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Accounting Specialist

Denver Art Museum

Denver
Full Time
Posted July 21, 2022

POSITION PURPOSE:

This position reports to the Director of Accounting, in the Accounting Department. This position is responsible for Accounts Payable support, weekday cash office procedures, assigned reconciliations, assistance with monthly sales tax return and other support within the Accounting Department.  This position supports Accounting utilizing a skillset that has great attention to detail, accuracy, understanding of Museum operations and not-for-profit Accounting. Performance of segregated duties and adherence to internal control procedures contributes to the audit requirement of safeguarding museum assets.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Daily Duties

Accounting Department

Support the Accounts Payable Supervisor as follows:

  • Monitors the Accounts Payable email inbox and mail
  • Reviews and processes invoices and purchase orders including Museum Gift Shop invoicing
  • Vendor database maintenance including:
    • Deactivating vendors
    • Auditing vendors for 1099 preparation
  • Manage vendor purchasing programs
  • Purchase order maintenance
  • Other duties, as assigned

Cash Office – two days a week and back up as needed including weekends.

  • Performs daily cash vault reconciliations
  • Prepares and distributes daily bank bags prepares weekly change orders as needed
  • Prepares and distributes courier per diems in accordance with Museum policy

Monthly Duties

  • Prepare Vantix monthly accrual journal entry
  • Assist with monthly sales tax returns
  • Reconcile ATMS attendance numbers to the DAM Dashboard and reconcile differences
  • Pull required documentation for fixed assets

Other

  • Complete assigned balance sheet recs quarterly
  • Follow the Museum’s documented policies and procedures and uphold internal controls
  • Supports other accounting team members and acts as back up, as assigned
  • Other projects and duties, as assigned
  • Consistent usage of the Racial Equity Lens in day-to-day operations
  • Yearly goal setting to support Racial Equity Roadmap initiatives

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience, Skills, etc.):

Knowledge, Skill and Ability

  • Working knowledge of cash handling and accounting principles
  • Strong customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to adapt to change
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Speed and accuracy in processing paperwork and data input
  • Basic understanding of reconciliations
  • Basic computer application skills

Experience

  • Two years’ experience in relevant Accounts Payable processing or training which provides a working knowledge of accounting procedures

The DAM prioritizes adaptability and a human-centered work environment.  We are happy to consider adjustments to job responsibilities to ensure the right candidate will be successful.

Pay: The hiring hourly for this position is $20.98-$22.66 based on experience.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job. We know there is no such thing as a “perfect” candidate – Nor do we look for the right “fit” with us, we look for the add! We encourage you to apply for a role at the Denver Art Museum even if you do not meet 100% of the bullet points. We believe in cultivating an environment where there is diversity of perspectives, in hopes that we can all thrive in an inclusive environment.

Benefits: A comprehensive medical/dental/vision plan, that can be extended to domestic partner, spouse, and children. DAM 100% paid Life Insurance, and Short/Long Term Disability. Generous sick and vacation paid time off and one personal day. Ten paid holidays. 403(b) Retirement Plan with immediate eligibility to contribute and those who meet the requirements will qualify for the 3% non-elective contribution and 2% match program. A free RTD Eco Pass. A free DAM Family Membership. Free Telehealth and Employee Assistance Program. Access to Headspace. Two weeks Paid Parental Leave.

NOTE:  The DAM prioritizes adaptability and a human-centered work environment. We are happy to consider accommodations to the position. This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job. We know there is no such thing as a “perfect” candidate – Nor do we look for the right “fit” with us, we look for the add! We believe in cultivating an environment where there is diversity of perspectives, in hopes that we can all thrive in an inclusive environment.

We know that searching for a job can be stressful so we would like to give you an overview of the process to manage expectations. This role may require a phone screen, interviews with hiring manager and or panel that will be held in-person at the DAM or video.

DENVER ART MUSEUM:

As an institution, we believe the Denver Art Museum is both a platform for and an amplifier of the voices of people of all races. We acknowledge that Black lives matter and communities of color – Latinx, Indigenous, Black, and others – have been underrepresented in art museums over decades, both internally and externally. We are committed to elevating all voices, artworks and perspectives and strive to support racial equity inside and out.

We prohibit discrimination against any person or organization based on age, race, sex, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, gender expression, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, political service or affiliation, genetic information, or disability, as well as any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

We strive to provide a professional and positive work environment for our employees. The Museum expressly prohibits any form of employee harassment on the basis of age, race, sex, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, gender expression, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, political service or affiliation, genetic information, disability or any other applicable status protected by federal, state or local law.  Actions based on these or any legally protected characteristic will not be tolerated.

We encourage the freedom of gender expression and/or gender presentation.  As an institution, we do not create barriers that may prevent any employee from expressing behaviors, mannerisms, interests, and appearances that represent their authentic personality or culture. Qualified candidates are expected to exemplify the DAM’s internal values, which include being dynamic, respectful, inclusive, creative, and curious.  The ability to maintain effective and positive working relationships with visitors, employees, volunteers, representatives of public and private entities, policy making bodies, and contractors is critical to the success of this position.

The Museum believes vaccination is an important measure to protect the health and safety of everyone from significant illness due to COVID-19 infection. As a condition of employment, employees must present proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 on their first day of employment or receive an exemption or other reasonable accommodation due to circumstances protected under federal or state law that prevent the employee from being vaccinated. Employees are also mandated to receive a booster within 6 months of being fully vaccinated.

Compensation: $20.98-$22.66

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