Role details


Boston   •   USD23 - USD25 per hour (USD47,836 - USD51,996)   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • Looking for a Temporary/ Contract Accountant to start working December 5th
  • Paying $23-25 an hour to start and the role will turn into a Permanent Position

About Our Client

Work for a non-profit Museum located in Boston Massachusetts. The creative and artsy environment provides the opportunity for growth within an accounting function and in a diverse setting.

Job Description

General Accounting * Support Controller in monthly closing of A/P and G/L modules * Participate in the annual audit, including preparation of audit work-papers, resolution of all audit questions, and acting as liaison between auditors and museum employees * Maintain prepaid schedules and reconcile selected balance sheet accounts

Payroll * Process bi-weekly payroll and oversee/backup web-timekeeping system * Responsible for bi-weekly, quarterly and annual journal entries, reconciliations and reporting

Accounts Payable * Review all invoices prepared by the Accounting Assistant for approvals and coding * Serve as back-up for the A/P function * Post A/P module weekly following check run * Review and reconcile A/P aging each month * Review check register, month-end reports, process weekly positive pay upload

Cash Management * Process development, museum store, admissions, and miscellaneous deposits for proper coding and record-keeping * Assist with reconciliation of cash and credit card accounts monthly * Prepare wire transfers and wire payments for approval

Additional duties and responsibilities * Work with various museum managers to ensure proper billing and completion of financial reports * Assist Controller with ad hoc assignments

The Successful Applicant

  • Accounting degree plus 4-5 years general accounting experience
  • Self-starter willing to take the initiative on researching answers and at the same time, knowing when to ask for assistance
  • Knowledge of non-profit accounting preferred, but not required
  • Solid knowledge of Excel and advanced functions (including SUMIF, VLOOKUP, pivot tables)
  • Ability to exercise discretion with confidential information
  • Detail-oriented, but able to see the big picture
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to interact with all levels of Museum personnel; team player

Apply now for consideration within 48 hours.

What's on Offer

  • Competitive Salary
  • Opportunity to start in a temporary position and transition into a full time role
  • Work in the heart of Boston
  • Diverse Organization
  • Report directly to the Controller
  • Develops into a permanent position: Making $55,000-65,000 annually

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