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PROJECT ACCOUNTANT - FT

Job Type: Administration

Organization: Witte Museum

Application Closing Date: 6/30/2014

Job Description:


POSITION SUMMARY

The Project Accountant is responsible for the accounting functions relating to the Witte Museum team projects. The Witte Museum has a team-based project management process; the position is pivotal in sustaining accountability tracking and running budgets. The Project Accountant works closely with each department and the accounting team to prepare, record, and monitor the Operating Budget. The Project Accountant keeps the lines of communication open for designing and planning consultants, contractors, and staff team members. The position is a member of the accounting team.



RESPONSIBILITIES:


Performs assigned duties related to the accounting functions of team projects and monitors project budgets

Coordinates department and/or team meetings to discuss project budgets

Develops a correspondence system to keep designing and planning consultants, contractors, and staff team members apprised of project budget progress

Develops an easy access filing system on project budgets for both electronic and hard copy filing

Works closely with each department and the accounting team to prepare, record, and monitor the Operating Budget

Assists staff with coding procedures, maintaining project budgets, and researching discrepancies

Manages and records department credit card purchases

Prepares and records month-end and year-end journal entries

Assists with Museum Store inventory reconciliation

Assists with the preparation for the annual financial audit

Assists in maintaining internal controls, policies, and procedures related to non-profit accounting

Performs additional functions related to office activities

Compiles summary documents and reports for the CFO and President & CEO

Other duties as assigned




EDUCATION:


Required: Bachelor’s Degree (BA, BS) in Accounting or related field




EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:


Advanced skills in Excel; proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Word and PowerPoint

2-5 years relevant experience in non-profit accounting required

Excellent planning, organizational, time management, and research skills

Self-motivated and detail-oriented individual with excellent oral and written communication skills

Experienced in filing, tracking, scheduling and coordinating projects

Ability to complete job responsibilities with minimal supervision

Ability to work independently and as a team member




PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:


Ability to lift at least 30 lbs.

Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends as needed

Must be able to work for long periods of time while seated




The Witte Museum is an equal opportunity employer.

Closing date: June 30, 2014

Resume may be emailed to: humanresources@wittemuseum.org
Location: 3801 Broadway
San Antonio, TX 78209



Contact Information

Name:Claudia Arellano

Phone Number:210-357-1900

Fax Number:

Email Address:humanresources@wittemuseum.org

Web Site URL:http://www.wittemuseum.org/index.php/involved/jobs

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