Hiring: Accounting Manager


The Accounting Manager is responsible for working closely with the Executive Director, Director of Foundation Operations, Controller and other Department Directors. This position is responsible for management of daily financial operations encompassing accounts receivable, accounts payable and financial reporting. The individual will work with a staff of 11 as well as partners, vendors and consultants. We are seeking a motivated individual that wants to work with a small team on an iconic project in the region. This position reports to the Director of Foundation Operations. It is a full-time salaried position.


CityArchRiver Foundation is a non-profit organization partnering with the National Park Service, Great Rivers Greenway, St. Louis City, Bi-State Development, Missouri Department of Transportation, and other civic interest groups to revitalize the Gateway Arch grounds, museum and surrounding areas. We have successfully raised our goal of $250 million for the capital needs of this project and to seed an endowment. The organization is transitioning to a conservancy, continuing to oversee the completion of project construction, collaborating with public partners, and fundraising for the endowment to meet the future needs of operations, maintenance and programming for the finished project areas. Learn more about us and our exciting vision at www.cityarchriver.org.


  • Ensure adherence to and work within the guidelines of the Foundation’s Finance Policies
  • Paying invoices – preparing the checks for signature
  • Enter invoices, payroll, bank transactions, pledges and cash gifts
  • Prepare bank reconciliations, invoices, journal entries
  • Work with development team to reconcile development pledges and activity to accounting system
  • Work with executive staff on investment activity and organizational budget development
  • Work with department directors to ensure to convey and explain updated departmental budgets and forecasts
  • Prepare internal weekly budget updates
  • Close the general ledger monthly and prepare all balance sheet reconciliations
  • Reconcile parking validations monthly
  • Prepare and code credit card billing and supporting documentation
  • Prepare audit requests and bank confirmation requests
  • Work directly with auditors on audit prep and schedule
  • Maintain reporting and filing requirements as necessary
  • Other accounting, administrative or project tasks as necessary


  • Seek to improve job performance through self-assessment, skill development, training and goal setting
  • Maintain a regular and reliable level of attendance and punctuality
  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned



  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Accounting


  • Minimum 5 years’ professional experience including direct accounting experience
  • Knowledge of GAAP and regulations as they relate to non-profit organizations
  • Association experience preferred
  • Knowledge of FASB 116 & FASB 117
  • Proven ability to work with confidential information and maintain utmost discretion
  • Proven exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Superb organizational skills with the ability to disseminate information clearly and concisely

Computer Skills:

Excellent computer skills including advanced level of skill in Excel and knowledge of QuickBooks required. Intermediate level of proficiency or above with other Microsoft office applications (word, PowerPoint, outlook)

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to utilize computer keyboard and sit for extended periods of the work day
  • Ability to lift and carry a minimum of 20 lbs. when transporting supplies


Please send cover letter and resume to info@cityarchriver.org

Equal Opportunity Employer