Revenue Accountant

Aug 13, 2021

Department: Finance

Supervisor: CFO

Schedule: Full-time

FLSA: Exempt

The International Center of Photography (ICP) is the world’s leading institution dedicated to photography and visual culture. Through our exhibitions, education, public programs, and community outreach, we offer an open forum for dialogue about the power of the image. Since our founding in 1974, we have presented more than 700 exhibitions and offered thousands of classes, providing instruction at every level. Our new integrated center on the Lower East Side reunites our school and museum in one space to become the cultural anchor of Essex Crossing.

Position Summary:

Responsible for all the accounting for, and recovery of, revenue and contributions for the Institution.    Revenue/Contributions will be earned/received for each of Education (enrollment income and other revenue), the Development team (contributions/gifting/grants), the Exhibitions (store, internet and café sales) and Collections (licenses and associated revenue).

Essential Functions and Duties:

  • develop, maintain, and analyze a variety of statistical reports with regard to enrollment, implement and monitor financial controls within the Education Department. Supports Dean of School and Associate Dean of Initiatives and Operations in the planning and budgeting for revenue;
  • works with the Development team to ensure the collection of contributions pledged, the proper coding of such income and tagging for relative restrictions.  Work with team on generation of necessary grant submissions ensuring correct numbers are incorporated and reported, as necessary;
  • ensures correct accounting for revenue earned from attendances at exhibitions and other public programming events; and
  • monitors revenue earned from the collections and archives held by the Institution
  • work with all the department heads to provide support on budget/forecast and actuals reporting, variance analysis and commentary
  • oversees collection of $10 million in tuition revenue/attendance income/gifts and pledges
  • monitor accounts receivable balances and collections throughout the year and participate in year-end financial reporting of revenue and receivables
  • analyze revenue and enrollment to provide Education department with information on trends and key metrics used to manage budget and forecast enrollment and revenue
  • provide enrollment and income reports and analysis as needed

Additional Responsibilities:

  • oversee pledge and tuition receivables, corresponding with and communicating to the debtors
  • assist CFO and/or Controller as needed
  • reconcile publications royalty/licensing accounts
  • cross–train and be able to fill-in in absence of other Finance staff
  • prepare/review weekly museum admission report, visitor attendance and prepare monthly & yearly reports.
  • support and provide information to quarterly 941 reporting
  • other responsibilities as required

Supervisory Responsibilites:

  • N/A

Minimum Qualifications:

Education Requirement:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related business field preferred

Minimum Experience Requirement:

  • 2+ years’ experience as revenue accountant 

Additional Competency Requirement (Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):

  • excellent bookkeeping skills
  • knowledge and understanding of GAAP and financial/internal controls
  • strong computer skills – SRM/CRM programs and Microsoft Office Suite (advanced Excel and Access skills preferred)
  • commitment to collaborative teamwork
  • should have solid communication skills – written and verbal
  • must be detail-oriented with excellent follow-through
  • should enjoy working with a variety of people
  • additional languages helpful

Institution Expectations of Employee:

  • adheres to Agency policies and procedures
  • expected to be in physical work location for, at least, four days a week
  • acts as a role model for other employees
  • performs duties as workload necessitates
  • maintains a positive and respectful attitude
  • communicates regularly with supervisor about department issues
  • demonstrates flexible and efficient time management and ability to prioritize workload
  • consistently reports to work on time prepared to perform duties of position
  • meets department productivity standards

Working Conditions:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate and exchange information.
  • While performing the duties of this job the employee is require to spend prolonged periods of time utilizing computer.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to operate, activate, and use office equipment.
  • The employee must occasionally move throughout ICP’s spaces to document events.
  • The employee may occasionally need to move up to 25 pounds

Special Environmental Factors: (Nature of the work environment)

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Required - As per the recent New York City mandate “KEY to NEW YORK,”  All staff  working in our indoor facility are required to show proof they have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine authorized for emergency use by the FDA or WHO.

Compensation and Benefits

Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience.

ICP provides its staff with a generous benefits package featuring medical, dental, life insurance, short- and long-term disability, pre-tax transit and flexible spending programs, and 403(b) pension plan.

How to Apply

Please submit a resume and cover letter on Indeed. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

The International Center of Photography is an Equal Opportunity Employer.