Museum of Science
  • 07-Sep-2018 to 06-Nov-2018 (EST)
  • Accounting - 710
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Regular, Full Time

Cash & Payroll Clerk

Museum of Science, Boston

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The Cash & Payroll Clerk is responsible for accurately and completely processing all forms of revenue for the entire Museum, reconciling to detailed backups, ensuring proper internal controls are followed. Serving as the primary backup for the Payroll Coordinator.


  • Responsible for all cash receipts ($1-2 million per month) for entire Museum that need to be recorded and reconciled by our month end close day that is the 8th business day of the month unless extended by the Controller.
  • Consolidate 160 deposits per month by the month end close date.
  • Backup for the processing of the bi-weekly payroll for over 500 employees ensuring timely transmission which is two days after the pay period end.
  • Preparing wire and support for retirement plan contributions on a bi-weekly basis no more than five days after the Museums payday. Making sure we are in compliance will all regulatory, state and federal filings as required, and various other reports as needed or requested by other departments.


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




  • One (1) year or more years of accounting experience.
  • Post high school course work, technical degree, associate's degree or business certificate preferred.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and the ability to prioritize workflow
  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills
  • Working knowledge of spreadsheets


Non-Exempt (Hourly). Commensurate with experience.


Benefits for full-time, non-exempt (hourly) staff include: free parking, T accessibility, 15 vacation days, 12 holidays, 5-10 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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