Senior Accounting Specialist

Sarasota, FL
Apr 19, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job ID: 41524

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Apply On Or Before: 05/01/2017


The Ringling is a preeminent center for the arts, history, performance, and learning that is dedicated to bringing the past and contemporary culture to life through extraordinary visitor experiences. From its inception, The Ringling has joined the diverse visual traditions and theatrical spectacle of yesterday with the genre-defying global practitioners of today. A place of exploration, discovery and respite, The Ringling's campus in Sarasota, Florida - which includes the Museum of Art, Circus Museum, a historic home, an 18th-century theater and bayfront gardens - is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. As the State Art Museum of Florida and part of Florida State University, The Ringling fulfills an important educational mission. The Ringling offers formal and informal programs of study serving as a major resource for students, scholars and lifelong learners of every age across the region, country, and around the world. For more information, please visit


Supervises Museum's Accounting Department personnel and oversees data information in FSU Foundation systems Financial Edge and Raisers Edge.
Manages the work of the Accounting Department, ensuring work is accurate and in compliance with accounting standard, State, and FSU policy. Resolves accounting and budgeting problems and requests necessary documentation and approvals for audit purposes. Reviews monthly schedules and reconciliations done by Accounting staff. Posts journal entries and accounts payable. Responsible for completing all monthly/yearly work to ensure financial statements are accurate.
Responsible for the accuracy of the general ledger accounts in the Financial Edge accounting system. Generates or reviews financial statements and other reports and analyses for management, the board, and FSU.
Responsible for oversight of the general ledger function of the FSU Foundation eCRM database. Supervises revenue and eCRM input duties of accounting personnel, monitoring workload, making assignments, delegating responsibilities, and approving leave. Makes hiring decisions and conducts employee performance evaluations in consultation with the Assistant Director.
Monitors and reviews FSU and Ringling Foundation P-Card purchases. Enters coding information in OMNI, prepares monthly reconciliations, and obtains required approval signatures.
Works with contracted audit firm to coordinate annual audit for the Ringling Foundation; reviews and provides information and schedules as required. Advises and makes recommendations to Museum management as needed for compliance with audit requirements. Provides information for tax returns.


Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and 4 years' experience.


Experience in non-profit and/or governmental accounting.
Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

Contact Info

For more information, or for technical assistance, please contact Ringling Human Resources at 941-359-5700 ext. 2605 or

Anticipated Salary Range

High $40's to Low $50's
Florida State Employee Benefits available.

Pay Plan

This is an A&P (Administrative and Professional) position.

Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check, to include fingerprinting.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.
Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.

Equal Employment Opportunity

An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.
FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at:


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