Services by Function

Accounting Services performs the central accounting functions and provides the following services or the University:

Accounting Services, General

Agency, Fraternity, and Sorority Funds

Responsible for managing administration and reporting for agency funds.

Bank and General Ledger Reconciliation

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

ChartField Maintenance

Reviews, analyzes, and makes decisions on additions or changes to the chart and trees in NUFinancials; works closely with Financial Operations IT who process the ChartField changes.

Endowment and Gifts

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

Financial statements

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

Fundriver Reports

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

Investments

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

Journal Support

Journal support for general questions or consultation related to journal entry methods, source or types of journals and journal rules.

  • Ida Zreiqat, Accounting Services Specialist, 847.491.4702
  • Regi George, Manager Accounting Services, 847.467.1359

Petty Cash

Responsible for managing petty cash funds. See our Cash Handling Policy for more information.

  • Ida Zreiqat, Accounting Services Specialist, 847.491.4702
  • Regi George, Manager Accounting Services, 847.467.1359

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.

Tax Compliance and Reporting

For tax guidance, please see Tax and Regulatory Services
  

Tax Forms

For tax forms, please see Tax and Regulatory Services. For IRS Determination Letter and Public Disclosure of Forms 990 and Forms 990-T, please see Tax and Regulatory Services.

Unclaimed Property

For unclaimed property administration, please see Tax and Regulatory Services. 

Upload Processing and IT Support

Journal spreadsheet upload processing and support; department IT support.