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Senior Accountant

Atlanta, GA 30309

Posted: 01/17/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Non-Profit Job Number: 16187 Field of Expertise: Accounting & Finance

Job Description

Our client, a large art museum, is seeking a Senior Accountant for a direct hire role in Atlanta, GA. Vaccination against Covid-19 is required for this position. 

Functions as the subject matter expert on payables function in support of the general ledger including account reconciliations, year-end audit, tax form 990 and other special projects as assigned. The Senior Accountant is responsible for the coordination of a variety of routine accounting functions.

  • Lead the month-end close process ensuring all entries are recorded correctly and timely.
  • Review the monthly statement of activities and provide written variance explanations.
  • Reconcile assigned balance sheet accounts monthly.
  • Prepare correcting/reconciling journal entries as needed.
  • Reconcile/Audit Accounting Petty Cash monthly.
  • Participate in the fiscal year-end audit preparation.
  • Update attendance and admissions report in cooperation with the Manager of Guest Services.
  • Update Enhancement Fund Acquisition file on or before May 31 annually.
  • Maintain records of international travel for Schedule F of the Form 990 which requires information on activities conducted in regions outside of the United States.
  • Function as subject matter expert on preparation of 1099-MISC and 100-NEC
  • Prepare and reconcile various cash receipts reports daily.
  • Retrieve mail and process all related accounts payable invoices in Workday daily and in accordance with the campus wide month-end close schedule.
  • Prepare cash and check deposits for armored car pick-up per weekly schedule
  • Coordinate the accounts payable workflow for invoice processing.
  • Process all invoices, requests for payment and expense reports, including verifying, appropriate approval, verifying general ledger codes, reviewing for accuracy, and entering into Workday.
  • Shepherd staff in the monthly processing of credit card charges and year-end payables accruals.
  • Empty, count, deposit, and report on funds from Donation Boxes quarterly or as needed.
  • Work closely with special events staff to process and reconcile all receivables and payables are processed in a timely manner.
  • Establish and maintain healthy working relationships with internal and external departments to ensure the smooth flow of communication and workflow in the financial revenue recognition processes.
  • Communicate accounting policies and procedures to museum staff as needed.
  • Assist in physical inventory on as needed basis.
  • Develop and maintain living document of responsibility area process steps.
  • Serve as backup support to the Deputy Director’s Admin in processing shared services invoices.
  • Perform special projects and tasks as needed.
  • Strong bookkeeping, analytical, computer, and communications skills essential.
  • Skilled in math, accounting, and financial processes.
  • Strong knowledge of software applications, including Excel, Word, Workday and Tessitura.
  • Professional maturity, excellent organizational and interpersonal skills. Must have a powerful desire to learn all aspects of the museum as they relate to accounting.
  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in accounting and two-three years of strong accounting experience. Or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience working in a non-profit environment highly desirable.
  • Workday and Tessitura experience highly desirable.
  • Ability to author and discuss reports, business correspondence and procedures.
  • Ability to effectively present information to the museum staff.
  • Reasoning to interpret financial data furnished in written or oral form.
  • Ability to solve problems and prioritize needs in a variety of situations where immediate decisions may be necessary.
Base Salary $70,000. Final determination of salary will be based on an evaluation of experience, education, budget, etc.

Meet Your Recruiter

Rebecca Drace
Senior Recruiting Consultant

Becca has over 15 years of management and client interaction experience working across multiple industries such as retail, finance, IT, supply chain, and manufacturing. She has 7 years of recruiting experience running a full desk and providing full cycle experience to both companies and job seekers. Becca truly enjoys hearing about her clients' needs and taking time to speak with candidates to find the right match. 


Becca works hard and truly enjoys building relationships through listening and giving the best professional advice she can. She loves hearing the positive feedback from her candidates once she has been able to assist them in finding the right long term opportunity to suit their skills and personal desires. Becca graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Fitness and Health from Union University in Jackson, TN in 2004. 

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