Grinnell Chamber


Full time
Posted: 03/15/2024
Grinnell, IA
Human Resources



The accountant will perform general accounting functions and be responsible for reconciliation of various general ledger accounts as well as maintenance/reconciliation of subsidiary accounting systems. The position will provide support to enhance business processes and will perform analysis and analytical review. This role will also be responsible for unclaimed property reporting, general ledger maintenance,

PCI compliance, banking duties, and various office duties. The accountant will be involved with special projects as needed.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Demonstratable interpersonal communication skills,
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others, deal with conflicting points of view, and build rapport with internal and external contacts.
  • Exhibit good organizational, planning, problem-solving and analytic skills, and the ability to meet deadlines.
  • Commitment to Grinnell College values of diversity and inclusion.
  • Dedicated to providing excellent customer service.
  • Perform and assist with various accounting duties including account reconciliation, financial, tax, and compliance reporting.
  • Special project work and assistance on projects with Controller and other staff


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university in accounting or finance or business administration plus 3 years or more of relevant work experience
  • Associate Degree in one of the above fields with a minimum of 7 years relevant work experience can substitute for the Bachelor’s degree
  • Excellent math, verbal, and time-management skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proficient computer skills including the use of Microsoft products, accounting software and database activity
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles
  • Able to work independently and practice good judgment and also work as a member of a team

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Accounting experience in higher education appreciated

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