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Posted: Saturday, May 13, 2017 12:48 AM



The Wadsworth Atheneum, the oldest continually operating public art museum in the United States, was founded by Daniel Wadsworth in 1842. Today the collection exceeds 50,000 works of art, spanning more than 5,000 years. The Wadsworth Atheneum has always been a resource for the local community, as we work to welcome new and existing audiences. Our programs inspire participants to embrace the Wadsworth as their place to come together and experience the power of art.

The Wadsworth Atheneum is seeking an Accountant, whose primary responsibilities include budget projections, endowment management and payroll processing.
Endowment Management
Report monthly endowment results; preparation of financial statements regarding performance; creation of new methods for accounting and analyzing the endowment; and preparation of monthly drawdowns for general ledger posting.

Payroll Processing

Responsible for accurate payroll processing on a bi-weekly basis through Paychex.


Maintain up to date financial operating projections and maintain related Excel tools; ensure Financial Edge has all relevant approved projections.


Education and Experience
• Bachelors’ degree in Accounting or Finance and minimum of five (5) years’ of related work experience. Payroll processing experience, preferred.

Skills and Abilities

• Solid understanding of the relationships between numbers; the ability to organize information; logical thinking; calculation skills; measurement and data analysis.
• Excellent attention to detail; organizational skills; focus oriented; and good time management skills.
• Advanced level Excel skills, including creating and using pivot tables, and vlookups. Experience in Microsoft Office; experience with Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge preferred.
• Possess excellent interpersonal skills and ability to handle highly sensitive and confidential matters with the utmost discretion.

Interested candidates should send their resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to: Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Attn: HR Department, 600 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103
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**No phone calls please.
**The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

• Location: Hartford, Hartford, CT

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