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Champlain College
Vermont, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jan 26, 2023

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Accounting & Finance
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time


Job Description:

Join our mission-driven finance team! Champlain College is seeking an Accountant to join our Finance team. The Accountant is responsible for the preparation of internal monthly financial information, the preparation of final financial statements, and will serve as the key contact for audit coordination. The successful candidate will prepare presentation documentation for Management. Additionally, the Accountant is responsible to help with the College's finance policies, accounting practices, and the maintenance of its fiscal records as well as the preparation of financial reports.
Responsibilities include:
  • Manage institutional audits and tax returns. Including preparation of supporting documents.
  • Complete and analyze monthly financial statements and reconciliations.
  • Prepare support for the endowments and net assets of the College.
  • Lead and assist in resolving issues and questions related to policies.


  • The ideal candidate will have a bachelor's degree and a minimum of 3-5 years of public accounting and audit experience.
  • Previous experience working with large nonprofit organizations, either as an auditor or on staff is preferred.
  • The successful candidate will also have a thorough knowledge of GAAP and experience with non-profit taxes.

Additional Information:

The successful completion of a criminal background check is required as a condition of employment.

Champlain College does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, place of birth, ancestry, religion, age, sexual orientation, sex, gender identity, veteran or military service status, HIV -positive status, qualified disability, or on the basis of any other status protected by law, and does not discriminate in the administration of its education and admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, employment practices or co-curricular and other College-administered programs. Champlain College will make reasonable accommodations for otherwise qualified students, applicants for admission or employment, or employees. Please contact the People Center at 802.651.5800 with questions concerning the hiring process or future employment at Champlain College, or if auxiliary aids or services are needed to apply for employment at Champlain College.

Champlain College is committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse community. Recognizing that diversity is both a reflection of our world and a source of rich education, Champlain strives to be diverse and inclusive in ways that reflect the world in which we live and work. All members of the Champlain community are valued as individuals.

Application Instructions:

Application materials must include a resume/CV and a letter of interest (Cover Letter) specifically addressing the desired qualifications. The College seeks candidates who, through their work and life experiences, service to the community, teaching or research can contribute to the diversity, inclusivity and academic excellence of Champlain College. Please include information about how you would contribute to these efforts and help to further this goal in your letter of interest/cover letter.

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