobility, including the ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear. Normal hand-eye coordination; arm, hand and finger dexterity, including the ability to grasp and lift up to 40 pounds, is also required.


Mental Requirements:


This job requires the ability to read, recall, write and understand information. This job also requires the ability to work under moderate pressure and to manage multiple tasks concurrently.




This job is normally performed in a clean, well-lighted, heated and cooled office area/classroom.


Travel Requirement:


Intermittent Travel - 25%

We Offer:

  • A great benefits package including Medical, Dental & Vision
  • Company Paid & Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Company paid holidays
  • Company paid Education
  • Retirement Savings Plan (401k with Employer Match)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)


Company Overview

Hondros College is a respected institution, educating nurses at four Ohio campuses in Fairborn, Independence, West Chester, and Westerville, where students can earn a Practical Nursing Diploma and an Associate Degree in Nursing. Additionally, registered nurses in Ohio and other states can earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree through the online RN-BSN completion program. Hondros College is dedicated to its mission, as well as the students, partners, and communities in which they serve.

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Accounting, Finance
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Education - Teaching - Administration
Required Travel Not Specified
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Accounting Manager, Finance

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