Sterling College offers a relaxed environment with supportive staff and dedicated students. Benefits for full-time employees include TIAA-CREF retirement plan, health insurance, and salary commensurate with experience.


The Accountant works independently with support from the Director of Finance and Operations (DFO) to assist in managing the College’s financial accounting and management office. This fulltime position reports to the DFO.

The Accountant will:

  • Oversee and process all accounts payable functions.
  • Assist with all accounts receivable functions.
  • Work closely with the Registrar and Financial Aid offices to develop accurate and timely student billings each semester.
  • Assist with the maintenance of Student Accounts
  • Prepare monthly financial statements
  • Assist with all cash account reconciliations
  • Assist, as needed, with the processing and remittance of payroll and related benefits.
  • Assist with overseeing all areas relating to income and expenses.
  • Work closely with the DFO on reporting of financial outcomes.
  • Work closely with the DFO and Sterling College’s audit firm to stay current with relevant accounting practices, help prepare the annual GAAP financial report and the annual 990 filing.
  • Assist in maintaining security over all of the College’s assets, liquid and fixed.
  • Assist in developing, maintaining and adhering to accounting policies, practices and financial resolutions.
  • Participate as asked in assorted Board of Trustees meetings and events.
  • Participate as needed in work program activities.
  • Perform other accounting and human resources related duties determined by the DFO to be beneficial to the College.

To apply, please email a cover letter and résumé to Deb Clark, Director of Finance and Operations, at dclark@sterlingcollege.edu.

Sterling College is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, national origin or sex in violation of Title VII. Sterling College prohibits discrimination against employees, applicants for employment and students on the basis of age, color, disability, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran’s status.