Senior Accountant: City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program

Posted April 22nd, 2015 at 9:43 am.

Employment Opportunity at Mural Arts – Senior Accountant

City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program

We believe art ignites change. We create art with others to transform places, individuals, communities and institutions. Through this work, we establish new standards of excellence in the practice of public and contemporary art. Our process empowers artists to be change agents, stimulates dialogue about critical issues, and builds bridges of connection and understanding. Our work is created in service of a larger movement that values equity, fairness and progress across all of society. We listen with empathetic ears to understand the aspirations of our partners and participants. And through beautiful collaborative art, we provide people with the inspiration and tools to seize their own future.

Senior Accountant

The Senior Accountant is responsible for all accounting details leading up to the month-end financial close and supervises the Finance Coordinator, Finance and Admin Specialist, and Accounting and Benefits Specialist positions.

Essential Responsibilities

Responsible for the general ledger month-end close and presentation of the balance sheet and income statement results and analysis to Vice President of Finance
Responsible for the preparation of general ledger entries and reconciliations for month closing to close books in a timely manner
Oversee the cash receipts, accounts payable and payroll functions
Responsible for Cash Management and ensuring that all restricted funds are ‘earmarked” and allocated correctly.
Responsible for monthly grant tracking and preparation of monthly grant analysis
Supervises grant reimbursement invoices and funder financial reports as required
Assistance with annual audit and budget preparation
Responsible for all balance sheet analyses and/or reconciliations
Responsible for all project analyses which involves tracking of all projects to funders and ensuring restricted funds are correctly allocated
Responsible for monthly project management meetings to assist mangers with their understanding of budget vs. actuals
Responsible for tracking Revenue against budget and following up with Development on any issues with funding
Responsible for maintaining a Government/Grants contracts database ensuring proper tracking against conformed/approved budgets
Other projects as assigned.

Qualifications include:

Bachelor’s or higher degree in Accounting
Five years of experience in non-profit accounting
Blackbaud Financial Edge experience a plus
Auditing skills with the ability to research and reconcile complicated accounts
Strong analytical skills
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Microsoft Excel experience
Detail oriented and organized in work
Ability to meet assigned deadlines.

Salary: Competitive compensation, including health and dental benefits.

For further information on the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, please visitĀ


To Apply

Please provide cover letter with salary requirements, resume and references by April 22nd No Recruiters Please.

Deadline: 04/22/2015
Filed under: Management Level by Margie DuBrow

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