FINANCE MANAGER JOB DESCRIPTION
Catalina Museum for Art & History (CMAH) seeks an entrepreneurial, planful, mission-minded Finance Manager to creatively provide the leadership, strategic direction, management, and coordination for all museum finance matters. These matters include oversight of accounting, budgeting, and financial planning for a rapidly growing museum budget of $1.6M. This roll carries primary responsibility for ensuring the museum has a set of robust internal controls and that such controls are followed in compliance with non-profit generally accepted accounting principles.
Position reports directly to the Executive Director and manages a full-time Office Manager. Works closely with the Board of Directors and staffs the Board Finance Committee. Member of the CMAH Senior Management Team.
COMPETENCIES AND WORK EXPERIENCE
ABOUT THE MUSEUM
Founded in 1953, Catalina Museum for Art & history is one of the oldest cultural institutions on Santa Catalina Island. CMAH’s vision, “An anchor of tradition. A beacon of culture. Inspiring our communities.” is guided by CMAH’s mission to collect, preserve, and promote the culture and history of Santa Catalina Island and to bring unique exhibitions to Catalina.
Located in the heart of Avalon, CMAH offers the best in art and history exhibitions, music and dance performances, lectures by guest speakers, and the finest in silent, documentary, and international film. CMAH preserves the island’s historic archive and provides engaging educational programs that serve 4,000 island residents and more than 1 million people who visit Catalina annually. The museum’s education programs encourage K – 12 students to enjoy the creative process as they think critically, problem-solve, engage with CMAH’s unique collection, and embrace opportunities for innovative thinking.
Collection strengths include archeological artifacts, ceramics produced by Catalina Clay Products, the single largest photographic archive and travel ephemera related to island history, paintings and prints of historical interest, and an extensive collection of Plein Air paintings.
Job Type: Part-time
Pay: $40.00 – $45.00 per hour
Work Location: Hybrid remote in Avalon, CA 90704