Accounting Assistant (Full-Time, Non-Exempt)

Japanese American National Museum

Los Angeles, California

An affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution and AAM accredited, the Japanese American National Museum ( is recognized as one of the nation’s premier cultural museums. The National Museum is based in historic Little Tokyo neighborhood, adjacent to the Metro Gold Line in the Little Tokyo/Arts district in downtown Los Angeles.


The Accounting Assistant prepares the general ledger entries; process lobby, museum store and lockbox deposits. Assist with daily department administrative duties, prepares various reports, maintain vendor & contractor files, prepare credit card and wire transfers, compile information for 1099s, and assist with audit preparation. Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance preferred; Minimum 3 years of relevant experience in Accounting, Book keeping or Finance, preferably with non-profit experience. Experience working in a diverse, multi-cultural environment preferable. Criminal background and credit check is required.


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