Job Description

Accountant II
Position Status Full time
Pay Range $54,000 - $60,000/annually
Close Date 6/25/21
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Job Description:

Come join a Finance team that is thriving post pandemic. The Museum is open and our team is ready to continue providing great service to our colleagues at the Museum.

This position ensures general accounting operations are performed efficiently, correctly and according to GAAP, by performing and reviewing daily financial transactions completed by multiple Finance department team members.

This will currently be a hybrid position, 3 days onsite and 2 days remote. This may change at a future date.


Essential duties: 

  • Prepares and enters daily/monthly GL Operations entry and reconciliation.
  • Reviews Accounts Payable transactions, and is back up when needed.
  • Participates in full cycle Finance process.
  • Reconciles cash receipts entry and credit card transactions.
  • Creates and maintains the most accurate and up to date process narratives, forms and flow charts for the day-to-day responsibilities of the Finance department.
  • Calculates and remits sales tax by due dates, and identifies inaccuracies.


Minimum qualifications/Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in accounting or equivalent work experience required.
  • 3 years’ hands on experience in general accounting required. 
  • 2 years’ experience reconciling activity within an integrated accounting system on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis required.
  • 2 years’ experience with GAAP and ability to apply those principles to internal processes required.
  • 2 years’ working with integrated accounts payable packages required.
  • Intermediate experience with Microsoft Office suite and web enabled applications required.


Ideal candidate:

  • Has cash handling experience.
  • Understands the importance of customer service and is empathetic.
  • Enjoys interacting with people who are not proficient in accounting and our systems.


Core values:

  • We love science.
  • We are curious, creative and playful.
  • We cultivate relationships with each other, diverse communities, and the environment and for our future.
  • We think critically and act with empathy.


Perks and Benefits of working at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science include:

A comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision coverage.  100% paid life insurance and long-term disability insurance. Paid time-off for vacation, sickness and holidays. 403(b) Retirement Plan with immediate eligibility to contribute and, after one year of employment, an employer contribution and match. An RTD Eco pass and a free Family+ membership to the Denver Museum of Nature & Science.

The full range of perks and benefits can be found HERE.


Application Instructions:

Please submit your resume by Friday, June 25, 2021. Resumes will not be accepted after this time.

Applications will only be accepted electronically via the Museum’s website

Due to the high volume of people who apply, we are not able to respond to specific inquiries regarding your application status.

 The Museum is committed to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff to serve the needs of our visitors. We encourage individuals of all backgrounds to apply.

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