The Cincinnati Museum Center seeks a Staff Accountant.

This position reports to the Assistant Controller in the Finance Department. The statements below reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the major responsibilities of the identified position and are not to be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the job.  An asterisk (*) indicates that the job duty and responsibility is to be considered an essential function of the job as defined in the American disabilities Act.


  • Assist the Assistant Controller with daily accounting functions, financial reporting, and preparation of specialized reports for the finance department. These functions include:
  • Review, reconcile and record daily cash receipts entries for earned revenue activities, such as ticketing, memberships, events, program fees, etc.*
  • Manage cash on hand, including kiosks, parking, and locker machines*
  • Record accounts receivable in general ledger and update the monthly corresponding schedules*
  • Prepare monthly journal entries and reports for all earned revenue accounts*
  • Reconcile deferred revenue accounts and update membership amortization schedules monthly*
  • Assist with cash receipts, data entry and various booking functions within the department
  • Generate and distribute monthly financial reports requested by CFO*
  • Perform other duties as requested or assigned by CFO or Assistant Controller*


  • Four-year college degree in accounting major required. 
  • Ability to positively interact with all levels the organization as well as the visitors and members of the museums. Strong conceptual, analytical, and written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Good working knowledge of general accepted accounting principles
  • 1 to 3 years of experience working with finance, accounting, and business administration concepts.
  • Proficient in Excel and Microsoft office is required.
  • Computer literate and better than average spreadsheet skills.
  • Familiarity with SiriusWare software is a plus.
  • Familiarity with Abila MIP fund accounting software is a plus. 
  • Good judgment, and ability to handle projects independently as well as ability to work effectively in a team environment. 
  • Public accounting background is a plus.

Working Conditions: Schedule is Monday to Friday with occasional evening and weekend hours required as workload demands. Working conditions include normal office environment.

Salary range: $45-$48 annually

Job classification: Full-time, exempt

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Posted: September 21, 2021

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