Under the direction of the Controller, the Senior Accountant is responsible for maintaining accurate and timely accounting records for the College and ensure records are in compliance with the College's policies and procedures, and support the Finance office in the compilation of internal and external financial reports and statements.
Department: Controller - Financial Reporting
Required Qualification Summary:
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or similar area of study.
5 to 7 years related accounting or audit experience. Not for profit experience preferable
Public accounting audit experience preferred.
CPA or CPA candidate preferred.
Proven financial compliance and analytical skills
Experience with Enterprise Resource Management software (Workday preferred), as well as third-party financial systems provided by financial institutions.
Commitment to the highest standards of personal and professional integrity.
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Since its founding in 1889, Barnard has been a distinguished leader in higher education, offering a rigorous liberal arts foundation to young women whose curiosity, drive, and exuberance set them apart. Ours is a diverse intellectual community in a unique learning environment that provides the best of all worlds: small, intimate classes in a collaborative liberal arts setting dedicated to the advancement of women with the vast resources of Columbia University just steps away in the heart of vibrant and electric New York City.