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Montalvo Employment Opportunity

Job Title: Accountant

FT, exempt

Salary: Commensurate with experience

The Accountant’s primary responsibility is to perform all routine accounting and A/P functions
for the organization and provide support to the Director of Finance. The Accountant also
serves as the organization’s purchasing agent for office supplies.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

 Maintain thorough and accurate financial records, including full responsibility for
accounts payable and 1099 reporting (CA state tax withholding for non-residents)
 Record all cash receipts and weekly bank deposits. Responsible for accurate
accounting for event concession revenue
 Assist in weekly cash forecasting and reconciliation
 Prepare accounting schedules, reports and assist in preparing financial statements
 Prepare journal entries and reconcile general ledger accounts, including all bank
 Maintain files, including filing of general ledger journal vouchers, cash receipts and
accounts payable documentation, and other miscellaneous filings
 Prepare audit schedules and assist in annual audit and tax preparation
 Ensure compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and Montalvo’s
policies, procedures, internal controls and contracts
 Assume responsibility for effectively researching, tracking, and resolving (or properly
referring) accounting or documentation problems and discrepancies
 Assist Director of Finance and HR Manager as needed. Provide backup support for HR
administration in their absence, such as payroll processing
 Inventory and order basic office supplies for organization.
 Train and supervise office volunteer and interns working in the finance office.
 Keep management informed of any significant accounting problems or internal control
issues in the organization
 Assist in preparing for Finance & Audit Committee Meetings
 Complete special projects and miscellaneous assignments as required

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

 Bachelors degree in Accounting, Business Administration or equivalent
 Three to five years of relevant experience and proven ability with accounting systems,
databases and Microsoft Office programs required (Excel, Word, Outlook, Powerpoint)
 Experience with Blackbaud Financial Edge software not required but a definite plus
 Excellent verbal and written communication skills
 Ability to work in a collaborative team environment, and with all organizational staff,
volunteers, trustees, community members, vendors and park visitors.
 Ability to multi-task and work independently and make sound decisions, without close
 A passion for local history and the arts is essential.
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Working Conditions & Physical Tasks:

Typical office environment; requires the ability to remain seated at a computer work station
for extended periods. Some job functions may be performed outdoors. Some local travel
necessary; valid driver’s license and access to own vehicle required. Must occasionally
lift/carry supplies weighing up to 30 lbs. May need to stand or bend to perform program
support tasks. Position requires some evening/weekend availability. Background check and
DOJ fingerprint clearance required.

To apply, submit cover letter and resume to Human Resources via email at No calls please.