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American Alliance of Museums


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Published 14 days ago

March 9, 2020
February 21, 2020
$50,000 - $55,000

The American Alliance of Museums seeks a motivated, organized, financial professional to support the finance and administration departments of the nation’s largest association of museum professionals. The desired candidate has knowledge of basic accounting principles and the ability to perform processes such as accounts payable/receivable; reconciliations; batch processing and is eager to learn about financial maintenance, reporting, and analysis in non-profits.


Reporting to the Accounting Manager and working closely with the Director of Finance and Administration, the Accountant & Office Manager processes & supports day-to-day accounting transaction and functions. Primary duties include accounts payable maintenance, cash receipts batch distribution and data entry, cash reconciliations, routine data/order imports & assisting in all month-end close processes, including the monthly reconciliation of the bank accounts against the general ledger, preparing recurring and ad-hoc journal entries for review, and assisting with year-end audit preparations.


The Accountant & Office Manager also provides administrative support to program and management staff including data entry, data base maintenance, office supply maintenance, office equipment support, and general administrative and executive office support. 


Skills and qualifications:

  • Ability to perform basic bookkeeping functions
  • Understanding of general accounting principles
  • Non-profit accounting experience preferred
  • Experience with accounting software, association management software (AMS) and MS Office preferred
  • Strong and versatile communication and customer service skills
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Exceptional attention to details
  • Ability to work with, and maintain, confidential financial information

How to apply

The American Alliance of Museums seeks a motivated, organized, financial professional to support the finance and administration departments of the nation’s largest association of museum professionals. The desired candidate has…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Professional

Benefits

AAM pays a significant portion of employee's health, dental, disability and life insurance coverages and offers a 403(b) retirement plan with an employer matching contribution. We are located just a short walk from the Crystal City metro station.

AAM pays a significant portion of employee's health, dental, disability and life insurance coverages and offers a 403(b) retirement plan with an employer matching contribution. We…

How to Apply

To encourage a broad pool of candidates with various backgrounds to apply and to mitigate any potential implicit bias during our review of applications, we are applying some principles of “blind hiring.” Please follow the directions below when submitting your application materials.

  • Submit a cover letter and resume to hr@aam-us.org using “Accountant/Office Manager" in the subject line by 2/21/20. Please do not include your name or address on either document. Please include education but omit school names and graduation years. Include your email address as the only personal identifier on these documents.
  • As part of your cover letter (no more than two pages), provide an example of how you have applied your accounting skills to solve a problem.

Submissions will be reviewed by our hiring team and candidates who are selected for further screening will be contacted by email by 2/28/20. Due to the large number of applications AAM receives, we can only contact those candidates selected for further screening.

To encourage a broad pool of candidates with various backgrounds to apply and to mitigate any potential implicit bias during our review of applications, we are applying some…

Location

2451 Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA 22202

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