Reports to: Executive Director Status: Full-time / Exempt Supervises: Part-time Finance Assistant
The Director of Finance is a key member of the leadership team, responsible for directing and overseeing all aspects of the museum’s finance and accounting functions as well as working with the executive director, leadership team, staff, and board on museum-wide priorities. This position oversees all aspects of financial management, including budget development, cash management, and preparation of financial statements, audit schedules, tax returns, and reporting to the Board of Directors.
Position Responsibilities and Duties
Develop and maintain financial policies and procedures, and provide direct daily oversight of all financial workflows
Oversee budgeting, accounting, reporting, and financial planning activities
Review and process check requests and general journal entries
Review and reconcile monthly investment/endowment reports and bank statements
Monitor the funding position of the organization
Prepare financial statements and reports
Facilitate preparation of federal, state and local tax filings
Facilitate annual review of financial records by third party auditors
Support for the recording and reconciliation of payroll and benefit entries
Develop and/or review organizational contracts
Facilitate the renewal of organizational insurance programs
The above responsibilities are a summary of the position; other duties may be assigned.
Experience and Background Skills
Bachelor’s Degree in finance, accounting, business, non-profit administration, or related field
Minimum of 5 years of experience in an accounting or finance role, and basic knowledge of non-profit finances/accounting
Advanced knowledge of QuickBooks or comparable system, MS Excel
Excellent judgement with sound decision-making skills and an attention to detail
Ability to work effectively, both independently and collaboratively within a team
Strong analytical, budgeting, and leadership skills
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Strict adherence to professional ethics including an evident high practice of high-level confidentiality
Basic understanding of investments, contracts, and insurance coverages
About the Pulitzer Arts Foundation
The Pulitzer Arts Foundation is an art museum dedicated to fostering meaningful experiences with art and architecture. Since its founding in 2001, the museum has presented art from around the world in its celebrated building designed by Tadao Ando and located in the Grand Center Arts District in St. Louis, MO. Offering personal encounters with art, the Pulitzer brings art and people together to explore ideas and inspire new perspectives.
The Pulitzer Arts Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. We will extend equal opportunity to all qualified individuals without regard to age, citizenship status, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex/gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. Our policy reflects and affirms the Pulitzer Arts Foundation’s commitment to the principles of fair employment and the elimination of all discriminatory practices.
The Pulitzer benefits package includes Medical, Dental and Life Insurance, Voluntary Life Insurance, Health Reimbursement Account, Flexible Spending Account, SIMPLE IRA and match, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability, Vacation, Paid Time Off, Volunteer Time Off, and various leave policies.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Pulitzer has implemented a Remote Work Policy. For work needing to be completed onsite, this position has a private office.
HOW TO APPLY Interested applicants should apply at https://pulitzerarts.org/about/jobs/ .
About Pulitzer Arts Foundation
The Pulitzer Arts Foundation is a museum that believes in the power of dynamic experiences with art. Presenting contemporary and historic art in dialogue with its celebrated Tadao Ando building, the exhibitions and programs inspire new ideas and perspectives. The Pulitzer is a place for contemplation and exchange that brings art and people together.