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Senior Accountant

The Business Office at Menlo College seeks applications for the position of Senior Accountant. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible exempt position, and reports to the Director of Finance & Business Affairs.

Responsibilities

The following is intended to be a descriptive but not necessarily all-inclusive list of specific responsibilities.  Job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities.  Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.

  1. Prepares journal entries for all bank transactions, gifts and donations, and grants; and necessary reversing and adjusting entries
  2. Reviews and reconciles financial aid disbursement rosters and post financial aid entries in Jenzabar; works with the Director of Financial Aid on discrepancies and other issues that may arise, and initiates G5 drawdowns
  3. Reconciles all business and investment bank accounts
  4. Analyzes balance sheet accounts by preparing detailed reconciliations of assigned accounts
  5. Reconciles gifts and donations with the offices of Alumni Engagement & Development and Athletics
  6. Reconciles and monitors all grant accounts
  7. Reviews the monthly reconciliation prepared by the accounts payable and payroll accountants, and provide accounting support to the team
  8. Assists with the preparation of the Board packages
  9. Assists the Director of Finance & Business Affairs with special projects, as needed
  10. Assists with interim and annual financial audits; prepares and provides requested items to the auditors.

Job Requirements

About Us

Menlo College is a tight-knit community of exceptional, involved people. Faculty members teach and mentor from their perspectives as scholars, entrepreneurs, managers, and community leaders. Menlo College attracts students from all over the world, young adults who are committed to learning, play intercollegiate sports, start and lead organizations, and volunteer in the community. In support of experiential learning, all business majors at Menlo College are required to complete a 6-unit internship prior to graduation.  Psychology majors are also strongly encouraged to complete a for-credit internship. The Menlo College Internship Program is designed to help students apply the knowledge and skills they gain in the classroom to professional settings. Menlo’s internship program was deemed the most innovative in the state in 2019.

The campus is located 30 miles south of San Francisco, in Silicon Valley – one of the world’s most entrepreneurial and innovative locations. Silicon Valley is renowned as an innovation incubator overflowing with opportunities for experience-based learning.

In recognition of the quality of Menlo’s program, the College was named “Best in the West” by The Princeton Review for the eleventh straight year in 2020.  AffordableCollegesOnline.org (AC Online) has brought additional recognition to the quality of the Menlo College experience: AC Online named Menlo as one of the 4-year colleges in California with the best lifetime return on investment (ROI).  For more about Menlo College, please visit www.menlo.edu.

Application Instructions

Interested and qualified candidates should submit a resume and cover letter via email to:

Menlo College
Attn: Jay Naidu
1000 El Camino Real
Atherton, CA 94027
or via email to: jnaidu@menlo.edu

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

All prospective Menlo College employees are required to satisfy a criminal background check, as well as clearance annually for the operation of a motor vehicle on behalf of Menlo College.

Menlo College is committed to a firm policy of equal employment opportunity.

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