Accounting Services

Responsibilities

Ensure financial data is appropriately gathered and recorded:

  • Responsible for chart of accounts, ChartField values, and reporting integrity
  • Responsible for monitoring, approving, and posting financial transactions to appropriate accounting periods
  • Reconciles general ledger and account balances
  • Provides operational support to community of financial system users

Report financial data:

  • Prepares annual financial statement schedules and works with external auditors
  • Collaborates on financial accounting issues and projects with other units on accounting issues; consults with other areas on changes in processing, requirements, and reporting 

Recommend accounting policy for the University:

  • Serves as a policy and procedure resource for the university community; interprets University policy and procedure
  • Applies industry and professional standards
  • Ensures compliance with federal or state laws, and other regulations

Please see our Accounting Services by Functional Area section for more information.
 

Contacts

Roberto De Rose
Director, Accounting Services
619 Clark Street
Evanston, IL 60208
r-derose@northwestern.edu
847.467.2764

Jennifer Wander
Manager, Accounting Services
619 Clark Street
Evanston, IL 60208
j-helms@northwestern.edu  
847.491.4726

Reginold (Regi) George
Manager, Accounting Services
619 Clark Street
Evanston, IL 60208
r-george@northwestern.edu  
847.467.1359