Detroit, Michigan, MI
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Essential Duties of the Position:

  • Coordinate the accounts payable and accounts receivable function.
  • Provide administrative support to the Chief Financial Officer.
  • Responsible for coordinating accounts payable function and distributing payments.
  • After approval, process expense requests in accounting and banking systems as check payments or electronic payments
  • Reviews relevant documentation support and approval prior to payment
  • Answers all vendor inquiries – Obtains and maintains all vendor files including W9s and EFT forms.
  • Maintains all accounts payable reports, spreadsheets, and accounts payable files
  • Reviews check requests from departments for appropriate documentation and approvals; distributes payments and/or documentation to requesting departments.
  • Periodically reviews invoice expense coding and make recommendations for updates to CFO.
  • Track and report expenditures against departmental and project budgets.
  • Responsible for coordinating accounts receivable function.
  • Process accounts and incoming payments in compliance with financial policies and procedures
  • Perform day to day financial transactions, including verifying, classifying, computing, posting and recording accounts receivables’ data
  • Prepare bills, invoices and bank deposits
  • Prepare special reports and account analyses as assigned by the CFO.
  • Contribute to effective team management of all problems, issues, and opportunities.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination requiredby the date of hire to be considered for the position
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, or the equivalent.
  • Two (2) years related experience in an accounting or finance position. 
  • Not-For-Profit experience is preferred.
  • Experience with financial systems accounting; knowledge of Sage software is a plus.
  • Advanced Excel skills required. 
  • Strong detail orientation, mathematical and analytical skills are a must.
  • Ability to work both independently without close oversight, but also a team player who will productively engage with others at varying levels of seniority within and outside the organization.
  • High energy and passion for the Museum’s mission.
  • Exceptional computer literacy skills and familiarity with development related databases. 
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with exceptional attention to detail.
  • A willingness and ability to work some evenings and weekends is essential.