Senior Accountant – Athenaeum of Ohio

The Athenaeum of Ohio/Mount St. Mary’s Seminary & School of Theology (MTSM) is seeking a proven financial professional with strong communication skills to fill the key role of Senior Accountant. This is a flexible, salaried position with excellent benefits.


Prepare and monitor the MTSM annual operating budget.

Prepare quarterly reports for the MTSM Board of Trustees Finance Committee and the Board of Trustees.

Record monthly general ledger contribution accounts and capital campaign pledges. Reconcile Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge reports with Development Office staff.

Work with the President and VP of Finance to ensure accurate forecasting and reporting of revenue, expenditures, and year-end balances.

Prepare work papers and accompanying account analysis for external auditors. Prepare the annual GAAP financial statements in collaboration with the external auditors.

Review budgets and financial statements with the leadership team and internal department heads.

Review payroll and benefit reports for accuracy and serve as backup to Bookkeeper.

Review monthly bank reconciliation of all MTSM bank accounts and general ledger journal entries.

Prepare financial reports for various educational and/or governmental agencies including Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Association of Theological Schools (ATS), and the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).

Review and monitor the endowment investment accounts and serve as liaison between trustee, investment advisor, and investment managers. Record monthly investment activity.

Document financial processes and procedures.

Serve as the recording secretary for the finance committee.

Perform other responsibilities consistent with the position as assigned or requested by the leadership team.


Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field. CPA preferred.

Minimum of 5 years of accounting experience in the not-for-profit sector (fund-based accounting).

Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Office 365.

Experience with Blackbaud Financial NXT is a plus.


Competitive salary and benefits package within the non-profit, education sector, including excellent medical insurance, long-term disability, life insurance, and 401K plan.

Interested Candidates

Please send resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to:

Athenaeum of Ohio

Attn: Ms. Melanie Suer

6616 Beechmont Avenue

Cincinnati, Ohio 45230

Electronic submissions to: [email protected]