Emma Willard School: Accountant (Posted: June 29, 2017)

The Business Services Office at Emma Willard School is seeking a full time Accountant to join their dynamic team. The Accountant supports the day-to-day operations of the Business Services Office through general accounting and reconciliation procedures. S/he will process accounts payable, prepare various journal entries and account reconciliations, verify financial transactions are substantiated by auditing supporting documents, perform various financial analyses, and assist with special projects as needed. S/he is expected to possess the knowledge to ensure accounting practices and transactions are handled in accordance with generally accepted accounting policies and relevant school policies.

Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in accounting or related discipline and experience working with accounts payable. S/he must have outstanding interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills. The candidate should also have the ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively as a part of an accounting team while also being highly motivated and have the ability to work independently with little direct supervision. S/he must also be proficient with the use of Microsoft Excel spreadsheets and Microsoft Office environment. Emma Willard School is a nationally recognized, academically rigorous, preparatory boarding and day high school for girls. We offer competitive compensation and an attractive benefits package in a stimulating and dynamic academic community. Emma is an equal opportunity employer.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume by July 14 to: Lisa McGrath / Head of Talent Management/Human Resources / 285 Pawling Avenue Troy, NY 12180 /

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