Apr 14

Job Title:                             Intermediate Accountant

Department:                        Financial Services

Reports To:                        Director of Financial Services

Classification:                     Administration Staff/Full-Time/Exempt


The Intermediate Accountant supports all general ledger activities including journal entries, accruals, and reconciliation of asset, liability, revenue and expense accounts.


  • Daily and monthly reconciliation of financial subsystems including A/R, A/P, payroll, fixed assets, bank accounts, and investments
  • Monthly and annual financial reporting with analysis of income statements, balance sheets, cash flow statements, grant reporting and tax returns
  • Assist with monthly and annual budget processes with analysis of both monthly and yearly comparisons
  • Assist with all required federal and state filing requirements including but not limited to tax forms 1099, 1098-T, 990 and 5500 as well as financial portions of annual IPED and FISAP filings
  • Participate in interdepartmental efforts to improve operational efficiency and student service
  • Back-up other accounting positions
  • Work in conjunction with departments across campus on reporting requirements
  • Assist with documentation and monitoring of internal controls
  • Periodically review and update accounting procedures and policies
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Demonstrated accounting and internal controls capability
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting is required; CPA, MBA and/or MSA are preferred
  • Two to four years of experience preferably in higher education/not-for-profit sector or public accounting
  • Knowledge of computerized administrative financial data systems (familiarity with Ellucian Colleague and Raiser’s Edge systems a plus) including Microsoft products with a good deal of experience working in Excel
  • Ability to meet deadlines and take responsibility for timely and accurate completion of tasks assigned
  • Ability to commit to a flexible work schedule
  • Solid oral and written communication skills
  • Strong reasoning and analytical skills
  • Accounting professional who upholds the values and mission of the institution

To Apply:

Send resume, cover letter and three employment references to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  (state title of position on subject line). The screening process will continue until a successful candidate is chosen. For information on the College, see www.marygrove.edu Marygrove College is committed to achieving a faculty and staff that is reflective of its diverse student body, and welcomes and encourages applications from members of communities historically underrepresented in higher education. EOE

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