Staff Accountant


Responsible for assisting the Controller by performing necessary accounting functions and duties to include: preparing monthly reconciliations between the general ledger, sub-ledgers, and other supporting records; creating journal entries and performing other tasks related to month end closes; maintaining and updating schedules and sub-ledgers as assigned; assisting in the preparation of the quarterly and annual financial statements; assisting during the year-end audit; performing functions related to Accounts Payable; as well as other duties and projects, as assigned.


Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance with a minimum of two (2) years’ experience in related field. Demonstrated ability to: provide outstanding service to customers in a fast-paced environment; explain policies and procedures to customers and colleagues to foster compliance; maintain a high level of confidentiality with all aspects of the job duties; organize efficiently with meticulous attention to details; listen carefully, to interpret accurately, and to respond to a high volume of requests. Strong project and time management skills. Strong interpersonal, communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range on constituencies in a diverse community. Proficiency in Windows operating environment, along with current Microsoft Office Suite, database management, as well as knowledge of Jenzabar or experience with main frame accounting systems and/or other large scale, inter-relational systems.


Regular Full-Time/Exempt


Day, evening, and weekend responsibilities, as required.




October 9, 2020. Internal candidates must post for the position within ten (10) calendar days from the date posted.


Please submit a letter of interest with your salary expectations, as well as a current resume to: Human Resources Department, Peirce College, 1420 Pine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102; email to or fax to: 215.670.9069. We strongly encourage materials be submitted via email. We will contact only those candidates who best meet our requirements.

Peirce College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to ensuring equal opportunity in all employment decisions, policies, and practices.

The College will not engage in or tolerate unlawful discrimination, harassment, or retaliation on account of a person’s age, sex, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veteran's status, military status, or membership in any other group protected under local, state, or federal law.

For questions concerning equal employment opportunity, please contact the Director, Employment and Employee Services, who is a member of the Human Resources Department and is available at 215.670.9217. Applicants who require reasonable accommodations to participate in the interview process should contact the Director, Payroll and Employee Services, who is a member of the Human Resources Department and is available at 215.670.9224.

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