The Children's Museum of the Upstate
Sat Nov 12 2022 00:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
Mon Dec 12 2022 00:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
How to Apply
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The Children’s Museum of the Upstate is looking for a highly organized and trustworthy candidate to manage and execute the daily operations of the museum’s finances. TCMU is one of the nation’s largest children’s museums and serves over 250,000+ visitors per year through hands-on exhibits and interactive programming. The museum’s mission is to ignite a community of compassionate problem solvers through intentional and inclusive play.
The Accounting Manager should have knowledge of accounting principles, practices, and financial reporting; knowledge of local, state, and federal laws regarding accounting, finances, and taxation; as well as technical accounting skills. The ideal candidate will have 5-8 years of accounting experience, with experience in a nonprofit setting preferred. Additionally, the museum is seeking a proactive team member with a helpful and supportive attitude with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
-Manage and execute the daily operations of the museum’s finances.
-Establish and enforce proper accounting methods, policies, and principles for the organization.
-Provide analysis and up to date financial information to the museum’s executive leadership team on a regular basis.
-Support the museum team through providing proactive and timely data to support the museum’s operational and -strategic functions and goals.
-Manage Accounts Payable process through receiving purchase orderts and paying invoices in a timely fashion and maintain an up-to-date cash forecast.
-Prepare and post general journal entries, maintain the general ledger including reconciliation of all balance sheet and revenue accounts, and reconciliation of bank/credit card accounts.
-Facilitate timely month-end close and prepare monthly financial statements with accompanying report including Income narrative, restricted cash reporting, and financial position summary.
-Work with 3rd party firm to prepare and coordinate the audit process.
-Prepare an annual 990 tax return, in cooperation with external accounting firm.
-Prepare and file timely sales and use tax return.
-Review and process expense reports.
-Process bi-weekly payroll in a timely and accurate fashion.
-Ensure organized digital records and follow TCMU’s retention and destroy documents policy.
-Prepare and coordinate weekly cash and check deposits at local bank (downtown Greenville).
-Assist the executive team with preparation and management of the museum’s annual budget.
-Coordinate and prepare required reports including but not limited to unclaimed property filings, 1099s, and ancillary audit requests.
Skills and Requirements
Ideal Experience & Skill Set
-5-8 years of accounting experience, nonprofit accounting preferred
-Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
-Knowledge of accounting principles, practices, and financial reporting
-Knowledge of local, state, and federal laws regarding accounting, finances, and taxation
-Technical accounting skills
-Able to learn TCMU’s Point of Sale Systems including Acme and Shopify
-Highly organized and trustworthy
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills
-Able to work independently and manage schedule to meet deadlines
-Proactive team member with a helpful and supportive attitude
Full-time, exempt position, predominantly Monday-Friday from 8:30-5:00
Some weekend and evening availability for events required