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Accent works with more than 70 U.S. colleges and universities and operates Study Centers in six dynamic European locations. Are you passionate about global learning? A creative problem-solver? Looking to make an impact? We want to hear from you.

Open positions

Budget Coordinator – Florence, Italy

The Budget Coordinator will serve as a member of a small team which manages all aspects of program budgets from start to finish. The position demands excellent numeracy and organizational skills. Candidates will have strong interpersonal skills and be able to deal with a variety of tasks simultaneously both individually and as part of a small but busy team. Although based in Florence, the role is a company-wide and dynamic position that will require working together with staff located in all Accent Centers in Europe and the US.

Hours of Work: full time – 38 hours per week

Reporting to: Director of Finance

Salary: €30.000 gross per annum


  • Italian or EU Citizenship or legal right to work in Italy.
  • English Fluency, written and oral
  • Reside in or near Florence
  • Bachelor’s degree or Laurea Triennale in accounting, ragioneria or similar.
  • 2-3 years’ experience in the field.

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience

  • Detail-oriented, organized, and efficient.
  • Numeracy
  • Strong work ethic
  • Flexible approach
  • Ability to work individually, and as a team player.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Proactive, ability to multi-task and prioritize workload.
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite, especially Excel.


  • Creation and revision of program budgets using Excel.
  • Transcription of budgets onto online software for the creation of invoices.
  • Daily communication via email and calls with budget team, Center Directors and other staff from all Accent Study Centers, and the PD team.
  • Supporting other members of the budget team

Please note this list of duties is not comprehensive and could be subject to change from time to time.

Start Date – May 2024

The post is fully in person in the Accent Florence Study Center.

Please send your CV and a Cover Letter via email by April 12th to Lauren Severini, Director of Finance at financejobs@accentglobal.com.

Accent Global Learning is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business needs, so all applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, gender identity, sexual orientation, family care or medical leave status, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

Academic Coordinator – part-time – Accent Rome Study Center

The Academic Coordinator manages the academics of the fall, spring and summer University of California, Education Abroad program in Rome, as well as the Spring University of Southern California Communication Program.  The Academic Coordinator reports to the Rome Center Director.

This is a Part-time position of 20 hours per week, in office, as per Italian CBA. Office hours are Monday to Friday.

Administrative Tasks:

  • Academic Liaison with UCEAP-USC
  • Development and implementation of new academic initiatives.
  • Creating and leading Academic Orientations and Orientation Materials
  • Ensuring academic policies are implemented and upheld by all faculty
  • Proposal of new courses as needed, selection of new faculty with Rome Center Director
  • Course approval process with partner institutions
  • Coordination of faculty, including meetings, syllabus review and class scheduling
  • Student advising and class enrollment process management
  • Submission of grades and enrollments through the partner university online system
  • Coordination and management of student academic accommodations
  • Overseeing the use of the Academic Platform by faculty
  • Conduct course evaluations and class observations. Review courses periodically to ensure balance in experiential learning opportunities, local focus and inclusion of varied themes and perspectives such as identity, social justice and sustainability.
  • Advise faculty for the resolution of student issues
  • Participate in daily administrative activities in coordination with Rome colleagues to support the smooth functioning of Rome programs. Attend student meetings along with other Rome staff.
  • Collaborate with Rome Program Staff for the selection of program cultural activities and excursions
  • Occasional evening/weekend/public holiday work due to programmatic needs

Desired Skills:

  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and teamwork skills. Empathy.
  • Organizational skills, attention to detail
  • Courtesy, tact, and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with people in a multicultural environment
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Cultural and academic mentoring skills
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Excel, internet applications, MS Office applications and online Academic Platforms

Required Education and Experience:

  • Academic or educational program administration experience
  • 3+ years university teaching experience, preferable in the US higher education context
  • Doctoral or terminal advanced academic degree

Additional Eligibility Qualifications:

  • Authorized to work in Italy
  • Fluent in Italian and English.

If interested, please send an email to romejobs@accentglobal.com

Email object: Academic Coordinator + Full name

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted

Your cover letter and CV must be in English. Diverse applicants are encouraged, Accent is an equal opportunity employer.

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