Senior Accountant, Bay Path College, Longmeadow, MA

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Become part of a vibrant community of world-class professionals transforming the lives of a motivated and diverse student population.  A pioneer in innovative academic programs since 1897 and one of the fastest growing colleges in New England, Bay Path College is seeking a Senior Accountant. The person in this full-time position will serve as the College’s grants accountant as well as perform the accounting function for the College’s restricted and quasi-endowment funds and review all grant proposals for budget accuracy, establish grant revenue and expense accounts and review all grant expenditures for appropriate approval. Additional responsibilities: assist grant investigators to ensure that expenses comply with policy and procedures of grantor, whether federal, state, or private; review grant accounting procedures and reports for accuracy; develop and maintain the College’s indirect cost rate; maintain the investment accounting system; monitor expenditures from restricted funds; prepare journal entries and audit schedules, monthly gift reconciliation and prepare related journal entries. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field; minimum of 3 years in higher education accounting function, including at least one year payroll experience. Prior grants accounting and supervisory experience preferred. Candidates must have solid working knowledge of accounting principles, auditing standards, fund accounting principles, and federal and state regulations.  Must have excellent organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills and be detail oriented along with excellent oral and written communication skills. Proven experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint). For additional information on this position please visit our website at www.baypath.edu. At Bay Path College, we take pride in offering exceptional educational opportunities through our undergraduate program for women, our unique One-Day-A-Week Saturday Program for women, eleven graduate programs for men and women, and Bay Path Online. We serve over 2,300 students at our main campus located in Longmeadow, Massachusetts, and at two additional sites in Charlton/Sturbridge, Massachusetts and Burlington, Massachusetts. Our programs and campuses are united in our mission to propel students into careers that not only change their lives, but also impact the well-being of all of us. An equal opportunity employer, Bay Path College is committed to fostering diversity in its student body, faculty, and staff. Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/cvc82vq