Staff Accountant II – Grant & Revenue Programs - Pomona College in Claremont California

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Pomona College

Claremont, California

United States


Detailed Job Description

Pomona College was established in 1887 on a campus designed to recreate the best of the eastern Ivy League universities, while at the same time offering the beautiful Southern California lifestyle. Located in Claremont, CA, Pomona has approximately 1,500 undergraduate students and a student to faculty ratio of 8 to 1. Rather than growing beyond our small college roots, we later chose Oxford and Cambridge as our model for founding the Claremont Colleges, a consortium of seven independent institutions on adjoining campuses unlike any other higher education experience in America.

We are continually ranked among the best colleges in the nation on Kiplinger's Personal Finance, The Princeton Review, and the Fiske Guide to Colleges. We inspire our students to take risks and we support them in their mission to make a real difference in the world. We seek to engage and reward our employees who are professionals of the highest caliber and quality, who value our College’s intimate community and historic roots, and who contribute to the ethics, talents and excellence of our administration and faculty in a collaborative environment of equal opportunity, intellectual development, personal growth, and liberal arts education that leads the nation and the world.

Pomona College is looking for a Staff Accountant II, Grant & Revenue Programs to handle the proper accounting and reporting of external revenue from government, corporate, private grants, contracts, and restricted sponsored programs.  While reporting to the Assistant Controller, Finance Operations, this position works closely with the Dean of the College’s staff, faculty, and other departments and is expected to provide support with preparation, review, and approval of grant budgets, grant applications, monthly financial reports, and analysis, and ensuring compliance with government accounting and internal control regulations as defined by OMB and other regulatory agencies.  The position is also responsible for updating grant policy and procedures, providing training to faculty and staff.  Will be preparing subaward agreements and monitoring subrecipents.

Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field is required or equivalent combination of education and experience.  A minimum of 2 years of college or business school coursework in accounting or related field is required.   A minimum of 5 years of experience in accounts receivable, grant management and general ledger maintenance is required.  Familiarity with billing and cash receipts and expense policies of the College, including review and approval procedures and general accounting procedures is required.  Experience at an academic institution is preferred.  Should be familiar with financial audits as required by the College and regulatory agencies.

The regular hours for this full time position are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday.  Holiday, weekend and evening work hours may be required.  Travel will/may be required.  Regular hours may vary due to needs of the College or division.

Target Starting Pay

$26.44 per hour

Equal Opportunity Employer

Pomona College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, place of national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation or physical handicap in its employment practices and in admission of students to educational programs and activities, in accordance with the requirements of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and other applicable laws.

Keyword Phrases

  • General Accounting
  • engage and reward the highest caliber and quality
  • collaborative environment of equal opportunity
  • inspired with probing inquiry & creative learning
  • Accounting
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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