Nantahala Outdoor Center

  • Accounting Assistant

    Job Locations US-NC-Bryson City
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    For 40+ years NOC has led the outdoor industry, taking more guests whitewater rafting and teaching more paddlers than any other outdoor recreation company. NOC also provides top-quality aerial and trail-based adventures, wilderness medicine as well as providing unmatched retail service, foodservice, lodging, and trip planning services. Behind NOC's rapid growth are our staff’s commitment to our five core values: lead by example, service before self, do the right thing, work hard/play hard and make it happen. These core values unite a community of leaders and pioneers in an exciting, fun and always changing work environment.


    NOC career opportunities offer prospects rare opportunities to work in beautiful locations, to grow their skills and to share a passion for active outdoor recreation. Ideal candidates are leaders in the work place that wish to join a unique, values-driven organization. They aspire to excellence in their fields and disciplines and they demonstrate a commitment to the service of others. Above all, they want to provide visitors with unforgettable experiences in the great outdoors. If this sounds like you, we hope you'll apply to join the NOC team.



    Gain valuable work experience by working as an Accounting Assistant for the summer at the Nantahala Outdoor Center.  Responsibilities would include: processing daily accounting check outs, preparing bank reconciliations, managing petty cash, accounting office duties including running accounts payable checks and serving as the front line for the accounting office.  This is a seasonal position located on our Wesser Campus in Bryson City, NC.     


    • Retail and Adventure daily check-outs
    • Handle petty cash
    • Process cash change request
    • Process on eemand manual vendor checks
    • Assist as payroll back-up
    • Provide exceptional internal customer service
    • General Accounting Office duties
    • Other duties as assigned


    • Exceptional detail and organizational skills
    • Excellent problem solving abilities
    • Cash handling experience
    • Ability to learn departmental office process and procedures and to use judgment in coordinating workflow.
    • Ability to use courtesy and tact in performing internal and external duties that may be sensitive and confidential in nature
    • General knowledge of Federal and State Wage and Hour Laws
    • Must function as a team member with a positive attitude


    Preferred Education and Experience:

    • Minimum high school graduate or its equivalency
    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of training and experience is preferred
    • Previous internship and basic accounting experience preferred

    Tools, Equipment and Conditions:

    • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and Outlook)
    • PC, 10 key calculator, scanner, fax and phone


    The above noted job description is not intended to describe, in detail, the multitude of tasks that may be assigned but rather to provide a general sense of the responsibilities and expectations of this position. As the nature of business demands change, so too may the essential functions of this position.

    The Nantahala Outdoor Center (NOC) is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity in any and all terms, conditions or privileges of employment including hiring, promotions, termination, training and compensation. The NOC does not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of age, race, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic condition or any other status protected by federal, state or local law, where applicable. Furthermore, the NOC is committed to a work environment free of discrimination and harassment through respecting and valuing the diversity among employees and all those with whom the NOC does business.


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