Accountant/AP Supervisor

Grinnell College

Accounting, Education-Teaching/Admin | Full Time | Onsite | Grinnell

Posted: 5/10/24

Job Description

The Accountant / AP Supervisor will perform general accounting functions within the department. This position will supervise an accounts payable staff of 3 people. This roll will also 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 accountant/supervisor will also be responsible for review of entry/import activity into the Ellucian Colleague system and other accounting duties including oversight of the processing of invoices and payments by the accounts payable team.

Deadline to Apply 6/30/24


733 Broad St

Essential Job Functions

Key Responsibilities:
• Oversight of the Accounts Payable team
• 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


• Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university- Accounting or finance degree can be supplemented with 7 years’ experience


• Accounting or finance degree can be supplemented with 7 years’ experience
• Five years or more


Health, Dental, Vision, Life, STD, LTD insurance, Paid Time Off and more

About the Company

Grinnell College is a private liberal arts college located in Grinnell, Iowa and is ranked #11 on the U.S. News and World Report’s list of Best National Liberal Arts Colleges.

Grinnell College is a top ranked Liberal Arts institution that values diversity, equity, inclusion, social justice, intellectual freedom, and social responsibility. We seek candidates that align with these values and have the ability and desire to advance our values and belonging within our community and the communities we engage. Ideal candidates will be prepared to collaborate and contribute to the mission and values of the college across all constituencies.

Travel Required


Resume Required


Contact Person

DaNaye VanDeKrol

Deadline to Apply 6/30/24

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