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Accounting Services Functional Areas

Accounting Services is organized into the following functional areas:

Agency, Fraternity and Sorority Funds

responsible for managing administration and reporting for agency funds.

Matthew Myjak, Manager for Plant, Debt and Fiduciary Accounting, 847.491.4723
Veronica Hudgins, Program Assistant, 847.491.4727

Bank reconciliation

compares bank records to accounting records to ensure cash activity is appropriately recorded; works closely with Treasury.

Kim Miller, Senior Accountant for Banks and Reconcilations, 847.491.4725
Regi George, Manager for Bank and Balance Sheet Accounting, 847.467.1359
Maria Quintana, Manager for Investment Assets, 847.491.4728

Payroll account reconciliation and reporting

reconcile payroll accounts and prepare quarterly filings.

Kim Miller, Senior Accountant for Banks and Reconcilations, 847.491.4725

Chartfield Maintenance

reviews, analyzes, and makes decision on additions or changes to the chart and trees in NUFinancials; works closely with Financial Operations -IT who process the chartfield changes.

Roberto De Rose, Assistant Director, 847.467.2764
Regi George, Manager for Bank & Balance Sheet Accounting, 847.467.1359

Endowment and Gifts

manages accounting for all endowments, annuity & life income funds and merged investment pools; reconciles daily gift interface from AIMS system.

Jennifer Wander, Manager Endowment & Gift Accounting, 847.491.4726
Liz Hudson, General Accountant, 847.467.3824

Financial statements

prepares annual financial statements and supporting workpapers for audit; ensures compliance with accounting guidelines.

Nancy Pinchar, Assistant Controller/Director Accounting Services, 847.491.4724
Roberto De Rose, Assistant Director, 847.467.2764

 Fundriver Reports

responsible for Fundriver transaction processing, system maintenance, training and gift reporting;

Jennifer Wander, Manager Endowment & Gift Accounting, 847.491.4726
Dave Ackermann, Technical Support Lead, 847.491.3608

Investments

manages investment asset accounting, bank reconciliation, and pool pricing.

Maria Quintana, Manager for Investment Assets, 847.491.4728
Steve Eitzenhoefer, Accounting Specialist, 847.491.5409

Plant, Debt, and Equipment

responsible for accounting, analysis, and financial reporting of property and plant funds, external and internal debt transactions, capital equipment records and physical inventory.

Matthew Myjak, Manager for Plant, Debt and Fiduciary Accounting, 847.491.4723
Michael Youakim, Property Accountant, 847.467.2737
Veronica Hudgins, Program Assistant, 847.491.4727

Procurement card program

issue procurement bankcards, train cardholders, provide customer service and helpline support, prepare chargeback files; conduct audits and reviews of cardholder documents for appropriateness of expense and approvals. 

Mary Hallissey, Manager of Procurement Card Program, 847.491.5340
Aaron Whetstone, Procurement Card Accountant, 847.467.0749
Jamal Davis, User Services Representative 2, 847.467.5316

Reconciliations and reporting

monitor all general ledger accounts and funds, perform  reconciliations of accounts, perform complex financial account analysis and transaction research; complete surveys and ad hoc report requests.

Regi George, Manager for Bank & Balance Sheet Accounting, 847.467.1359

Tax compliance and reporting

prepare IRS annual information return Form 990; oversight for sales tax filings by units, consultant for other tax issues in conjunction with Legal Counsel.

Pavanti Prasad Rugg, Assistant General Counsel and Tax Compliance & Planning Officer, 847.467.1661
Nancy Pinchar, Assistant Controller/Director Accounting Services, 847.491.4724
Veronica Hudgins, Program Assistant, 847.491.4727
  

Tax Forms

1099-misc information and issuance; W-9 forms (NU as vendor); requests for copies of 501(c)(3) IRS tax determination letter.

Veronica Hudgins, Program Assistant, 847.491.4727
Kim Miller, Senior Accountant, 847.491.4725

Transaction Support Team

vendor processing; post and delete journals, support portal transaction processing, clear suspense, distribute select NUFinancials reports, manage petty cash funds.

Elizabeth Gladic, Transaction Processing Supervisor, 847.491.5338
Margaret Howard, Accounting Data Assistant, 847.467.2975
Polina Khait, Accounting Data Assistant, 847.491.3870
Yvonne Tyler, Accounting Data Assistant, 847.467.2978
Ida Zreiqat, Accounting Services Specialist, 847.491.4702

Upload processing and IT support

Journal spreadsheet upload processing and support; department IT support.

Dave Ackermann, Technical Support Lead, 847.491.3608
Jamal Davis, User Services Representative 2, 847.467.5316