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Accounting Analyst

The Museum is seeking a Financial Analyst to maintain the Museum's investment accounts and restricted and designated funds; prepare financial statements, assist in month-end closing, general ledger reconciliation and report analyses.

This full -time, exempt position reports to the Accounting Manager.

Responsibilities
Maintain and reconcile all of the Norton's investment accounts, including the two Norton Trusts; ensure that each investment account is current in the general ledger and in any subsidiary reports; check balances with reports from investment consultants; maintain investment funds spreadsheet, showing investment activity as well as endowment allocations and new gifts; ensure that all of the above reconcile to each other;
Maintain and reconcile restricted and designated funds;
Act as liaison to the curatorial department on all art purchases, sales, gifts of art, and deaccessions of art; ensure that all funds associated with such art activity are applied appropriately. Prepare monthly art activity report for the Works of Art Committee and others as needed; prepare all reports regarding art activity for the annual audit;
Prepare detailed financial statement analyses, including but not limited to

  • Quarterly balance sheet and income statement
  • Trial balance and general ledger accounts
  • Other quarterly and year-end analysis as needed

Assist with Month-end closing activities, including but not limited to:

  • Reconciliation of General Ledger accounts
  • Depreciation and Amortization entries
  • Museum store Inventory

Prepare financial reports and analyses for the Museum's annual audit and 990 tax forms;
Assist Chief Financial Officer and Accounting Manager with audit related issues and other projects as needed.

Education 
Minimum of a Bachelor's degree with emphasis in accounting and finance; five or more years of accounting or finance experience; knowledge of non-profit accounting and finance preferred. Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

Job Knowledge & Training

  • Must be detail oriented with strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Must have good communication skills and the ability to work with nonfinancial people
  • Must have total honesty and discretion with confidential information

Proficient in computer applications:

  • ­­MS Office, specifically Excel, Word & Outlook
  • Accounting software package, preferably experience with Blackbaud’s Financial Edge
  • Experience in POS software package 

Please send cover letter, resume and three references to wattickj@norton.org

 

 


The Norton Museum of Art is an equal opportunity employer.