Community College of Philadelphia is dedicated to promoting a work environment which attracts and retains talented and diverse faculty and staff, and which challenges each of us to achieve at the highest level while contributing to the mission of the College. We value and support a culturally diverse and intellectually dynamic community to prepare our students for global citizenship. Join us as we transition from our first 50 years into the next and build upon a legacy that will impact the city of Philadelphia and beyond.
Community College of Philadelphia is seeking to fill an Accounting Generalist position. The Accounting Generalist supports the Payroll department in collecting and systematizing timesheets from all areas of the College, and maintaining weekly payroll reports, to calculate, audit and prepare payroll records for processing. This position is accountable for the disbursement of payroll outputs (i.e. earnings, taxes, benefits and deductions), preparation of monthly payroll deduction remittances and outflow reports and auditing of liability accounts and general ledger account balances.
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Community College of Philadelphia recognizes that our employees are important and vital to our success. We offer a high-quality, comprehensive program of benefits, which represents an important component of total compensation.
Our benefits include:
100% College-paid medical, dental and prescription drug for employee and all of their eligible family members
College-paid life and disability insurance
College closes for Winter Break the week between Christmas and New Years and for a week in March for Spring Break
Tuition remission (for classes at the College)
Forgivable tuition loan (for classes at any accredited academic institution)
403(b) retirement plan with 10% College contribution
Healthcare and Dependent Care flexible spending accounts
College operates on a 4-day work week during the summer months
Paid vacation plus holiday and personal time off
Community College of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
• High School diploma, or G.E.D equivalent, and seven (7) years of work experience in a payroll, accounting and/or finance function required; or Associate's degree and five (5) years of work experience in a payroll, accounting and/or finance function required.
• Demonstrated understanding of basic accounting principles and auditing procedures is required.
• Demonstrated understanding of concepts related to payroll processing and tax calculations required.
• Demonstrated proficiency using MS Word and Excel required.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
• Ability to perform multiple tasks with changing priorities required.
• Strong organizational and time management skills required.
• Ability to work as part of a team or individually required.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive documents and information required.
• Ability to maintain sensitivity, understanding and respect for a diverse academic environment inclusive of students, faculty and staff of varying social economic, cultural, ideological and ethnic backgrounds required.
• Bachelor's degree with related job experience preferred. Any and all degree(s) must be from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning.
• Demonstrated proficiency with MS Access preferred.
• Previous experience utilizing an enterprise-wide system, such as Banner, preferred.
Community College of Philadelphia is the largest public institution of higher education in the City. Since 1965, over 500,000 students have passed through our doors seeking associate's degrees, certificates, improved workplace skills and lifelong learning. Many of our degree students transfer to four-year institutions while others seek employment in the Philadelphia region. Over 90 percent of our ...graduates remain in the area and seek employment, strengthening our local economy and workforce. Local businesses look to us to provide workplace training to keep their workers skilled and their companies competitive.
We offer over 70 degree and certificate programs in art, science, business, technology and liberal arts. Many of our students have hectic schedules, and we know how to accommodate every type of learner. Classes are held during the day, in the evening and on Saturdays at the Main Campus, our three Regional Centers and at neighborhood sites throughout the City. Distance education classes are also available.