Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Jul 09, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Community College of Philadelphia

Community College of Philadelphia is dedicated to promoting a work environment that attracts and retains talented and diverse faculty and staff, and which challenges each of us to achieve at the highest level while contributing to the mission of the College. We value and support a culturally diverse and intellectually dynamic community to prepare our students for global citizenship. Join us as we transition from our first 50 years into the next and build upon a legacy that will impact the city of Philadelphia and beyond.

Community College of Philadelphia is seeking to fill an Accountant position. Reporting to the Manager of Accounting, the Accountant is responsible for maintaining the financial records of to ensure all grant funds are consistent with audit standards. This position provides accounting support for College and Foundation grant funds, assistance in the grant closing process, and general ledger account analysis while ensuring compliance with internal control systems.

For a complete position description, and to apply online, please visit our career site at, or click the “Apply” button.

Community College of Philadelphia recognizes that our employees are important and vital to our success. We offer a high-quality, comprehensive program of benefits, which represents an important component of total compensation.

Our benefits include:

  • Medical, dental, and prescription drug plans for employees and all of their eligible family members
  • College-paid life and disability insurance
  • College closes for Winter Break the week between Christmas and New Year and for a week in March for Spring Break
  • Tuition remission (for classes at the College)
  • Forgivable tuition loan (for classes at any accredited academic institution)
  • 403(b) retirement plan with 10% College contribution
  • Healthcare and Dependent Care flexible spending accounts
  • College operates on a 4-day work week during the summer months
  • Paid vacation plus holiday and personal time off

Community College of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Minimum Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree required. Any and all degrees must be from a recognized institutional accreditor.

• Two (2) years of accounting work experience required.

• Strong analytical skills with excellent attention to detail required.

• Ability to work independently and prioritize workload required.

• Good communication skills both verbal and written and the ability to interact with different departments required.

• Strong computer proficiency in computerized accounting systems required.

• Strong computer proficiency in MS Word and Excel required.

• Experience utilizing an enterprise-wide information system required.

• Demonstrated ability to perform problem-solving tasks through detailed analysis of financial transactions with minimal direction required.

• Ability to maintain sensitivity, respect, and understanding for a diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty, and staff of varying social, economic, cultural, ideological, and ethnic backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree with a concentration or certificate in Accounting preferred.

• Banner, Argos, and Tableau reporting tool experience preferred.


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