Senior Accountant

Vermont College of Fine Arts
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About the Job

Vermont College of Fine Arts welcomes applications for the Senior Accountant position. The Senior Accountant is an administrative position reporting to the Controller.

The Senior Accountant will be comfortable working in a fast-paced setting. They will work closely with the Controller to perform monthly bank reconciliations, monthly & year-end closing activities, quarterly account reconciliations, and annual audit preparation. Additional duties include assisting with month end close entries, review and maintenance of the general ledger; assist with reporting to federal and other entities; preparing analysis with Controller for the CFO and college leadership among other duties.


Successful candidates will have a Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting; five years accounting experience including performing financial analyses; advanced knowledge of Excel; preference given to candidates with Higher Education experience, knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics GP, and PowerCampus.


VCFA Administrative offices are in Montpelier, VT. This position can be performed in-person, hybrid, or remotely. 

Candidates are encouraged to consult VCFA’s website to acquaint themselves with our distinctive academic schedule, learning processes, and educational philosophy. Please see full job description here. To apply, please send the following to with “Senior Accountant” in the subject line:

  1.   Cover Letter
  2.   CV/Resume
  3.   Statement on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, outlining your professional skills, experience, and willingness to engage in activities to enhance diversity, equity, and inclusion.

About Vermont College of Fine Arts

Vermont College of Fine Arts is a national center for graduate arts education fostering the excellence of established and emerging artists. With a practice-based learning model, VCFA is the only college devoted exclusively to graduate fine arts education. Our programs incorporate a unique and rigorous pedagogy based on individualized study and one-on-one mentoring with nationally recognized faculty. VCFA offers artists and writers a transformative and progressive educational experience through its six acclaimed graduate programs. VCFA’s administrative offices are located in Montpelier, Vermont’s vibrant and scenic state capital.  The college’s summer residencies are located at Colorado College in Colorado Springs.

Employer's Approach to Diversity, Equity, & Belonging

VCFA is committed to building an inclusive community free of social bias and exclusion. At VCFA, diversity and inclusion are rooted in the organization’s core values and woven into the fabric of our culture. VCFA recognizes the value of diversity in persons and perspectives; values people and the differences that they bring to the organization; and creates an environment in which all staff members feel respected personally and professionally and have opportunities in which to thrive.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion at VCFA
VCFA provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Wage or Salary
62,000 annually