Senior Accountant - Contemporary Arts Center

November 30, 2021 1:01 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Organization: Contemporary Arts Center

Job Title: Senior Accountant, Contemporary Arts Center

Reports To: Deputy Director & Chief Business Officer

Position Status: Full-Time, exempt

Salary Range: $50,000-$60,000

SCOPE OF POSITION:

The Senior Accountant is responsible for all accounting and supports financial and fiscal management aspects of the Contemporary Arts Center.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILTIES:

Finance:

 Responsible for all accounting operations including monthly and year end close, general ledger, cash, pledges and grants receivable, accounts payable, and loans payable.

 With CBO and Senior Staff, prepare Center’s annual operating budgets.

 Serve as a liaison with the Advancement Department on pledge and grant reconciliation, department heads and finance related committees on accounting and financial matters.

 Prepare, review, and analyze monthly financial reports. Provide regular financial reports to Director, department heads, and Board of Trustees.

 Ensure policies and procedures comply with GAAP and professional standards.

 Ensure effective internal controls to assure safeguarding of assets and reliability of financial statements.

 Prepare financial portion of grant requests and reports.

 Oversee proper recording, utilization and reporting of restricted funds.

 Work and support all departments to develop annual budget then monitor, control and project.

 Prepare financial statements and supporting documentation for annual audit. Work with external auditors to ensure efficient and timely completion of audit.

 Serve as staff coordinator for Finance & Investment and Audit Committees.

 Support Treasurer in reporting to the Executive and Finance Committees of the Board of Trustees concerning all financial matters.

Investments:

 Manage banking relationships. Prepare and submit schedules for debt covenant compliance.

 Assist Finance & Investment Committee in monitoring investment portfolio and initiate transfers authorized by the Committee.

Operations:

 Review artist, touring, facility maintenance and service, and other contracts.

 Work with outside counsel as needed.

 Responsible for general liability, directors’ and officers’ liability and employment practices liability insurance.

 Serve as 403(b) administrator.

 Assist tax accountants in preparation of tax returns. Review and certify returns are accurate and complete.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

 Understanding of accounting, spreadsheet, and word processing applications.

 3-5 years professional accounting experience, non-profit preferred.

 Experience with QuickBooks preferred.

 A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting with CPA preferred.

INTERPERSONAL RELATIONS:

Works closely with all departments and attends all CAC staff meetings as well as all CAC Board of Trustee meetings. The Senior Accountant will work self-sufficiently to maintain fiscal responsibility but will value teamwork and cooperation.

ALL OF THESE DUTIES ARE TO BE DONE WITH OVERALL CAC BUSINESS IN MIND. 

THE PERSON IN THIS POSITION WILL BE CONSCIOUS OF OTHER CAC PROGRAMS, EXHIBITION NEEDS AND CAC POLICY AND PROCEDURES.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Please send cover letter and resume by November 15th , 2021, to Aly Laughlin:

alaughlin@cincycac.org.

The Contemporary Arts Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer where all applicants will be

considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,

gender identity, national origin, Veteran, or disability status.

ABOUT THE CONTEMPORARY ARTS CENTER:

Mission Statement:

The Contemporary Arts Center brings art and the creative process to all people through exhibitions, performances, and experiences that open minds.

Vision Statement:

The CAC will champion open minds and foster an inclusive culture by using contemporary art and mutual learning as vehicles for connecting people, cultivating creativity, and catalyzing curiosity.

Value Statements:

 Art has the power to create change by engaging with the issues of our time.

 We must be a civic and community hub for open conversation and artistic expression.

 Embracing diverse perspectives benefits everyone.

 As a non-collecting institution, we must evolve and take risks.

 Supporting artists, and making them accessible to our communities, drives empathy, creativity, and critical thinking.

Learn more at www.cincycac.org.


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