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The San Diego Natural History Museum

  • CATEGORY Admin
  • LOCATION San Diego, CA
  • DATE MARCH 10, 2017
  • JOB TYPE Full Time
  • COMPENSATION Commensurate
  • POSITION LEVEL Mid (2-5 yrs exp)

Under the supervision of the Controller, maintains financial reports, records, and general ledgers. Research accounting variances, ensure compliance with accounting procedures, and help create efficiencies within the accounting department.


  • Assist Controller with daily, monthly, and year-end operations of the accounting department
  • Assist department with implementing and maintaining financial policies and procedures
  • Prepare general ledger journal entries and account reconciliations
  • Analyze transactions, explain variances, prepare schedules, and provide support for annual financial audit, 990 filings, and budgets
  • Assist with accounts receivables, accounts payables and cash deposits
  • Maintain fixed asset depreciation schedule
  • Maintain advanced budget management software
  • Prepare monthly financial reports for museum managers
  • Provide accounting support for other job duties as assigned


  • Bachelor Degree in accounting from four-year college or university
  • Minimum of five years of related accounting experience
  • Must be able to multi-task, establish priorities, and organize efficiently
  • Knowledge of Blackbaud’s Financial Edge accounting software or Sage MAS90
  • Strong general ledger and fund accounting experience, with excellent knowledge of GAAP
  • Must demonstrate independent thinking and analytical abilities.
  • Superior attention to detail and ability to insure compliance with internal policies and procedures
  • Strong knowledge of Excel and other analytical tools
  • Strong written and oral communication skills and proficient in the use of modern technology

Qualify applicants, please send your resume and cover letter, including salary expectations to hr@sdnhm.org. No phone calls or drop in visits.

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