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Bard Academy and Bard College at Simon’s Rock, located in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, seek an experienced and knowledgeable professional to support the Business Office of the College.

Reporting to the Director of Finance and Administration, and supervising the Business Office Administrative Assistant, the Controller performs the following duties:


  • Records deposits into accounting system
  • Reviews purchase orders with respect to budgetary limitations
  • Enters journal entries into accounting system
  • ​Reconciles checking accounts monthly
  • Reviews accounts payable postings for accuracy
  • Assists with cash flow management
  • Reviews and updates financial policies and procedures
  • Assists in preparation for, and participates in, annual financial audit and other reporting as assigned
  • Tracks restricted fund balances and expenditures
  • Tracks grant balances and expenditures
  • Supports other campus departments in developing good financial practices
  • Assists in development of interdepartmental financial procedures
  • Sustains central institutional mission by performing other related duties as requested


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in a related field of study
  • Demonstrated experience in business function management
  • Approachable, collaborative, service-oriented interpersonal manner
  • Distinct record of and commitment to maintaining confidentiality
  • Proven background in attention to detail, exceptional organizational skills and creative initiative
  • Proficiency in written and verbal communication with individuals at all levels of the organization
  • Experience in Banner by Ellucian financial applications preferred


All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply. Bard College at Simon’s Rock is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. This is a full-time, 12-month, benefits-eligible position. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check. Applicants should send a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three references through the listing on (references will not be contacted without prior notice).

Bard College at Simon's Rock is the only four-year residential college of the liberal arts and sciences specifically designed to provide bright, highly motivated students with the opportunity to begin college in a residential environment after the tenth or eleventh grade. Bard Academy at Simon’s Rock is an independent boarding school that prepares bright, motivated 9th- and 10th-grade students to enter college two years early at Bard College at Simon’s Rock.