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Accounting Intern

Genesee Country Museum
Mumford, NY
  • Posted: March 20, 2023
  • $14 Hourly
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Position: Accounting Intern

Reports to: CFO

Primary Function: Administer the cash receipts process

Hours/Status: Seasonal - Training starts May 1st approximately 12-15 hours;

28-32 hours/week (M,T,Th,F), starting May 8th-September 5th;

15+ hours/week September 6th-November 3rd (flexible schedule based on class schedule).

Overview: Genesee Country Village & Museum (GCV&M) is located in Mumford, NY and welcomes close to 100,000 visitors annually for special programs, private events, and daily admissions. The Accounting Intern will administer GCV&M's cash receipts process for all on-site cash registers, including admissions, food and retail services. Over the years, we have had interns working for us from 1-3 seasons, gaining relevant work experience to springboard the start of their full-time work careers.

Reconciliation of Cash Bags (60%)

  • Generate cash register reports from point of sales systems.
  • Count all daily cash bags collected from the weekend/weekdays.
  • Use cash/coin counting machines to get accurate count of cash.
  • Reconcile daily cash bags collected to cash register reports using the appropriate Excel.
  • Follow up with employees concerning cash bag overages/shortages.
  • Maintain and organize all corresponding support material for reconciled cash bags.
Recording of Revenue (40%)
  • Record revenue from all reconciled cash bags on import templates.
  • Perform any other assigned duties.
Experience and Skills
  • Engage with others in a collaborative and inclusive manner, supporting diversity, accessibility, and equity with program audiences, colleagues, and Museum guests.
  • Regularly show support of GCV&M values of Authenticity, Collaboration, Exploration, Inclusivity, Stewardship, and Responsibility in all actions and communications.
  • Represent self and the Museum courteously, accurately, and professionally.
  • Comply with all GCV&M staff expectations within the home department and included in the Staff Handbook and Safety Manual.
  • Work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
  • Knowledge of accounting processes and procedures.
  • Eagerness and willingness to learn and ask questions.
  • Cash register experience a plus.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Strong work ethic, responsibility and reliability are required.
  • Desire to work in a relaxed office setting with various types of people and personalities.
  • Reliable transportation.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy required.
  • Commitment to GCV&M's mission and values.
  • Organizational skills are a must.

Job Benefits
Pay Rate: $14.20/hour

Membership: Family membership to the Genesee Country Village & Museum

Sick Time: 1 hour of sick time accrued for every 30 hours worked.

Genesee Country Museum


Mumford, NY
14511 USA


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