Science Central and the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

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Employment Opportunities

Working for Science Central means working with dynamic people and doing meaningful work towards our mission. All applicants must submit a completed application, along with a resume and cover letter, via e-mail, fax or mail.

Accounting Specialist


POSITION DESCRIPTION:  Science Central, a hands-on science center (physical, natural and applied sciences), is currently hiring a knowledgeable, self-motivated and organized individual to help with accounting and finance activities. The Accounting Specialist will play an important part in the center’s financial operations, ensuring accuracy in accounting and compliance with the law. This position assists the Finance Coordinator.

Duties will include:

  • data entry, journal entries, inputting grants information
  • invoicing, collections, accounts payables and receivables, credit card reconciliations
  • deposits, filing, scanning

REQUIRED SKILLS:  Comfortable working in a science-related organization; ability to handle confidential financial information and necessary documentation; highly organized and able to keep detailed records;  knowledge of Microsoft Office programs; understanding of accounting rules and procedures, including GAAP; sense of humor; analytical skills; able to work in a team-oriented environment, as well as self-directed; able to communicate with staff and outside customers.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Must have a degree or working towards a degree in accounting or finance; work experience in accounting or previous nonprofit accounting experience preferred; knowledge of QuickBooks Online a plus. Successful completion of a Criminal Background Check is required.

SCHEDULE:  Approximately 20-25 hours per week; mostly weekdays

WAGE:  $17/hour; non-exempt

APPLY: Include 3 professional references.