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Accounting and Cash Manager 


The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures furthers the understanding, celebration, and preservation of cinema through inclusive and accessible exhibitions, screenings, programs, and collections. Welcoming visitors from Los Angeles and around the world, the Museum works in active partnership with motion picture artists and specialists, scholars, staff, and diverse communities to contextualize and challenge dominant narratives around cinema, inspiring discourse, connection, joy, and discovery.

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer and General Council and working closely with the Chief Financial Officer of the Academy Foundation, you will support the museum by overseeing the daily cash management and forecasting activities as well as the internal controls surrounding cash management. You will also assist with the annual audit, managing accounts payable, and performing research with a focus on mitigating risk.

You Will:

  • Create and manage daily cash activities including the concentration of funds, electronic transfers, and daily investment activity.
  • Oversee all cash transactions including collections, and cash handling.
  • Develop fraud control systems, financial controls, and act as lead for compliance programs and audits.
  • Review and forecast daily cash flow for multiple entries and currencies.
  • Work with Retail and Visitor Services Directors to ensure pricing and ticketing of all merchandise is correct.
  • Maintain cash office / safe following best practices.
  • Monitor and develop AP invoicing procedures. Note: accounts payable processing is handled by sister organization.
  • Print transaction exception and cash over/under reports weekly investigating variances.
  • Reconcile vendor accounts monthly and complete adhoc reporting.
  • Analyze information to assess current and future financial statuses.
  • Assure accurate and timely accounting.
Position Requirements

You Have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required.
  • 5+ years of experience in Accounting with a startup or non-profit preferred.
  • Foundation in cash management, general accounting, monthly close, and financial reporting, cash management.
  • Experience in accounts payable, accounts receivable and GAAP concepts.
  • Intermediate skill level of Microsoft excel (can write advanced macros) is required.


Our Benefits

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision
  • PTO and sick leave
  • 401(k)
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position Accounting and Cash Manager  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Open Date 2/4/2021  
Location Los Angeles  
About the Organization The Academy is the world's preeminent movie related organization, comprised of 9,000+ accomplished individuals working in cinema. We recognize and uphold excellence in the motion picture arts and sciences, inspire imagination, and connect the world through the medium of motion pictures.

EOE Statement The Academy is committed to equal opportunity in employment and to creating and valuing diversity in its workforce. Maintaining a diverse workforce is important to the Academy. The Academy enforces a strict policy that prohibits discrimination in hiring, training, compensation, promotion, transfer, or termination, whether on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation or genetic information. This includes a workplace that is free of all forms of harassment. Also, to help foster diversity, the Academy uses programs that ensure fairness of opportunity, pay, and growth to all applicants and employees. Every employee of the Academy is required to follow this policy and to preserve the Academy’s commitment to diversity.  

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