The Getty

Accountant Sr

Posted Date
2 months ago(1/7/2021 11:13 AM)
Requisition Number
Regular Full-Time
Position Status
Getty Center
Trust - 0110-Accounting and Finance
Targeted Hiring Range
$63,587.68 - $82,675.84 Annually
Commensurate with experience and internal equity

Job Summary

Performs complex accounting functions including performing analysis, developing and maintaining complex data models, analyzing large data sets, and reconciling complex accounts.

Major Job Responsibilities

  • Performs complex and detailed reconciliations, closure processes, research and critical analysis
  • Develops, designs, or modifies solutions for major segments of a program or accounting function; develops, recommends, implements and documents new or revised policies and procedures
  • Identifies, prioritizes, and resolves complex financial issues which may span multiple areas; identifies underlying issues; recognizes exceptions; recommends solutions
  • Researches possible solutions and makes recommendations to department leadership based on audit / report reviews and identified accounting issues
  • Develops complex financial reports for a variety of audiences
  • Analyzes existing systems and processes; identifies greater efficiencies and improved internal controls opportunities; incorporates new regulations; recommends solutions that may require policy changes or new processes
  • May act as subject matter expert in a specialized area; contributes to and /or leads projects in department
  • May act as a lead or technical expert, and provide direction to less experienced accounting staff


  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Accounting or Finance, Master's Degree a plus
  • 7-10 years applicable experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills
  • Advanced math, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Advanced computer skills and demonstrated proficiency with office software, email applications and financial reporting systems applications