Accounts Payable Specialist

Los Angeles, California, United States · Administration and Operations/Finance


About the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art

Founded by philanthropist and filmmaker George Lucas and his wife, Mellody Hobson, Co-CEO and President of Ariel Investments, the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art will inspire current and future generations through the universal art of visual storytelling. The museum will present a permanent collection and rotating exhibitions for diverse public audiences which will feature illustrations, paintings, comic art, photography, and an in-depth exploration of the arts of filmmaking (including storyboards, costumes, animation, visual effects, and more). Extensive education programming designed for all ages will explore innovative ways for visitors to engage with narrative art. Designed by renowned architect Ma Yansong of MAD Architects and under construction in Los Angeles’ Exposition Park, the museum will feature new public green space, state-of-the-art cinematic theaters, a research library, numerous spaces for onsite education, restaurants, retail, and event spaces. Additional information at

Equal Opportunity Policy

The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art embraces diversity and equal opportunity. We are committed to building a team that represents and supports a variety of backgrounds and perspectives. The Lucas Museum fosters a work environment that is free of discrimination and harassment, whether based on race, national origin, gender, gender expression, religion, ethnic background, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other criterion prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our team is critical to our success, and we seek to recruit, develop, and retain talented people from a diverse candidate pool. Applications from traditionally underrepresented communities are encouraged.

The statements in this description represent typical elements, criteria, and general work performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required for the job.

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Position Summary (Intent and purpose of the role)

Reporting to the Controller (Director of Finance and Accounting), the Accounts Payable Specialist is responsible for all accounting work associated with processing, reconciling, tracking, and payment of accounts payable. This role carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas: adhering to a standard matching process; managing all vendor responsibilities related to finance; coding invoices, expense reports, check requests, etc. with correct codes to ensure proper entry into the financial system; and handling a range of special projects in service of supporting the Finance and Accounting Division of the Museum.

All staff at the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art lead through a deep commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, both within the Museum and with the communities that we serve.

This is a non-exempt, hourly, benefits-eligible role with an expected opening salary range of $25.07-27.35 per hour. An attractive compensation package will be offered to the successful candidate(s).

Core competencies for this role

Primary Responsibilities & Accountabilities

Accounts Payable Operations

Special projects and other duties as designated by Controller, Managing Director of Finance or assigned designee.


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Salary and titles will be assigned commensurate to the successful candidate’s education and experience. An attractive compensation package will be offered to the successful candidates

The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art is proud to offer the following benefits to our full-time, benefits eligible staff:

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