Cornell College invites applications for the position of staff accountant/payroll coordinator. This position will compile and reconcile data for year-end financial and insurance audits, assist with annual budget process, provide back-up for deposits and accounts receivables, and assist in answering student account inquiries. In addition, this position will process all biweekly payrolls for the College, reconcile and remit timely payroll tax filings such as the federal 941, state withholding forms, unemployment, and W2s, reconcile detailed employee and student payroll reports with the general ledger, and collect and maintain all student worker payroll forms.
Cornell College is a selective liberal arts college distinguished by its One Course At A Time curriculum, which allows students to learn at the speed of life with more opportunities for off-campus study, full-time internships, and research blocks. Academic immersion and unparalleled flexibility attract an ambitious student body from 45 states and 18 foreign countries. External endorsements include selection as one of the Colleges That Change Lives, a U.S. News Top 100 liberal arts college, and a Fiske Guide to Colleges Best Buy. Founded in 1853, Cornell’s picturesque hilltop campus contains a mix of historic and modern facilities, ranging from the majestic King Chapel to the newly renovated Thomas Commons. It is located in Mount Vernon, Iowa—an urban fringe community recognized by Frommer’s as one of "America's Coolest Small Towns” and located in the heart of Iowa’s Creative Corridor.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, finance or related field required with a minimum of three years of recent payroll experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Position will remain open until filled. To apply, submit cover letter, resume, and names and contact information of three references here.
Cornell is an AA/EO employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. Cornell complies with Iowa’s Smoke Free Air Act. Cornell utilizes E-Verify and requires satisfactory completion of a background check.