Accountant

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

Description

About the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art

Founded by philanthropist and filmmaker George Lucas and his wife, Mellody Hobson, 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 permanent collection and rotating exhibitions for diverse public audiences which will feature illustrations, paintings, comic art, photography, and an in-depth exploration 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 and under construction in Los Angeles’ Expo 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 lucasmuseum.org.


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.

Applicants interested in this role are strongly encouraged to apply at: lucasmuseum.workable.com


Position Summary (Intent and purpose of the role)

Under the general supervision of the Director of Accounting & Finance (Controller), the Accountant will be responsible for maintaining the integrity of the Museum’s general ledger and financial statements. This position is expected to function with a minimum amount of oversight while performing complex accounting work that requires the application of accounting theories, concepts, principles and standards to the financial activities of the Museum. The work involves preparing and analyzing financial statements; analyzing variances between actual and budget as well as monthly variances; preparing cash flow analysis; reconciling accounts and verifying them to source documents; and preparing analytical schedules necessary for the financial audit.

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 an exempt, benefits-eligible role with an expected salary range of $91,000-$99,000. An attractive compensation package will be offered to the successful candidate

Core competencies for this role

Primary Responsibilities & Accountabilities

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

Requirements

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Skills

Knowledge

Abilities

Benefits

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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