Saint Louis Science Center

  • Senior Accountant

    Job Locations US-MO-St. Louis
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3/26/2018 3:48 PM)
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  • Overview

    This position is responsible for preparing accurate and timely financial statements and supporting schedules according to the monthly closing schedule.


    • Facilitate and complete monthly close procedures
    • Prepare journal entries
    • Prepare monthly account reconciliations
    • Assist with analyzing financial statements on a monthly basis and report on variances
    • Assist with financial audits
    • Input and control of all cash receipts. Interface with financial institutions to monitor cash positions and implement strategy
    • Prepare all necessary account reports for grant compliance as well as track expenses
    • Prepare miscellaneous invoices and maintain accounts receivable and grants receivable
    • Other duties as assigned


    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • High level of integrity and demonstrated ability to handle sensitive and confidential information in a professional manner
    • Ability to organize and prioritize challenging demands, and manage time effectively
    • Thorough knowledge of general accounting principles
    • Competency in general ledger and banking software platforms
    • Demonstrated analytical skills and problem solving ability
    • Excellent attention to detail


    Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Accounting



    • Minimum 5 years experience in accounting; experience with non-profit, governmental and/or grant accounting is a plus
    • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process
    • Advanced MS Excel skills including vlookups and pivot tables

    Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


    Typical office working conditions


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