Senior University Accountant

May 24, 2019


Dominican University


Education and Nonprofit




San Rafael, Calif.



Dominican University, is recruiting a Senior Accountant to join their team in San Rafael. Go Penguins!

Here’s a little about Dominican University and the position they are recruiting for:

Curious about work life at Dominican?

Dominican is an Independent, international, learner-centered university, offering both undergraduate and graduate programs.

Located 12 miles north of San Francisco in an urban oasis:

NCAA, Division II

Awesome benefits which includes, but is not limited to:

  • medical
  • dental
  • vision
  • tuition waiver
  • excellent time off package
  • a generous 403(b) employer contribution
  • tuition waiver eligibility at 6 months:
  • Free parking

The role:

You will bring your strong analytical, technological, communication and organizational skills, and will be responsible for assisting in the daily operations of the Business Services Office, particularly in the areas of reconciliation, month-end general ledger processing, processing of journal entries, audit workpaper preparation, and other related accounting operation activities. You will perform professional accounting duties involving the application of accounting theory, principles, and practices; research and analyze accounting records to identify and resolve errors; and monitor compliance with federal and state laws, University policies and procedures, tax laws, and accounting standards. The Senior Accountant will focus on problem resolution of financial issues and providing responsive and effective customer service to the Dominican University campus community.

This role is budgeted at $80,000/year

Take closer look:



Bachelor's degree in accounting, financial management, or related field.

Minimum six years of accounting experience.

Proficiency in accounting/financial management principles, practices, and procedures.

Demonstrate principles of supervision, including employee recruitment, training, development, and performance evaluation.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Highly motivated team player with solid technical accounting and multi-tasking skills.

Ability to provide a service-oriented approach to clients, both internal and external.

Ideal experience:

CPA certification.

Master’s degree in accounting, financial management, or related field.

Experience in higher education environment as well as non-academic setting strongly preferred.

Prior experience with Great Plains financial applications.

Proficiency in accounting/financial management principles, practices, and procedures as they relate to college and university environments.

Knowledge of state and federal tax and regulatory codes relating to tax exempt entities.

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Dominican University of California is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to excellence through diversity, and takes pride in its multicultural environment. We are committed in thought, word, and deed to recruiting and retaining a workforce that values the diversity of its student body. The University actively promotes an institutional culture that practices equity and inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from members of all under-represented groups in higher education.

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Job Type

Full Time

Career Level

Two plus years of experience



Travel Requirements


Contact Name

Lindsay Brown