Accounting Office

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).
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.


Name Position Location Phone Email
Eberly, John Associate Vice President for Finance, Budget, and Business Services 201 Carter Drive, Room 200 610-436-3120
Kevin McCadden Director of Accounting and Financial Reporting 201 Carter Drive, Room 204 610-436-2223
Thomas Welcher Asst. Director of Accounting and Financial Reporting 201 Carter Drive, Room 201 610-436-2695
Trixia Santiago Financial System Manager 201 Carter Drive, Room 205 610-436-2334
Kelly Smith Grant and Contract Accountant 201 Carter Drive, Room 242 610-436-2518
Ray Carabello Manager of Donated Funds and Endowments 201 Carter Drive, Room 243 610-436-2850
Josh Stewart Financial Aid Accountant 201 Carter Drive, Room 206 610-436-1018
Leslie Ely Fiscal Technician 201 Carter Drive, Room 239 610-436-1085

Use of GL Accounts in Electronic Requisitioning

Updated: August 2016