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ACCOUNTANT (Part-time)

The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is one of America’s leading historic, cultural and educational institutions. Opened in 1982, the Museum, anchored aboard the former USS Intrepid, a national historic landmark, has welcomed more than 10 million visitors and currently welcomes almost one million visitors annually. The Museum's mission is "to honor our heroes, educate the public and inspire our youth."  The Museum pursues this mission through a dynamic and enriching exhibition environment recounting human stories behind the machinery on display in relation to the service era of the Intrepid: in World War II, the Cold War, NASA recovery missions and three tours in Vietnam. In connection thereto, the Museum delivers a broad range of credible, innovative, and engaging educational programs supplementing classroom learning in history, science, and leadership as well as extensive public and proprietary programs honoring those who serve our country – all to inspire our youth.
The Intrepid Museum is looking for a Part Time Accountant to assist with the daily functions of the Finance Department. Tasks will include working with accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger and account analysis.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assist with issuance of purchase orders
  • Assist with organization of admission vouchers
  • Reconcile receivable statements
  • Prepare detail schedule of contributions
  • Reconcile revenue with development department
  • Track corporate card purchases – obtain all necessary documentation
  • Update asset detail in fixed asset system
  • Verify that all assets are properly tagged
  • Prepare Journal entries in MAS 500
  • Other reconciliations as needed
  • Other duties as required by management

Candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Strong proficiency in Microsoft office including proficiency with word processing, database, and mastery of spreadsheet software is required. Knowledge of MAS 500 is required. The ideal candidate will have excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and an ability to multi task effectively.  An ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public is required. The ideal candidate must be able to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.  An ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists is required is needed. An ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form is also needed. Candidates need to be able to work weekends, holidays, and evenings as necessary. 

We offer a competitive salary, benefits and the opportunity to be a part of a very rewarding time in the Museum’s history! For consideration e-mail resume with salary requirements to: resume@intrepidmuseum.org. Be sure to include the title of the position you are interested in and your salary requirements.

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is an equal opportunity employer.