Lancaster Bible College | Capital Seminary and Graduate School is an equal opportunity institution that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex (except where sex is a bona fide occupational qualification), ancestry, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, admission to and enrollment with the College.

Staff Accountant

Posted: 6/5/18

Rank: Full-time

Type/Hours: Professional Staff/Salaried Exempt

Department: Business Office

Location: Lancaster, PA

Job Description:

The position will assist with the daily business operations of Lancaster Bible College.  Business Office serves as a support role for departments within the college and the Business Office interacts with students and vendors of the college.  Functions of the Business Office includes:  Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Student Accounts, Budgeting, Payroll and Investments.

Education/Experience:

  • BS/BA in Accounting or Finance (required)
  • 1-3 years of experience of comparable accounting history, prior work history within non-profit accounting or higher education, knowledge of Blackbaud Financial Edge, proficiency in Microsoft Excel

Candidates will meet the following requirements:

  • High attention to detail
  • Critical thinking
  • Ability to troubleshoot
  • Excellent computer skills including proficiency in: Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Word and ability to learn new software
  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and with teams
  • Possess evidence of “goal-oriented” performance

Primary Duties of Position:

  • Financial reporting
  • Analyzing monthly budgets
  • Assist in development of annual budget
  • Procurement and purchasing
  • Completion of annual surveys and reporting to outside agencies
  • Assisting with investments, annuities and endowment fund
  • Knowledge of numerous processes within the Business Office
  • Serves as back up for accounts payable, accounts receivable and billing
  • Assist with month end reporting and general ledger entry
  • Assist with analyzing and overseeing cash controls
  • Reconciliation of accounts each month
  • Assist with annual audit
  • Processing corporate purchases made with college issued credit cards
  • Preparation of daily journal entries and adjustments

Secondary Duties of Position:

  • Fulfill other administrative and supporting roles within the Business Office

We provide a wonderful work environment and excellent benefits!

How to apply:

Interested and qualified candidates should submit the following: cover letter; resume; and spiritual testimony to humanresources@lbc.edu. Please put the position you are applying for in the subject line of the email.


Lancaster Bible College | Capital Seminary & Graduate School is committed to treating others equally without regard to race, color, national origin, gender (except where gender is a bona fide occupational qualification), age, disability, or veteran status.


Lancaster Bible College|Capital Seminary & Graduate School is an equal opportunity institution that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex (except where sex is a bona fide occupational qualification), ancestry, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, admission to and enrollment with the College.