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Staff Accountant

Lehigh Carbon Community College
Schnecksville, Pennsylvania, United States (on-site)
15 days ago


Job Title:                  Staff Accountant

Work Schedule       Full-time

Salary Range:         $42,895 - $57,194

FLSA Status:           Exempt


Under the direction of the College’s Controller, the Staff Accountant will perform a variety of technical and advanced clerical accounting duties to support the College’s administration.  This position also performs a fiscal review of the LCCC Foundation's endowed, non-endowed, and scholarship funds; maintains the financial database; and performs a variety of financial administration and reporting tasks.


      Foundation Responsibilities:

  • Maintains financial database; analyzes data; creates and posts journal entries, creates reports.
  • Processes and monitors the disbursement of Foundation funds; receives requests for funds; processes payments; prepares checks, receipts, and cover letters; obtains required signatures.
  • Prepares bank deposits; maintains income records; monitors the collection of donations/payments to ensure that revenues and expenditures are properly accounted for and distributed to appropriate funds.
  • Performs monthly bank reconciliations.
  • Manages balances and distribution of scholarships (endowed and non-endowed); prepares donor-related scholarship reports, and coordinates reconciliation of scholarship software with Executive Director of Financial Aid and Foundation Assistant.
  • Creates monthly financial statements.
  • Prepares investment schedules, entries, and year-end analysis.
  • Prepares quarterly board meeting reports and presents financial data to F&I Committee.
  • Compiles and maintains audit-ready files to ensure all documentation is provided in accordance with LCCC Foundation regulations and in compliance with state and federal laws.
  • Responsible for preparing audit schedules and gathering supporting documentation required by auditors.
  • Prepares fiscal year-end draft financial statements and footnotes.

College Responsibilities:

  • Performs general accounting duties such as journal entries and account reconciliations.
  • Manages budget and prepares reporting for capital projects.
  • Prepares bank reconciliations.
  • Assists with program proforma development and analysis.
  • Performs related duties and responsibilities as required.




  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field from an accredited institution.


  • Act 153 Clearances (Act 34 PA Criminal Background, Act 151 PA Child Abuse History, Act 114 FBI Clearance Fingerprinting)

Work Experience:

  • 501c3 nonprofit experience.
  • Three years of experience in accounting field with technical experience in managing databases and reporting.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Advanced user of QuickBooks software.
  • Must possess a high level of the following work skills and behaviors: teamwork/cooperation, initiative, customer service, and commitment to continuous professional growth in skills and knowledge


  • Bilingual (Spanish)

 Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear.  The employee may regularly lift and/or move up to 15 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 68503161
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Schnecksville, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Lehigh Carbon Community College
  • Position Title: Staff Accountant
  • Industry: Educational
  • Job Function: Education
  • Job Type: Full-Time
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