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Staff Accountant
Finance, Support Services Division, Part-time 32 hours/week, Exempt, EEO 2A. Req ID1516-286

The Science Museum of Minnesota is one of Minnesota’s favorite cultural science learning destinations. The Staff Accountant will use their skills to enhance the museum’s financial wellbeing by delivering exceptional accounting support across the museum.

This position requires a strong customer-service oriented individual, who is collaborative, and analytical. The Staff Accountant will contribute to an experienced accounting team by completing accounting tasks that are often repetitive and extensive in nature and driven by tight financial deadlines. In this independent and yet analytical role you will handle large bank reconciliations, utilize automated accounting processes, assist in preparing internal and external financial reports on regular basis, use report-writing financial system tools to create reports, perform daily data entry and engage with key business partners to consistently strive for efficiency, accuracy and consistency in accounting processes set forth by organizational guidelines and legal standards.

The Staff Accountant will successfully handle multiple projects simultaneously under given time constraints, has a high aptitude for details and numbers and stays highly motivated doing repetitive tasks monthly or bi-weekly. If you have enjoyed working in the accounting field and enjoy working with financial systems in accounting databases, this position may be of interest for you. The ideal candidate understands GAAP and has a high interest of resolving errors and analyzing complex variances by using effective problem-solving and critical thinking skills. Exceptional computer skills (i.e.: Excel, Word, and Outlook), math, accuracy, dependability and flexibility are fundamental for this role. Even though this role is meant to be for self-starters, the position requires the ability to collaborate with others throughout the museum and ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities. The Museum fosters an energetic and customer-focused culture.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in accounting/finance or equivalent years of experience.

Experience: 3-4 years in an accounting or bookkeeping role, preferably in the non-profit field, experience using MIP (Sage) / Microix preferred

Hours per week: 32
Pay Rate:
Based on experience
Application Deadline: September 9, 2015



Parking Facility Supervisor
Support Services Division/Facilities/Part-Time /Non-Exempt/EEO 9B. Req ID1516-399

This job is cool because…the Parking Ramp Supervisor is responsible for daily operating and supervising the Science Museum of Minnesota’s 807 stall parking facility in the absence of the Parking Facility Operations Manager. These duties include opening and closing, support and training of the cashier and personnel, optimizing parking functions to maintain maximum revenue as well as oversee parking equipment repairs on the weekends.

Share your talents by…supervising day-to-day operation of the parking facility to ensure smooth, efficient operation as laid out by department processes. Supervise and coach work group to achieve high performance while meeting the needs of the department. Ensure customer needs are met by problem solving difficult situations in support of parking facility staff. Change strategy and become adaptable in situations to serve the needs of the museum and customer successfully.

The ideal candidate will… have earned a High school degree or equivalent. Two years working experience in customer service and cash handling and at least one year of supervisory experience. Working in the parking industry experience is preferred. To be successful in this role, the individual must have engaging customer service, excellent communication and accurate cash handling skills, basic math skills, experience in using computer and MS office applications such as Word and Excel. Must be able to work on evenings and weekends primarily and able to be exposed to inclement weather. Individuals must have valid MN driver’s license. This position requires being able to push, pull, carry and lift up to 55 lbs. occasionally.

Hours per week: 24-29
Pay Rate:
Application Deadline: September 2, 2015