Arts Consulting Group

292 Newbury Street, Suite 315
Boston, MA 02115
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Date Posted:
March 09, 2021

Region:
Eastern Massachusetts

Category:
Operations/Finance

Type:
Full-Time

Staff Accountant

Description:

Organization

Arts Consulting Group (ACG) is the leading provider of hands-on interim management, executive search, revenue enhancement, strategic planning & community engagement, facilities & program planning, and capacity building services for the arts and culture industry. Founded in 1997, ACG is a full-service firm working with a wide range of nonprofit organizations, universities, government agencies, and for-profit entities that operate in the creative industries. The firm takes a contemporary approach to client challenges and opportunities focused on growing institutions, advancing arts and culture, and enhancing communities. ACG senior team members have leadership experience in every type of artistic and cultural discipline and they seamlessly adapt to clients’ rapidly changing strategies, business models, and operating environments.


The firm currently has locations in Boston, Calgary, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, New York, Portland, Raleigh, San Diego, San Francisco, Tampa, Toronto, Vancouver, and Washington, DC. ACG employees and consultants are embedded in communities throughout North America to invigorate clients so that they can achieve the delicate balance between cultural impacts and business sustainability.


Position Summary

Based remotely in the Boston area and reporting to the Senior Vice President, Finance & Administration (SVP-FA), the Staff Accountant will be a highly organized and effective team member who works closely with ACG’s multinational professionals to provide support in accounting, proposals and contracts, and business administration.


Roles and Responsibilities

Accounting and Business Administration

§ Maintain accurate general ledger accounts, perform accrual accounting, and assist in financial tracking, including recordkeeping and international inter-fund transfers.


§ Create and process client invoices, including managing accounts receivable and collections.


§ Enter and process client reimbursements receivable and employee reimbursements payable.


§ Process accounts payable and update expense schedules, including prepaid expenses.


§ Ensure that team members track and report hours accurately and in a timely manner.


§ Utilize payroll system to process payroll, paid time off accruals and actuals, and other payroll related functions.


§ Record income and update deferred revenue schedules.


§ Reconcile credit card statements and post transactions into the general ledger.


§ Allocate project related payroll and employee reimbursements between cost of sales and operating expenses.


§ Make periodic bank deposits, monitor wire transfers, and reconcile bank accounts.


§ Assist with the preparation and analysis of the monthly financial statements.


§ Provide onboarding of new consultants and employees with the SVP-FA.


§ Perform other accounting and business administration related duties as needed.

Proposal and Contract Monitoring

§ Participate in proposal tracking, project agreement preparation, client reporting, and outside vendor interactions.

§ Track proposal progress from initial client submission through contract execution.


§ Prepare project scope agreements expeditiously for project team members when client contracts are signed.


§ Prepare and distribute billing milestone reports to practice leaders.


§ Create Consultant Utilization Reports for clients based on project team member reporting.


§ Assist in providing information to practice area leaders to effectively monitor employee and consultant billable and non-billable time, fees, and expenses.


§ Support and provide requested information to senior management, attorneys, accounting firm, insurance carriers, and other outside vendors as needed.


§ Perform other proposal and contract monitoring duties as needed.

Administrative and Technology Support

§ Follow firm methodologies, templates, and project reporting guidelines.


§ Troubleshoot technology system issues, as needed.


§ Attend and actively participate in regular team meetings and training.


§ Embrace other administrative and technology support duties as needed.


Traits and Characteristics

The successful Staff Accountant will be a highly organized and detail-oriented professional with excellent accounting, written, and oral communication skills. This individual will be a motivated self-starter with the ability to prioritize tasks, maintain and develop routinized systems, and deliver highly efficient and effective office operations and communication. A flexible and adaptable team player, the Staff Accountant will demonstrate speed, accuracy, reliability, personal accountability, and interpersonal skills in working with internal team members and external constituents. They will be motivated by data analysis, building knowledge, intellectual growth, and the maintenance of a complete, current, and responsive financial and time tracking system that supports ACG as well as its mission, vision, values, and strategic goals.

Compensation and Benefits

ACG offers a competitive compensation package expected in the range of $55,000 to $65,000, commensurate with experience, that includes subsidized medical, dental, and vision insurance; paid time off; 401(k) employer match; and other benefits. This position may offer a combination of in-office and work-from-home options.

Arts Consulting Group welcomes all qualified applicants and highly values inclusion, diversity, equity, and access, which are embedded in the uniqueness of the vibrant creative industries.

Qualifications:
A bachelor’s degree in accounting or business administration, or equivalent work experience, and at least three years in a similar role are preferred. Applicants with an associate’s degree and at least five years of related experience will also be considered. Knowledge and regular usage of QuickBooks Pro is required. Experience using Expensify, Bill.com, and QuickBase are appreciated. Office365, Microsoft Word, Outlook, and advanced Excel skills are expected.
How To Apply:

To submit a cover letter and resume with a summary of demonstrable accomplishments, please clickhere. For questions or general inquiries about this job opportunity please contact:


Ms. Roberta Vigliani

Senior Vice President, Finance & Administration

Arts Consulting Group

292 Newbury Street, Suite 315

Boston, MA 02115-2801

Tel (888) 234.4236 Ext. 204

Email accountant@ArtsConsulting.com

Apply by:
April 09, 2021
Salary:
$55,000 - $65,000
About this Organization:

Arts Consulting Group (ACG) is the leading provider of hands-on interim management, executive search, revenue enhancement, facilities & program planning, and organizational development services for the arts and culture industry. Founded in 1997, ACG takes a contemporary approach to client challenges and opportunities focused on growing institutions, advancing arts and culture, and enhancing communities. ACG senior team members have leadership experience in every type of artistic and cultural discipline, and they seamlessly adapt to clients’ rapidly changing strategies, business models, and operating environments. The firm continues its rapid growth and currently has locations in Boston, Calgary, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Nashville, New York, Portland, Tampa, Toronto, Vancouver, and Washington, DC. ACG consultants are embedded in communities throughout North America to invigorate clients so that they can achieve the delicate balance between cultural impacts and business sustainability.