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Purchase College
Purchase, New York
Not specified
Posted Date
May 9, 2023

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




The Accountant for Purchase College Foundations and Related Entities will apply Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP); Federal and New York State regulations; SUNY; Purchase College and Foundation/Related Entities 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 Purchase College Foundations and Related Entities is an important position in the oversight of the foundations' financial resources.


The successful candidate will have a degree in finance, accounting or related field, two-four years of experience including preparation of reconciliations, analyses and journal entries. Experience in the nonprofit sector is preferred. Key attributes sought are excellent oral and written communication and technical skills with proficiency in working with Excel spreadsheets. Public accounting experience is a plus. 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

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