Museum of Science
  • 04-Jan-2021 to 05-Mar-2021 (EST)
  • Accounting - 710
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Regular, Full Time

Assistant Controller, Restricted Funds and Compliance

Museum of Science, Boston



Oversees the Museum's administration of restricted and designated funds. Ensures compliance with all external donor requirements and government regulations applicable to accounting and fund management.


  • Oversee 150+ endowments totaling $180 million
  • Oversee approx. 20 reserve funds
  • Monitor and book journal entries for investment income, gains, and losses for approximately 50 investment accounts
  • Manage up to two staff members
  • Review and approve several thousand invoices and timesheets per year


This position is full-time, 40 hours/week, Monday-Friday.




  • Bachelors of Science or Arts degree
  • 3 or more years of non-profit accounting experience
  • Demonstrated computer knowledge including Excel and Access.
  • Demonstrated time management skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of accounting principles.
  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills.


Exempt (Salaried). $85,000-90,000/year.


Benefits for full-time, exempt (salaried) staff include: free parking, T accessibility, 23 vacation days, 12 holidays, 10 sick days, medical, dental, and vision insurance, short- and long-term disability, life insurance, retirement and savings plan, health care/dependent care flex spending plan, employee discounts, employee referral program, tuition assistance, professional development, direct deposit, free admission, free Duck Tours, discounted movie passes, and much more!

The Museum of Science is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state or local law. We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and where employees are treated with respect and dignity.

No phone inquiries, please. Qualified applicants will be contacted within two to four weeks of initial application.

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