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Full Time, Benefit Eligible

Goddard College seeks a Senior Staff Accountant to work in the Business Office. This position is responsible for bi-weekly payroll processing using ADP software; assisting with financial and tax audits; cash receipt deposits; fixed assets; and general ledger entries.  The Senior Staff Accountant will support the Chief Business Officer in budget preparation and reconciliation related to payroll and benefits.

Organized individuals who enjoy working in an active environment should apply.  Ideal candidates:  are highly detail-oriented, well-organized, and are able to manage competing priorities and a constant stream of deadlines; have a proven ability to work both independently and collaboratively with different levels of employees; possess strong analytical and accounting skills; have advanced experience with MS Excel, major accounting software packages, and payroll software, such as ADP; and possess a commitment to excellence and professionalism.

Job Requirements:

An Associate’s degree, BA, MA, or MBA in Business Administration or Accounting preferred; two to four years of relevant experience; excellent communication, interpersonal, and time management skills; demonstrated ability to meet deadlines; demonstrated proficiency in MS Excel software; and the ability and willingness to learn new accounting and payroll software.

This full-time position is based on Goddard College’s Plainfield, Vermont campus and is eligible for our generous benefits package.  Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three prior employment references, including their name, relationship to you, and contact information.

Application Due Date:  March 4, 2015

Application Instructions:  To be considered for this position, all applications must be electronically submitted by clicking on the following link and uploading your documents:

Applications that are mailed or emailed will not be considered.

Goddard College is committed to creating a college representative of a diverse global community and capable of creating change. To that end, we are actively seeking applications from qualified candidates from groups currently underrepresented in our institution for this position.