This position is located in the Finance Office composed of four divisions: Financial Management, Procurement, Budget and Business Management. The Finance Office administers financial programs for budgeting, accounting, external auditing, payroll, travel, securities and investment, and financial management reporting for appropriated (federal) and non-appropriated (donated/private) funds.
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The incumbent reports to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and serves in that position in the CFO’s absence.
The Accounting Officer (Controller) has direct responsibility for:
- Directs the general accounting and financial reporting activities of the Museum.
- Ensures proper accounting treatment in the recording of transactions and integrity of transactions posted to the general ledger through procedures that provide for appropriate reviews and approvals.
- Prepares and submit all required financial and management reporting on federal funds including the review and approval of monthly, quarterly and annual general ledger closings.
- Ensures Museum-wide compliance with applicable