Staff Accountant

Dr Pepper Museum

Job Title: Staff Accountant
Reports to: Director of Finance & HR
FLSA Classification/ Position Status: *Exempt / Fulltime/ At-Will
Benefits/PTO: Eligible
Annual Salary: $50,000 (DOE)
Salary will be commensurate with education, skills, and work experience.

* Exempt: An individual is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) because he or she is classified as an executive, professional, administrative, or outside sales employee and meets the specific criteria for the exemption.

Organization Overview
The Dr Pepper Museum educates, inspires, and entertains by sharing the stories of
Dr Pepper and the soft drink industry. The Dr Pepper Museum is a recognized leader devoted to telling the story of Dr Pepper, the soft drink industry, and entrepreneurship by serving as a resource for learning through innovative, interactive, and inspiring programs. The Dr Pepper Museum is committed to diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion in our operations, as expressed through our governance, programs, and exhibitions as we advance our mission and core values.

The Dr Pepper Museum is in search of a proficient Staff Accountant to assume a pivotal role in overseeing financial records, providing direct support to the Director of Finance &
HR, and serving as an assistant to the Director. This full-time position involves continuous engagement in daily financial and accounting activities, contributing to establishing internal controls across the organization and various other responsibilities.

Required Education, Licenses, Certifications, and Experience:
1. Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Accounting, Business, Finance, or any relevant field.
2. Extensive bookkeeping experience would be considered in lieu of relevant higher education degrees.
3. Two or more years of accounting and bookkeeping experience (preferred)
4. Valid Texas Driver’s License
5. Valid personal auto liability insurance

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
1. Ability to demonstrate a strong commitment to the mission and vision of the Dr
Pepper Museum
2. Highly efficient and excellent organizational project management and time management skills, as reflected in the ability to prioritize multiple simultaneous tasks, adaptability/flexibility, resilience, meet deadlines, and produce timely, accurate, and quality results
3. Demonstrates the ability to work in a cooperative spirit with others to foster effective relationships within a team environment
4. Demonstrates the ability to find new ways to promote efficiency
5. Demonstrates the ability to adjust and change with the flow of a fast paste changing environment
6. Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to interact effectively with leadership and staff
7. Demonstrates the ability to exercise latitude and independence in completing duties, responsibilities, projects, and assignments
8. Demonstrates knowledge of general accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
9. Demonstrates proficiency with accounting software and the ability to learn new software quickly
10.Demonstrates proficiency with various online banking, payment gateway, and a variety of applications
11. Demonstrates the ability to operate a 10-key calculator and other related office equipment.
12.Demonstrates a general knowledge of administrative and clerical duties.
13.Demonstrates excellent written and oral communication skills.
14.Demonstrates extremely well-developed attention to detail, specifically in dealing with the accuracy of numbers.
15.Ability to analyze information and prepare effective, accurate, timely reports and other documents as requested by the director

Work authorization/security clearance required:
Must be eligible to work in the United States and pass background checks.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Responsible for post entries to the general ledger and will ensure accurate input and coding of all transactions
2. Assists the director in updating and maintaining the chart of accounts.
3. Responsible for reconciling all bank accounts to the general ledger and performing related journal entries
4. Responsible for entering and processing accounts payable
5. Responsible for balancing intercompany accounts
6. Assist the director with monthly and yearly financial closing entries
7. Maintains a clean and orderly system of historical financial records for research and reference
8. Conducts daily banking transactions
9. Assist in the analysis of month-end financial statements for reasonableness
10.Assist the Director in managing external year-end auditors, tax preparers, and other consultants
11. Assist the Director in the preparation of reports for all Board and Finance Committee Meetings
12.Assist the Director in developing bookkeeping/accounting policy and procedure
13.Assist the Director in establishing, maintaining, and testing the Museum’s system of internal controls
14. Performs and shares administrative duties throughout the Museum as assigned
15. Assist the director with Bi-weekly payroll processing
16. Responsible for the reconciliation of employee benefits with payables, invoices, and payroll
17. *Performs other duties as assigned by the Director

*Other Duties as Assigned:
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities required of the employee for this job.
Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice, and the Staff Accountant may be asked to perform other duties as assigned.

Physical and Mental Requirements and Abilities
The Staff Accountant role often requires the ability to work effectively in a moderate to fast-paced office environment. This environment typically involves frequent activities, interactions, and tasks that must be completed within specified timeframes. Additionally, interruptions and unexpected events may occur, which can require flexibility and adaptability while maintaining a professional and courteous demeanor.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by the Staff Accountant to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. The employee frequently sits and/or stands. The employee may occasionally climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, lift, and/or move up to 50 pounds. The employee will frequently use electronic devices, including but not limited to desktop and laptop computers, ten key calculators, printers, scanners, and other typical office equipment.
Frequent typing is required; therefore, the employee will constantly use their fingers, hands, wrist, elbow, and any necessary upper extremities. Employees may occasionally have to twist, pull, or stretch. The employee will frequently read print or computer material with various text sizes and colors. The employee will have to view and analyze images, pictures, charts, and graphics. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust the focus with and or without using prescribed or over-the-counter optical glasses, contact lenses, or other visual aids.

Compensation / Benefits
1. Health insurance (75% paid by employer)
2. Dental insurance (paid in full for employee)
3. Vision insurance (paid in full for employee)
4. Short-term disability (paid in full for employee)
5. Long-term disability (paid in full for employee)
6. Basic group term life insurance (paid in full for employee)
7. Voluntarily added term life insurance (employee paid)
8. Fresh Benies – Telehealth (employer paid)
9. Generous paid time leave / Holiday leave
10. 401K retirement plan with 5% employer match

We Value Diversity
The Dr Pepper Museum values diversity and believes in providing equal opportunity in who we hire, train, and promote in all positions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or any other protected status. We seek to ensure that decisions regarding compensation, promotions, benefits, and/or programs align with our value of diversity.

Application Process
Please include the following with your application:
1. Cover letter
2. Resume
3. Three professional references

Please apply by clicking the provided link.

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