Staff Accountant

  • Phoenix Art Museum
  • Phoenix, AZ 85004
Full time Accounting

Job Description

Phoenix Art Museum is looking for a Staff Accountant to conduct accounting and other related activities in support of the mission and strategic plan of the Museum.
  1. Responsible for carrying out tasks associated with Cash Management, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, and General Ledger, including but not limited to: record daily cash activities, reconcile bank accounts, process vendor payments and reimbursement requests, create billing invoices and record payments, reconcile and post payroll journal entries;
  2. Perform account reconciliations;
  3. Maintain and update schedules for fixed assets, leases, prepaid, deferrals, etc.;
  4. Carry out month-end, quarter-end and year-end closing procedures;
  5. Assist in preparing monthly and quarterly financial statements as well as ad hoc reports;
  6. Perform financial analysis as requested by management;
  7. Respond to inquiries by researching and interpreting data;
  8. Maintain and update accounting records;
  9. Assist in preparing audit schedules and working with auditors;
  10. Perform special projects for the Controller.
  1. Bachelor’s degree in accounting required.
  2. Minimum of 3 years’ relevant general ledger experience required.
  3. Non-profit accounting experience preferred.
  4. Payroll experience preferred.
  5. Audit experience preferred.
Knowledge of:
  1. GAAP (generally accepted accounting principles in the U.S.)
  2. General business laws and regulations
Skill and Ability to:
  1. Attend to details.
  2. Follow through on tasks assigned.
  3. Prioritize and accomplish multiple projects concurrently.
  4. Communicate clearly and timely in a professional manner.
  5. Work effectively with a wide variety of Museum supporters, visitors, members, volunteers, and staff.
  6. Work independently and as a team member.
  7. Apply problem solving and analytical skills.
  8. Maintain confidentiality.
  9. Grow professionally through continual learning.
Submit cover letter, resume, and Salary requirements with job code HLPA-STAC to HR@phxart.org
** Incomplete submissions may not be considered ***
Job Status: full-time, exempt, regular