Career Opportunities

 

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


 

Everglades Learning Collaborative
Project Coordinator

This is a part-time summer position from May to August and provides administrative support for the Education Department

The ELC Project Coordinator reports to the Assistant Curator of Education for Youth and Family Programs and the Project Coordinator’s responsibilities include the following:

Perform administrative duties to relieve the Asst. Curator of Education and staff of details associated with management of the PACE program, including but not limited to: 

Helping to organize and manage all aspects of the Everglades Learning Collaborative program
Assisting with program logistics such as, but not limited to, scheduling field trips, bus transportation, monitoring attendance, ordering and delivering supplies
Providing correspondence and computer data-entry support
Assisting PACE instructors
Administering program assessment

Education:  BA required; demonstrated interest in children, art and museums a plus

Training and Experience:
Must be detail-oriented and well-organized, with excellent verbal and written communication skills, and must demonstrate independent judgment in professional setting. Must perform all duties with a high level of tact, professionalism, trust and efficiency. 

Job Knowledge:
Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook, and facility with learning other software programs; good customer service skills; pleasant telephone etiquette; ability to work with children, peers and supervisors required. Spanish language skills a plus.

Physical Requirements:
Must have a car and be able to use it for work. Light physical effort required.  Evening and week-end hours occasionally required. 

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to wattickj@norton.org.

 


 

Summer Camp Instructor

This is a part-time summer position from Mid-June to August 10, 2015 and provides teaching  support for the Education Department.

The Summer Camp Instructor reports to the Assistant Curator of Education for Youth and Family Programs and the responsibilities include the following:

Leads Summer Camp workshops related to summer exhibition, while creating an age-appropriate art-making experiences for attending children.
Responsible for setup and breakdown of classroom.
Supervises and trains volunteers on the program curriculum, content, delivery, and activities.
Assists with program logistics such as, but not limited to coordinating class schedule for weekly camp tours, effectively monitoring attendance, ordering supplies, organizing storeroom, and other duties as necessary.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS:

Education:  BA preferred; demonstrated interest in children, art and museums a plus.

Training and Experience:
Must be able to work with children enthusiastically; possesses excellent communication skills, is detail-oriented and well-organized. Must demonstrate independent judgment in a professional setting and be able to perform all duties with a high level of tact, professionalism, trust and efficiency.  Prior teaching experience a must.

Job Knowledge:
Strong technical ability in art a plus; good customer service skills; ability to work with divers clientele, all ages, peers and supervisors required.

Physical Requirements:
Light physical effort required. Must able to juggle multiple tasks.
 

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



The Norton Museum of Art is an equal opportunity employer.