Accounting Manager

POSTED: February 25, 2021
BUSINESS: Purdue Research Foundation
START DATE: Immediate Availability

Essential Functions

  • Oversee all Accounts Receivable and cash receipt functions.   
  • Oversee all Accounts Payable and payment functions.
  • Prepare and analyze monthly financial statements for for-profit McClure; gather data for annual tax return.
  • Oversee all payroll processes and procedures. 
  • Supervise staff accountant and AP/AR/CR staff.      

Additional Responsibilities

Purdue Research Foundation

  • Prepare miscellaneous journal entries.
  • Review and post all Accounts Receivable, cash receipt batches, and Accounts Payable.
  • Calculate and post interest on Notes Receivable accounts.
  • Assist with annual budgeting.
  • Review assigned general ledger accounts on monthly basis and make corrections, as necessary.
  • Assist with annual audit.
  • Serve as back up for check writing for all entities.

McClure Development and McClure Services

  • Calculate interest on monthly and quarterly basis for various loans.
  • Prepare journal entries.
  • Reviews bank statement reconciliation.
  • Review and post all Accounts Receivable, cash receipt batches, and Accounts Payable.
  • Record activity from K1’s and monthly financial statements for partnerships.
  • Assist with budgeting.
  • Assist with annual audit.
  • Generate and analyze monthly financials.


  • Oversees bi-weekly payroll processing.
  • Provide backup payroll functions; supervise payroll staff.
  • Quarterly tax filings.
  • Annual W-2s.
  • Manage payroll processing and procedures; assist with various payroll tasks.

Other duties as assigned.

 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of payroll tax, tax, financial reporting and debt management.          
  • High level skills with MS Excel required.
  • Skills with MS Office.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle frequent interruptions, prioritize tasks and give close attention to details while meeting deadlines with accurate results.
  • Must make sound judgments and be comfortable and professional interacting with a diverse group of individuals both internal and external to the Foundation.
  • Regular and reliable attendance are requirements of this position.


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance required. 
  • CPA preferred.
  • Five or more years of progressively responsible experience in accounting.

If you are interested in applying, please click here to begin the process: application deadline is Friday, March 19, 2021.

A criminal conviction check and negative controlled substance test are required for employment in this position. 

Purdue Research Foundation is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. PRF views, evaluates, and treats all persons in all Foundation-related activities solely as individuals on the basis of their own personal abilities, qualifications, and other relevant characteristics.  All qualified applicants for employment will receive consideration without regard to race, religion, color, gender, national origin or ancestry, genetic information, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or status as a veteran.


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