Jan 13, 2020

Accounting Associate

$40,000 - $45,000 yearly
  • Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens
Full-Time Accounting

Job Description

The Accounting Assistant executes accounting activities across the museum and is a key part of the financial health of the organization. 

Key Job Elements: 

  • Process and Log-in checks and cash received
  • Bank and general ledger reconciliations.
  • Investment and accounting entries
  • Prepare bank deposits
  • Process credit card receipts and sales reports
  • Prepare spreadsheets and reports for deposits.
  • Research issues and problems; recommend and implement solutions.
  • Assist with monthly, quarterly and fiscal year close and reporting.
  • Ensure accounting policies are followed.
  • Work closely with the Director of Finance and other accounting team members to improve accounting processes. enhance financial reporting, establish controls, and implement best practices.
  • Provide back-up support to other members of the Finance department during peak periods and short-term absences. 

Organizational Relationships:

  • Reports to the Director of Finance.
  • Interacts with various levels of staff and vendors.


Bookkeeping,   Corporate Accounting,   General-Other: Accounting-Finance  




40,000-45,000 annually

Security Clearance

NO Security Clearance

Job Requirements


  • Associates degree in Accounting.
  • General accounting skills and protocols. 
  • General ledger and accounting system experience. 
  • A minimum of 2 years relevant experience. 
  • Expert proficiency with manipulation and analysis of data in Microsoft Excel is a must.
  • Strong verbal and inter-personal communications skills.  
  • Follow oral and written instructions; maintain cooperative working relationships; demonstrate sensitivity to, and respect for a diverse population.
  • Highly organized with demonstrated time management skills and including multi-tasking.
  • Ability to meet ongoing deadlines.
  • Works independently with moderate supervision, interacting effectively with and quickly gaining the respect and support of museum staff.

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