Accounting Specialist / Administrative Assistant to VP Finance

  • Upland, IN
  • Full-time

Company Description

Taylor University is a four-year liberal arts college holding to a strong evangelical Christian position. Upland is on Indiana Highway 22, five miles east of I-69, fifty miles south of Fort Wayne and seventy miles north of Indianapolis.    

Job Description

Taylor University is seeking applications of candidates for an Accounting Specialist / Administrative Assistant to VP Finance. This is a full-time, 12 month, non-exempt position located in Upland, Indiana.  Resumes will be accepted until position is filled.

This position provides secretarial and administrative assistance for the VP Finance and the Controller as well as performing numerous accounting related tasks. Administrative support includes answering phones, calendaring, and event and meeting planning.  Accounting tasks include journal entries, running reports, and preparing accounting documents.  Other duties include Accounts Payable support and backup, Payroll backup, sorting mail and miscellaneous projects.  


Ability to handle multiple Microsoft Office software applications, with strong aptitude in the use of Excel, and Ellucian Banner.  Knowledge of accounting, office procedures, phone etiquette, oral and written communication skills, and ability to work effectively in a team based environment. 

Additional Information

We require all candidates to complete a Supplemental Information form, including personal statements to assist us in selecting the best-qualified person. Please complete the attached Supplemental Information form and upload it in the Certificates or other Documents field below as a Word document. Please note that the Supplemental Information form contains questions that reference our Life Together Covenant (LTC), so a copy of the LTC is also included below.

Supplemental Application including Personal Faith Statements:

Life Together Covenant:


We look forward to receiving your application! All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.