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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Since 1814, Emma Willard School has been one of the nation's leading college preparatory boarding and day schools for young women. At Emma Willard, every possible resource is dedicated to developing in students the values and skills that form the foundation of a life of accomplishment, leadership, and fulfillment. These include a love for the life of the mind, a commitment to service, courage and ...confidence, grace and creativity, and collaboration and friendship. Known for its rigor, the school promotes intellectual curiosity and disciplined study habits through a challenging curriculum distinguished by a wide array of advanced placement courses and electives. It also promotes active involvement in the life of the campus and off-campus communities through a rich co-curricular program. In all they do, students are both challenged and closely supported by an outstanding faculty and staff. The school's extraordinary physical plant is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and provides a breathtakingly beautiful yet state-of-the-art setting for learning and living. Throughout its history, Emma Willard has been committed to enrolling a diverse student body from across the Capital Region, across the country, and around the world. This commitment is honored by significant expenditures in financial aid to assist families who might not otherwise have the opportunity to provide an extraordinary secondary education for their daughters.