Northcrest Community

Staff Accountant

Date Posted
November 23, 2021

Job Details

Northcrest Community is a Life Plan Retirement Community in Ames, IA, currently seeking a qualified individual for a full-time Staff Accountant position responsible for preparing journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliations, fixed asset maintenance, payroll processing, and general ledger reconciliations.  The Staff Accountant will organize and review a variety of financial data, including maintenance of financial systems.  The successful candidate will enjoy working with older adults and be part of a small business office team that is cross-trained to assist each other. 

COVID-19 vaccination is strongly supported and encouraged; however, Northcrest does not mandate COVID-19 inoculation for staff.

Northcrest offers competitive wages and benefits with wage credit for experience.

Benefits include:

  • Health Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account Plan
  • Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 401K Retirement Plan
  • Vacation Pay
  • Sick Leave Pay
  • Holiday Pay
  • Scholarship Opportunities
  • Longevity Pay
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Meals at a reduced cost
  • Family-friendly work environment

Northcrest has been voted Best Senior Living Community in Story County for nine years consecutively, and has received the award for Best of Story County Innovative Workplace for 2021.  Northcrest's success is a direct result of our caring employees delivering quality service in assisting the residents. Come join our Administrative team today!


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance

  • Minimum 3 years of successful accounting experience

  • Proficiency in working with spreadsheets and current technology

  • Excellent communication, organization and time management skills

  • Experience with Sage Intacct is preferred

Resume and cover letter required to be submitted with online application.

Contact Information

Contact Heidi Palmer, CFO, at


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Equal Opportunity Employer

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