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Staff Accountant – Part time


SUMMARY JOB DESCRIPTION – part time 20 – 25 hrs per week


The Staff Accountant will support the CFO, Controller, and Accounting Supervisor in carrying out the responsibilities of the Central Business Office.  To perform this job successfully, the employee must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below represent the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


  • Check, verify, and process invoices by entering them into the accounts payable accounting system.
  • Complete the weekly accounts payable check run.
  • Maintain vendor files including W9’s.
  • Assist with the vendor 1099’s annual process.
  • Prepare monthly bank and GL reconciliations as assigned.
  • Respond to financial and accounting questions by researching and interpreting data.
  • Serve as backup for accounts receivable.
  • Assist with annual inventory counts.
  • Maintain knowledge of acceptable accounting practices and procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.




  • Understanding of generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Knowledge and experience in computer operations and accounting software, working knowledge of QuickBooks, and a proficiency in Excel spreadsheets.
  • Ability to keep information confidential.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize workload to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Team player that can collaborate with other teams in the organization.
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal, with the ability to clearly communicate with others.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects successfully.



  • An Associate’s degree in accounting is preferred.
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in accounting is preferred.


The Sisters of Providence is committed to the fair and equal employment of individuals with disabilities.  It is the Sisters’ policy to reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the Congregation.  In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as amended, reasonable accommodations will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities when such accommodations are necessary to enable them to perform the essential functions of their jobs or to enjoy the equal benefits and privileges of employment.  This policy applies to all applicants for employment and all employees.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these duties.

The individual must have the manual dexterity to effectively use a calculator and computer keyboard.  The individual must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to ten pounds.  The job will require the ability of close vision.



The job requires a significant amount of sitting, computer work and some data entry.  There are times when travel by car is necessary.

To apply for this position

You may apply via online application or send resume and cover letter to hr@spsmw.org. If mailing your application, send to Sisters of Providence, Attn: HR Department, 1 Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, IN 47876. You may be asked to complete additional application materials if you are called for an interview. All persons hired for positions with the Sisters of Providence are asked to complete an application.

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