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Career Opportunities


Accountant I

Ozarka College in Melbourne, Arkansas, seeks qualified applicants for the position of Accountant I.  This is a full time 12-month position reporting to the Executive Vice President of Finance.  

Position Specific:

  • Provide guidance for general accounting, student accounts receivable, accounts payable, procurement and financial reporting.
  • Process payables
  • Payroll processing and payroll tax reporting
  • Benefit processing and monthly reporting including retirement and unemployment
  • Monitor internal controls, procedures, and compliance issues for grants and/or contracts.
  • Year-end tax reporting
  • Maintain the general ledgers on departmental operations, calculates and allocates funds for new and existing accounts or projects, and balance accounts.
  • Prepares spreadsheets and database files, monitors purchasing procedures of departmental personnel, instructs new employees on purchasing and travel procedures.
  • Process financial aid refunds.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma.
  • Experience in payroll and/or accounting is preferred.
  • Ability to analyze financial information and prepare reports.
  • Ability to provide guidance and technical assistance to management, staff, and the general public regarding accounting operations.
  • Ability to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of accounting systems and controls, identify problems, and devise corrective actions.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills in the use of a computer as it relates to specific position requirements.
  • Demonstrated effective communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Demonstrated effective organization skills.

Deadline for submitting applications will be Friday, February 23, 2024 or until an acceptable candidate is selected.  To apply, submit a letter of application, Ozarka Employment Application, resume, and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three professional references.

Remit to:
Ozarka College
Office of Human Resources
Attention: Accountant I Search Committee
P. O. Box 10
Melbourne, AR 72556
(870) 368-2002/FAX (870) 368-2094

Adobe PDF Document Ozarka College Application (PDF)

Ozarka College and the State of Arkansas does not discriminate in access to employment opportunities or in employment or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetic information.

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DeEdra Steed
Director of HR
Contact Information:

Director of Human Resources
Ozarka College
P.O. Box 10
Melbourne, Ar 72556
870.368.2094 fax