Associate Program Accountant

The Barber National Institute is looking for a full time Associate Program Accountant. This position requires the candidate to have knowledge of financial and cost accounting, the ability to gain further experience and knowledge of them, the ability to learn required software systems, the judgment and analysis skills to derive and interpret data and make decisions.


  • Work with Service Line Directors to prepare and document the operating and capital budgets on an annual basis.
  • Review monthly operations, complete variance analysis and document reasons for variances to budget with the Service Line Directors/Program Managers.
  • Support the preparation of cost reports as needed by payers, prepare various reporting to Erie/Philadelphia/Allegheny Counties.
  • Meet monthly with the Service Line Directors to review results of operations as the business liaison for the Service Line.
  • Complete specific account reconciliations as assigned and oversee the account reconciliation work of Accounting Associates.
  • Develop and produce timely and accurate reports/financial statements as required/requested by the funding sources and Center Management.


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance or in a related field with three years experience
  • Knowledge of GAAP and cost accounting principles and practices
  • Experience with Microsoft Office required
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record
  • Eligibility for State Police Criminal Record Check and Child Abuse History Clearance
  • FBI clearance required for individuals who do not meet PA residency requirements

Perks with a Purpose
Our benefits are created with YOU in mind.

• Highmark Medical and Mental Health
• Free Delta Dental Coverage
• Free Davis Vision Coverage
• Short & Long-Term Disability Insurance
• Healthcare Flexible Spending Account
Financial Well-being
• 401K and 403B Retirement Savings options
• On-Demand Pay
• Employee Referral Bonus program
• Student Loan Forgiveness
• College Scholarship & Tuition Discounts
• Employee Discounts
Life & Family Support

Free Life Insurance
• Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
• LifeSolutions Employee Assistance Program
• Erie Campus*- discounted on-site weekday childcare
• Employee discounts for select events and services

Who is Barber National Institute?

The Barber National Institute is a non-profit committed to its mission of providing the highest quality services for children and adults with autism, intellectual disabilities, or behavioral health challenges and their families. Since our founding in 1952, we have evolved into a multi-faceted organization serving more than 6,200 individuals annually with a wide range of educational, vocational, residential, and behavioral health programs.

Qualified applicants must meet eligibility for PA Child Abuse History and Criminal Record Check. We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. If you need accommodation to apply, please contact HR. EOE