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Thomas College has been preparing students for success in their personal and professional lives for over 125 years.  Located in Waterville, Maine, Thomas College nurtures the unique potential within each student with innovative programs that produce career ready graduates.  Our Guaranteed Job Program, 3-year accelerated offerings in all undergraduate degrees and a master’s degree in the fourth year, individualized advising, career counseling, and our Innovation Centers in Business and Education meet a student’s determination to succeed with the direction, confidence, and tools to realize the highest version of themselves.  Our graduate degree offerings fit every lifestyle with in-person accelerated programs to evening online courses.  Whether in the classroom, in the community, or on the athletics field with our 19 varsity sports, Thomas College provides a personalized experience that prepares students for the workplace of tomorrow.  Recognized by U.S. News & World Report, Thomas College ranks #2 among colleges in Maine for the social mobility of our graduates.  Learn more at

Thomas College offers the ability for full-time employees and dependents/spouses to earn an undergraduate and/or graduate degree tuition free. Graduate programs are subject to taxes.

Hybrid schedule available.

This position is accountable for reporting timely and accurate financial transactions for monthly financial statements through the general ledger system and financial systems integration.  This position is responsible for month-end closings including making necessary journal entries, monthly balance sheet reconciliations, bank reconciliations, etc.  This position is a member of the Compliance Committee and assists with compliance regulations such as vendor management and contract review. This position assists the Controller with grant accounting, budgeting, audit schedules, financial reporting, and special projects as assigned.

The Accountant will promote the College’s diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) statement where applicable.

The candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in accounting, or related field with concentration in accounting is required.  Must have one to five years’ experience or internship in accounting or related field. Experience in grant accounting, public accounting and/or not for profit accounting a plus.  Confidentiality is of the utmost importance.  Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory background check.

The candidate must have strong analytical and problem-solving skills; excellent oral and written communication skills, and attention to detail.  Accounting general-ledger packages preferred, Financial Edge a plus.  Must have the ability to multi-task and the ability of independent judgment.

Thomas offers a competitive benefits package to include:

Medical insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, disability insurance, 6% 403(b) matching plan, paid vacation, paid sick leave, thirteen paid holidays, on-site gym, meal discounts and free tuition for employees, spouse and dependent children.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and names of three professional references.  Please include an email address on your application materials.

Thomas College is an equal opportunity employer.

Thomas College’s mission is to prepare students for success in their personal and professional lives, and for leadership and service in their communities.

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