Purchase College SUNY
New York, United States
Salary Not specified
Jun 09, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time


The Accountant for Campus Foundations and Related Entities will apply Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP); Federal and New York State regulations; SUNY; Purchase College and Foundation policies to record financial transactions between general ledger and sub-ledgers; resolve discrepancies; prepare financial reports; maintain financial records; prepare and reconcile monthly financial reports; analyze and reconcile transactions between the fundraising and financial systems. The individual will perform, review and analyze transactions ensuring accuracy, completeness, and compliance.


The College has the vibrant support of its foundations which are integral to the success of the College's academic programs. The position of Accountant, for Campus Foundations and Related Entities is an important position in the oversight of the foundations' financial resources.


The successful candidate will have a minimum of 2 years of experience which demonstrates progressive responsibility for financial accounting, financial reports and analysis. A four-year degree in finance, accounting or a related field is required. Key attributes sought are thorough grounding in accounting, strong analytical thinking, inquisitive, efficient organization, effective oral and written communication skills, and proficiency with Excel spreadsheets. We seek an individual who is able to work independently as well as part of a team.


Purchase College, State University of New York, offers an excellent benefit package.


To apply for the position, please visit our Purchase College Job Vacancy website at and complete an online application.


Purchase College SUNY is an AA/EEO employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.


The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, or Clery Act, mandates that all Title IV institutions, without exception, prepare, publish and distribute an Annual Security Report. This report consists of two basic parts: disclosure of the University's crime statistics for the past three years; and the availability regarding the University's current campus security policies. The Annual Security Report is available at Purchase College NYS University Police Website