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Accounting Assistant
Japanese American National Museum

Los Angeles, CA

Japanese American National Museum

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Accounting Assistant


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, a neighborhood that has experienced an exciting revitalization with diverse new restaurants, shops, luxury apartments, and nightlife. 

The Accounting Assistant maintains the Cash Receipts Journals, deposits cash and checks, processes credit card payments, maintains petty cash and prepares cash boxes.  Bachelor’s degree preferred; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. At least 2 years of relevant experience in Accounting, Book keeping or Finance preferred. Ability to multi-task and prioritize. Ability to work well under pressure to meet deadlines. Experience working in a diverse, multi-cultural environment preferable. Ability to work in a team-environment and be a self-starter.  Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, Power Point, and Gmail preferred. Requires occasional evening and/or weekend hours to staff museum sponsored events.

Benefits include medical, dental, FSA, 403b, vacation/sick time, 12 paid holidays, discount in store and on-site parking. Visit our website at for full job description and application instructions. EOE

To apply: submit cover letter, application, resume with salary requirements.

Japanese American National Museum

Attn: Human Resources

Re: Accounting Assistant

100 N. Central Ave

Los Angeles, CA 90012

Fax: (213) 830-5673





Deadline: 09-15-2017

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