Senior Accountant

Dominican University New York seeks a qualified full-time Senior Accountant. This position is responsible for the preparation, analysis, and reconciliation of various financial and accounting reports, including General Ledger entries, fixed assets, department expenditures, financial schedules, scholarship reconciliations, etc. This position is the backup to the Controller in the areas of banking and general ledger system management. The Senior Accountant will also work closely with the Grants Administration team to help manage the cost and cash flows of various federal grants. This is a highly visible position and is expected to assist the VP-Financial Affairs/CFO in preparation of the Annual Operating Budget and various special projects as assigned.

Dominican University New York is a private institution with approximately 2,000 students and 400 faculty and staff. Our heritage stresses the humanistic value of a Liberal Arts education, a commitment to social justice, and a strong belief in the need for integrity and community engagement, all in the service of preparing students to reach their potential as responsible citizens who enrich the world in which we live.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting with a minimum of 5 years experience working in an accounting capacity. Prior experience dealing directly with external auditors and supporting audit requests is highly desirable. Proficiency in MS Office 365 and exceptional Excel skills are necessary. Experience with Jenzabar software, not-for-profit, and grant accounting is desirable.

Qualified applicants are encouraged to email their resumes and a cover letter to

Dominican University New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to excellence through equity and inclusion, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from members of historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected categories in accordance with applicable law.