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Part-Time Accounts Payable Specialist

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Philadelphia Mural Arts Program


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October 23, 2020

Mural Arts Philadelphia is a public private partnership dedicated to the belief that art ignites change. We create art with others to transform places, individuals, communities and institutions. Through this work, we establish new standards of excellence in the practice of public and contemporary art. Our process empowers artists to be change agents, stimulates dialogue about critical issues, and builds bridges of connection and understanding. Our work is created in-service of a larger movement that values equity, fairness and progress across all of society. We listen with empathetic ears to understand the aspirations of our partners and participants and through beautiful collaborative art, we provide people with the inspiration and tools to seize their own future.

 

Annually, Mural Arts Philadelphia engages more than 25,000 people. This includes more than 2,000 who enroll in ongoing art and muralism workshops offered through our Art Education, Restorative Justice, and Porch Light programs; more than 8,000 who co-create our stunning works of public art; and more than 15,000 who tour our multi-neighborhood collection. Annually, we produce between 80 and 100 temporary and permanent pieces, which together tell an incredible story of Philadelphia’s beauty and resilience

 

Roles & Responsibilities: 

 

Accounts Payable

·       Process payments for all outside vendors and independent contractors

·       Collect & process vendor invoices for payment

·       Submit proper reports to the bank

·       Print and mail checks on a weekly basis

·       Maintain organized file for each vendor

·       Collect tax information from all contractors/vendors/artists

·       Work with MAP staff and vendors to settle any disputes over charges and follow   up with vendors to ensure we are in good standing

·       Track and issue all independent contractors 1099s

·       Track contracted payments and hours for lead artist and assistant artists

·       Review employees credit card charges for appropriate coding and descriptions

 

Skills

·       Ability to problem solve by anticipating issues

·       Attention to detail and highly organized

·       Take responsibility and ownership of assigned duties

·       Confidentiality

·       Reporting accurate and timely information

·       Good math skills and any general accounting knowledge

·       Proficiency with Financial Edge and Excel a plus

·       Deadline-Oriented and ability to work under pressure

·       Strong communication skills and an ability to work well with others

·       Efficient time management

·       Self- Motivated

·       Prior Accounts Payable experience is preferred.

Mural Arts Philadelphia is a public private partnership dedicated to the belief that art ignites change. We create art with others to transform places, individuals, communities and institutions. Through this work, we establish new…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Part Time Schedule
  • High School Diploma Required
  • Entry level

Location

1729 Mount Vernon St, Philadelphia, PA 19130

How to Apply

The Accounts Payable Specialist reports to the Contracts, Insurance and Accounts Payable Specialist. This is a 24 hour per week position (typically, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday) and provides a $20 per hourly rate to commensurate with experience. Please provide resume and cover letter to resumes@muralarts.org by October 23, 2020. No phone calls please. 

The Accounts Payable Specialist reports to the Contracts, Insurance and Accounts Payable Specialist. This is a 24 hour per week position (typically, Tuesday, Wednesday and…

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