Administrator / Full-Time

North Yarmouth Academy, Yarmouth, ME


North Yarmouth Academy seeks a controller to oversee daily accounting operations, including cash, billing, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and payroll functions. The controller recommends and administers accounting policies and procedures, ensuring internal controls and transaction processing routines are working and effective. This position is also responsible for onboarding and processing new and outgoing employees and employee benefits administration. The controller reports to NYA’s Chief Financial Officer and directly supervises the accounting staff. The candidate should fully support the mission of the Academy and embrace the opportunity to work in a vibrant toddler through postgraduate school community.



  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, but not required


  • 5 or more years professional experience working in accounting
  • Experience hiring, training, and supervising employees.
  • Experience motivating, directing, and training people.
  • Proven track record and experience in an accounting role.
  • Thorough knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and internal control.

Abilities & Skills:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal/customer service skills. Confidence in conveying information to all members of NYA’s community, including faculty, staff, students, parents.
  • Ability to collaborate with others and work as a member of a team.
  • A self-starter with the ability to work independently.
  • Strong organization and time management skills. Ability to plan, organize, and schedule work.
  • High regard for confidentiality and high ethical standards.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects under the pressure of deadlines.
  • Well-developed analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work with detailed information with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Ability to work in a school environment.
  • Ability to use technology such as email, Excel, and Word.
  • Ability to learn how to use North Yarmouth Academy’s accounting software.


  • This is a full-time, benefits eligible position
  • Reduced work hours in the summer and observe school holidays
  • Opportunity to work in a school environment and make an impact


  • Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to with the subject line of “Controller”.


North Yarmouth Academy is an independent, college preparatory, coeducational school for 375 students: toddlers to postgraduate students located in Yarmouth, Maine. Yarmouth is situated on the beautiful Maine coast, 10 miles from Portland, ME and less than two hours from Boston, MA. Since 1814, NYA has fostered integrity, character, and intellect in its students. For more information visit the website at


North Yarmouth Academy

Yarmouth, ME
Infant / Toddler, Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School, High School, Post Graduate
All Gender