Staff Accountant

Position Description

RMC is looking for an experienced and highly motivated Staff Accountant. This position requires the ability to compute, classify, and record numerical data to keep financial records complete. Perform any combination of routine calculating, posting, and verifying duties to obtain primary financial data for use in maintaining accounting records. Check the accuracy of figures, calculations, and posting pertaining to business transactions recorded by other workers. Perform duties bank reconciliations and general ledger accounting.

This full-time position will report to the Controller and the salary range is from $40,000 to $46,000.  This position is open until filled.

Qualifications and Requirements:

To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Education and/or Experience

A four year Accounting degree required or two year Accounting degree with at least two years of related experience in the industry. A basic knowledge of Microsoft Office is required.
Key Competencies/Skills Necessary for Job Performance

  • Active Listening- Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Reading Comprehension - Understand written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Speaking -Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Mathematics - Using mathematics to solve problems.
  • Monitoring - Monitoring/assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action and monitoring/assessing information and a used in the process of financial and compliance reporting.
  • Planning, Organizing, Time Management - Managing one's own time and the time of others.
  • Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience and use of proper grammar within the English language.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy - Paying special attention to ensure all totals are tied to subsidiary accounting systems, separate schedules or tracking, and supplemental schedules to financials.
  • Team work - Being a team player includes helping balance the work load as well as providing clear, accurate and honest information to other co-workers and other constituents outside of the department


Rocky Mountain College offers a variety of benefits to their employees including, but not limited to:

  • Competitive health, vision, dental, life, and short-term disability,
  • Paid life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment along with long-term disability coverage,
  • 403(b) retirement plans with generous 5 % (max) match upon eligibility,
  • Flexible paid time off plans,
  • Flexible working schedules based on a 37.5-hour work week,
  • Tuition remission for the employee and the employee’s spouse and/or dependents upon eligibility,
  • Free attendance to Rocky Mountain College events. 

To Apply

Please submit letter of interest, resume, a list of three references and completion of the Rocky Mountain College Staff Application via email at or mail to: Human Resources, Rocky Mountain College, 1511 Poly Drive, Billings, MT 59102.