Missouri History Museum
  • 15-Jul-2019 to 13-Sep-2019 (CST)
  • Accounting2
  • St. Louis, MO, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Comprehensive benefits package

Position Summary:

The Senior Accountant is a service-oriented position that is responsible for various accounting functions for the Missouri Historical Society.

Essential Functions:

  • Assist with the oversight of Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Fixed Assets and Deprecation, Insurance, Endowment, and Museum Shop functions
  • Responsible for monthly/quarterly/annual accounting close and reconciliation processes, including preparation and/or review of journal entries and supporting documentation, as well as preparation and/or review of reconciliations of general ledger accounts 
  • Record investment transactions for the operating accounts, maintain investment records and investment ledger.  Analyze and reconcile monthly investment reports. 
  • Prepare monthly financial statements for the Museum Shop
  • Assist with the preparation of the monthly/quarterly/annual financial statements and budget reports 
  • Maintain current written procedures
  • Cross train and serve as back up to Accounts Payable and Payroll 
  • Perform other appropriate duties as assigned


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • Minimum of 2-4 year of accounting experience. Not-for-profit accounting experience is preferred 
  • Experience with Financial Edge accounting system is preferred
  • Solid written and oral communication skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel and Office


  • Organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills 
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of information

Deadline to Apply: Open until filled.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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