Senior Accountant
Job Opportunity at Monterey Bay Aquarium

Posted on Aug 8

Location: Monterey, CA
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4139608

The Senior Accountant will assist the Accounting Manager with the monthly and year end accounting close process, lead accountant for all contribution revenue, investments, net assets and endowment accounting and assist with preparation for annual audit and tax return.

Core Responsibilities

  • Accounting for all Contributed Revenue, including Endowments
  • Coordinate and reconcile budget, expenses and revenue for Foundation and Grant Reporting
  • Accounting for Investments
  • Calculation of Net Assets, temporary, permanent and board designated
  • Maintain barter/trade register and ensure monthly accounting for transactions
  • Ensure sub-ledger and external systems for revenue reconcile to the general ledger
  • Balance sheet account reconciliations, as assigned
  • Prepare audit schedules and Form 990 tax schedules, as assigned
  • Ad-hoc reports and requests as assigned

Absolutely Required Skills / Knowledge / Ability / Experience or Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related discipline
  • 8-10 years of experience as an Accountant
  • Solid understanding of general accounting concepts
  • Attention to detail and is committed to producing accurate and well organized work
  • Proficient in Excel
  • Ability to multi-task and execute under pressure

Desired Skills / Knowledge / Ability / Experience or Education

  • Experience with GP Dynamics 2016, Intacct  a plus
  • Experience with Raisers Edge, Intacct or QuickBooks a plus
  • Knowledge and experience with non-profit fund accounting
  • Advanced experience in Excel including using V-look ups and pivot tables

The Monterey Bay Aquarium is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to fostering an environment free from any form of unlawful discrimination. Discriminatory actions are strictly prohibited and we are committed to engaging in affirmative action measures to ensure against discrimination. It is the policy of the Monterey Bay Aquarium to promote a positive program of specific practices designed to ensure equal opportunity without regard to race, sex (including breastfeeding and conditions related to breastfeeding), color, creed, gender, religion, marital status, registered domestic partnership status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, special disabled veteran status, veteran status, medical condition, genetic characteristics and information, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), parental status, political affiliations, military service, family care leave status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws. All such discrimination is unlawful. This policy governs all aspects of employment at the Aquarium, including hiring, assignments, training, promotions, compensation, employee benefits, employee discipline and discharge, and all other terms and conditions of employment.

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