Museum of Science
  • 17-Jun-2021 to 16-Aug-2021 (EST)
  • Accounting - 710
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Regular, Full Time

Senior Accountant

Museum of Science, Boston

Innovation and creativity come from the unique perspectives of a diverse staff. We value your perspective.


The Senior Accountant will help oversee the monthly, quarterly, and year end accounting process including the preparation of 20-30 balance sheet reconciliations ensuring accurate and timely financial reporting. Will serve as the primary liaison to several third party vendors overseeing the monthly accounting and reporting to ensure timely financial reporting. Will serve as the primary


  • Prepare 20-30 balance sheet reconciliations on a monthly or quarterly basis.
  • Prepare 15-20 journal entries per month.
  • Oversee the monthly accounting and reporting for several business units, generating multi-million annual revenue.
  • Serve as primary back-up for payroll for 300 employees who are paid bi-weekly.
  • Serve as a liaison for 2 large scale vendors


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




  • Bachelor of Arts or Science degree.
  • 2 or more years of accounting, payroll, or non-profit finance related experience.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • The ability to work independently and prioritize work.
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate with staff and external contacts to resolve any issues.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of spreadsheets.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of accounting and payroll software.


Exempt (Salaried). $70,000-$75,000/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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