The Finance Analyst assists the Finance team with a variety of budgeting, financial planning, accounting, and administrative tasks. Initial responsibilities include processing business transactions, verifying accuracy of documents, and maintaining financial records. In addition, the analyst will support strategic analysis and critical team functions such as the annual audit, as well as institution-wide initiatives such as the annual budgeting process. The diverse mix of exposure allows this role to gain unparalleled access across the Finance team and other Museum departments. An ideal candidate will have an entrepreneurial spirit, bias for action, enthusiasm for continuous learning, and passion for the arts. This is a unique opportunity for an eager and passionate early career candidate to join a leading museum and work alongside a critical team that has high visibility to museum leadership. The successful candidate will be a team player who is eager to learn and hungry for growth.
A successful candidate will meet many of these requirements and have the desire and capacity to learn the rest on the job.
- Bachelor’s degree required
- Familiarity with Excel, Microsoft Office, Google Suite
- Interest in museum/cultural nonprofit space
- Attention to detail
- Effective verbal and written communication skills
- Entrepreneurial spirit
- Ability to contribute to a collegial and professional working environment
- Ability to function as part of a team and collaborate with team members
- Ability to work independently, set priorities, and follow and meet deadlines
- Special sauce! Do you juggle, run marathons, plan secret dinner parties? We love to celebrate what makes us different.
- Enter accounts receivable and payable data on a daily basis
- Assist with the management of credit cards programs, purchase requests and payment requests through Concur Expense
- Support team with periodic trainings related to finance software
- Oversee new vendor review and maintenance of vendor master file
- Support implementation of new financial systems and software
- Provide assistance in the annual budgeting and forecasting process
- Support verification of budget coding for all hiring, purchases and implement re-codes as needed and approved
- Assist in maintenance of electronic and other filing systems
- Assist with documentation and schedules needed to support donor restricted funds
- Verify accuracy of invoices and other accounting documents
- Help team members prepare for leadership and Board meetings and/or presentations
- Assist on ad-hoc projects
Start date: Immediately
Reports to: Director of Financial Planning and Analysis
Position type: Full-time
Union status: Union–UAW Local 2110
FLSA status: Non-exempt
Schedule: 35 hours per week, Monday through Friday, 9 am to 5 pm
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At the Brooklyn Museum, we value all types of experience. For us, a successful candidate has many of the qualities listed in our job postings, and the desire and capacity to learn the rest on the job. So if much, but not all, of a job posting describes you, then we welcome your application.