Finance and Business Services

201 Carter Drive, Suite 200
West Chester, PA 19383

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Accounting Office

The West Chester University Accounting team manages and records financial transactions according to generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). It is the responsibility of the Accounting team to review, reconcile, and rectify inaccurate transactions affecting the financial position of the University. The team is responsible for preparing annual financial statements which are audited by an external firm contracted through the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE).
Ledger
Additional Key Accounting Responsibilities Include:
 
  • Reconcile general ledger accounts on an ongoing basis to ensure that the balances are accurate and reflect true financial transactions.
  • Record chargebacks for various University service departments (i.e. postage, graphics, motor pool, etc.).
  • Record cash and non-cash transactions originating in the Bursar’s office.
  • Contribute financial information to various surveys submitted on behalf of West Chester University.
  • Assist the campus community with questions regarding transactions affecting their cost centers. This also includes transferring expenses as needed.

 

Contacts
Name
Position
Location
Phone
Email
Bernadette Hinkle
Assistant Vice President for Finance and Business Services
201 Carter Drive, Room 200
610-436-3120
bhinkle@wcupa.edu
Kevin McCadden
Director of Accounting and Financial Reporting
201 Carter Drive, Room 204
610-436-2223
kmccadden@wcupa.edu
Thomas Welcher
Asst. Director of Accounting and Financial Reporting
201 Carter Drive, Room 201
610-436-2695
twelcher@wcupa.edu
Trixia Santiago
Senior Accountant
201 Carter Drive, Room 205
610-436-2334
tsantiago@wcupa.edu
Ray Carabello
Manager of Donated Funds and Endowments
201 Carter Drive, Room 243
610-436-2850
rcarabello@wcupa.edu
Kelly Smith
Grant and Contract Accountant
201 Carter Drive, Room 242
610-436-2518
ksmith3@wcupa.edu
Josh Stewart
Financial Aid Accountant
201 Carter Drive, Room 206
610-436-1018
jstewart@wcupa.edu
Judy Oulouhojian
Administrative Assistant - Finance & Business Services
201 Carter Drive, Room 202
610-436-3120
joulouhojian@wcupa.edu
Leslie Ely
Fiscal Assistant
201 Carter Drive, Room 239
610-436-1085
lely@wcupa.edu
Vacant
Fiscal Technician
201 Carter Drive

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