Belmont Abbey College invites applications for the current position of Staff Accountant.
Reporting to the AVP/Controller, the Staff Accountant is responsible for managing the day-to-day affairs of Accounts Payable; implementation of accounting policies and procedures to insure the consistent and timely payment to vendors with the appropriate supporting documentation. Additionally, working closely with the Senior Accountant, the incumbent will assist in the implementation of campus-wide financial controls and procedures to safeguard College assets and resources. The position demands a strong accounting professional that is detail-oriented, yet able to view and assess the broader situation.
The Staff Accountant is a key professional that will maintain the accounting system for vendor payments and maintain procedures to accurately capture and report costs. The incumbent will assist in maintaining a GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) based accounting system for financial and regulatory reporting and an effective management reporting process to provide succinct financial information on a periodic basis and as requested; assist in implementation of appropriate procedures and processes to ensure the accuracy of the accounting and reporting systems and processes.
The ideal candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree in accounting and excellent PC skills, including Microsoft Office (with emphasis on the advanced use of Microsoft Excel). Accounts payable experience with a not-for-profit organization and Blackbaud accounting software experience would be considered a plus.
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In addition, candidates must wholeheartedly embrace the mission of the College to educate students in the liberal arts and sciences “so that in all things God may be glorified.” The incumbent will consistently demonstrate skills, attitudes, and stable disposition of character to support our Catholic and Benedictine identity while fostering the development of mind, body, and spirit in our students, our staff and the greater community. Finally, candidates must have a sincere appreciation and acceptance of our Catholic approach to education and an understanding of Pope Saint John Paul II’s Ex Corde Ecclesiae.
A review of applications will begin immediately. Finalists will be required to submit official transcripts.