Denver Art Museum

Financial Reporting Accountant

As an institution, we believe the Denver Art Museum is both a platform for and an amplifier of the voices of people of all races. We acknowledge that Black lives matter and communities of color – Latinx, Indigenous, Black, and others – have been underrepresented in art museums over decades, both internally and externally. We are committed to elevating all voices, artworks and perspectives and strive to support racial equity inside and out. Candidates with a firm commitment to our institutional position are encouraged to apply. 

Qualified candidates are expected to exemplify the DAM’s internal values, which include being dynamic, respectful, inclusive, creative, and curious.  The ability to maintain effective and positive working relationships with visitors, employees, volunteers, representatives of public and private entities, policy making bodies, and contractors is critical to the success of this position.

The hiring salary for the position is $58,000-$65,000 based on experience.

A comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision coverage, 100% paid life insurance, short- and long-term disability insurance. Paid time-off for vacation, sickness and holidays. 403(b) Retirement Plan with immediate eligibility to contribute and, after one year of employment, an employer contribution and match. An RTD Eco pass at a discounted rate. A free membership to the DAM at the Family level.

Position Purpose

Position is responsible for reporting on and analyzing Museum’s financial condition. Essential duties include:  Ensuring the completeness and accuracy of required reporting; Oversight of the Museum’s accounting system and reporting tools; Interpreting and complying with GAAP and IRS regulations; Timely completion of assigned reconciliations; and management of restricted net assets and contributions.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

  • Reporting – Preparation and analysis of the following recurring reports:
    • Monthly Development reporting
    • Quarterly alignment reporting with Exhibition, Learning and Engagement, and Publications teams
    • Quarterly restricted and designated fund account reconciliation and activity reports
    • Quarterly Finance Committee reporting packet including supporting documentation
    • Special Ticketed Exhibition Projection
    • Monthly Shared/Traveling Exhibition Reporting
    • Departmental Accounting Reports
    • Monthly Shop Reporting
    • Monthly/Annual SCFD Reporting
    • Monthly DAM Friends Program Reporting
    • Monthly Fund Reporting
    • Annual AAMD Reporting
    • Grant proposals and ad hoc report
    • Museum’s annual report
    • Other Ad Hoc Reports, as needed

  • Reconciliations – Preparation and analysis of the following reconciliations:
    • Raiser’s Edge to Serenic Reconciliation
    • DAM Dashboard to ATMS Reconciliation
  • Additional Responsibilities:
    • Maintenance of the Serenic accounting system and User Matrix
    • Maintenance of the Jet reporting tool
    • Create and maintain Jet reports, as needed
    • Assists in the development and analysis of the annual budget
    • Monthly recording and tracking of budget adjustments 
    • Manages Museum funds for art acquisition and monitors spending for appropriate approvals
    • DAM Dashboard management and camera counts
    • Fixed Assets

Other Duties/Responsibilities

  • Other duties assigned

Knowledge, Skill and Ability

  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Strong customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to adapt to change
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong computer skills (not-for-profit systems, Excel and Microsoft Office suite)
  • Jet reports, preferred

Education or Formal Training

  • 4-year bachelor’s degree in accounting


  • 2+ years in not-for-profit accounting or equivalent experience in public accounting with not-for-profit organizations.  Experience and thorough knowledge of computerized nonprofit accounting systems and applications.  Thorough knowledge of financial reporting, regulatory requirements, and not-for-profit accounting policies and procedures, including FASB 116 and 117.  Excellent written and oral communications.

Material and Equipment Directly Used (office equipment, tools, lifts, vehicles, etc.)

  • PC, copier, email, calculator

Working Environment/Physical Activities (lifting, coordination, temperature, hazards, interruptions, etc.)

  • Sitting, carrying, reaching, handling, fingering, talking, hearing, feeling, eye/hand coordination, repetitive motion
  • Subject to many interruptions
  • Pressure due to multiple calls and inquiries

Note:  This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.

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