Accountant/Student Accounts Manager

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Website Northwestern College

Northwestern College has an opening for a full-time accountant/student accounts manager beginning as early as February 12. This salaried position will report to the comptroller and is responsible for managing student account and billing operations for 1,500+ students, implementing and executing electronic payments, managing cash receipts and preparing bank deposits, and supervising student workers.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A minimum of an associate’s degree in accounting or business administration. In lieu of a degree, significant work experience will be considered
  • Experience in delivering excellent customer service with a demonstrated ability to manage customer relationships and exercise independent judgment
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Proficiency in Excel and Word
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to work collaboratively with different departments


Preference will be given to candidates with experience in managing accounts receivable and knowledge of higher education operating systems.

The college offers an excellent benefit package which includes paid time off, tuition waiver, health savings account, retirement plan, medical and life insurance, disability benefits, etc.

The successful candidate will have an authentic Christian faith and support the college’s mission and identity as expressed in our Vision for Learning, Vision for Diversity and Christian identity statement. Northwestern identifies as Reformed in commitment, evangelical in engagement and ecumenical in spirit. We view these Christian theological perspectives as complementary and draw from the strengths of each perspective in fulfilling our mission.

Northwestern College seeks to more fully reflect the cultural and ethnic diversity of the body of Christ in its faculty, staff, administration and students. Women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are enthusiastically encouraged to apply. Review of applications will begin immediately until the position is filled. To apply online, click on website included in this listing and send letter of application and resume to

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