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Accounting Manager

Norton Simon Musuem
Pasadena, California (US)
$80,000 - $105,000/ per year
Closing date
Jun 7, 2024

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Job Role
Senior Accountant
Arts & Entertainment, Nonprofit
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification

Job Details


Reporting to the Controller, this non-exempt, full-time position assists in accounting and investment functions.


  • Assists Chief Financial Officer and Controller in accounting and investments functions
  • Prepares monthly journal entries for two foundations
  • Prepares monthly financial statements for two foundations
  • Assists in the accounting oversight of the investment portfolio for two foundations and the Museum, including analysis, reconciliation and reporting of investment activities and performance
  • Inputs investment transactions for approval for two foundations and the Museum
  • Prepares various financial reports for the annual audits of two foundations
  • Assists with the preparation of financial reports needed for various tax filings and other state regulatory reporting
  • Prepares various financial reports for board meetings
  • Prepares monthly bank reconciliations for two foundations and the Museum
  • Prepares quarterly sales tax returns and submits payment for two foundations and the Museum
  • Processes check requests for two foundations, ensuring accurate and timely payment
  • Prepares insurance renewal applications for two foundations and the Museum
  • Processes daily attendance reports and produces spreadsheets for the Museum
  • Processes Garden Café reports for the Museum
  • Executes special projects, as needed


Position requires good judgment and communication, ability to maintain a high degree of discretion, and excellent finance (math) and computer skills. Prefer college degree and minimum five years prior experience in accounting or finance.

Physical Requirements

This position is in an indoor office setting, with frequent use of office equipment including computer, keyboard, and mouse. May involve long periods of sitting and standing. Must be able to bend, twist, reach, and lift up to 15 pounds.


This position is scheduled to work on-site from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm.


Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience, and includes excellent benefits, including medical, dental, vision and life insurance and a generous pension program.

How To Apply

Interested applicants should send cover letter, resume, and the names of at least two references to:

Ronald H. Dykhuizen, Chief Financial Officer
Norton Simon Museum of Art
411 West Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91105


apply through the Indeed link.

All interested applicants must provide their expected earnings; resumes without expected earnings will not be reviewed.

Interview process is conducted in person.

No phone calls. Due to volume of resumes received, we will not be able to acknowledge receipt of resumes.

Employment is contingent upon proof of legal status to work in the United States.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The Norton Simon Entities* provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. The Norton Simon Entities do not unlawfully discriminate or tolerate harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, reproductive health decisionmaking, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, age (forty years of age and over), sexual orientation, military and veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law or ordinance or regulation. The Norton Simon Entities make reasonable accommodations for disabled applicants and employees and for religious observances and practices. This policy applies to all areas of employment including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, termination, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfer, and social and recreational programs.

The Norton Simon Entities are committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion in its workforce.

*The Norton Simon Entities are composed of the following: Norton Simon Museum of Art at Pasadena and the Norton Simon Art Foundation. Employment may be with either, or both, of these entities.


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