The Staff Accountant is responsible for meeting the general ledger and reporting needs of the Finance department.
Essential Job Functions
- Prepare financial statements and related schedules, reports and charts.
- Prepare budgetary variance explanations for use at Finance Committee meetings.
- Interact with board and Finance Committee members as needed.
- Review and post general ledger transactions.
- Reconcile balance sheet accounts and donor database amounts and balances.
- Assist with annual audit and interface with external auditors.
- Handle confidential donor constituency information with sensitivity and integrity.
- Coordinate with software vendor to maintain accounting software systems; recommend updates to enhance the accounting software.
- Review duties performed by the AP/AR clerk, donor database reconciliations and other tasks associated with month end close.
- Other duties as assigned by the Director of Finance.
Essential Job Requirements
- Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field.
- A minimum of two years’ experience in an administrative position, preferably in a not-for-profit.
- Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite of programs, with a strong knowledge of Excel.
- Financial Edge software experience a plus.
- Multitask and manage the completion of multiple projects, often with shifting priorities.
- Present information concisely and effectively, both verbally and in writing.
- Organize and prioritize work.
- Work independently with modest supervision.
- Excellent interpersonal skills.
Limitations and Disclaimer
The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position.
Other Requirements and Working Conditions
- Use of a car required; legally registered and insured for daily use
- Use of a computer/monitor, telephone and copier daily
- Flexible schedule with ability to participate in evening or weekend events
- Team environment with frequent group meeting participation
- Physical requirements: Lifting/Carrying – heavy work may include routine lifting of a maximum weight of 50 lbs. Combination of sitting, standing, walking and driving on a frequent basis.
Oklahoma Contemporary is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or veteran status.
Submit a cover letter and resume here. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Unfortunately, because of the volume of applications we receive, we are not able to give status updates.
Application review will begin immediately. All applications received by September 15th will be considered. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Salary commensurate with experience ($45,000 - $50,000); excellent benefits package, including healthcare, dental, vision and retirement plan.
Oklahoma Contemporary strives to demonstrate leadership by modeling excellence and best practices for inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility. We believe in the power of human creativity and value the opportunities for connection and learning that exist when cultures and communities come together in collaboration and understanding.
We commit to championing policies and practices that value diversity, foster cultural equity and create an accessible and inclusive environment. Oklahoma Contemporary does not discriminate based on race/ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, socioeconomic status, geography, citizenship status or religion. We recognize our strengths lie in the broad range of people who contribute their time and talents to our mission and are dedicated to creating a safe, inclusive place for them to explore creativity.
About Oklahoma Contemporary
Oklahoma Contemporary is an inclusive center for the arts where people of all ages and backgrounds can experience art, encounter new ideas and ignite their creative potential. Through visual art exhibitions, performances, public programs, community-building initiatives, outdoor installations and special events, Oklahoma Contemporary creates opportunities for everyone to come together in celebration of contemporary culture and artistic expression. With year-round classes and seasonal youth camps across multiple disciplines, the arts center’s education programs encourage youth and adults to express their ideas across a variety of media and learn new skills. Oklahoma Contemporary believes that art is for everyone and places accessibility and education at the center of all programming. Admission to exhibitions is always free. Oklahoma Contemporary is a regional 501(c)3 nonprofit organization founded in 1989 by businessman and philanthropist Christian Keesee and Kirkpatrick Foundation Director Marilyn Myers.
About Oklahoma City
In the middle of its third decade of economic and cultural expansion, Oklahoma City is a surprisingly lively and diverse American city. Recent growth has spurred exciting developments in the city’s recreation and nightlife, with the construction of new parks, a streetcar system, bike trails, shops, restaurants, breweries and bars. The construction of Oklahoma Contemporary’s new building in the urban core represents a significant commitment on the part of the city and its inhabitants to a new era in contemporary culture.